Cliffe College of Creative Arts

 

Calendar of Events

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ART - MUSIC - THEATRE


Art

 

Art Lecture: Elena Herzog

Tuesday, February 8, 12 PM, Virtual Presentation, WebEx Link

Art Lecture: Jason Urban & Leslie Mutchler

Thursday, Feb. 10, Time TBA, Virtual Presentation, WebEx Link

Art Lecture: Jacob Hashimoto

Thursday, March 3, 4 PM, Virtual Presentation, WebEx Link

Rick Repasky: Red Press Collaborative

April 4-8, Time TBA, Location TBA    

VALS & Red Press Collaborative artist talk

Wednesday, April 6, 5:10pm, Rick Repasky, McDonough Museum of Art        

Informal Studio Talk: Ky Anderson

March 22, 12:00pm: , Virtual Presentation, WebEx Link

 

MCDONOUGH MUSEUM OF ART 

(Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday from 11:00-4:00 PM, McDonough Museum of Art)

Exhibition - Matthew Kolodziej: Open Storage

Friday, January 21- March 5, McDonough Museum of Art, Reception: Friday, January 21, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Exhibition - Piotr Szyhalski: COVID-19: Labor Camp Report

Friday, January 21- March 5, McDonough Museum of Art, Reception: Friday, January 21, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Exhibition - Donald Black Jr: A Day No One Will Remember

Friday, January 21- March 5, McDonough Museum of Art, Reception: Friday, January 21, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Exhibition - Emerging Artists Sarah Bowling, Han Diaspora Group, Laura Hudspith, Rosabel Rosalind and Rebecca Shapass: There are seams in purgatory

Friday, January 21- March 5, McDonough Museum of Art, Reception: Friday, January 21, 5:00-7:00 PM 

Student Honors Recital: Kayla Gilmore

Saturday, January 22, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Muse Series - Melody Quah piano recital

Wednesday, January 26, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Matthew Kolodziej artist talk

Thursday, January 27, 5:10pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Donald Black Jr artist talk

Wednesday, February 23, 5:10pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Muse Series: Dana Piano Trio recital

Tuesday, March 1, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Exhibition - 85th Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition

Friday, March 25 – April 9, 5-7pm, McDonough Museum of Art, Reception: March 25, 5-7pm 

Student Honors Recital

Thursday, March 31, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

VALS & Red Press Collaborative artist talk, Rick Repasky

Wednesday, April 6, 5:10pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

National Poetry Month student poetry reading

Thursday, April 7, 6pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Student Honors Recital

Saturday, April 9, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Graduating BFA Exhibition and MFA Thesis Exhibition

Friday, April 22 – May 7,  McDonough Museum of Art, Reception April 22, 5-7pm 

Dana @ McDonough: World Premieres by Dana School of Music Student Composers

Wednesday, April 27, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art 

Cut-out Poetry & Collage workshop for teens & adults

Saturday, May 7, 2-4pm,  McDonough Museum of Art  

 

JUDITH RAE SOLOMON GALLERY 

(Gallery is open Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 PM)

Northeastern Ohio Scholastics Art Exhibition

January 5 – January 26, Solomon Gallery, Bliss Hall 

Alumni Spotlight: James Rogers Jr - This, That and the Other (The Way I See It)

January 31 – February 25, Solomon Gallery, Bliss Hall 

Dramatic Arts Exhibition 

February 28 – March 25, Solomon Gallery, Bliss Hall 

Current Clay

March 28 – April 8, Solomon Gallery, Bliss Hall 

Junior Portfolio Review Exhibition

April 25 – April 29, Solomon Gallery, Bliss Hall 

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Music


Dana School of Music

 

Music at Noon: Kivie Cahn-Lipman, Cello

Wednesday, January 12, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art

Jam the Gym

Saturday, January 15, 4:00 PM, Beeghly Gym/Arena, YSU 

Music at Noon: Wendy Case, Violin & YounJung Cha Gaun, Piano - G Major Violin and Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 78 by J. Brahms 

Wednesday, January 19, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art

Dana School of Music Audition Day

Saturday, January 22, 8:30 AM, Bliss Hall, YSU 

reserve an audition date

Student Honors Recital: Kayla Gilmore

Saturday, January 22, 7:30 PM, McDonough Museum of Art 

Music at Noon: Guest Pianist: Melody Quah

Wednesday, January 26, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

Guest Pianist Recital: Melody Quah

Wednesday, January 26, 7:30 PM, McDonough Museum of Art 

Jazz Ensemble Performance at OMEA District 5

Saturday, January 29, 2:00 PM, DeYor Performing Arts Center 

Penguinette for a Day

Sunday, January 30, 1 PM, Beeghly, Women’s Basketball Game Halftime Performance

Music at Noon: Chamber Music Concert (Voice and Clarinet Students)

Wednesday, February 2, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art  

Alumnus/Faculty Recital: Christopher Mrofchak and Francois Fowler Guitar Duo

Friday, February 4, 7:30 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Music at Noon: Faculty Recital, Cicilia Yudha, piano

Wednesday, February 9, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

The Dana Ensemble: Evelyn Wright, Featured Vocalist, and James Suggs, Trumpeter and Dana School of Music Alumnus

Wednesday, February 9, 7:30 PM, Ford Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU

Music at Noon: Flute Studio Recital

Wednesday, February 16, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

15th Wind & Percussion Invitational

Thursday, February 17, 7:00 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium  

Dana School of Music Audition Day

Saturday, February 19, 8:30 AM, Bliss Hall, YSU  

reserve an audition date

Colorguard for a Day

Saturday, February 19, 2 PM, Beeghly, Men’s Basketball Game Halftime Performance

Strings Masterclass with Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Saturday, February 19, 1:00 PM

Pipino Performing Arts Series: Cuarteto Latinoamericano

Saturday, February 19, 7:30 PM, Ford Family Recital Hall at DeYor Performing Arts Center
Tickets: deyorpac.org - Details: Pipino Performing Arts Series

Jazz Ensembles

Monday, February 21, 7:30 PM, Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center 

Music at Noon: Voice Area Recital

Wednesday, February 23, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

University Theatre presents The Music Man (Concert Version)

Friday & Saturday, February 25, 26 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, Feb. 27 at 2:00 PMFord Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU 
Tickets: www.ysu.tix.com

Dana School of Music Audition Day

Saturday, February 26, 8:30 AM, Bliss Hall, YSU 

reserve an audition date

Dana Chorale with Cleveland Chamber Choir

Saturday, February 26, 7:00 PM, Amasa Stone Chapel, Cleveland (on the campus of Case Western Reserve University)  

Concert Band

Monday, February 28, 7:30 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium 

Muse Series: Dana Piano Trio Recital

Tuesday, March 1, 7:30 PM, McDonough Museum of Art  

Music at Noon: Faculty Chamber Recital (Misook Yun, soprano; Caroline Oltmanns, piano; Sean Yancer, horn)

Wednesday, March 2, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

Guest Artist Recital: Dr. Joachim Reinhuber, piano

Wednesday, March 2

Jazz Combos

Thursday, March 3, 7:30 PM, Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU 

McDonough Honors Recital

Saturday, March 5, 7:30 PM, McDonough Museum of Art

Music at Noon: Dana School of Music Piano Studio Recital

Wednesday, March 16, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

Jazz Ensemble

Friday, March 18, Pymatuning Valley Jazz Festival, Andover, OH

Voice Department Recital

Sunday, March 20, 3:00 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Guest Artist Piano Recital: Nanyi Qiang

Monday, March 21, 7:30 PM, Bliss Recital Hall  

Guest Artist Recital: Dr. Kirill Gliadkowski, piano

Tuesday, March 22, 7:30PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Music at Noon: Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday, March 23, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

Horn Studio Recital

Thursday, March 24, 6:00 PM

Pipino Series: tenor Karim Sulayman with forte pianist Yiheng Yang

Saturday, March 26, 7:30 PM, Ford Family Recital Hall, DeYor Performing Arts Center
Tickets: deyorpac.org - Details: Pipino Performing Arts Series

YSU Flute Festival, Guest Artist: Mark Sparks

Saturday, March 26, Bliss Hall 

Dana Spring Choral Concert I

Monday, March 28, 7:30 PM, St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown  

Music at Noon

Wednesday, March 30, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art

Faculty Chamber Recital (Misook Yun, soprano; Caroline Oltmanns, piano; Sean Yancer, horn)

Wednesday, March 30, 7:30 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Student Honors Recital

Thursday, March 31, 7:30pm, McDonough Museum of Art  

Flute Studio Recital

Monday, April 4, 7:30 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Music at Noon: Clarinet Studio Recital

Wednesday, April 6, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art  

Guest Artist Masterclass/Performance: Mimi Fox (NYC jazz guitarist)

Friday April 8, 12:30-3:00 PM

Clarinet Studio Recital

Friday, April 8, 6:00 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Student Honors Recital

Saturday, April 9, 7:30 PM, McDonough Museum of Art   

Jazz Ensembles

Monday, April 11, 7:30 PM, Chestnut Room, Kilcawley Center 

Spring Garden lecture/performance

Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 PM, Ford Theater, Youngstown State University  

Music at Noon: Saxophone Studio Recital

Wednesday, April 13, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

Convocation with Harold Danko “From Youngstown and YSU to NYC and beyond”

Thursday, April 14, 4:00 PM, Ford Theater, Youngstown State University 

Horn Studio Recital

Thursday, April 14, 6:00 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

YSU Jazz Combos featuring Harold Danko

Thursday, April 14, 7:30 PM, Ford Theater, Youngstown State University 

Jazz Combos

Monday, April 18, 7:30 PM, Spotlight Theater, Bliss Hall  

YSU Flute Ensemble Concert

Tuesday, April 19, 6:00 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Music at Noon

Wednesday, April 20, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art

Percussion Ensemble

Wednesday, April 20, 7:30 PM, Ford Theater, YSU, Bliss Hall 

Saxophone Studio Recital

Thursday, April 21, 7:30 PM, St. John’s Episcopal Church

Dana Spring Opera, “L’Amico Fritz” by Mascagni

Friday, April 22, 7:30 PM, Spotlight Theater, YSU, Bliss Hall  

Dana Spring Opera, “L’Amico Fritz” by Mascagni

Saturday, April 23, 7:30 PM, Spotlight Theater, YSU, Bliss Hall 

Dana Spring Opera, “L’Amico Fritz” by Mascagni

Sunday, April 24, 2:00 PM, Spotlight Theater, YSU, Bliss  

YSU Wind Ensemble / Concert Band

Monday, April 25, 7:30 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium   

Dana Symphony Orchestra

Tuesday, April 26, 7:30 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium  

Music at Noon: Dana Guitar Studio Recital

Wednesday, April 27, 12:15 PM, Butler Institute of American Art 

Dana @ McDonough: World Premieres by Dana School of Music Student Composers

Wednesday, April 27, 7:30 PM, McDonough Museum of Art  

Dana Guitar Studio Recital

Thursday, April 28, 7:30 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

Spring Choral Concert II

Friday, April 29, 7:30 PM, Bliss Recital Hall 

The Dana Ensemble Children's Concert (Peter & the Wolf, Carnival of the Animals), narrated by President Jim Tressel

Sunday, May 1, 3:00 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium 

YSU Youth Orchestra

Monday, May 9, 7:30 PM, Stambaugh Auditorium 

 

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Theatre

 

An Evening with Austin Pendleton

Thursday, Feb. 10, 7:00 PM, Ford Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU
Tickets: www.ysu.tix.com

University Theatre presents The Music Man (Concert Version)

Friday & Saturday, February 25, 26 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, Feb. 27 at 2:00 PMFord Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU
Tickets: www.ysu.tix.com

Visual and Dramatic Arts, University Theatre Audition Day

Saturday, Feb. 26, 10:00 AM, Bliss Hall, YSU 

reserve an audition date

University Theatre presents Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years as a Certain School of Magic and Magic

Friday & Saturday, April 1, 2 & April 8, 9 at 7:30 PM and Sundays, April 3 & 10 at 2:00 PMFord Theater, Bliss Hall, YSU

Visual and Dramatic Arts, University Theatre Audition Day

Saturday, April 2, 10:00 AM, Bliss Hall, YSU 

reserve an audition date

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