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Ariel Chamber Series ~ VIOLAUTA DUO

180121 Sunday, January 21, 2018
2:oo p.m.
3rd floor Ariel Chamber Theatre

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The historic Ariel Opera House is please to welcome Marshall University faculty members Dr. Júlio Ribeiro Alves, guitarist, and Dr. Wendell Dobbs, flutist who form Violauta Duo.

This program features popular tunes by Rossiniana and will be performed on authentic 19th century instruments.

Tickets are $10 and available at the Chamber Theatre door on performance day.

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The Ariel’s 2018 Black History Celebration

Sunday, February 11, 2018
at 2:00 p.m.

3rd Floor Ariel Chamber Theatre

Free admission ~ donations accepted.

The Ohio Valley Symphony Woodwind Quintet will perform music of African American composers including that of William Grant Still.

Everyone welcome!

This is a free event!

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METHENEY: A Night of Country

170310 MetheneySaturday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m.

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The historic Ariel Opera House is pleased to present METHENEY: A Night of Country with guest Chris Keesey.

The Southeastern Ohio favorite METHENEY is known by many for its radio hit Drunk on Memories and others.  Metheney has played at the CMA fest in Nashville and has opened across the tri-state for nationally recognized recording artists.

Vocalist, singer and songwriter Matt Metheney is joined by Keith McGrath, lead and rhythm guitar and vocals, Dan Turrner, bass guitar, and Chris Johnson, drums. METHENEY has songs available on ITunes and Google Music.  Has played the CMA fest in Nashville, and opened for national recoding artiest all across the tri state. Visit METHENEY on Facebook 

Chris Keesey is a songwriter from the Appalachian Foothills of Southeastern Ohio. He writes music about growing up, growing old, living and loving in rural America. He draws songwriting influence from the greats of classic country and modern Americana to create songs and sounds based on the stories and raw truths of living in the country. Visit to learn more about Chris.

Reserved seat tickets are $10

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The Christmas Show! The Ohio Valley Symphony

171202 OVS xmas THUMB Rev EDecember 2, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

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The Ariel Opera House will be filled with merry music as we usher in a month filled with joyful entertainment to share with your family and friends. We ring in the holidays with The Ohio Valley Sympony’s beloved Christmas Show! (always the first Saturday in December). Tickets sell out quickly, so be sure to order extras when purchasing your season subscription seats!

Gift Certificates for The Ohio Valley Symphony concerts are available for that special someone on your Christmas list! Call the box office today!

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Maestro for a Moment Fundraiser 2017-18

The Ohio Valley Symphony’s annual Maestro for a Moment Fundraiser is one of the highlights of the season for both audience and orchestra! Each season three candidates vie for the opportunity to conduct the orchestra during the The Christmas Show! in a rousing rendition of Sleigh Ride! This year’s candidates are Jan Bergdoll, representing Pleasant Valley Hospital; Matt Traywick, representing Traywick Financial Services; and Ryan Yavorsky, representing Holzer Health Systems.

Click the “read more” below to learn more about the candidates and to make your tax-deductible donation now!

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Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas!

Ariel's TubachristmasJoin the fun at the ARIEL’S MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS!
December 9, 2017
Concert starts at 2 pm!

MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is celebrating its 44th Anniversary (1974-2016). Created by Harvey Phillips, MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS 2017 will be presented in over 250 cities throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. TUBACHRISTMAS ensembles may attract participants aged 8 to over 90 years! The warm, rich organ-like sound of tuba-euphonium choir has won the ears and hearts of every audience!
Come and Listen 100% FREE!
TUBACHRISTMAS is 100% FREE for audience members who just want to come into our hall and experience the event. No tickets are necessary. It’s sure to be loads of fun, and will get you in the Christmas Spirit! Always the second Saturday in December at 2 pm.


Join in the Fun and PLAY ALONG!
Click Here to Pre-Register Now!

Bring your Tuba, Baritone, Euphonium, or other big brass buddy and join in the fun at the Ariel Theatre! Participants pay  $10 to participate, and there are lots of souvenirs and books available! Register at the door, or save time and Pre-Register here!

Registration begins at 10:30am ~ Rehearsal begins at 11:00am

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