Lakeland Community College musical ensemble programs seeking musicians, vocalists

KIRTLAND, Ohio — Lakeland Community College in Lake County is seeking musicians and vocalists for its five musical ensemble programs for the upcoming semester.

With the musical programs returning to in-person rehearsals and programs, Lakeland Community College is inviting musicians with the equivalent of at least two years of high school level music making to schedule auditions.

While Lakeland students are encouraged to audition and can earn one college credit per semester of participation, the ensembles are open to any qualified community member.

The ensembles include:

  • The Lakeland Civic Band – This large concert band, under the direction of Daniel
Read More Continue Reading

Musical “We Will Rock You” opens Friday night | Arts & Theatre

The Mills Masquers invites you to dance into the future as they present the hit musical “We Will

Read More Continue Reading

‘Cinderella’ musical in London won’t open due to COVID rules

By Lisa Giles-Keddie

(Reuters) -Musical theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber on Monday cancelled the opening of his new London production of “Cinderella” and said he had no idea when it would go ahead, blaming “impossible conditions” imposed by the British government.

Lloyd Webber said one person in the cast had tested positive for coronavirus, but the rules around quarantine and isolation for the remainder of the actors – all testing negative – meant the show could not open as planned on Tuesday.

“I have been forced to take the heart-breaking decision not to open my ‘Cinderella’,” Lloyd Webber said in

Read More Continue Reading


“Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS!” Spongebob the Musical opened at Players by the Sea on Friday night, and the crowd went wild. The musical follows Spongebob and the citizens of Bikini Bottom as they prepare for a natural disaster that could wipe out their town. Spongebob and his friends must find a way to save the town the love so much and battle various obstacles along the way. Audiences will recognize many of their favorite characters from the past 22 years of the popular television show.

The cast is supremely talented, starting with the main

Read More Continue Reading

Strings attached: Tulsa instrument builder curates exhibit of musical art | Music

One of the few local builders of stringed instruments whose work is not featured in the exhibit Benjamin Liggett curated for 108 Contemporary is Benjamin Liggett.

Liggett has been building acoustic and electric guitars for about nine years, such as the AbstracT, a model inspired by the Fender Telecaster.

But the idea of putting one of his guitars next to the items that make up “A Luthier’s Tale: The Craft of Stringed Instruments” made him more than a bit uncomfortable.

Benjamin Liggett plays “Audrey

Read More Continue Reading

Yonkey Talks New ‘Artiswitch’ Theme, Musical Roots & More

The producer’s innovative tracks and songwriting chops produce universal pop songs from his basic musical style rooted in electronic music and hip-hop. His latest offering is the theme of Sunrise and Asobisystem’s new original animated series Artiswitch called “Tobu, Saihate,” featuring 21-year-old J-pop singer-songwriter Kana Adachi. In a new interview with Billboard Japan, yonkey sat down with writer Tomoyuki Mori to chat about the new single, his musical influences and more.

You’ve been branching out a lot recently.

I get asked more often now to produce or remix tracks in a variety of genres. I do research on those

Read More Continue Reading