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Mid Ohio Opera To Perform at the Bellville Opera House

10 Mar , 2020  

Updated: Two comedic one-act shows will be performed at the historic Bellville Opera House next month. On March 27 and 29, Mid Ohio Opera invites you to step back in time with them as they perform Pergolesi’s La Serva Padrona and J.S. Bach’s Coffee Cantata. More…

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Mansfield Jazz Orchestra Performing The Music Of Woody Herman

28 Feb , 2020  

Need plans for your Friday night? The Mansfield Jazz Orchestra, in collaboration with the Richland Academy of the Arts Big Band, will be performing the music of Woody Herman on Friday, February 28 at 7:00 PM at the Richland Academy of the Arts in downtown Mansfield.

The performance is part of the Majestic Theatre Jazz Concert Series and will feature special guests from the Woody Herman Orchestra: trumpeter Jim Powell, bassist Terry Douds, and drummer Jim Rupp. The Richland Academy of the Arts Big Band will also appear as the opener for this fantastic evening of music. More…

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Super Sounds This Summer

23 Feb , 2020  

It’s never too early to start looking forward to a good thing! The City of Ontario has announced the lineup for the Summer 2020 Concerts in the Park.

All concerts are held at the Marshall Park Band-Shell from 6:00-8:00 PM with a rain date of the following Tuesday. Food vendors will be available.

This is the third year that an Open Mic night will be included. More…

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Rock Of Ages Ready To Rock The Ren

13 Feb , 2020  

The Renaissance Theatre will present Broadway’s biggest celebration of the music of the ’80s on March 7-8 and 14-15, with its production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is part of the Richland Bank Broadway Series.

Directed by Michael Thomas with Music Direction by Kelley Knowlton, Rock of Ages turns the volume up to 10 with some of the ’80s greatest rock tunes. Hear songs by Journey, Styx, Whitesnake, Poison, Twisted Sister, Pat Benatar, Asia and many more, while reliving the 80’s at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary ‘Stacee Jaxx’ returns to the stage and rock-n-roll dreamers line up to turn their fantasies into reality. More…

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Make Music With The MSO

6 Feb , 2020  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra has announced auditions for its 2020-21 Season. All MSO auditions will be held at the Renaissance Theatre located at 138 Park Avenue West on March 22 starting at 10:00 AM.

The auditions are for the following open positions: Section Violin, Principal Cello, Section Cello, Principal Bass, Principal Oboe, and Oboe 2/English Horn. More…

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Inkcarceration Announces 2020 Lineup

18 Dec , 2019  

Limp Bizket. Weezer. Blink-182. Papa Roach. These and many other musicians are heading to Inkcarceration 2020, coming to OSR on July 10-12, as announced by the festival on Wednesday morning. The complete lineup is available here

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Take Time To Rest, Reflect, And Listen To Beautiful Music

15 Dec , 2019  

It’s already a bit over a week until Christmas Day.

The stores are packed, the traffic is terrible, and the weather is somewhat unpredictable. You want to feel the holiday spirit, but are not certain where it resides.

You’re in luck! The St. Peter’s Music Series continues on Sunday, December 15 with a performance of Advent Lessons & Carols. More…

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Christmas At The Movies

11 Dec , 2019  

The Richland School of Academic Arts invites the public to a Christmas at the Movies concert, which will take place on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 PM at the school (1456 Park Avenue West, Mansfield). The concert will feature students in the 5-8th grades, allowing them to showcasing their talents.

The Orff Ensembles, Concert Choir, Concert Band, General Music classes, Rock Ensemble, and A Capella Choir will all perform, and their many selections will be taken from different Christmas movies. More…

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The Mühlfeld Quartet At OSUM

24 Nov , 2019  

The Mühlfeld Quartet, an ensemble based out of Columbus, will be at The Ohio State University – Mansfield campus to perform Walter Rabl’s Opus 1 and a transcription of Mozart’s Piano Quartet in g minor. The event will take place on Sunday, December 8 at 3:00 PM in the John and Pearl Conard Performance Hall in Riedl Hall; it is free and open to the public. More…

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The Lettermen To Appear At The Ren

4 Nov , 2019  

In 1961, the Lettermen recorded their first hit, “The Way You Look Tonight,” demonstrating their unique three-part harmony to the world.

Fifty-eight years later, the iconic male vocal trio will perform at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield on Saturday, November 30 at 8:00 PM. The concert is presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series. More…

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High School Choirs Join Symphony Chorus for Sing Out!

25 Sep , 2019  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus will join forces with our region’s finest high school choirs for “Sing Out! A Choral Celebration” on October 6 at 3:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre.  The event, which is part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series is free with a suggested donation of $5 at the door; advance tickets are not required. More…

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St. Peter’s Music Series Begins With The Suburban Brass Ensemble

16 Sep , 2019  

On any given late summer evening, the setting sun-lit twin steeples of St. Peter’s Church crown the downtown Mansfield skyline.

In a similar way, the annual series of musical offerings from the Parish shines by providing area residents with the best of classical and related fare. After a shortened season last year because of the extensive restoration activities taking place inside the sanctuary, the St. Peter’s Music Series is back in full force for the 2019-2020 season. More…

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Experience Music In A New Way With The MSO

9 Sep , 2019  

Be sure to bring your smartphone as the MSO launches into its new season.

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its opening concert of the 2019-2020 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Bohemian Souls” on Saturday, September 21 at 8:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program inspired by composers who were deemed unconventional in their day. More…

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History & Tourism

When Mansfield Welcomed: The Fisk Jubilee Singers

7 Sep , 2019  

Did you know that Mansfield is one of the places where American musical history was made?

In fact, it was made over 147 years ago, on November 29, 1871.

On that date, a concert took place here featuring a group of singers from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. That institution of learning, founded a few years previously to provide African American students with the best education possible, was struggling in the post-War south and faced bankruptcy. The idea was advanced by Fisk’s treasurer to have a number of students form a choir which would travel to raise funds for the college. More…

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