The Wyse/Gautsche Piano Duo will open our 2016-17 Live On Stage concert season on Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. The concert will be held in the Wesley Methodist Church sanctuary, 903 Center Street, Bryan, OH. Deb (Rupp) Wyse and Kristi Gautsche have had an extensive background in performing and teaching for three decades. With advanced technique on two pianos, they delight audiences with classical, sacred and musical theater selections. For nonmembers, individual tickets may be purchased at the door for $15 (adult) and $5 (student). Doors open at 6:45 p.m.
The Kat Trio – Sunday,November 20th, 2016 – 3:00 p.m.
Russian Piano Trio
“A knack for combining a high level of classical musicianship with pure fun.”– Norman Gilliland, Wisconsin Public Radio
Heartfelt and Emotional
The trio’s unique repertoire features Russian arrangements and transcriptions of classical works, well-known inspirational songs, and American pop standards, including Scott Joplin rags. They have performed over 700 concerts since their premiere U.S. tour in 2000. New impressions of classical music.
Kubecca in The Ultimate Music Odyssey – Tuesday, January 17, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Multi-Instrumentalist & Vocalist
“…truly stunning, enjoyable and memorable performance…”– Charlie Huff DCI Newspaper
Kuba Kawnik: Vibraphone Virtuoso & Multi-Instrumentalist
Rebecca Lowe: Broadway Musical Vocalist
Kubecca combines the classical and jazz education of Kuba with Rebecca’s musical theater experience to create a diverse program featuring country, jazz and showtunes arranged for unique instrumentation including the marimba, kalimba, flute and theremin. An amalgam of musical expression.
Concert Co-Sponsored by:
Jim Witter: I Write The Songs – The Music of Barry Manilo – Monday, March 6, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Tribute to the Songs of Barry Manilow
“…vocals where impeccable…”– The Hamilton Spectator
Interactive Audience Participation
Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter brings Manilow Catalog to Life
Jim Witter is back with a brand new show, paying tribute to one of the most iconic singer/songwriter/composers in popular music history…Barry Manilow. Reminisce as Jim and his band recreate these classic songs in their full Manilow splendor. Iconic songs and multi-media presentation.
Concert Co-Sponsored by:
The Equinox Little Big Band – Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
“…With a crowd notoriously hard to please, you had them swinging from the first song to the last.”– Sage Crump, Program Director, PAE
Style, Swagger and the Great American Songbook
High-Energy Class Act
Audiences have fallen in love with Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson and The Fabulous Equinox Little Big Band. Along with the greatest songs, the best original arrangements and phenomenal musicianship, these two bring their rich friendship and charm to the stage. Big Band for a new generation!