Stories tagged with: Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra

May 12, 2015 - 4:29pm
11 weeks 5 days 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 18, 2014 - 6:45pm
41 weeks 1 day ago

A sweet symphony could be heard throughout Muskingum University this afternoon.

Doctor Laura Schumann conducted the Southeastern Ohio Symphony's Orchestra as they rehearsed this afternoon for their upcoming concerts. The symphony has two upcoming shows in the Brown Chapel at Muskingum University. The first is tomorrow night at 7 P.M. and the other will be at the same time on November 23. For tickets or more information on the southeastern Ohio symphony, you can visit their website at...

March 1, 2014 - 4:17pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

If the weather holds off and you're looking for family fun this Sunday, the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra has just the ticket.

At 3:30 the Orchestra will perform their annual Children's Concert at Muskingum University's Brown Chapel in New Concord. The show promises to be a unique and fun event for all ages.

"We do some pretty off-the-wall, out of the box things most of the time but that's what makes it fun and entertaining. Teaching as well, we're educating our...

May 6, 2013 - 2:52pm
2 years 12 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...

May 5, 2013 - 6:08pm
2 years 12 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...

October 28, 2012 - 7:39pm
2 years 39 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...

April 15, 2012 - 7:29pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

A musical group brought the wild west to Guernsey County Sunday...

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra hosted a children's concert at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge. Conducted by Music Director Laura Schumann, the orchestra played a variety of western music, including the well-known theme song of the Lone Ranger and a cowboy/cowgirl sing-a-long. Vocalist and cowboy David Davis showed off his roping skills with a horse before the concert. Sunday's performance was...

March 18, 2012 - 9:27pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra entertained concert-goers at Muskingum University Sunday with a selection of Irish music.

Maestra, Dr. Laura Schumann said Sunday's musical selections were chosen due to the fact that the concert happened to fall during the St. Patrick's day weekend.

“What we actually chose to do was simply because of the nature of the weekend. We thought we would just kind of program some more Irish Music for the weekend. We're not particularly...

December 4, 2011 - 9:47pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

Regional musicians are ringing in the holiday season with a special concert.

The Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra performed at Muskingum University on Sunday.  Violinist Mark Haven said the featured piece was Vivaldi's Gloria, but the show also included Christmas songs and multi-cultural music.

"This orchestra is a treasure for this community," said Haven.  "We're trying to get more people enthusiastic about orchestral music.  We just finished...

December 2, 2010 - 10:55pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

Hundreds of people packed Secrest Auditorium Thursday evening to listen to some holiday tunes.

It marked the 37th annual Holiday Pops Concert for the Southeastern Ohio Symphony Orchestra. This is Professor David Turrill's first year participating in the concert and he says he enjoys being able to bring holiday cheer through music.

"You're reaching a broader audience. A lot of more classically oriented concerts are more geared toward people who know more about music....

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