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Owens to host 'Creative Noises Live' fall artist series

"Creative Noises Live" Fall Artist Series begins today with a series of music and vocal performances at Owens Community College.

It is the fifth annual series, which runs through Dec. 9. All events will be at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts on Oregon Road at the Perrysburg Township campus. All the performances are free to attend.

Managed and promoted by the college’s music business portfolio class, the series will feature accomplishments of Owens students and faculty.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Today

Owens Voices Performance. The College’s vocal students will feature a wide variety of musical selections from the works of internationally acclaimed W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as well as a preview of the upcoming choir concert at 2 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda.

Harp Performance by Owens Adjunct Instructor Denise Grupp-Verbon. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear the rich colorful sound of the harp. The performance will highlight original music as well as harp duet selections with harpist Judy Riley, at 6 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre.

Monday, Nov. 26

Owens Plugged in Percussion Performance. An ear-opening performance of electronic-influenced music using acoustic percussion instruments will be showcased. Selections will include processed acoustic sounds, electronic percussion controllers and performing with Reason-created tracks. The performance will demonstrate how to move studio software into a performance setting. Artists will include Owens Fine and Performing Arts Associate Professor Michael Sander and Cuyahoga Community College’s Rob Ticherich, at 1:30 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Studio Theatre.

Friday, Nov. 30

Owens Choir Concert. The college’s vocal students will feature a wide variety of musical selections from the works of internationally acclaimed W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan as well as usher in the holiday season with several crowd-pleasing carols, at 7 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre.

Tuesday, Dec. 4

Owens Jazz Ensemble. Owens student performers will showcase their many talents through numerous crowd-pleasing musical favorites that highlight many diverse styles of jazz at 3 p.m. at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda.

Thursday, Dec. 6

Owens Pop Music Ensemble. Owens student performers within the college’s pop ensemble class will showcase their musicals skills during a performance that will highlight an array of genres ranging from classic to the contemporary, at 2 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Rotunda.

Friday, Dec. 7

Owens Dance Performance. Owens students and faculty will showcase their dancing talents and choreography skills to accompanied music in various genres, including ballet and modern dance at 7 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre.

Sunday, Dec. 9

Owens Concert Band Holiday and Tribute Concert. Attendees are in for an afternoon of masterful holiday sounds courtesy of Owens’ concert band class. The concert will feature a wide range of musical selections to usher in the holiday season as well as pay tribute to the Tuskegee Airman, including former Tuskegee Airman Harold Brown at 2:30 p.m. in the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre.

For more information about the Fall Artist Series, call 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7081.

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