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FacultyRecital

Christy Banks, Clarinetan Exploration of Musical Innovation

September 21, 2014, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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OpeningNight

The Hot Sardines

September 26, 2014
7:30 pm performance with post-show 1920’s style dessert reception
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $50/$35

Take a blustery brass lineup, layer it over a rhythm section led by a Fats Waller-style stride piano virtuoso, and tie the whole thing together with a
magnetic, one-of-the-boys frontwoman whose voice recalls a bygone era, and you have The Hot Sardines. For an additional $25 join our Roaring 20’s Pre-Show Party (add on to $50 tickets only).
Beginning at 6 pm you’ll be given the password to enter the third floor speakeasy for Charleston dancing, great food, prohibition-era refreshments and a few surprises. Be sure to wear your best Roaring Twenties attire.

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MusicDept.

Choral Ensembles Concert: Choral Kaleidoscope

September 27, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Dance

Groundworks Dance Theater

September 28, 2014, 3 pm Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Critically celebrated as a cool and artistically significant ensemble, Artistic Director David Shimotakahara founded GroundWorks to explore the nuances of the human experience through their unique and adventurous choreography.
Event Sponsor: Bobbie and Steve Campbell

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Partner

OperaLancaster: Mad About Mozart

October 2, 2014, 7:30 pm
October 5, 2014, 2 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $21
A perfect introduction to opera, Mad About Mozart features Lancaster’s top singers, actors and instrumentalists.

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Partner

OperaLancaster: Mad About Mozart

October 2, 2014, 7:30 pm
October 5, 2014, 2 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $21

A perfect introduction to opera, Mad About Mozart features Lancaster’s top singers, actors and instrumentalists.

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Family

Carnival of the Animals

October 4, 2014, 11 am
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $8, $5 children 12 and under

Enjoy composer Camille Saint-Saens' beloved musical suite performed by Lancaster’s very own Allegretto Youth Chamber Orchestra.

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Faculty Recital

Anita Renfroe and Xun Pan, piano: Fantastic Conversations

October 4, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

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World

Gary Núñez & Plena Libre

October 4, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

Captivating and moving audiences over the course of a 20-year, 14-album career, this fine-tuned Grammy nominated Puerto Rican-based ensemble, Plena Libre infuses their contemporary Caribbean compositions with a deep sense of the indigenous musical traditions known as plena and bomba. The Boston Herald has described Plena Libre as “a mad weave of polyrhythms that simply sizzle.”
Presented by MU Cultural Affairs Committee.

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FacultyRecital

James Armstrong: Works for Percussion and Beyond

October 5, 2014, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Classical

Wenzel Fuchs, clarinet

October 8, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $18

As Principal Clarinet of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Wenzel Fuchs is one of the most exciting clarinetists of our time. He has appeared with such eminent conductors as Daniel Barenboim, Herbert Blomstedt, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Simon Rattle and Franz Welser-Möst.

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Festival

Lancaster Germanfest

October 11, 2014, 6:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $35

Celebrate German heritage with our haus band, the Bavarian Barons, for a festlich (festive) evening of great food, music and dancing, and, of course, lederhosen!

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MusicDept.

Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass and the MU Jazz Festival

October 16, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $18

This concert features Rodney Mack and some of America’s top brass musicians along with MU Department of Music’s jazz ensemble. This concert is made possible by the Melva S. McIllwaine Concert and Masterclass Endowment.

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Jazz

Jazz in the Sky

Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25
Taking place in the newly-named Harvey Worth Owen III Grand Salon, this series continues to keep jazz enthusiasts coming back for the most outstanding local & regional jazz artists.

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MusicDept.

Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Concert Band: Invitation to the Dance

October 19, 2014, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Cabaret

A Tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach & Hal David

October 24, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

Guitarist Jeff Calvin leads a 10-piece band including Lancaster favorites Erin Cruise & Steve Rudolph that will take you back to the ‘60s-’70s playing tunes from one of the era’s greatest musical teams, Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Their collaboration produced such enduring pop hits as “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again” and “Do You Know the Way to San Jose.”

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Theatre

Lady with all the Answers by David Rambo (drawn from the Life and Letters of Ann Landers with the cooperation of Margo howard)

October 25, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

This heartwarming one-woman show focuses on the life of the late, beloved advice columnist, Eppie Lederer— known as Ann Landers—who in the course of the evening shares the journey of her long career of delivering direct, insightful and often humorous advice to her many readers, as well as the struggles and heartbreaks of her own life.

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Family

The Snail & The Whale

October 26, 2014, 3 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $8, $5 children 12 and under

What better way to see the world than to hitch a ride on the tail of a giant humpback whale?! One small snail does just that in this adventure-filled story about an unlikely friendship. Coming to us straight from its Broadway run at the New Victory Theater! (A Tall Stories Production.) “Expect to leave the theatre happy & smiling” – Fest Magazine

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Playboy of the Western World

October 29 & 30, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

The Kilmeen Drama Group from West Cork, one of Ireland’s top 10 theatrical groups, comes to the Ware Center after performing J.M. Synge’s Playboy of the Western World off Broadway in NYC. This drama about a man who kills his father, first staged in 1907 in Ireland’s nationa theater, the Abbey, sparked controversy and even riots, but now is considered a classic of the Irish theater.
This performance is co-sponsored by Tellus360.

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MusicDept.

Jazz Ensembles Concert: Jazz at the ‘Ville, Trick or Treat with a Beat!

October 31, 2014, 5 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Jazz in the Sky 

Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

Taking place in the newly-named Harvey Worth Owen III Grand Salon, this series continues to keep jazz enthusiasts coming back for the most outstanding local & regional jazz artists.

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Special

The Power of Knowing What You Want: Vision and Goal Setting

with Susanne Conrad

November 1, 2014, 7 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

Evolution Yoga presents Susanne Conrad, a leadership and communication adviser who has worked more than 25 years with businesses, government agencies and numerous individuals, helping them to improve their interpersonal and business skills and achieve happier personal and professional lives.

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FacultyRecital

Ross Ellison and Shawn Gingrich, dueling organists

November 2, 2014, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Theatre

Frank Ferrante in an Evening with Groucho

November 5, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

Award-winning actor, director and playwright, Frank Ferrante recreates his PBS, New York and London acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx. In this fast-paced show, the comic genius of stage and screen will deliver some of his most memorable one-liners, anecdotes, and songs

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MusicDept.

Choral Ensembles: Cantilena & Men’s Glee Club ‘Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus’

November 7, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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MusicDept.

Choral Ensembles: Chorale and University Choir ‘Music of the British Isles’

November 8, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Comedy

Vidur Kapur and Adrian Mesa

November 8, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $30 (21 and older only)
Get up close and personal with Vidur Kapur, India’s only gay comedian, whose edgy, lively humor includes a message of unity. Also performing will be rising comedy star Adrian Mesa, a first-generation Cuban-American who has been selected for the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival.

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Dance Showcase

November 10, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster

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Music & Variety Showcase

November 11, 2014, 7 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster

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UniversityTheatre

RENT

November 13, 14 & 15, 2014, 8 pm
November 16, 2014, 2 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson. Musical Arrangements Steve Skinner. Original Concept/Additional Lyrics Billy Aronson. Music Supervision and Additional Arrangements Tim Weil.  Dramaturg Lynn Thomson. RENT was originally produced in New York by New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway by Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Allan S. Gordon and New York Theatre Workshop. Directed by Tony Elliot. PG-13.

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MusicDept.

Orchestra Concert haydn’s ‘farewell’

November 14, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Classical

Trio Clavino

November 15, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

Founded by pianist Xun Pan, clarinetist Doris Hall-Gulati, and violinist/violist Simon Maurer, Lancaster’s own Trio Clavino is dedicated to premiering and performing commissioned works by living composers.

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MusicDept.

Concert Band/Wind Ensemble Home on the Grainger

November 16, 2014, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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MusicDept.

Fall Percussion Extravaganza

November 19, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Special

Civil Rights Portraits as Democratic Vistas

November 21, 2014, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $15


Composed for string quartet by Daniel Bernard Roumain, Civil Rights Portraits as Democratic Vistas ill present musical portraits of such iconic civil rights activists as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, and Maya Angelou, interspersed with narrative episodes drawn from slave narratives, political speeches, and the famous essay by Walt Whitman, “Democratic Vistas.” Part of the One Campus Book Experience, Millersville University’s incoming first-year students read The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks then share and discuss the same book and attend arts  erformances related to the subject.

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Partner

Allegro Chamber Orchestra: Music in the Round

6:45 pm (reception)
7:30 pm (performance)
Ware Center/Lancaster
starting at $25
Outside of the traditional concert hall setting, Allegro takes over the Atrium for a casual concert.

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Festival

Rose & Shamrock Celtic Festival

November 22, 2014, Noon–Midnight
Ware Center/Lancaster
& Tellus 360
Tickets: $35 advance, $40 at the door


Back by popular demand, the second annual Celtic Festival brings Irish and Scottish music, dance, food, workshops, and more to Downtown Lancaster. This year, the festival is expanded to include the stages of Tellus360. The day will include 12 concerts between the two venues. Food will be available on-site at both locations for purchase.

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Premiere

Work in Progress: Pretty for a Black Girl, by Penny Wrenn

November 23, 2014, 3 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: tickets required (pay what you can)


Harlem-based writer Penny Wrenn shares her witty and honest story of growing up as a young black girl in Lancaster, Pennsylvania surrounded by the picturesque Pennsylvania Amish country. Wrenn’s work has appeared in such magazines as Esquire, Essence, Glamour, Redbook, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

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Family

East Meets West

December 5, 2014, 7 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $8, $5 children 12 and under


A collection of vignettes featuring characters and ideas blended from Asian and western cultures, along with traditional Chinese dance as performed by string puppets, hand puppets, and rod puppets.

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Holiday

Glorious Sounds of the Season

December 6, 2014, 4 pm, 7:30 pm
December 7, 2014, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $16 (pre-sale), $20 (at the door)


This Scholarship Benefit Holiday Concert will feature more than 250 Millersville University students presenting music from a variety of seasonal traditions get you into the holiday mood.

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Partner

OperaLancaster: Amahl

December 12, 2014, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $21


The story of a boy’s wondrous encounter with three magi on their way to see the Christ Child comes

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Holiday

Irish Christmas in America

December 15 , 2014
7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25


Returning with a stellar cast of amazing Irish talent to sprinkle some seasonal joy with lively instrumental tunes.

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Jazz

Next Generation Jazz

December 17, 2014 , 7:30 pm
Tickets: $20


A Jazz in the Sky series performance, this concert features amazing rising stars of the jazz world. This performance encourages these unbelievably gifted young musicians to hone their crafts and continues to be an excellent platform to showcase their talents.

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partner

Allegro Chamber Orchestra: Music in the Round

6:45 pm (reception)
7:30 pm (performance)
Ware Center/Lancaster
starting at $25

Outside of the traditional concert hall setting, Allegro takes over the Atrium for a casual concert.

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Comedy

Ben Kronberg with 105.7 the x, the People’s Morning Show’s ‘Nipsey’


January 24, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $30 (21 and older only)

See NBC’s Last Comic Standing’s unforgettable Ben Kronberg who has national TV credits including Comedy Central’s Half Hour, @Midnight, Jimmy Kimmel and The Daily Show..

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Dance

Darrah Carr Dance Irish Extravaganza

January 25, 2015, 3 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Darrah Carr Dance demonstrates the full range of Irish dance. This program features group and step dance, unique fusion works, and traditional Irish Dance Duets.

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World

Cristina Pato, Galician Bagpipe

January 28, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Bagpiper, pianist and composer Cristina Pato has devoted her career to Galician popular, jazz, and classical music. The first female gaita (Galician bagpipe) player to release a solo album, Pato has since collaborated on world stages with Yo-Yo Ma, Arturo O’Farril, Paquito D’Rivera, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the Osvaldo Golijov World Orchestra. This performance is made possible by an ArtsConnect grant from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation.
a virtuosic burst of energy” – New York Times
[O]ne of the living masters of the gaita” –Wall Street Journal

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Cabaret

Cabaret with Reji Woods “Someone to Fall Back On”

January 30, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

Reji Woods is a versatile performer with a powerhouse voice. With his eclectic musical style, influenced by jazz, gospel, R&B, and musical theatre, this Florida native has performed throughout the United States, Paris, Amsterdam, and India.

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Classical

Mark Edwards, Classical Guitar

January 31, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Winner of 28 top prizes in the U.S. and Canada for classical guitar, Mark Edwards is carving out a reputation for his powerful technique and bringing effortless style to his playing. “New Classics” will feature iconic pieces written during the late 20th century. The program will marry together the idea of a composed piece of music with the sounds and forms that we are used to hearing today. This performance is co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Classical Guitar Society.

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MusicDept.

Louis Vyner Scholarship Competition

February 8, 2015, 2:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $10

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Premiere

Lancaster Premiere: Inspira, The Power of the Spiritual by Amanda Kemp

February 14, 2015, 7:30 pm
February 15, 2015, 3 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15 (2/14) and Pay what you can on 2/15

Through music and spoken word, “Inspira” tells the story of African American spirituals from their birth during slavery to their use during the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. The program features Amanda Kemp as narrator, violinist Michael Jamanis and San Francisco jazz saxophonist Francis Wong.

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Family

Imago Theatre: Frogz

February 20, 2015, 7 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $8, $5 children 12 and under

The incredible creativity of Imago Theatre catapulted its signature show FROGZ to two Broadway runs and a celebrated world tour. This production treats audiences to encounters with human-sized finicky frogs, not to mention silent sloths, escaped penguins, personable paper bags, devilish strings and other fanciful things.

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MusicDept.

Jazz at the ‘Ville

February 20, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Jazz

Pete Mcguinness, jazz vocalist

February 21 , 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

New York City-based jazz musician and arranger Pete McGuinness was inspired by the great sound and scat singing style of Chet Baker. A featured singer with the Jimmy Heath Big Band, McGuinness has been chosen for the semifinals of the Thelonious Monk Vocalist Competition.

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Classical

Jennifer Koh, violin

February 22, 2015, 3 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Jennifer Koh is recognized for her intense, commanding performances, delivered with dazzling virtuosity and technical assurance. As part of her Bach and Beyond program, violinist Jennifer Koh will perform Sonata No. 2 in A minor and Sonata No. 3 in C major along with a newly commissioned work to link the music of solo violin with contemporary audiences.

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faculty recital

Anita Renfroe with Sonia Lee updated ancients

February 22, 2015, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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MusicDept.

Winner’s Circle Orchestra Concert

February 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $10

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FacultyRecital

Christy Banks Raising Cane: A Devilishly Fun Single Reed Concert

February 28, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Comedy

Carmen Lynch with Ray Devito

February 28, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $30
(21 and older only)

Carmen Lynch, the winner of New York City’s She Devil Comedy Festival, has appeared twice with David Letterman and is a nationally touring headliner sought after for her smart, witty commentaries about life. Appearing with her in this show will be Ray Devito, best known for his role on the hit MTV series, Guy Code.

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MusicDept.

Wind Band Composition Award Winners

March 1, 2015, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Dance

Downtown Dances: Modern & Contemporary Dance

March 1, 2015, 4 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

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Jazz/Festival

Latino Arts Festival

March 6 & 7, 2015
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25 (Fri), $15 (Sat)

Enjoy a weekend of Latino Heritage which will kick off on Friday night with a special Latino Jazz in the Sky performance followed by a full day of celebration on Saturday with more Latin music, dance, food, and art.

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Festival

Latino Arts Festival

March 6 & 7, 2015
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25 (Fri), $15 (Sat)

Enjoy a weekend of Latino Heritage which will kick off on Friday night with a special Latino Jazz in the Sky performance followed by a full day of celebration on Saturday with more Latin music, dance, food, and art.

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Premiere

Lancaster Premiere: Chiaroscuro and Chums

March 11, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

Chiaroscuro and Chums is a collaboration between Duo Chiaroscuro (Sara Male, cello and Maria Thompson Corley, piano), and Kristin Sims, soprano, and Marian West, dancer, with visual art by Lori Stahl. An evening of serious to humorous works by Andre Previn, Leos Janacek, Valerie Capers, and Seymour Barab for voice, cello, and piano, and including visual highlights in art and dance.

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Partner

Allegro Chamber Orchestra: Music in the Round

6:45 pm (reception)
7:30 pm (performance)
Ware Center/Lancaster
starting at $25

Outside of the traditional concert hall setting, Allegro takes over the Atrium for a casual concert.

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Classical

Newstead Trio

March 19, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Michael Jamanis (violin), Sara Male (cello), and Xun Pan (piano) are celebrating their twentieth season together as one of the most distinguished piano trios in North America.

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UniversityTheatre

Shrek the Musical

March 19-21, 2015, 8 pm
March 22, 2015, 2 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig. Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay- Abaire. Music by Jeanine Tesori. Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatrics and Neal Street Productions. Student directed and produced by the All Campus Musical Organization. Directed by Justine Hilbert. Original Production Directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford.

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MusicDept.

Choral Ensembles (Women’s, Glee, Chromatic Expansion) sing of spring in full-swing

March 20, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

Choral Gems of Germany, Vienna, and Venice (University Choir & Chorale)

March 21, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Jazz & Cabaret

Amy Banks “Amy Sings Aretha”

March 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

When asked what inspired the idea to recreate favorite Aretha songs, Amy replies, “Everything I Need to Know about Love I Learned from Aretha.” Banks has spent two decades performing as a professional singer, actress, and television personality.

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Theatre

Pitch Blond

March 28, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

An award-winning actress Laura Anne Harris wrote, directed, and stars in Pitch Blond, a portrayal of legendary Hollywood star Judy Holliday, who was best known for playing a dumb blonde in such comedies as It Should Happen to You and Born Yesterday, for which she won the Oscar. Pitch Blond offers an intimate look at Hollywood’s history when Holliday testified in 1950 during Senator Joseph McCarthy’s anti- Communist inquisition, as well as how one smart cookie could play the role of “dumb blonde” with insight, pathos and humor.

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Dance

Celebrate Ballet and World Dance

March 29, 2015, 3 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

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Music Dept.

Percussion Ensemble & Lanc. All-Star Percussion Ensemble Showcase

March 29, 2015, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Faculty Recital

Sara Male and Guests Faculty recital

April 2, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

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Theatre

Ed Asner as FDR

April 6, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $45, $35

Ed Asner, recipient of 16 nominations and seven Emmy Awards (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant), five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, will star in this one-man drama which explores the life of America’s 32nd president, Franklin D. Roosevelt. FDR follows the life and times of the iconic president as he reflects on his years in office, from his inauguration through the trials of leading a nation through the Second World War.

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World

Fatoumata Diawara

April 8, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $18

Mali singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara commands the stage with her energy, musicianship and tight choreography. A blend of rock and funk, Diawara’s concerts are filled with inspiration and hope—especially poignant today as a new civil war erupts in her homeland, where in some
places, music has been banned. This performance is made possible by the Mid Atlantic Arts Touring Foundation.

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World

Charlie Zahm

April 10, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25
With a baritone voice that comes along once in a generation and a master of the guitar, Charlie Zahm is one of the most successful performers on the Celtic festival circuit, weaving magical moments of Scottish and Irish history for the listener and viewer. Zahm will be performing with fiddler, Tad Marks; guitarist, Steve Hobson; and Champion Highland dancers, Casey Anne and Cailine Drummond.

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Festival

UTSAV Indian Festival

April 11, 2015, 4 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $41 (special youth prices
available)
The Indian Organization of Lancaster County (IOLC) is thrilled to continue the celebration UTSAV for 2015. After last year’s phenomenal success, this festival will again showcase Indian culture through music, dance, fashion, “Bollywood” performances and food in a banquet setting. This fun-filled event welcomes everyone and is not to be missed!

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Classical

Palestrina Choir

April 15, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets $18
On a rare tour of the United States, the Palestrina Choir from Dublin, Ireland, comes to Lancaster for one night only. The Choir’s unparalleled reputation for the singing of sacred music has grown over one hundred years from the much loved and respected institution of St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral of Dublin. The Palestrina Choir expresses the sublime creativity of the human spirit, continuing in the time-honored tradition of cathedral music.

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Jazz

Frank Griffith, jazz clarinet

April 17, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $25

Accomplished jazz clarinetist, Frank Griffith resides in London where he has arranged for Mark Nightingale, Tony Coe, Norma Winstone and Joe Temperley. His band, The Frank Griffith Nonet, performs frequently in the London area, including annually since 2000 at the Ealing Jazz Festival.

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Music Dept.

Concert Band and Wind Ensemble: Artistry and Art

works of composer and conductor, Dr. Timothy Mahr

April 17, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Music Dept.

10th Annual Single Reed symposium concert

April 18, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Family

Tom Chapin in Concert

April 18, 2015, 11 am
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $8, $5 children 12 and under

Called “the best family artist around” by Billboard, Grammy Award-winning Tom Chapin charms audiences of all ages. His remarkable musicianship, great songwriting and personal warmth shine through in his live concerts. This performance will be hosted by WXPN Kids Corner’s Kathy O’Connell. (Sensory friendly version.)

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Dance

Rinse & Repeat by NetCo Dance Company

April 19, 2015, 4 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $15

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Music Dept.

Chamber/World Percussion Concert

April 24, 2015, 7:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10

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Closing Night Event

Brother Sun

April 30, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $35

Fusing folk, Americana, blues, pop, jazz, rock and a cappella singing, Brother Sun shows off their musical diversity and harmonies. As their three, rich, male voices blend over a well-crafted instrumental foundation of guitar, slide guitar, piano, ukulele, and bouzouki, Brother Sun is sure to make our closing night an unforgettable experience. If you loved last year’s soldout, all-female trio, Red Molly, you will surely enjoy Brother Sun.

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Music Dept.

Orchestral Masterworks

May 1, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $10

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Comedy

Sweet Six, an All-Female Comedy Show

May 2, 2015, 7:30 pm
Ware Center/Lancaster
Tickets: $30
(21 and older only)

The Sweet Six includes female headliners from around the country, ranging in age from 22-72, these ladies each have incredible individual shows and are now coming together to tour the country as the “Sweet Six”. Come see Iris Benson, CA; Carrie Gravenson, CA; Molly Sanchez, NYC;
Sandra Risser, CA; Leah Mansfield, CA; and Central Pennsylvania’s own Rubi Nicholas!

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Mostly Mozart Choral Collage

May 3, 2015, 2:30 pm
Winter Center/Millersville
Tickets: $10