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A New Concert Series From Pianist Phil DeGreg

Sep 2, 2016

Local jazz pianist Phil DeGreg is organizing a series of seven intimate concerts featuring a wide range of themes from Brazilian music to The Beatles to the late Kenny Poole. 

The Greater Cincinnati Performing Arts Society is now known as the Cincy Music Series, and it's responsible for bringing a wide array of musical performers and genres to the city to raise funds for children's education and health efforts.

The Cincinnati Pops have a busy summer planned, featuring concerts with Kristin Chenoweth, Aretha Franklin and E.T. among others.

Wednesdays on the Green, the free, weekly, family-friendly concerts on the lawn of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center, kick off the summer season on June 1 with a performance from the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars.

One of the summer's best musical traditions kicks off on April 21 when Music@BCM opens its season at Covington's Behringer Crawford Museum.

Fans of the Star Trek franchise of movies and TV shows will enjoy the upcoming concert event at Music Hall, Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage.

Lee Hay previews the upcoming Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice celebration concert that will air on 91.7 WVXU and 88.5 WMUB this Friday, December 18 at 8pm.

Tom Crawford, president of the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, joins Jim Nolan to talk about the choral group’s 25th anniversary season and their upcoming holiday concert.

Our Roberta Schultz shares her thoughts about performing and attending the legendary summer ArtSong concerts presented by Queen City Balladeers and previews this year’s line-up of performers.

Ron Esposito talks with local jazz pianist Billy Larkin about an upcoming concert he’s producing at the New Thought Unity Center featuring musicians Jana Stanfield, Faith Rivera and Susan K. Riley.

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is preparing for its spring concert on April 18 and looking ahead to their 2015-16 season. The choir’s director, Rhonda Juliano, joins Anne Arenstein with a preview of the Here and Aware concert at St. Francis Seraph Church plus their collaboration with the Sarah Center.

A special free concert is happening on Tuesday, February 24 at the Robert J. Werner Recital Hall at UC’s College - Conservatory of Music – the Academy Wind Quintet from the West Point Academy Band will perform. Brian O’Donnell learns more about this group and the upcoming performance from Sergeant First Class Matthew B. Smith, a hornist with the quintet.

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Two big, and relatively new, Cincinnati music festivals will be run by a Columbus company.  PromoWest has purchased the rights to Bunbury and Buckle Up. 

“We are excited to expand into the Cincinnati market,'' said Scott Stienecker, president and CEO of PromoWest Productions. "We have strong relationships with the bands that play Bunbury as they play our venues throughout the year."

According to a release from PromoWest, the concerts' founder, Bill Donabedian, will continue to oversee the events.  The company will handle booking, marketing, and production for the concerts.

The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra is gearing up for their 2014-15 concert season, so Maestro John Morris Russell paid a visit to our Brian O’Donnell to give a preview of the concerts that will include Disney’s Fantasia, Natalie Cole, Over the Rhine, and legendary trumpeter Doc Severinsen.

Dr. Casey Hayes, the artistic director for the Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, joins Lee Hay with a preview of their June 21-22 concert, Boys, Boas and Bears, featuring special guest Tom Goss.

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