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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2019 season auditions

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces 2019 season auditions
The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival announces auditions for its 2019 Season. The upcoming auditions will be held in Auburn, NY and will be held, by appointment only, on January 25th, 26th and 27th, 2019. To schedule an Auburn audition appointment, visit www.FingerLakesMTF.com/auditions and fill out the request form. Upon submitting a request, notification of audition appointments will be released... more

South Seneca production of Up The Down Staircase debuts Friday night

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“Hi, Teach!” are the first words to greet attractive Sylvia Barrett. There’s a special happiness in walking into the still-empty classroom and for the first time writing her name on the blackboard. Students pour into the classroom—cautious, testing, challenging. Simultaneously, there’s a blizzard of paperwork, warnings, contradictory orders, indecipherable instructions. Frantic, Sylvia begins to fear she doesn’t even understand the... more

St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing

St. Peter’s Art Community believes strongly in students performing
Practice, practice, practice. Certainly instruction and practicing is important at the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy, but performing is also an integral part of the programs offered. “Some 50 performances will take place this academic year to help students build confidence in their ability to practice, rehearse and perform in ways that recognize their potential as individuals,’ according to Donna... more

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra plays to a packed house in Newark High School Auditorium November 30th
A wonderful holiday music concert was performed by the incomparable Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra November 30th to a packed house in the Newark High School auditorium delighting concert-goers at the beginning of this holiday season. It was made possible, once again, through the collaboration of the Newark School District and the Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, that teamed up to bring... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas arrives in the Finger Lakes (November 30th – December 2nd)

WEEKEND EVENTS: Holiday Tree Lighting, Christmas Musicals & Dickens Christmas kicks off the first weekend of December
Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is in! This weekend, get out and explore the Finger Lakes to discover some of the holly jolly events taking place. Feeling chilly outside? Head over to the warm Syracuse Stage to enjoy the story of Buddy the elf. Need those family photos with Santa as soon as possible? Join him in his winter wonderland... more

The Auburn Chamber Orchestra presents “A Joyful Christmas”

The Auburn Chamber Orchestra presents “A Joyful Christmas”
Let the Auburn Chamber Orchestra light a spark in your Christmas season by joining us at 4PM on December 9th for “A Joyful Christmas” at the festively decorated St. Francis Church, 299 Clark Street in Auburn. Support our musicians’ community as students join amateur and semi-professional musicians in making beautiful music for you! Southern Cayuga and Ithaca College graduate Laura... more

South Seneca Middle/Senior High presents “Up The Down Staircase!”

South Seneca Middle/Senior High presents “Up The Down Staircase!”
“Hi, Teach!” are the first words to greet attractive Sylvia Barrett. There’s a special happiness in walking into the still-empty classroom and for the first time writing her name on the blackboard. Students pour into the classroom—cautious, testing, challenging. Simultaneously, there’s a blizzard of paperwork, warnings, contradictory orders, indecipherable instructions. Frantic, Sylvia begins to fear she doesn’t even understand the... more

North Rose-Wolcott chorus members participate in senior high area all-state festival

North Rose-Wolcott chorus members participate in senior high area all-state festival
Three North Rose-Wolcott High School chorus members performed at the NYSSMA senior high area all-state festival this weekend. Students from surrounding counties were selected to participate in the festival, held at Webster-Schroeder High School. Dominique Warring, Kennedy Jones represented NRW in the mixed chorus group, and AnnaMae Humbert performed with the women’s chorus. They performed alongside students from Orleans, Genesee,... more

WEEKEND EVENTS: Theatre, Shopping Sprees & Santa Claus fills the Finger Lakes with holiday cheer (November 9-11)

WEEKEND EVENTS: Theatre, Shopping Sprees & Santa Claus fills the Finger Lakes with holiday cheer November 9th – 11th
This weekend the Finger Lakes is bringing you a variety of fun things to do with friends and family! Going from the stage, to early Christmas shopping, to wine tasting… all the way to the arrival of Santa Claus, this weekend is filled the start of holiday cheer! November 9th: Wayne County Winter Wonderland Shopping Fling 2018 Browse through 20... more

South Seneca Students Selected for Area-All State Chorus

South Seneca Students Selected for Area-All State Chorus
South Seneca Middle High School is honored to have several instrumental musicians and a choral singer selected to attend this year’s Junior High Area All-State. Congratulations to Natalia Anderson (9th Grade, Alto), Joey Borst (9th Grade, Tuba), Kathrine Buisch (7th Grade, Trombone), Luke Dendis (8th Grade, Clarinet) and Amelia Helfman (9th Grade, French Horn) who were accepted. The concert starts... more

‘Broadway Princess Revue’ benefits St. Peter’s Arts Academy

‘Broadway Princess Revue’ benefits St. Peter’s Arts Academy
Everyone remembers the princesses and their songs. Whether it be Belle in Beauty and the Beast or Ariel from The Little Mermaid, their songs are still remembered and loved by all. Abigail Adams-DuPrau, who grew up in Geneva loving to sing and perform, remembers the songs and she also fondly recalls her experiences in the community choirs at the St.... more

St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva opens on-line registration for new academic year

Continuing its mission of Arts for All, the St. Peter’s Community Arts Academy in Geneva has opened on-line registration for private and group lessons. Returning students and newcomers are encouraged to register quickly at www.stpetersarts.org as the new season will start on Sept. 5th, 2018. For more information, check the Arts Academy website at www.stpetersarts.org or call 315-789-0106. The annual... more

Seneca Community Players to debut play at North Park Performing Arts Center

This month the Seneca Community Players will find out who’s being served. ‘Are You Being Served’ is a BBC television series turned play by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd, which is directed by Tim Hoster. This month it will make its debut at the North Park Performing Arts Center in Seneca Falls. When the motley crew of the Grace Brothers... more

Changes coming to Hill Cumorah Pageant

Some historic changes are in place ahead of the 2019 performance of the Hill Cumorah Pageant. For the first time in 14 years, the show has a new artistic director, and for the first time in its 81 year history that director is a woman, Shawnda Moss The 2018 show wraps up tonight. Moss' predecessor served 21 years of service... more

Geneva Light Opera presents Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville” on stage at the Smith Opera House in July

For its 11th summer season offering, Geneva Light Opera presents Rossini’s rollicking comic opera, “The Barber of Seville,” with an outstanding cast of artists this summer in the historic Smith Opera House. The intriguing tale of a clever young woman, her eager lover, and their resourceful accomplice, “The Barber of Seville” is a tuneful testament to wit and romance. Three... more

Folk Art Guild Craft Weekend

The Folk Art Guild has an exciting line up of Craft Weekend classes for all ages, which is set for 6PM Thursday evening July 12th through 3PM, July 15th. Fifteen hours of intensive study in Pottery, Theater, Filmmaking, Rustic Furniture Building, Weaving, Poetry, and Natural Dyeing will be guided by experienced Guild members and local experts. Online registration and visual... more

Zajac brings Genesee Symphony Orchestra to Ovid to perform Elgar’s Concerto for Cello and Hanson’s Symphony No. 2

South Seneca Central School graduate and Music Director S. Shade Zajac will bring his Genesee Symphony Orchestra to his home town for a concert at the South Seneca High School Auditorium on at 5:00 pm on Sunday May 20th that will include Elgar’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, featuring Mimi Hwang on Cello, Howard Hanson’s Symphony No. 2 “Romantic” and other works.   The... more

Auditions announced for Seneca Community Players’ production Are You Being Served?

Lovers of innuendo and British humor, Flying Circus fans and seekers of laughs – look no further than Seneca Community Player’s uproarious next production Are You Being Served?. To the delight of fans everywhere, the popular British television comedy by the same name, and seen on PBS, has been adapted for the stage. Double entendres are non-stop as the well-loved... more
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