November 13, 2012

Owens Fine and Performing Arts Department Presents ‘Creative Noises Live’ Fifth Annual Fall Artist Series, Nov. 14 – Dec. 9

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents with a passion and an enjoyment of music, song, dance and theatre are encouraged to join in celebrating the culmination of an academic semester’s worth of Fine and Performing Arts education as Owens Community College presents its fifth annual “Creative Noises Live” Fall Artist Series, Nov. 14 – Dec. 9.

Managed and promoted by the College’s music business portfolio class, the Fall Artist Series will feature the accomplishments of Owens students and faculty in a number of performances ranging from music to vocal.

All events will occur in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located in Perrysburg Township. The schedule of events is as follows:

Wednesday, November 14

Owens Voices Performance

The College’s vocal students will feature a wide variety of musical selections from the works of internationally acclaimed W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as well as a preview of the upcoming choir concert.

(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

 

Harp Performance by Owens Adjunct Instructor Denise Grupp-Verbon

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the rich colorful sound of the harp as part of a performance featuring Owens Adjunct Instructor Denise Grupp-Verbon. The performance will highlight original music as well as harp duet selections with harpist Judy Riley.

(6 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre)

 

Monday, November 26

Owens Plugged in Percussion Performance

An ear-opening performance of electronic-influenced music using acoustic percussion instruments will be showcased at Owens. Selections will include processed acoustic sounds, electronic percussion controllers and performing with Reason-created tracks. The performance will demonstrate how to move studio software into a performance setting. Artists will include Owens Fine and Performing Arts Associate Professor Michael Sander and Cuyahoga Community College’s Rob Ticherich.

(1:30 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre)


Friday, November 30

Owens Choir Concert

The College’s vocal students will feature a wide variety of musical selections from the works of internationally acclaimed W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as well as usher in the holiday season with several crowd-pleasing carols.

(7 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

 

Tuesday, December 4

Owens Jazz Ensemble

Owens student performers will showcase their many talents through numerous crowd-pleasing musical favorites that highlight many diverse styles of jazz.

(3 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

 

Thursday, December 6

Owens Pop Music Ensemble

Owens student performers within the College’s pop ensemble class will showcase their musicals skills during a performance that will highlight an array of genres ranging from classic to the contemporary.

(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Rotunda)

 

Friday, December 7

Owens Dance Performance

Owens students and faculty will showcase their dancing talents and choreography skills to accompanied music in various genres, including ballet and modern dance.

(7 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

 

Sunday, December 9

Owens Concert Band Holiday and Tribute Concert

Attendees are in for an afternoon of masterful holiday sounds courtesy of Owens’ concert band class. The concert will feature a wide range of musical selections to usher in the holiday season as well as pay tribute to the Tuskegee Airman, including former Tuskegee Airman Harold Brown.

(2:30 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

All the performances are free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information about the “Creative Noises Live” Fall Artist Series, contact the College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts at (567) 661-7081 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7081.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit www.owens.edu.