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Allegheny Chamber Players – Jan. 24

Allegheny Chamber Players.Group PhotoMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) is pleased to host a one-night evening performance by the Allegheny Chamber Players on Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Tanner Theatre. Please note that this concert was originally scheduled for Sunday, January 24, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather.

Entitled Music for 1 to 4 Players by Beethoven, Mozart, Piston, and Schumann, the Allegheny Chamber Players concert features Sara Beattie on cello, Natalie Buckley on piano, Jeanne Frieben on clarinet, Anne Hamilton on viola, Matthew Held on bassoon, John Morrison on piano and violin, Alyssa Schwartz on flute, and group director Christopher Wilkinson on clarinet.  

The Allegheny Chamber Players are a group of musicians dedicated to the performance of chamber music composed originally for amateur performers by many notable composers including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Johannes Brahms.

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MACglee Holiday Concert

MACglee Logo_WinterGet into the holiday spirit with the MACglee Holiday Choral Concert, Holiday Pops, on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015 at 2 pm at Avery United Methodist Church on Cheat Road.

Holiday Pops will feature a variety of holiday selections, both new and old, which showcase the vocal talents of MACglee’s vocalists. There is a $5 suggested donation for the concert.

MACglee is an adult community vocal group in its fifth year. All MACglee singers are local, coming from West Virginia’s Monongalia, Marion, Taylor, Harrison, and Preston Counties as well as neighboring Pennsylvania counties.

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Nicki Parrott & Friends – Jazz Crossroads Festival

image nicki parrottMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) is pleased to host three performances by Nicki Parrott & Friends as part of the 2015 Jazz Crossroads Festival this Saturday, August 29 at 6:30, 8 and 9 pm.

Featuring some of the highest-class jazz artists in New York City and Washington, DC, the Jazz Crossroads Festival is a celebration of north central West Virginia's emergence as a national destination for fans of live jazz music. In addition to MAC, there will be five downtown Morgantown venues hosting performances without admission fees as a part of the festival.

Known for her vocals and her skills on the bass, Nicki Parrott spent 10 years accompanying Les Paul (Lester William Polsfuss), the inventor of the electric guitar, in the Iridium Lounge on Broadway in New York City. Nicki Parrott will be joined for the Festival by Kip Williams, founder of the seminal progressive jazz ensemble Bop Nation, on drums; Robert Redd, jazz musicians' favorite jazz musician on piano; and Marshall Keys, named Washington, DC's top alto sax by City Paper, the Baltimore/DC entertainment guide.

This event is open to the public and is not a ticketed event.

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Musica Per Tre

musica per tre_retouchedMusica Per Tre featuring Dorothy Skidmore, Edward Warnick & Joan Bowes

Friday, July 17 at 7 pm

Tanner Theatre

Admission: $10

Tickets available (304) 292-3325, the MAC Lobby Desk, and here.

 

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Travelin’ Appalachias Revue: WV Literary & Songwriting Celebration

travelin' appalachias revueMonongalia Arts Center (MAC) invites Morgantown and the surrounding areas to an evening of contemporary West Virginia literary and songwriting culture and to celebrate West Virginia’s birthday a day early on Friday, June 19 at 8:00 pm. Admission to the show is $10, and tickets may be purchased at www.monartscenter.com/shop, 304-292-3325, and at the MAC Lobby Desk.

The Travelin’ Appalachians Revue is a new literary collective based in Morgantown and organized by two of the featured performers on the tour, Tyler Grady and Howard Parsons. “Tales of Tribulations & Turpitude” marks the first major event for the music and writing collective. According to Parsons, the Revue is “an opportunity to spotlight the current moment in West Virginia’s underground music scene and writing community, while celebrating West Virginian heritage and pride.”

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