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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
 
CLASSIC ROCK BAND 
Thursday, February 1, 6:00–8:00 p.m. 
Location To Be Determined  
Led Zeppelin–themed Party 
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 
Tim Crawford, drums 
Greg Stone, bass 
Reed Shroyer, guitar 
Steve Makofke, keyboard 

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 
Rachael Young, bassoon 
Performing... 
"Music and Art Pairings": See fine art projected onto the big screen and exquisitely paired with beautiful woodwind music. 

LEVANT VIOLIN/PIANO DUO 
Thursday, May 24, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
125 N. Wilkinson Street, Dayton, OH 45402        
Dona Nouné-Wiedmann, violin 
Nicolae Dumitru, piano (guest artist) 
Performing... 
"Longing for the Roots," featuring primarily Lebanese and Romanian composers in honor of the artists' heritage: 
Boghos Gelalian: Sonata Breve 
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances 
Liszt: Romanian Rhapsody for Piano Solo 
Piazzolla: Chau Paris, Rio Sena, Bando, and Adios Nonino 
Ciprian Porumbescu: Balada 
Scarlatescu: Bagatela 
Valentin Doni: Concerto Brevis 
Tudor Ciortea: Suite in Folk Style 
Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen 

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 


PAST PERFORMANCES

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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