Owens Third Annual Spring Concert Series

From an Owens Community College Press Release:

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH -- Area residents with a passion and an enjoyment of music are encouraged to join in celebrating the culmination of an academic year's worth of Fine and Performing Arts education as Owens Community College presents its third annual "Melodic Expressions" Spring Concert Series, April 21-25. The Spring Concert Series will showcase the accomplishments of Owens students and faculty in a number of performances ranging from vocal to instrumental.

"'Melodic Expressions' is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the tremendous accomplishments of our Owens Community College Fine and Performing Arts students," said Eric Wallack, Owens Chair of Fine and Performing Arts. "The upcoming recitals and ensembles have been mastered through academic learning within the classroom this past year. Events such as 'Melodic Expressions' provide our students with a great venue to display such musical talents in a real world setting."

Wallack added, "I am very proud of our Fine and Performing Arts students and the quality of work they and our faculty will present as part of the week-long musical extravaganza."

All events will occur in the College's Center for Fine and Performing Arts on the Toledo-area Campus. The schedule of events is as follows:

Monday, April 21

Owens Faculty Recital

Members of Owens Fine and Performing Arts faculty will perform a variety of musical selections related to their areas of expertise.

(7 p.m.) (Mainstage Theatre)

Tuesday, April 22

"Music in the Lobby" - Owens Student Recital

Owens student performers will showcase their many musical talents in a variety of performances, including guitar, vocals and percussion, among others.

(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Owens "Voices" Concert

Attendees are in for an evening of masterful sounds courtesy of the College's voice and choir classes. The concert will feature a wide range of harmonious vocals.

(7 p.m.) (Mainstage Theatre)

Wednesday, April 23

Harp Performance by Owens Adjunct Faculty Member Denise Grupp-Verbon and Friends

Denise Grupp-Verbon, Owens Adjunct Faculty member, will feature a sundry of selections and styles as part of her annual harp performance. Several guest artists will also showcase their musical talents during the event.

(7 p.m.) (Mainstage Theatre)

Thursday, April 24

Vocal Styling Performance by Owens Adjunct Faculty Member Jodi Jobuck

Jodi Jobuck, Owens Adjunct Faculty member, will showcase her vocal talents by performing several of her favorite songs. Other faculty members and friends will be joining her as part of this musical presentation.

(2 p.m.) (Center for Fine and Performing Arts Rotunda)

Owens Guitar Ensemble

Students from Owens guitar classes will perform some of their favorite songs in various genres, showcasing the skills they have acquired through the use of this classic instrument.

(7 p.m.) (Mainstage Theatre)

Friday, April 25

Vocal Recital by Owens Student Sam Mason

Owens student Sam Mason will showcase his vocal talents through a wide selection of show tunes, as well as German and Italian songs.

(7 p.m.) (Mainstage Theatre)

All the performances are free and the public is encouraged to attend. For more information about the "Melodic Expressions" Spring Concert Series, contact the College's Center for Fine and Performing Arts at (567) 661-2787 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. ARTS (2787).

Owens Community College is one of the fastest-growing higher educational institutions in Ohio. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 45,000 credit and non-credit students. Owens is cmmitted to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.