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“Messiah” To Be Performed this Weekend; Groups Work Together to Present The Messiah Project

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The sounds of George Frederic Handel’s most famous work, “Messiah,” will fill the Marysville High School auditorium this weekend as the Marshall County Community Choir takes the stage. Four guest soloists and a small chamber orchestra from Kansas State University will join the nearly fifty-member choir to perform selections from this sacred oratorio. Performances are 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 12, ... Read More »

First Ever Artober Fest in the planning stages

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They’re just in the planning stages, but the First Ever Artober Fest is set for Saturday, October 5 in Marysville. A mixture of art displays, good food, and music, including polka music, and youth activities are being planned. If you have a civic group or church group that would be interested in doing a food stand or bake sale or perhaps know of an ... Read More »

Al Simmons is coming to Marysville next week

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Al Simmons remembers the first time that he heard the music of Gioachino Rossini, the Italian composer who wrote thirty-nine operas. “I was seven years old watching Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd in the cartoon version of ‘The Barber of Seville,’” he said. “Since then I have listened to a lot of Rossini’s playful music. I enjoy his sense of ... Read More »

Turtle Island Quartet in Marysville Tuesday

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Turtle Island Quartet to Arrive Next Week Holiday Concert Scheduled for Tuesday Evening After months of intricate planning and preparation, members of the Marshall County Arts Cooperative are ready for the arrival of their next visiting artist, Turtle Island Quartet.  The string chamber ensemble will be in the area Tuesday, December 4; they will perform a concert, “A Solstice Celebration,” ... Read More »

Never Too Old to Play

  Never Too Old to Play      Recognize older Kansans this month during Older Americans Month. May is a celebration of the important role older men and women play in our society each day. Thank the volunteers in your church and organizations who are older Americans. They are a tremendous asset to the growth and well-being of our communities and ... Read More »

600 Attend Concert

Approximately 600 people attended a free concert by the Topeka Symphony Orchestra on Sunday.  The Orchestra performed at the Marysville High School Auditorium and was sponsored by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative.  The performance focused on music written by Mozart and included Nicholas Ciraldo, a classical guitarist. Read More »

Marshall County Band Searching for Members

The Marshall County Community Band will have small ensembles providing holiday music at numerous events during November and December. Anyone interested in joining can attend a short rehearsal from 7:00-8:00 pm on Monday, November 21 in the MHS Band Room or you may contact Tobias Wood at 785-302-0584 or [email protected] to get a book and/or instrument to use. Performances are ... Read More »

Singer/Songwriter Matt White to be in Marysville

Matt White, a singer/songwriter from New York City, will be giving a free concert at the Lee Dam Center for Fine Arts on October 26 at 7:30. The appearance is sponsored by the Marshall County Arts Cooperative. While here, he will work with high school music students, conduct a choral clinic for sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students, and give a ... Read More »

Alash Throat Singers to perform at SCC-Beatrice, Lincoln High

Alash, a Tuvan throat-singing ensemble, will be performing at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice Campus on April 18 and at Lincoln High School on April 19. Both performances are intended to be informal demonstrations, primarily for music students. The music departments at both schools are partnering to sponsor the events, which are free. “I’m happy that we’re able to provide such ... Read More »

Rock Group Kansas To Perform At McCain To Celebrate State’s 150th Birthday

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University’s McCain Performance Series is offering a special way to celebrate 150 years of Kansas statehood: a concert by the rock band Kansas at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, in McCain Auditorium. Fusing British progressive rock with an American heartland sound, Kansas will play many of its biggest hits, including “Carry On Wayward Son,” “Dust in ... Read More »