Symphony Announces Election of New Board Officers and Directors

The Owensboro Symphony Orchestra Governing Board of Directors recently announced the election of its 2016-2017 board officers. Jiten Shah, Executive Director of Green River Area Development District will serve as the Symphony’s Chairman of the Board. Jay A. Wethington, Chief Circuit Judge for the Sixth Judicial District will serve as Vice Chairman – Strategic Planning. Independence Bank Director, Larry R. Mayfield will serve as Vice Chairman – Resource Development. Community…

OH using ‘Arts in Healing’

Published in the Messenger-Inquirer 8/18/2016By Debbie Zuerner Johnson Living Well   What are you feeding your brain? A healthy lifestyle isn’t just about how you take care of your body. It’s also about how you take care of your mind. The arts and humanities are an important part of leading a healthy, happy life. Owensboro Health feels strongly that this is the case, and part of my job is backing…

Youth Orchestra to Hold Open Auditions

OWENSBORO, KY – The Owensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra will hold open auditions for the 2016-2017 season on August 20, 2016 between 12 p.m. and 4┬áp.m. at the Symphony Academy. Auditions are for all orchestral instruments including flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, horn, trombone, tuba, percussion, violin, viola, cello, bass and piano. The audition requires two contrasting studies or solos (4 minute maximum), two major scales of the student’s choice, one…

Symphony’s Concert on the Lawn – Fun for the Family!

On August 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. US Bank Home Mortgage will present Concert on the Lawn. A fun-filled night with the Owensboro Symphony featuring┬áRandy Lanham, Annabelle Watts, Chris Joslin, and Tom Ewing! This free family-friendly event will be a celebration of All Things Kentucky! Bluegrass, Bar-B-Que, and a little bit of Banjo will be prominent throughout the evening. Concert goers are encouraged to pack a picnic, put on comfortable…

RiverPark Center offers Vivid Visual Art Camp

Published 6/29/2016 Messenger-Inquirer By Bobbie Hayes   Rex Halterman sent his son to a Missoula Children’s Theatre camp as a young boy. The experience built a love for theater, and eventually, a career for his son. That’s one of the reasons he encourages sending children to arts programs, like the RiverPark Center’s Vivid Visual Art Camp that he’s teaching this week. Halterman has been a working artist for more than…

 
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