The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra is a concert ensemble committed to new music, founded in 1973 by Mark Harvey. Past performances include; festivals, clubs, concert halls, colleges and universities, making the group a large force in the international jazz scene for over four decades. The music director and trumpeter, Mark, has recorded and performed with renowned Read More »»
Silver Series Events
The Silver Center and PSU Dance Division present Lorraine Chapman: The Company for an evening of unexpected dance and theater that comes to idiosyncratic, different and invented conclusions from other dancemakers. New work created with PSU Dance Director, Amanda Whitworth in collaboration with PSU dance alumni.
The Aquila Theatre Company is a classical theatre group that brings renowned works like Shakespeare plays to life. During this performance they will be performing Jane Austen’s Sense & Sensibility. As quoted by The New Yorker “Aquila’s productions are beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing and crystalline in effect.” Aquila presents its work each year in New Read More »»
John McEuen of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & his String Wizards “Will the Circle be Unbroken” comes to Silver Center for the Arts on Friday, November 3rd at 7pm. Tickets will go on sale August 30th at 11am. McEuen has assembled a unique cast for a special night to share the music and memories of Read More »»
Featuring: Tim Gilmore, drums/ percussion; Chris Klaxton, keyboard & trumpet; Jonathan Lorentz, saxophone; Brendan Dowd, bass; David Newsam, guitar; Taylor O’Donnell, vocals; and Special guests too! Wonderful Holiday Music the whole family will enjoy. This talented group of musicians is getting together for a one time only performance here in Silver. This holiday spectacular is Read More »»
Visiting Artist Leslie Amper presents a piano performance and lecture telling the story of the Federal Music Project, the musical division of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s WPA initiative. The live performance will include music by William Grant Still, Amy Beach, Henry Cowell, Roger Sessions, Ernest Bloch, and Aaron Copland.
Matt Haimovitz is a solo cellist known for performing classic pieces by J.S. Bach in highly untraditional venues such as night clubs and restaurants. This became Haimovitz sound; exploring non-standard classical and non-classical repertoire, performing solo acts as well as collaborations with other musicians and orchestras. Haimovitz attended both Juillard and Harvard for schooling, to Read More »»