Stories tagged with: SEOSO

December 3, 2015 - 10:42pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

There was full house at Secrest Auditorium Thursday for the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra's 16th annual holiday concert.

Folks could get in for free with a donation of a non perishable food item for Christ's Table. This concert features talented musicians that varied in age from young to old to perform classical Christmas music for the packed auditorium. And the concert also featured our very own Phil Sakal as a guest conductor. The musicians played a plethora of instruments...

September 24, 2015 - 6:42pm
39 weeks 3 days ago

There's a new face in charge of the Southeastern Ohio Symphony just in time for its upcoming new season.

Leanne Bader-Mock has stepped in as manager of SEOSO and is looking forward to bringing new ideas and changes to the organization in hopes to benefit and improve what they do for years to come.

"We're really in a fundraising drive for the symphony. This is a very important thing to have in our community, to have live music, to have such a wonderful group of musicians and...

May 15, 2014 - 6:06pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

Students at Foxfire and other local schools had the unique opportunity to see members of a local orchestra perform on Thursday.

Members of the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra have been visiting local schools since Tuesday. The program is funded by the symphony's endowment fund. Elementary school children were given the chance to hear a variety of instruments and songs.

" We actually have a really cool mix of music. It's a story so we have a narrator. It's a story he...

October 26, 2013 - 4:11pm
2 years 34 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...

May 5, 2013 - 6:08pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Over a thousand fifth graders will be attending the performance written by Dr. Laura Schumann who wrote a one-of-a-kind story about acceptance and diversity using musical instruments.

"As I was thinking about it it was kind of important to not just do music but through music, be able to teach young people about some diversity, some acceptance of diversity and very much an anti-bullying concept because it's so important for our kids today and we thought that was a great age and...

March 17, 2013 - 8:46pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra performed Irish music at Muskingum University's Brown Chapel Sunday evening. The concert featured symphonic renditions of Percy Granger, Lord of the Dance, The Irish Rhapsody and the song, "Oh Danny Boy."

"The symphony orchestra itself is a wonderful mix of just about everything that's instrumental, just about the best mix that you can have. You have all the string families, violins, violas, cellos, bases," said Laura E...

October 28, 2012 - 7:39pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra held their opening concert of what they're calling the "Pushing Forty" season. A medley of music from 'West Side Story' and Symphony Number 9 from 'The New World' resonated through the halls of Brown Chapel on the Muskingum University campus Sunday.

"Our Maestro, Dr. Laura Schumann, countless hours of researching the music, getting the pieces together." said SEOSO Business Manager John Kunkel. "She's a composer herself...

December 1, 2011 - 8:34pm
4 years 29 weeks ago

Hundreds of people packed Secrest Auditorium Thursday evening to hear some holiday music.

It was put on by the Southeast Ohio Symphony Orchestra. The songs included holiday favorites like "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year", "I'll Be Home for Christmas", and "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

Also at the event was a silent and chinese auction.

The event was free and open to the public.

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