Stories tagged with: Zanesville Concert Association

August 24, 2014 - 6:05pm
27 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Concert Association kicked off its 76th season Sunday evening.

The kick-off dinner started at 6:00p.m.  at the Grace United Methodist Church. Janet Slack, President of the Concert Association, gave us a little history about the group.

"The Zanesville Concert Association has been in existence for 76 years. It formed as a second group from the Thursday Music Club, they used to sponsor concerts, then 76 years ago they split and formed their own group, the...

March 10, 2014 - 2:29pm
51 weeks 2 days ago

Hundreds of  youth  from Muskingum County schools spent the morning at Secrest Auditorium learning about music and the arts.The Zanesville Concert Association held their annual concert for students with special guest David Tolley, a well known musician and composer. Tolly's musical ability and success relayed the importance of musical education and opportunity.

"Our performer is from Ohio and was discovered on The Tonight Show. So it's sort of, if you've prepared...

March 3, 2013 - 6:35pm
2 years 22 hours ago

The Zanesville Concert Association hosted the "Temptation of the Muses" at the Secrest Auditorium earlier today. The event was two years in the making and featured contemporary dance and classical music performances. The Zanesville Concert Association is a non-profit organization that has been bringing "world class" performances to Zanesville for 74 years.

"Temptation of the Muses is about is really two events in the same concert. Normally with the dance group...

November 5, 2012 - 11:20am
2 years 17 weeks ago

Fourth grade students got a taste of the isles Monday at Secrest Auditorium.

850 students from county and city schools were treated to a concert by Road to the Isles. The event features Irish step dancing, bagpipes and traditional music.

"They don't get much exposure to the arts and that's why we feel the Zanesville Concert Association Foundation provides this privilege for them," said Zanesville Concert Association's Barbara White.

Road to the Isles has been...

November 4, 2012 - 6:04pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Sounds of fiddles and bagpipes filled Secrest Auditorium in Zanesville Sunday afternoon.

The Zanesville Concert Association presented "Road to the Isles", which featured music from Ireland and Scotland. Irish step-dancing and Scottish and Highland dancing were just some of the performances the audience enjoyed.

"Seventy-four years Zanesville has been hosting world musicians." said Zanesville Concert Association's Jim McLaughlin. "They come to Zanesville,...

August 19, 2012 - 6:46pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

A group is bringing the world of performing arts to Zanesville.

The Zanesville Concert Association is kicking off its 74th season. The association will present a four concert series at Secrest Auditorium beginning in October.  

"This first concert is always designed to give people a headline name that they might know. Maybe attract some people that would not normally come to a concert or an orchestra, to get them hooked in and maybe they'll come to the second...

March 5, 2012 - 11:41am
2 years 52 weeks ago

Fourth grade students around Muskingum County learn about the magic of making music from a pipe organ from Maestro Hector Olivera born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Olivera began playing the pipe organ when he was 3-years-old and at 6 entered the Buenos Aires Conservatory. Since then he's traveled around the world playing in front of thousands.

Monday's concert, sponsored by the Zanesville Concert Association Foundation, sought to teach the children the art of making music.


March 4, 2012 - 6:07pm
3 years 3 hours ago

A world-renowned musician brought hundreds of people into Secrest Auditorium Sunday afternoon...

The Zanesville Concert Association featured Hector Olivera, a concert organist from South America. Association member Larry Ledford said it was wonderful to see such a turnout for a great end to the concert season.

"Our programs, we don't sell tickets, we sell season memberships. And so, this is the last concert in our four-concert series this year, so that's pretty exciting,...

November 6, 2011 - 8:09pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

It's a great organization of the Zanesville area and they want to make sure your not missing out.

The Zanesville Concert Association has been offering concert-goers entertainment for the past 73 years.

Zanesville Concert Association's Jim McLaughlin said, "This is a tremendous opportunity for people at a very inexpensive price to hear world class people."

As part of the concert series guests receive a discounted rate to a number of shows. Sunday's performance was...

August 21, 2011 - 6:14pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

The Zanesville Concert Association is gearing up for their upcoming season.

Sunday, a dinner was held for association members and those who help promote the organization at Grace United Methodist Church. This season will feature four concerts, all of which would not be possible without a big staple to the downtown area.

"Because of our beautiful Secrest Auditorium, we've been able to have large orchestras and large dance groups. Secrest Auditorium is a wonderful asset to our...

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