Stories tagged with: Laura Schumann

May 12, 2015 - 4:29pm
1 year 10 weeks ago

Elementary students in four counties learn about classical music through listening to a concert. 

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra's Alato Trio traveled to schools in Noble, Coshocton, Guernsey and Muskingum Counties. Along the way, violinist Laura Schumann, said they're playing for around 3,000 students. She said it's thrill to see the students get excited for classical music.

"It's extremely rewarding, and it's a lot of fun," Schumann said. "We could...

October 26, 2013 - 4:11pm
2 years 39 weeks ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra rehearsed for their opening concert at Muskingum University on Saturday.

This is the organization's 40th season anniversary and  to celebrate, Musical Director and Conductor,Laura E. Schumann says that visitor's can expect to hear musical selections from Beethoven and local community members.

"What can they not expect. It's going to be awesome, it's great music, it's great musicians, you'll have about 45 to 50 people up on the...

July 11, 2013 - 4:38pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

On Thursday the three judges for the Texaco Showdown, all of which have extensive experience with music and competitions, were busy narrowing down the dozens of applicants for the Texaco Showdown to about 12 finalists.

"We're actually really enjoying the process thus far and we really appreciate all of the talented artists who have submitted their tracks," said Vicki Maple, a judge for the competition. "And basically what we're charged with is, to try and find the best...

June 18, 2013 - 6:08pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

Country singers, from Miranda Lambert to Tim McGraw to Garth Brooks and several more, all have one thing in common more than their music genre. They were all discovered through a music talent competition!

The Texaco Country Showdown, is a national talent search, that starts in small towns and thanks to local sponsors, this year it will be coming to Zanesville!

"Now they can be young, they can be old, they can be groups, they can be individuals, but if they have a country...

May 6, 2013 - 2:52pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Some area students learned an important lesson on negative effects of bullying with the help of music.

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra had a concert for fifth graders at the Secrest Auditorium on Monday . Their mission was to educate children about the harms of bullying. They were introduced to different music from Michael Jackson to Phantom of the Opera. The children came from all over southeastern Ohio to be a part of this event.

"We've got kids from coming from...

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