Saturday, March 8, 2014

FBC of Minden and Youth Celebration will offer 3 perfs of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers March 14 15 16, 2014

This coming week First Baptist Church of Minden, LA and Youth Celebration will present 3 performances of the Broadway musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" March 14 15 and 16 in it's gymnasium. Special stages hahave been accommodate the large cast.

Performances are Friday, Saturday evening with a Sunday afternoon Matinee. This is absolutely one of my favorite shows of all time with a talented cast which both sings and dances. You will tap your toes along to the music and laugh at the stage antics. 

Music will be provided by live orchestra under the direction of Assistant Music Minister Alicia Dubose

Friday and Saturday performances @ 6:30 pm

Sunday Matinee performance @ 2:00 pm

 Musical numbers in the production are listed below, many of which were written by Gene de Paul and Johnny Mercer for the 1954 film starring Jane Powell as Millie and Howard Keel as Adam

Bless Your Beautiful Hide
Goin' Courtin'
Wonderful, Wonderful Day
Social Dance
Sobbin' Women
The Townfolk's Lament
I'm A Lonesome Polecat
We Gotta make it through the Winter
Spring Dance (my favorite)
Love Never Goes Away
Wedding Dance

Dress Rehearsal evening

photos from the performance

More photos to follow as edited

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra - March 8, 9 and March 13, 2014

FROM the Arkansas Symphony web site
and concertmaster of the ASO, Kiril Laskarov

ASO Music Director - Philip Mann

MAR 8-9
Follow the yellow brick road to a a magical evening featuring the film "Wizard of Oz."
Tickets & Info

MAR 13
I.N.C. - Seasons of Vivaldi and Piazzolla - a neighborhood concert

VIVALDI – Le Quattro Staggioni
PIAZZOLA – Cuatro Estraciones Portenas

Tickets & Info

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

the Baton Rouge Symphony and the Acadiana Symphony combine choruses and orchestras to present Mahler 2 Thursday March 13, 2014 and Saturday March 15, 2014

Mahler's Resurrection Symphony with Orchestra and Chorus

FROM the web site of the Baton Rouge Symphony

Music Director Timothy Muffit  in his 14th year

Investar Bank Masterworks Series
Masterworks V
Thursday, March 13, 2014, 7:30pm
River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts

MAHLER - Symphony No. 2

with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Acadiana Symphony Orchestra Music Director Mariusz Smolij

The Acadiana Symphony performance 15-Mar-2014   

Ticket Outlets


-Resurrection - Saturday, March 15, 6 pm

Mahler's Resurrection

Masterwork No. 5 March 15, 2014 /// 6:00 pm Heymann Performing Arts Center 

Saturday, March 1, 2014

BLAST of BRASS presented by Longview Symphony Saturday March 22, 2014 @ the Belcher Center

FROM the Longview Symphony website

Soaring through the Classics with Blast of Brass

Blast of Brass

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Opening Notes 6:30; Concert 7:30

The Blast of Brass is a fresh, new ensemble that has quickly gained notoriety in the genre of great literature and great performances by the Brass Ensemble. The glorious sounds of the brass ensemble has long been admired, and high artistic ensembles such as Blass of Brass are even more popular in today's Post Modern world. The BOB ensemble consists of 4-6 trumpets, 4 horn, 4 trombone, euphonium, 2 tuba, and percussion. Members include artists from around the Dallas/Ft Worth area... including members from the Dallas Symphony, Dallas Opera Orchestra, Dallas Wind Symphony, and many other top ensembles. For an evening of exciting and brilliant classics, reserve your seats now.

Special guests:  Patrick Sheridan, international tuba soloist
John Romero, trombonist from Longview, TX

Area Brass Students from:  LAYSO, Kilgore College, Kilgore ISD, Winnsboro ISD

Master Class 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Belcher Center -  see LSO website for registration info

Single concert ticket prices*
Level A $40
Level B $30
Student $10

*Plus applicable fees per ticket

Order online through the Belcher Center, or by calling the Box Office at 903-233-3080, M-F 10-5.