Published: Sunday, May 6, 2007
Barbershop singers plan annual concert
plan annual concert
HERMITAGE, Pa. The Shenango Valley Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society will present their annual show "Broadway Up In Lights" on May 19 at Hickory High School. The Penn-Ohio Singers will present a variety of songs from past Broadway shows and will highlight the 50th anniversary of the hit Broadway musical "The Music Man" during the second half of their performance. The featured entertainment Cornerstone is one of the most popular show quartets in the Eastern United States. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. and tickets are available by calling (724) 336-6696 in Pennsylvania and (330) 509-2277 in Ohio or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Reserve seats are $15 and general admission are $12. They will also be available at the school that evening.
Hoyt's wine festival
to feature big band
NEW CASTLE, Pa. The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts' annual Wine Festival will be Saturday. Titled "Neon Nights," the fundraiser will feature Neon Swing X-perience, a jazz, blues and rockabilly-infused big band.
In addition to a selection of fine wines, guests will also find a vodka bar. A silent auction will be held during the event, which begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $85 ($75 for Hoyt members). Reservations are required and can be made by calling (724) 652-2882.
Conductor to speak
at JCC on May 16
YOUNGSTOWN Randall Craig Fleischer, musical director of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, will speak at noon May 16 at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane.
The cost, which includes lunch, is $7 for members of the center and $10 for nonmembers. Paid reservations are required by May 14. Call Darlene Muller at (330) 746-3251, Ext. 106.
Stage Left fundraiser
LISBON Stage Left Players' annual scholarship fundraiser will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Outreach Center, 234 E. Lincoln Way.
The cast of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat" will perform songs from the musical and other Broadway tunes. Tickets are $10 and include refreshments and a Chinese auction. To make reservations, call Deb at (330) 424-5093.
Selected to academy
YOUNGSTOWN Joshua W. Green, son of Karen Clark-Green and a senior at Wilson High School, has been accepted into the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, a performing arts school, in New York.
Auditions were held in 35 cities throughout North America, with 1,000 students chosen to participate in the two academies, in New York and Los Angeles. Green's professional career began in 1995 at the age of 6, while touring in a production of "South Pacific," starring Robert Goulet. He was tagging along with his mother, who was performing in the production, when he landed the role of Jerome.
He began his dancing career also through his mother, who is director of Archangel Dance Theater, when he became the youngest member of the troupe when he was 10. He toured the country four times with Archangel, performing at universities, fairs and other events.
Green, a member of the Youngstown Connection, teaches hip-hop at Eagle Heights Academy through the Gear Up program. The Wilson High School senior is involved in the school's Show Choir, Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band and Concert Band.