Stories tagged with: Zanesville Concert Association

August 18, 2015 - 4:22pm
36 weeks 5 days ago

The Zanesville Concert Association is getting ready to kick off their 77th Season.

The music begins on October 3 at Secrest Auditorium. A painting of the Golden Gate Bridge will be auctioned off on opening night. It is a print from the original piece by Tony Bennett. All of the money raised from the auction goes to the Zanesville Concert Association. Booking Agent for the Zanesville Concert Association, Jim McLaughlin, told us more about their opening night performance


March 23, 2015 - 7:14am
1 year 5 weeks ago

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Final Concert for Zanesville Concert Association's 76th Season


March 22, 2015 - 4:31pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet filled Secrest Auditorium with their beautiful music Sunday.

Those who attended heard many different types of song. The concert was the last one featured in the 76th season. We spoke to the President of the Zanesville Concert Association, Janet Slack who told us how she thought the audience would perceive the performance.

"Oh I think they'll be delighted. It's a different kind of concert than we've had so far this year."

There was no...

August 24, 2014 - 7:05pm
1 year 35 weeks 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 - 3:29pm
2 years 7 weeks 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 - 7:35pm
3 years 8 weeks 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 - 12:20pm
3 years 25 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 - 7:04pm
3 years 25 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 - 7:46pm
3 years 36 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 - 12:41pm
4 years 8 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.


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