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Upcoming Events for Arts & Entertainment

3 p.m., Dec. 14 Kennedy Auditorium A capella Concert Harmon-X and AcaBellas a capella choral groups will hold a combined Christmas concert featuring holiday standards. Admission is free. 7:30 p.m., Dec. 19, 21, 22 Gallagher Student Center Theatre Chamber Opera Concert The Edgecliff Vocal Ensemble will perform “Amahl and the Night Visitors” featuring MadCap Puppets … Continue reading

Symphonic winds to collaborate in Christmas Music Festival

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ This coming week will feature many ensemble performances for the Christmas Music Festival. It will include a performance by the Xavier University Symphonic Winds in conjunction with the Filmore Wind Band at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. Admission is free. Interim Director of Instrumental … Continue reading

Owners renovate Woodward Theater

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ Woodward Theater, the Over- The-Rhine live music venue, officially reopened for business on Nov. 7. Owners Dan McCabe, Christopher Schadler, Chris Varias and Matt Barth, who also own MOTR Pub across the street, have renovated the 101-year-old building and transformed it into a beaux-arts style theater. Located at 1404 Main … Continue reading

Berta Rojas delights

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ As part of the 2014 Xavier University Music Series, the Xavier community was treated to a solo performance by renowned classical guitarist Berta Rojas on Nov. 9 in the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. The two-hour program had classical Latin folk songs, waltzes and salsas by composers such as Manuel M. … Continue reading

“Fear of the Dark” incites applause and awe

By: Zenam Saeed ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier Singers delivered a brilliantly entertaining Halloween performance in their show “Fear of the Dark.” The auditioned performance group, which is comprised of 12 talented and dedicated students under the direction of Danny Manning, sang, danced and spooked on the stage of the Gallagher Student Center Theatre on Oct. … Continue reading

Fall Music Festival

By: Grant Vance ~Staff Writer~ The 2014 Xavier University Fall Music Festival began on Oct. 27 as a kickoff to the Xavier musical season. This annual Fall Music Festival will be held over the course of the week, showcasing many of Xavier’s wide variety of ensemble music groups, including the Chamber Orchestra and Symphonic Winds. … Continue reading

Showcase: Xavier a capella choirs

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s a capella groups are both anticipating a year full of music and entertainment. Both Harmon-X, the all-male group, and AcaBellas, the all-female group, currently consist of 15 members and serve to provide entertainment through acappella music and performance to the Xavier community and beyond. Harmon-X, which … Continue reading

Xavier Singers hopes to spook and entertain

By: Aiyana Moore ~Staff Writer~ This Halloween Xavier students have not only candy and costumes to look forward to, but also the Xavier Singers premiere of “Fear of the Dark,” a music and dance show featuring a live rock n’ roll band. Xavier Singers is “comprised of 12 of Xavier’s most talented singers and dancers … Continue reading

O’Riley enraptures

By: Liz Slocum ~Staff Writer~ Professional pianist and radio host Christopher O’Riley made an appearance at the Gallagher Student Center Theatre. O’Riley is known to the public not only as a piano recitalist, but also as the host of popular classical radio show, “From the Top,” which introduces new Classical music performers. The show has … Continue reading

Music Series hosts renowned, classical musician The Xavier Newswire’s exclusive interview with pianist and radio host, Christopher O’Riley

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ Christopher O’Riley is a classical pianist and a public radio host of the show, “From the Top” on National Public Radio in which he highlights young musicians. He is known for his piano arrangements of music by alternative artists. O’Riley performs about 30 concerts a year in addition to hosting … Continue reading

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