Delaware

Delaware Fireworks Postponed Indefinitely

5 Jun , 2020  

Because of state restrictions on large attendance events amid the coronavirus pandemic, the annual Independence Day concert and fireworks in the City of Delaware have been postponed indefinitely.

The annual July 4 parade, organized by Citizens for The Fourth, had previously been cancelled.

“We don’t foresee the state of Ohio’s large gathering requirements being reduced significantly enough by early July to allow for our community’s Independence Day celebrations,” Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle said. “We are disappointed that we are not able to celebrate July 4 with our traditional fireworks display.” More…

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Life in Delaware County

Let The Music Play On

2 May , 2020  

By: 1808Delaware Staff

Like other central Ohio arts organizations, the Central Ohio Symphony has taken a hit with the COVID-19 pandemic. Concerts have been cancelled which bring needed revenue to the ensemble, including the Building CommUNITY concert that was to take place last week but has been postponed to as-yet-to-be-determined date.

Not to be deterred, the Symphony has since taken its performances online. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Ohio Wesleyan To Host Mark Lomax & The Urban Art Ensemble

2 Feb , 2020  

Critically acclaimed composer, recording artist, drummer, activist, and educator Mark Lomax II and The Urban Art Ensemble will present “400: An Afrikan Epic – Blues in August” in a free performance at 8 PM March 17 at Ohio Wesleyan University.

The group will perform in Gray Chapel inside Ohio Wesleyan’s University Hall, 61 S. Sandusky St., Delaware. Mark Lomax & The Urban Art Ensemble also includes Edwin Bayard on tenor sax and Dean Hulett on acoustic bass. More…

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OWU

Middle School Musicians To Descend On OWU

7 Jan , 2020  

The Department of Music at Ohio Wesleyan University is not only home to many fine musical ensembles that present concerts throughout the academic year, it also hosts budding musicians who come together to learn from talented instructors and directors.

Such will be the case later this month, when OWU hosts the OWU Middle School Honor Band Festival. Nearly 175 middle school students from across the state will practice and then perform in Gray Chapel inside University Hall. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Tickets Now Available For COSO Holiday Concerts

10 Dec , 2019  

UPDATED: Two identical concerts on the same day are sure to put music lovers in the holiday mood — particularly when they are full of holiday-inspired music and sing-alongs.

The Central Ohio Symphony Holiday Concerts will take place at 2 PM and 4:30 PM on Sunday, December 15 in Gray Chapel, University Hall.

Both concerts will feature guest artist Mark Alan Wade, national champion hammered dulcimer player. Wade, originally from Marysville, is an acoustic master and a headline performer in concerts and music festivals around the country. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Announces December Public Events Lineup

20 Nov , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its November 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Catch A Concert This Week

19 Nov , 2019  

One of the many advantages for Delaware and Delaware Countians of living close to a nationally respected university is access to good music on a regular basis.

Opportunities arrive this week to enjoy two very different musical groups affiliated with Ohio Wesleyan University

On Tuesday evening at 8 PM, OWU’s Park Avenue Jazz Ensemble will appear in concert, conducted by faculty member Kevin Turner. More…

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Life in Delaware County, Ohio Wesleyan University

OWU Announces November Public Events Lineup

17 Oct , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University has announced its November 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

October At OWU

17 Sep , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University today announced its October 2019 lineup of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission is free. For the latest OWU event information, visit www.owu.edu/calendar or “like” www.facebook.com/OhioWesleyanUniversityNews. For a list of Battling Bishop athletics events, visit www.battlingbishops.com. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Symphony Announces 41st Season

1 Sep , 2019  

The Central Ohio Symphony has announced its 41st season, which includes one of the most popular piano concertos by Tchaikovsky, a major symphony by Sibelius, and guest artists from both local and world stages.

Included will be orchestra highlights that span music from Mozart to today, all in beautiful Gray Chapel on the Ohio Wesleyan campus. Join conductor Jaime Morales-Matos and the Central Ohio Symphony musicians for a season of beautiful and powerful music to touch your heart. More…

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Ohio Wesleyan University

Copious Colors And Sonic Splendor

31 Aug , 2019  

Ohio Wesleyan University’s Department of Music will kick off its 2019-2020 concert and recital schedule with a free performance showcasing OWU’s Rexford Keller Memorial Organ, a four manual tracker action organ with 82 ranks, 55 stops, and 4,644 pipes.

The concert, featuring instructor James Hildreth, will be held at 7 PM on September 20 in Gray Chapel inside University Hall. More…

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Life in Delaware County

It’s The End Of Summer On West Winter

15 Aug , 2019  

Say what?

The time has come for the last concert in the Summer on West Winter Concert Series, brought to you by Main Street Delaware with a host of corporate sponsors.

What better way to close out a hot, hot summer with free, live music in downtown Delaware. As always, the fun takes place on West Winter Street between Franklin and Sandusky Streets. More…

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