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2012 Winter/Spring Arts Season

APRIL

MAY

JUNE

Sunday, April 1 • 2 p.m.

Thursday, April 12 • 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 21 • 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, May 1 • 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 5 • 7 p.m.

Friday, June 1 • 6 - 8 p.m.

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Sponsored by The Literary Guild & Ann Barshinger

The Millersville University Costume Shop 30th Anniversary Gala

First Friday Art: MU Art Department “Expanded Visions” Exhibit

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Presented by Lectures with a Twist

“Recording Choreography: The Art of Dance Notation” Lecture/Performance by Dr. Lynn Brooks

Dorothy Bailey’s “In a Different Light – Reflections and Beauty of Wise Women of Color” Presented by Lectures with a Twist

The written language of dance notation.

Co-sponsored by MU’s Social & Equity Diversity Office & MU’s Department of African American Studies

One of Wolgang Amadeus Mozart’s most beautiful works, the Coronation Mass plus rare Mozart works for vocal trio and clarinet trio.

Hear Dorothy Bailey discuss her book,“In A Different Light, Reflections and Beauty of Wise Women of Color,” and her wonderful experience collecting oral histories from African American female elders.

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

General Admission—$15 per ticket Students Free with I.D. Sunday, April 1 • 5 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Together Again: Pianists Anita Renfroe & Ioannis Potamousis

Lancaster favorite, Ioannis (Yanni) Potamousis returns from his professorship in Abu Dhabi to present a one-time only piano concert with Anita Renfroe.

Free, no ticket required Friday, April 13 • 7:30 p.m.

Donald Davis Presented by The Lancaster Literary Guild

MU’s Seventh Annual Single Reed Symposium Clarinets & Saxophones.

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

Janine Antoni Conrad Nelson Lecture Performance art and sculpture.

Sponsored by Fine Living Magazine

MU Costume Shop “30th Anniversary” preview featuring the Kinetic Dance Theatre

An end-of-the-season concert of classical and popular music by one of Lancaster’s most beloved sopranos.

Thursday & Saturday, May 10 & 12 • 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

$25 per ticket • Students $10

Theatre for Transformation presents “To Cross an Ocean Four Centuries Long”

Rhythms & music of West Africa, spirituals and gospel featuring Lancaster City Choir, the MFE Community Chorus and Nboye African Dance Ensemble and Earth Works Drummers.

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Sunday, May 13 • 3 & 7:30 p.m.

Lancaster Youth Symphony Concert

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Vitaly has performed extensively as a chamber musician and was a member of the Ensemble of Violinists of the Volgograd Philarmonic.

Friday, April 27 • 7:30 p.m.

$10 per ticket Students Free with I.D.

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Day of Percussion

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

PK Dance Company Performance

Percussion Ensemble Showcase High school and college level percussion ensembles compete and perform.

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

MU Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

The Big Spring Jazz Show.

General Admission -$15 per ticket Table for 4 - $50

Preview of dances coming up at the Grand Gala in May.

Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster & Lancaster Magazine

First Friday Art: MU Graphic and Interactive Design Students Exhibit

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

“Jazz in the Sky” Spring Show

Friday, May 18 • 7:30 p.m.

Friday, May 4 • 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, April 28 • 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Fine Living Magazine

Free, no ticket required

This performance will feature Millersville University’s Orchestra under the direction of Vera Volchansky.

Call 717-872-3811 for ticket pricing

Friday, April 20 • 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

MU Choral Ensembles Spring Concert: Not from ‘Round Here with guest trumpeter Thomas Bolton Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

The Women’s Choir of Millersville University, the Marauder Men’s Glee Club, and 8 to the Bar present a concert of choral works joined by Thomas Bolton of the Philhamonic Orchestra of the Americas, NYC.

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Computer and software generated art.

Free, no ticket required

Take a Seat

Friday, June 1 • 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster & Lancaster Magazine

Cabaret in the Sky Series Presents Marieann Meringolo’s “You Must Believe in Spring! ” The Music of Michel Legrand Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

Uplifting evening of spiritual and non-sacred music.

Sunday, April 15 • 2 p.m.

Friday, April 6 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Free, no ticket required

Thursday, April 26 • 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

$10 per ticket • Students Free

Free, no ticket required

Lancaster’s most innovative theatrical group presents presents a night of comedy.

Katie Wieand in Concert

One of the most talented pianists to win this award performs.

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Pa.’s foremost quilter and textile artist. Meet the artist . Exhibit runs the month of April.

Thursday Through Sunday, April 26-29 • 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster & Lancaster Magazine

First Friday – MU Orchestra Concert Featuring violinists Vitaly & Vera Volchansky

Saturday, April 14 • 7:30 p.m.

“Art Quilts of Donna Albert: The Seeds of Inspiration”

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

MU Senior Recital: Paul Contreras Winner of the 2011 Vyner Competion

$15 per ticket

Thursday, April 5 • 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 6 • 6 to 8 p.m.

A nationally recognized and much awarded storyteller.

Sunday, May 6 • 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Thursday, May 3 • 7:30 p.m.

Winners of the annual photographic art competition.

Free

Cabaret in the Sky’s “Glorious Easter” Presented by Trio Entertainment

Free, ticket required

Imani Winds Winds Ensemble

Professor Giesberg’s talks are interactive and utilize images to include audience members in a conversation about the first civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg.

Call 717-872-3811 for ticket prices

Friday, May 4 • 7:30 p.m.

$25 per ticket • Students $10

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Sponsored by The Literary Guild & Ann Barshinger

Creative Works ‘ Spring Comedy Show Saturday, April 14 • 7:30 p.m.

Judith Giesberg’s “Jennie Wade’s Bad Reputation”

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D. Monday, April 23 • 7:30 p.m.

$15 per ticket • Students Free Wednesday, April 4 • 7 p.m.

Marauding Mozart: Coronation Mass, K.317 With Keystone Singers

Cabaret in the Sky Series Presents Suzanne Carrico’s “The Art of the Cahn” Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

MAC Award winning cabaret singer performing the music of Sammy Cahn, directed by Mary Cleere Haran.

$25 per ticket • Students $10

Performance of the haunting music of Academy Award winning composer Michel LeGrand.

$25 per ticket • Students $10 Saturday, June 2 • 7:30 p.m.

Imani Edu-Tainers African Dance Company African music, dance, drumming, costumes and performance for the entire family.

Call for ticket pricing

Saturday, June 9 • 7:30 PM

Opera Does Broadway Presented by Opera Lancaster Favorite Broadway tunes.

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

The Ware Center Millersville University Lancaster and Rodgers & Associates proudly present

Sundays, June 10 & 17 • 7:30 p.m.

Prima Theatre’s The Music of Elton John Tickets from $22 at www.primatheatre.com

There’s still time to provide your legacy by purchasing a seat – an initiative of the Soar to Greatness Capital Campaign. “Take a Seat” in Steinman Hall in The Ware Center or Lyte Auditorium in the Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) for $600 per seat or in the Concert Hall at VPAC for $300 per seat. For more information, contact the Office of Special Events at 717-871-5926. The VPAC is scheduled to open fall 2012!

Saturday, June 16 • All Day

ArtsSeason

Sponsored by Fine Living Magazine

January through June

“Jazz in the Sky” Series Closing Festival Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

Multi-entertainment jazz/bluegrass festival.

$15 per ticket • Table for 4 - $50

Free, no ticket required

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Guest Artist Rodney Mack, Trumpet LSO Master Class Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan and Lancaster Symphony Orchestra

Free, no ticket required

You will find bios, photos, videos and more. To buy tickets call 717-872-3811 or 717-871-2308 or visit www.muticketsonline.com

2012 CALENDAR

Sunday, April 29 • 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

MU Flute, Choir and Guitar Ensembles Concert Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

4109-0911

Wednesday, April 11 • 3 p.m.

More about all of our upcoming events at www.millersville.edu/ware-center

Free, no ticket required Millersville University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. A member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA


2012 Winter/Spring Arts Season

January through June

The Ware Center and Rodgers and Associates proudly present

The first four months of our 2011-2012 Artistic Season was a great success. Thousands of people walked through our doors to see dance performances, classical music concerts, opera, jazz and Broadway cabarets, lectures, small theatrical presentations, art exhibits and other special events. The Season continues with nearly 100 more events and performances planned from January through June, 2012. You’ll find many of those events, but not all of them, listed here. We are adding more events every week.

We hope you will come to see our performances, thus supporting what Millersville University is doing downtown to create a vibrant visual and performing arts center where our entire community can meet, socialize and be entertained.

Thursday, February 2 • 6 to 9 p.m.

Friday, February 10 • 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 19 • 2 p.m.

Friday, March 2 • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Monday, March 5 • 7:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23 • 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

Latino Art, Music, Dance & Poetry First Thursday-February

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

The Artwork of Lancaster County Young Artists

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger, Millersville University Office of Social Equity & Diversity, Millersville University President’s Commission on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion and Millersville University Department of African American Studies

Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

Cabaret in the Sky Series Presents Randall Frizado’s “George, Ira & Cole” Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

Frizado pays tribute to George and Ira Gershwin, and Cole Porter.

Free, no ticket required

$25 per ticket • $10 students Sponsored by Millersville University Art Department

MU Faculty Artwork-First Friday This show runs for the entire month of January. Jan. 6 meet the artists.

Free, no ticket required Saturday, January 7 • 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Opera Lancaster

“Amahl and the Night Visitors “ Presented by Opera Lancaster Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Dance Film Lecture Music Theater

Free

Friday, February 3 • 8 p.m. Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

Jazz in the Sky First Friday In Celebration of Black History Month Delores King Williams & Tom Williams with the Fred Hughes Trio Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry and Funded in Part by the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts

Singer Williams and her husband on trumpet with Fred Hughes Trio debut original work.

Saturday, February 11 • 2 p.m.

Dance Arts Collaborative: Cultural Dance Group A matinee of different dance styles from a variety of cultures: African, Hip-Hop, Bollywood and others.

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Saturday, February 11 • 7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

“New Voices of Lancaster” Presented by Cabaret in the Sky Series

Sponsored by The Literary Guild and Ann Barshinger

$25 per ticket • Students $10 Friday, February 24 • 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Former Metropolitan baritone John Darrenkamp performs an evening of opera favorites and traditional and Broadway classics.

Free, no ticket required

Free, ticket required

“Lessons I Learned at My Grandfather’s Knee” Presented by Victoria Wyeth

Performances of British Art Songs.

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D. Friday, February 3 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Cultural Dance Group Preview First Friday-February Cultural Dance Group evening preview, showcasing different ethnic styles of dance.

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

General Admission $25 per ticket • Students Free with I.D. VIP seating & reception with Victoria $75

Artwork of Jerome Wright & Nancy Soulliard First Friday-February

“Sister Friend” & “Show Me the Franklins” An Evening of One Acts Presented by Theatre for Tranformation

Meet the artists 6 - 8 p.m.

Free, no ticket required

Sunday, February 5 • 7 p.m.

Two one-acts with song. “Sister,” an 18th century black poet and celebrity. “Franklins,” what was it like to be a slave in Ben Franklin’s household?

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

General Admission $15 per ticket Students Free with I.D.

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Sunday, January 29 • 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Cellist Emilio Colon

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Free, no ticket required

Sunday, February 26 • 2:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Vyner Competition Finals Juniors and seniors compete for a Louis Vyner award which recognizes excellence in student performances.

Free, no ticket required

The award-winning author speaks about the collaboration among the choreographer, the artist Isamu Noguchi and the Pulitzer Prize winning composer Aaron Copeland. Featuring a performance of “Applachian Spring” by pianist Ron Barnett

Saturday, March 3 • Noon Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Guest Artist Mezzo Soprano Maren Montalbano Brehm Master Class Free, no ticket required • Open to the public

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

“Ballet to Martha: Making Applachian Spring” By Jan Greenberg Presented by The Lancaster Literary Guild

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Saturday, March 3 • 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

MU Chorale Ensemble Spring Concert Fundraiser

Friday through Sunday, March 9–11 • Varies

Award-winning, thought-provoking Latino and Hispanic films in Spanish with English subtitles or vice versa.

$5 per film ticket or $20 per ticket for all films

Stories of local and nationally-known people of color who lived in or visited Gettysburg before, during and after the Civil War.

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

“Glorious March to Liberty: African American Contributions in the Civil War” Lectures with a Twist

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

Friday, February 17 • 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

MU Jazz Ensemble’s Discovery Weekend With Guest Artists from the US Army Jazz Ambassadors Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Co-sponsored by Millersville University Office of Social Equity & Diversity and Department of African American Studies

Curator of the African American Civil War Museum gives accounts of soldiers and others of color during the Civil War.

Free, no ticket required

19 member big band is the official touring band of the United States Army. Concerts by the Jazz Ambassadors are designed to entertain all types of audiences. Custom compositions and arrangements highlight the group’s creative talent and gifted soloists. Their diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections.

Free, no ticket required

More about all of our upcoming events at www.millersville.edu/ware-center You will find bios, photos, videos and more. To buy tickets call 717-872-3811 or 717-871-2308 or visit www.muticketsonline.com

Sunday, March 4 • 5 p.m.

Celebrate Ballet Dance Arts Collaborative Excerpts from famous ballets and original ballet choreography presented by local students, teachers and choreographers.

$25 per ticket • Students $10 Saturday, March 24 • 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Dances: Interpretations of Gershwin Modern and contemporary dance pieces and variations to the music of Gershwin.

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Sunday, March 25 • 2:30 p.m. Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

MU Faculty Recital Featuring Guitarist Marcia Englar Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Sponsored by The Literary Guild and Ann Barshinger

Friday, March 16 • 7:30 p.m.

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Rajotte wraps her powerhouse vocals around an all new set of exciting songs.

Co-sponsored by Millersville University Office of Social Equity & Diversity and Millersville University Department of Latino Studies

The Latino Film Festival Sponsored by The Ware Center

Guest Artist Mezzo Soprano Maren Montalbano

General Admission—$15 per ticket Students Free with I.D.

Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

Free, no ticket required

Tuesday, February 28 • 7:30 p.m.

This fundraiser supports the Millersville University Department scholarship fund.

Cabaret in the Sky Series Presents “Michelle Rajotte in Concert”

Sponsored by Fiesta Latina Productions and Lancaster County Community Foundation

Presented by Deb McCauslin

Presented by Hari Jones Friday, February 3 • 6 to 8 p.m.

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

Featuring Trumpeter John Maurer with the New Age Brass & Bluestones Jazz Quartet

Thursday, February 16 • 7:30 p.m.

“Echoes from the Past” Lectures with a Twist

$10 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Music Department Senior Recital

MU Concert Band & Wind Ensemble

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

This fundraiser for the artistic programs at The Ware Center features the granddaughter and sole heir of the artwork of Andrew Wyeth.

Thursday, January 26 & Saturday, January 28 • 7:30 p.m.

Reserved Seating—$15 per ticket Students: $10 per ticket

Free, no ticket required

MU Orchestra Concert

A consummate concerto soloist, Mr. Bailey has been featured with the symphony orchestras of Chicago, San Francisco, Israel, Minnesota, Indianapolis, Dallas, Louisville, Honolulu, Milwaukee, Nashville, Toronto and Utah among other leading orchestras around the world.

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

With Mark Boyle & George Cullinan

Sponsored by Millersville University Department of Music

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

How unmarried couples can protect themselves through creative financial, real estate, insurance and estate planning arrangements.

Friday, March 2 • 7:30 p.m.

Live music theatre work for singing actress and onstage music trio (cello, piano and percussion) based on the lives of four significant African American Women.

An evening of new and up and coming cabaret artists from Lancaster.

Friday, February 3 • 7:30 p.m.

Masters of British Song First Friday-February

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Co-sponsored by Veleska Jewelry

Thursday, January 12 • 7:30 p.m.

“Financial Planning for Unmarried Couples” Presented by Rick Rodgers

“Ain’t I A Woman?” Presented by Core Ensemble

Free, no ticket required

Tuesday, March 6 • 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

A Night with John Darrenkamp Presented by Opera Lancaster

Best artworks of local junior and senior high school students. Runs the entire month of March

Featuring Cellist Zuill Bailey Vera Volchansky, Conductor

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Reserved Seating—$20 per ticket Children 12 & under free

Starting at $22 per ticket www.primatheatre.com for tickets

Classical

Free, no ticket required

Sponsored by Opera Lancaster

A touching tale of forgiveness and miracles in humble places.

Sponsored by Ann Barshinger

Most ticketing, except where noted, is being handled by MU Box Office Services. You can buy your tickets in one of two easy ways: (1) Stop by the front desk at 42 North Prince Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania any weekday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or (2) Call the Box Office at 717-872-3811 or 717-871-2308. Tickets for all events listed in this brochure are on sale now. Seating in many cases is limited, so please reserve early.

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

Friday, February 24 • 7:30 p.m.

Prima Theatre’s Motown Cabaret

Art

Master Class with Pianist Yuliya Gorenman

Master Class with Guest Artist Pianist Marvin Blickenstaff

$15 per ticket • Table for 4: $50 Students Free with I.D.

Friday, January 20, 2012 • 7:30 p.m.

How to Reserve Tickets

Co-sponsored by Millersville University Office of Social Equity & Diversity and Millersville University Department of Latino Studies

How Africans have influenced and infused the Latino arts.

Saturday, January 15 • 7 p.m.

Harvey Owen, Director Laura Micciche, Event Manager

MARCH

Friday, January 6 • 7:30 p.m.

January 6 • 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Also, starting in January, The Ware Center proudly presents a Season full of feature films and shorts. We will show foreign films, academy award winners, documentaries, films made locally or with writers, producers or directors from the region, operas and professional dance performances. In short, films that cannot ordinarily be seen outside large metropolitan areas. To find out the schedule, please go to www:Millersville.edu/ware-center, after January 1st, where you will find a listing for the entire season. If you would like to get our weekly e-newsletter, which describes the events scheduled at The Ware Center for the coming week, please send your email address to: Harvey.owen@millersvile.edu.

FEBRUARY

JANUARY

Unsinkable Women: Stories & Songs from the Titanic Deborah Jean Templin’s one woman show with music and drama about 7 women who were on the Titantic.

$25 per ticket • Students $10 with I.D.

Wednesday, March 28 • 7:30 p.m.

Humourist Jeff Deck Presented by The Lancaster Literary Guild Co-author of The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time tells the story of an epic jouney across the U.S. to fix public sign typos.

$15 per ticket • Students Free

Friday & Saturday, March 30 & 31 • 7:30 p.m.

Lancaster Classical Guitar Festival Ernesto Tamayo Artistic Director

Co-sponsored by Pam & Hugh McGettigan

$10 per ticket • Students $5 with I.D.

$15 per ticket • Students Free with I.D.

Best Places to Park: Special event parking has been arranged ($2 to $5) at two downtown parking lots: (1) The Prince Street Garage (corner of North Prince and West Orange) and (2) Central Parking Garage (corner of West Vine and South Prince). Lots are within two blocks of 42 North Prince Street, are well lit, and electronically and manually monitored. Check into either garage the day/night of an event, as you ordinarily would. Then stop by the front desk when picking up your tickets or checking in to receive a chaser ticket, granting you the discounted event rate, upon check out. It’s simple, easy and safe.

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