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Terra State presents Resounding Brass tonight

Join Terra State Community College’s Brass Choir and select high school musicians as they perform in concert this Friday, April 11.  

The performance, “Resounding Brass,” will include a wide range of music written for brass and percussion.  Participating students were selected from Fremont Ross, Lakota, Margaretta, Monroeville, Port Clinton and Sandusky high schools to rehearse and perform with community and semi-professional musicians from the Terra State Brass Choir.  

"We are very excited to see these collaborations take place, as providing such musical activities only enhances cultural enrichment for our communities," said Michael Shirtz, Dean of Business, Communications and the Arts at Terra State.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Port Clinton High School and admission is free. 

For more information call the Terra Music Department at 419-559-2233.

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Jazz American Music Festival at the Strand

Terra State Community College will be presenting their 2nd Jazz  American Music Festival, JAM Fest 2, at The Strand Concert Theater & Recording Studio on April 12. The concert is organized by the Music Business I class at Terra to give students experience producing a live music event..

This year’s show will be a fundraising event for the Humane Society of Sandusky County. There is no admission charge; however, patrons are encourage to make donations of $5 in cash and/or items for The Humane Society. Items that the Humane Society needs include cat litter, dry and wet cat food, dry dog food, Dawn dish soap, laundry soap, computer paper and paper towels.

Headlining this year will be the Toledo band Nathan Roberts & The New Birds. This American rock band is very active in the Northwest Ohio area. They have been promoting their self titled album, “Nathan Roberts & The New Birds”, released in November, 2013. Other area bands that will be appearing include Clark’s Cape, Nick Davenport, Martin Koop of Freewild, Terra State Community College Fusion Machine and Terra State Community College Contemporary Ensemble.

JAM Fest 2 will begin at 7 p.m. and will run until approximately 12:30 a.m. The event will be B.Y.O.B. Beverages will also be available for purchase. More information can be obtained by calling The Strand at 419-355-8548.

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Terra State to host STEAM event

Area children from preschool through middle school are invited to enjoy a fun and educational event on April 15 at Terra State Community College.

Terra State students and faculty from a variety of areas, including the Early Childhood Education Department and the Terra Association of Future Teachers (TAFT), will host this STEAM event from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Student Activities Center on campus. STEAM stands for science, technology, education, arts and math, and provides the foundation for learning for young children while supporting the Common Core Curriculum.

Children can explore the world of STEAM as they experiment with rockets, design airplanes, engage in new computer technologies, explore pop-up playgrounds and discover the arts.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Stacey Pistorova at 419-559-2216.

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