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Unconventional Performances | Unconventional Places | Free

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Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) is excited to announce a new concert series for 2017–2018 called EDGE. EDGE is a performing arts series filled with Unconventional Performances in Unconventional Places, with all concerts being free and open to the public. Following our new DPAA Strategic Plan, the goal of EDGE is to bring the performing arts into the Dayton community, introducing the art forms of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance to new audiences in more intimate and approachable settings. Continue to check here for a full list of the EDGE performances, as we will be adding additional performances throughout the year.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

500 YEARS OF DANCE MUSIC IN 40 MINUTES 
Saturday, April 28, 4:00–5:00 p.m. 
Wright-Patterson USO Center (across from Kitty Hawk Bowling Alley) 
2221 Birch Street, Bldg. 22, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433        
Gabrielle Sharp, dancer 
Kirstin Greenlaw, violin 
Kara Camfield, violin 
Stephen Ullery, double bass 
Performing... 
500 Years of Dance Music in 40 Minutes: Musicians from the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra share the stage with a ballet dancer to bring the rhythms of dance music to life. They will explore how dance and music styles have changed through time—with a twist. Can you dance classic ballet to contemporary music or modern dance to more traditional music? These amazing artists will explore what makes dance music distinctive, both with and without dance. 

WOODWIND QUINTET 
Thursday, May 10, 7:30–8:30 p.m. 
The Plaza Theatre
33 S. Main Street, Miamisburg, OH 45342        
Rebecca Tryon Andres, flute 
Eileen Whalen, oboe 
John Kurokawa, clarinet 
Jessica Pinkham, horn 
Kristen Smith, bassoon 
Performing... 
"Art and Arpeggios": See fine art projected onto the big screen and exquisitely paired with beautiful woodwind music. 
       
STRING ORCHESTRA
Tuesday, June 12, 12 noon–1:00 p.m. 
Miami Valley Hospital South Atrium (Main Entrance Lobby)   
2400 Miami Valley Drive, Centerville, OH 45459   
Neal Gittleman, conductor 
Aurelian Oprea, William Manley, Katherine Ballester, and Nick Naegele, solo violins 
Members of the DPO string section 
Performing... 
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 
Honstein Night Scenes from the Ospedale (2011) 
Vivaldi Sinfonia, RV 169 
Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins, RV 580  

DPO STRING AND PERCUSSION QUARTET 
with SPECIAL GUEST RICK "MR. CUTTIME" ROBINSON 
Sunday, June 17, 2:00–3:00 p.m. 
Troy-Hayner Cultural Center 
301 W. Main St., Troy, OH 45373 
Rick Robinson, double bass—former member of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and founder of CutTime Productions: Making Symphonies Work for Everyone 
Aurelian Oprea, violin 
William Manley, violin 
Colleen Braid, viola 
Michael LaMattina, percussion 
Performing... A program to connect audiences old and new to classical music, featuring standard symphonic works plus one of Rick’s original popular compositions. Expect lively and informative hosting, a wide variety of music, humor, personal stories, and up-close-and-personal interactions and conversations with the performers, who will answer all of your burning questions to demystify and debunk tired stereotypes of classical music! 
Selections from the following: 
Mozart: Divertimento in D, Symphony No. 25, Symphony No. 40 
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5, Symphony No. 6 
Robinson: "Pork 'n Beans" 
Jenkins: Palladio 
Still: Symphony No. 1 
Joplin: "Entertainer Rag" 
Jackson: "Billie Jean" 
Ellington: "Martin Luther King" 
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5 
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Serenade for Strings 
Prokofiev: March from The Love for Three Oranges 

VIOLIN/PIANO DUO 
Thursday, June 28, 7:30 p.m. 
Westminster Presbyterian Church 
125 N. Wilkinson St, Dayton, OH 45402 
Dona Nouné, violin 
Joshua Nemith, piano 
Performing... 
Schnittke: Suite in the Old Style 
Williams: Schindler's List 
Shostakovich: Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Variety Orchestra 
Morricone: "Gabriel's Oboe" from The Mission 
Morricone: Love Theme from Cinema Paradiso 
Gardel: Tango "Por una Cabeza" from Scent of a Woman 
Ligeti: Musica ricerata: Mesto, rigido e cerimonale for Solo Piano from Eyes Wide Shut 
Goldsmith: Theme from Papillon       

PAST PERFORMANCES

LED  ZEPPELIN WARM-UP PARTY 
Thursday, February 1, 7:00–8:00 p.m.  
Yellow Cab Tavern  
700 E. Fourth St, Dayton, OH 45402  
Rich Begel, DPO trombone  
And other members of Reload: Rock & Roll/Funk & Soul with Kickin' Horns  
Kurt Kishler, vocals  
Jeff Foster, saxophone  
Michael Depew, trumpet  

MIXED TRIO
Tuesday, September 26, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center Pavilion (covered outdoor location, coinciding with lunchtime Farmers Market and food truck rally)
Charles Pagnard, trumpet
Stephen Ullery, double bass
Michael LaMattina, percussion
Performing...
Joe Price: American Vignettes

HOFELDT STRING DUO
Wednesday, October 25, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
The Amber Rose Restaurant
Elizabeth Hofeldt, violin
Mark Hofeldt, cello
Performing...
Classical music from the 17th to the 20th century, with a European focus to match the cuisine:
Bach Two-Part Inventions
Haydn Duet
Glière Duos
Delibes Flower Duet
Bartók Duos
Martinů Duo
John Gunn Scottish fiddle tunes
...as well as tangos and popular music for two

STRING QUARTET
Sunday, December 3, 3:00–4:00 p.m.Dayton Metro Library Main Branch, Eichelberger Forum (first floor auditorium)
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Kara Camfield, violin
Scott Moore, violin
Leslie Dragan, viola
Ellen Nettleton, cello
Performing...  
Selections from Sonatas, Partitas, and Suites for Solo Violin, Solo Viola, and Solo Cello by J. S. Bach 
Beethoven String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4
Selections from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, arr. Dragan: Arabian Dance and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

STRING/HARP QUARTET
Saturday, January 13, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Emporium Wines & Underdog Cafe 
233 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Leslie Stratton, harp
Thomas Sobieski, violin 
Kim Trout, viola
Christina Coletta, cello
Performing selected duos including...
Fauré: "Après une rêve" for Violin and Cello 
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Violin and Harp 
Saint-Saëns: "The Swan" for Cello and Harp 
...as well as... 
Beethoven String Trio in G major, Op. 9, No. 1: I. Adagio – Allegro con brio 
Mozart Quartet for Piano (arr. Stratton for Harp) and Strings in G minor, K. 478: I. Allegro 
Martinu: Selections from Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola 
Glazunov: Serenade Espagnole for Cello and Harp


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