April 3, 2013

Owens Presents ‘Melodic Expressions’ Eighth Annual Spring Concert Series, April 7-28

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Area residents with a passion and an enjoyment of music are encouraged to join in celebrating the culmination of an academic year’s worth of Department of Fine and Performing Arts education as Owens Community College presents its eighth annual “Melodic Expressions” Spring Concert Series, April 7-28. The Spring Concert Series will showcase the accomplishments of Owens faculty and students in a number of performances ranging from vocal to instrumental.

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

Sunday, April 7
Owens Voices “Tribute to Mozart” Performance
Owens students will feature a wide variety of musical selections from the works of internationally-acclaimed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The performance is directed by Owens Adjunct Instructor Jodi Jobuck.
(3 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre)

Wednesday, April 17
Piano Recital by Owens Adjunct Instructor Dr. Lynda Dunn
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear an array of crowd-pleasing favorite music selections courtesy of pianist and Owens Adjunct Instructor Dr. Lynda Dunn.
(6 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre)

Monday, April 22
Owens Voices Choir Concert
The College’s vocal students will honor the legacy of internationally-acclaimed composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as they perform a wide selection of music as part of a concert performance. The performance is directed by Owens Adjunct Instructor Jodi Jobuck.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Tuesday, April 23
Owens Jazz Ensemble Concert
Owens student performers will showcase their many talents through the art of improvisation that highlight many diverse styles of jazz. The performance is directed by Owens Adjunct Instructor Ben Wolkins.
(3 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Wednesday, April 24
Owens Three Sopranos, One Piano “Arias! Duets! Trios!” Performance
Rich and colorful vocal and piano sounds will fill the air at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts as Owens Adjunct Instructors Jennifer Krull, Jo-Anne Chryscochoos, Jodi Jobuck and Phil Clark showcase their talents through various music selections.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Thursday, April 25
Owens Pop Ensemble Concert
Owens student performers within the College’s pop ensemble class will showcase their musical skills during a performance that will highlight an array of genres, including country and rock, among others. The performance is directed by Owens Associate Professor Eric Wallack.
(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Sunday, April 28
Owens Concert Band Spring Concert
Attendees are in for an afternoon of masterful sounds courtesy of Owens’ concert band class. The concert will feature a wide range of musical selections to include patriotic music, Broadway show tunes and marches. The performance is directed by Owens Adjunct Instructor Fred Dais.
(2:30 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre)

All the performances are free and open to the public. For more information about the “Melodic Expressions” Spring Concert 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.