Dana School of Music - Events

The Dana Concert Series

For performances held in Bliss Recital Hall, parking is available in the M-30 Wick Avenue deck for a nominal fee.

Music at Noon Series

Music at Noon concerts are held each Wednesday that YSU is in session beginning at 12:15 p.m. at the Butler Institute of American Art. Feel free to stop in at the Museum café before or after the concert to enjoy your lunch. Music at Noon concerts are free and open to the public.

Concerts at Stambaugh Auditorium

Adult general admission tickets are $7, (includes ticket service fee); discount tickets for senior citizens and students from other schools are $6 (includes ticket service fee); and admission is free for anyone with a valid YSU ID and children under 12 (unless otherwise noted). Tickets may be purchased at the Stambaugh Auditorium Box Office, 1000 Fifth Avenue, Youngstown, OH 44504; by phone at 330-259-0555; or online at www.stambaughauditorium.com.

Performances at the DeYor Performing Arts Center

Adult general admission tickets are $7, (includes ticket service fee); discount tickets for senior citizens and students from other schools are $6 (includes ticket service fee); and admission is free for anyone with a valid YSU ID and children under 12 (unless otherwise noted). Tickets may be purchased at the DeYor PAC Box Office, 260 W. Federal St. Youngstown OH 44503 or by phone at 330-744-0264.


Events - Spring 2021

 

January

 

Pipino Series: Vijay Iyer, acclaimed composer and pianist, 2013 MacArthur Fellowship 
Presentation and Performance

Wednesday, January 27 - 7:00 PM | Live

Piano and Jazz Masterclass: Vijay Iyer, acclaimed composer and pianist, 2013 MacArthur Fellowship

Friday, January 29 • 2:00 PM | Live
Available live via Zoom, access through ysu.edu/dana

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: Olivia Benna, flute

Saturday, January 30 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels  

Recitals by standout Dana School of Music students selected by faculty committee.
 


February

 

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: Lauren Faber, soprano 

Butler Institute of American Art | 12:15 PM

Saturday, February 6 - 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Recitals by standout Dana School of Music students selected by faculty committee.

Dana Faculty Recitals: Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello 

Saturday, February 13 - 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Trombone Masterclass: Kenneth Thompkins (Principal Trombone, Detroit Symphony Orchestra) 

Saturday, February 20 - 7:00 PM | Live
Available live via Zoom, access through ysu.edu/dana

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: Mckenzie Cooper, flute and piccolo

Saturday, February 20 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Recitals by standout Dana School of Music students selected by faculty committee.

Composition Masterclass: Du Yun, composer and pop artist, 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music

Wednesday, February 24 • 4:00 PM | Live
Available live via Zoom, access through ysu.edu/dana

Pipino Series: Du Yun, composer and pop artist, 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Music
Presentation and Performance

Wednesday, February 24 • 7:00 PM | Live

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: Sierra McCorvey, soprano

Saturday, February 27 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Recitals by standout Dana School of Music students selected by faculty committee


March

 

Pipino Series: Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor and Metropolitan Opera Soloist, 2019 Musical America Vocalist of the Year
Presentation and Performance


Wednesday, March 3 • 7:00 PM | Live

Vocal Masterclass: Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor and Metropolitan Opera Soloist, 2019 Musical America Vocalist of the Year

Thursday, March 4 • 4:00 PM | Live
Available live via Zoom, access through ysu.edu/dana


Dana Alumni Recital Series: Jeffrey Williams (MM ‘20), singer/songwriter

Saturday, March 6 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Dana Faculty Recitals: Dana Piano Trio 

Featuring Wendy Case, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; Cicilia Yudha, piano
Saturday, March 13 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Performing Franz Schubert’s Trio in Eb Major (D929) and Adam Schoenberg’s Luna y mar
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Dana Alumni Recital Series: Christopher Mrofchak (BM ‘16), classical guitar

Saturday, March 20 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels
Bachelor of Music, 2016


April

 

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: Bruce Deal, tuba 

Saturday, April 10 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Recitals by standout Dana School of Music students selected by faculty committee.

Dana Fiddle Day:  Featuring Tracy Silverman, electric violin; Caitlin Hedge, Celtic violin; Steven Greenman, klezmer violin  

Saturday, April 10 • 1:00 - 5:00 PM | Live
Available live via Zoom, free with registration (registration form will be available at ysu.edu/dana)

Percussion and Jazz Masterclass: Tyshawn Sorey, composer, drummer, and multi-instrumentalist, 2017 MacArthur Fellowship

Wednesday, April 14 • 5:30 PM | Live
Available live via Zoom, access through ysu.edu/dana

Pipino Series: Tyshawn Sorey, composer, drummer, and multi-instrumentalist, 2017 MacArthur Fellowship

Presentation and Performance
Wednesday, April 14  • 7:00 PM | Live

Dana Alumni Recital Series: Tria Corazón

Featuring Anna Reitsma, flute (MM ’18); Elliot Kwolek, clarinet (BM ’18, MM ‘20); Emma Donkin, piano (BM ’18)
Saturday, April 17 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Dana Faculty Recitals: Allan Mosher, bass; Cicilia Yudha, piano perform Franz Schubert’s Winterreise (D911)

Sunday, April 18 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: Bin Peng, flute

Saturday, April 24 • 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

Recitals by standout Dana School of Music students selected by faculty committee.


May

 

Dana Horn Studio: Horns a Springin’

Saturday, May 8 - 2:00 PM | Live
M-30 Parking Deck

McDonough Museum Honors Recital Series: World Premieres by Dana School of Music Student Composers

Saturday, May 8 - 7:00 PM | Premiere
Pre-recorded for viewing on Cliffe College YouTube and McDonough YouTube channels

World premieres by Dana School of Music student composers under the direction of Dr. Dave Morgan
 

In addition to these scheduled events, virtual performances by the YSU Wind Ensemble, Dana Symphony Orchestra, Dana Chorale, Voices of YSU, and other Dana ensembles will appear on the Cliffe College YouTube channel throughout the Spring ’21 semester. Be sure to like and follow the Dana School of Music and the YSU Cliffe College of Creative Arts Facebook pages for updates.