DeaFestival

By |2022-06-20T19:17:01+00:00September 3rd, 2022|

DeaFestival-Kentucky 2022 is back! We are excited to bring this to Danville, KY where DeaFestival was born! The 14th biennial event will be on the campus of Centre College in the Norton Center for the Arts and held in conjunction with the Kentucky School for the Deaf’s (KSD) 200th Anniversary celebration. KCDHH, part of the [...]

Kat Edmonson

By |2022-01-18T18:40:33+00:00May 14th, 2022|

With a lighter-than-air vocal approach as well as her gift for evocative songwriting, Kat Edmonson is a rare artist who embodies the spirit of the past while remaining resolutely au courant. This vintage-pop jazz artist has a story to tell. Edmonson’s fifth and latest album, Dreamers Do, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Traditional Jazz [...]

Back in Brass: Danville strikes up the band

By |2022-05-13T12:44:21+00:00May 12th, 2022|

Trumpets, trombones and tubas and the soaring sounds of hundreds of brass musicians – it’s the Great American Brass Band Festival, marching into Danville on Thursday, June 2, for four days of performances, plus parade, picnic and America’s favorite pastime. The free, family-friendly event celebrates its 32nd year in 2022 of bringing brass bands from [...]

Centre Fusion & African Percussion

By |2022-01-21T19:09:56+00:00May 9th, 2022|

Centre Fusion performs a mixture of arranged and improvised material with strong jazz and rhythmic foundations, primarily in contemporary styles of American and world music. Although there is a focus on jazz and percussion instruments, all instruments are welcome in the ensemble. Centre African Percussion performs the percussive music of Ghana and other West African [...]

Fifth House Ensemble: Journey LIVE

By |2022-01-18T18:33:30+00:00May 6th, 2022|

Praised by the New York Times for its “conviction, authority, and finesse,” the Chicago-based Fifth House Ensemble harnesses the collaborative spirit of chamber music to reach beyond the traditionally perceived limits of classical music. Now they’ve teamed up with composer Austin Wintory to present an original interactive live performance of his Grammy®-nominated score to the [...]

Spring Dance Concert

By |2022-01-24T21:53:23+00:00May 5th, 2022|

Directed by Rebecca Stephenson. Centre College’s dance students present a choreographed dance concert as the culmination of a semester’s work. All dancers, choreographers, lighting designers and musicians are students. This event is free and open to the public.

The Kentucky Music Ensemble

By |2022-01-21T19:07:18+00:00May 2nd, 2022|

The Kentucky Music Ensemble performs traditional and contemporary bluegrass, folk, blues, soul, and popular music styles with connections to Kentucky and other parts of the American south. In addition to its core student makeup, the group invites members of the college's faculty, staff, and alumni, and musicians from the community to join performances. Information regarding [...]

The Queen’s Cartoonists

By |2022-01-18T18:23:53+00:00April 29th, 2022|

From the zany swing of classic Saturday morning cartoon anarchy, to the sweep of bygone Disney and contemporary smallscreen favorites like The Simpsons, the music that underpins these beloved touchstones is like a universal language. The Queen’s Cartoonists play music from classic cartoons and contemporary animation synchronized to video projections of the original films, leading [...]

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