Saturday, November 26, 2011
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It might have been a shorter week than normal for many people, but there was still plenty going on in the blogs. Here’s a look at a few of the topics: Check out all of the blogs in the Local Voices section. Inspired to start your own? Email Editor Rachel Abbey McCafferty for the details.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Thursday's concert starts the 2012 season early and honors the bicentennial.
The members of the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will bring their musical skills to the community this week with a special concert in the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School auditorium. The concert serves as a warm up to the orchestra’s 2012 season at Severance Hall in Cleveland. James Feddeck will conduct the orchestra in numerous pieces, including one by Johann Sebastian Bach. “We have had the good fortune to being them out biannually since 2001 for this warm-up concert,” said Doug Huth, who is on the board of directors for the Kiwanis Club of Brecksville and chairperson of COYO relations. The club hosts the event, along with the Broadview Heights Kiwanis and the school's music department. The composition line-up starts with…
Monday, November 14, 2011
This week is filled with events.
City Council meets on Tuesday. The next World War II meeting at the Human Services Center is this Wednesday. The meetings explore different aspects of life during that time period. On Thursday, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will play at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School. The Kiwanis Clubs of Brecksville and Broadview Heights and the Brecksville-Broadview Heights City School District music department sponsor the event, and the proceeds go to the music programs in the district and to scholarships for students. This is the last weekend to see the Brecksville Theater on the Square’s production of Annie. There are shows on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Friends of the Brecksville Library will be hosting their …
Sunday, October 16, 2011
The money raised by the event is used for scholarships and gifts to the school district’s music departments.
The Kiwanis Club of Brecksville exists to give back to the community, and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra concert it’s helping to host in November is no exception. The concert, which is also being hosted by the Broadview Heights Kiwanis and the high school’s music department, raises money for the district’s music department and scholarships for students, said Doug Huth, a Kiwanis member who is overseeing the committee that’s putting on the concert. The organization recently gave $1,000 to the high school music department and $500 to the middle school music department for the 2009 Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra concert, Huth said. There was some miscommunication that caused a delay. This year’s concert, which will be held on …