Principal Clarinet of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, John Kurokawa, opens the 2018-2019 season of free concerts in our Community Concert Series. Mr. Kurokawa will perform works by Stanford, Arnold, Saint-Saens, and Poulenc, with pianist Aaron Mood.
The Dayton Music Club and Composers of Ohio Cooperative Organization for Acoustic Music (COCOA) are sponsoring a masterclass for composers ages 7 to 18. Scores and parts are due August 5th. Please send the PDF’s to email@example.com.
We will be offering three of our most popular summer camps this year, beginning the week of July 9th: Instrument Sampler Camp, Beginning Piano Camp, and Intermediate Piano Camp. The camps will run consecutively through the end of July.
As part of Miamisburg’s Bicentennial, instructors from Star City Music Studios will perform on Religious Heritage Sunday at Riverfront Park. The event will include a hymn-sing.
You’re invited to our Fourth Annual Spring Studio Recitals and Awards Ceremony, Saturday, May 19th, at Trinity Church. There are two recitals: 6:00pm and 7:30pm. Each recital will conclude with an awards ceremony, and our Honors Recital will end the second performance.
The National Guild of Piano Teachers student auditions are scheduled for May 8th through May 10th at Grace Lutheran Church in West Carrollton. Piano students from Star City Music Studios will perform a program from two to 20 pieces, including scales and other technical studies, for a visiting Guild judge.
The Second Annual Star City Music Studios Student Competition is Saturday, April 21st, at 10:00am, at Trinity Church in Miamisburg. The competition is held in open audition format, so family and friends are welcome to sit in and hear the students perform live. Thanks to this year’s guest judge, John Wright, for adjudicating the competition!
The Miamisburg Community Chorus, a city institution for over 50 years, will present its spring concert, “Hallelujah, What A Savior!” on Sunday, March 25th, at 4:00pm, at St. Jacob Lutheran Church, next door to the studio.
Pianist Aaron Mood and violist Dr. Kevin Nordstrom will perform a free recital of music for viola and piano written by women composers, including Marion Bauer and Rebecca Clarke. The recital is Sunday, March 18th, 2018, at 4:00pm, at Grace Lutheran Church in West Carrollton.
Students of all ages will participate in the National Federation of Music Clubs Festival on Saturday, March 10th, at the University of Dayton’s Fitz Hall. Participating students will be judged by qualified adjudicators from our area, and will receive written comments and a rating. Best of luck to all of our participants!