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THE JOHN GEE BLACK HISTORICAL CENTER’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by on May 15, 2023 in Archived Events | Comments Off on THE JOHN GEE BLACK HISTORICAL CENTER’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

THE JOHN GEE BLACK HISTORICAL CENTER’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

June 10, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. FREE EVENT The John Gee Black Historical Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration A milestone celebration of the 25 years of the John Gee Black Historical Center – Southeastern Ohio’s first and only African-American museum. This event is an open invitation to learn, engage, and take an active part in expanding the future of the John Gee Black Historical Center through diversity education and community partnerships. Doors open at 3:00pm, program starts at 4:00pm ...

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Appalachian Spring, The Ohio Valley Symphony

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Appalachian Spring, The Ohio Valley Symphony

APRIL 15, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Aaron Copland’s immortal Appalachian Spring is the perfect musical description of April and we are happy to have Maestro Scott Woodard to conduct this monumental concert piece that was lost when a previous season was cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commissioned by the indomitable Martha Graham and her dancers for a ballet by the same name, Appalachian Spring (originally titled Ballet for Martha). The Shaker hymn Simple Gifts is quoted extensively in this piece. The ballet premiered in...

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April Foolishness, The Ohio Valley Symphony

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April Foolishness, The Ohio Valley Symphony

APRIL 1, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now We all need a bit of levity in our lives and April 1st is the perfect time for it.  Maestro Peter Stafford Wilson will lead the OVS in an evening of whimsy and farce.  Canon Brent Sturm will join him with tongue planted firmly in cheek narrating The Young Lutheran’s Guide to the Orchestra.  This demos each instrument of the orchestra and the narrator lets us know why a good Lutheran would not want to play it! Also on the program is Vaughan Williams Aristophanic Suite (remember Aristophanes is...

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A TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN! 2 Shows!

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A TRIBUTE TO MOTOWN! 2 Shows!

MARCH 25, 2023 POSTPONED! 7:30 p.m. evening Purchase Tickets Now DUE TO A MAJOR POWER OUTAGE IN THE GALLIPOLIS REGION, THE EVENING PERFORMANCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  Your tickets will be honored at the rescheduled performance, so please hold onto them! If you have questions, Patrons who purchased tickets online may contact Etix via your ticket purchase confirmation email. Patrons who purchased tickets at the Box Office, please call and leave a message at 740-446-2787. We will contact you with a new date when it is announced! This high energy...

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Oboes on the Ohio, The Ohio Valley Symphony

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Oboes on the Ohio, The Ohio Valley Symphony

November 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now This opening concert will be held at Wedge Auditorium at Pt. Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School, 280 Scenic Dr., Point Pleasant, WV. On November 5th the dulcet sounds of the Cincinnati Symphony’s principal oboist, Dwight Parry will be heard on a North American premiere of Carl Vine’s Oboe Concerto with Cincinnati Symphony’s Associate Conductor, François López-Ferrer, on the podium.  The concert also features music by Ravel, Debussy and Poulenc. François López-Ferrer, conductor François López-Ferrer...

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2022-23 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

Posted by on Feb 1, 2023 in 2022-23 Season, Archived Events, OVS News | Comments Off on 2022-23 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

2022-23 Season Subscription! The Ohio Valley Symphony

New Subscribers Buy Here Now! New subscribers click the purple button to purchase your season subscription or call the Box Office at 740-446-ARTS (2787).  Existing subscribers who wish to keep their current seats call the Box Office to order! Welcome our 33rd season and one of the most diverse ever planned! We kick things off with a change in venue. Our first concert will be held at Wedge Auditorium at the Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School, 280 Scenic Dr., Pt. Pleasant, WV on November 5th, with the dulcet sounds of Oboes on the Ohio. Is...

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Lunch & Learn, Holiday Marketing for Increased Business

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Lunch & Learn, Holiday Marketing for Increased Business

Lunch & Learn, Holiday Marketing for Increased Business

November 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. Ariel Chamber Theatre Free! Register Now! Take advantage of the influx of visitors to the Gallipolis in Lights extravaganza in downtown Gallipolis throughout December!  Learn about special marketing initiatives that can help to market your visit as a destination stop throughout the holidays with presenter Presenter Randy Finney, former Gallipolis City Manager. This presentation of Holiday Marketing for Increased Business in conjunction with the Gallia County Chamber of Commerce. A link will be provided to those...

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The Christmas Show! The Ohio Valley Symphony-2022

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in 2022-23 Season, Archived Events | Comments Off on The Christmas Show! The Ohio Valley Symphony-2022

The Christmas Show! The Ohio Valley Symphony-2022

December 3, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets Now Is there any Christmas music more beloved than the Nutcracker? On December 3rd hear the suite in its entirety along with other holiday songs of the season such as Silver Bells, Feliz Navidad, Frosty the Snowman and more under the baton of Steven Huang on December 3rd.  Join in the fun with our annual Maestro for a Moment competition Steven Huang, conductor Maestro Steven Huang is thrilled to return to Southeastern Ohio to the podium of The Ohio Valley Symphony.  He has conducted orchestras...

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Maestro for a Moment FUN-draiser 2022-23

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in 2022-23 Season, Archived Events, Ariel Fundraising | Comments Off on Maestro for a Moment FUN-draiser 2022-23

Maestro for a Moment FUN-draiser 2022-23

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! on December 3rd, 2022, in a rousing rendition of Sleigh Ride! This year’s candidates are Kaiti Dovyak, from the OVS’s first string class and a founding member of the Ohio Valley Youth Orchestra; Robin Fowler, the State Farm Insurance Agent located just down the street on Second...

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Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas! 2022

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in Archived Events | Comments Off on Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas! 2022

Ariel’s Merry Tubachristmas! 2022

Join the fun at the ARIEL’S MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS! December 10, 2022 at 2 pm FREE CONCERT! MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS is celebrating its 49th Anniversary (1974-2022). Created by Harvey Phillips, MERRY TUBACHRISTMAS 2022 will be presented in over 300 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...

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