Singer to give concert, class

Terra State Community College and Sandusky State Theatre are joining forces with KeyBank to bring Grammy Award-winning artist Melissa Manchester to the area for a few events.

At 8 p.m. May 2, the State Theatre is to host “An Evening with Melissa Manchester.” The concert also is to feature music ensembles from Terra State as well the Sandusky State Theatre’s Amerikids show choir.

Among her international hits are “Through the Eyes of Love” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud.”

For tickets, call the box office at (419) 626-1950; prices range from $26-$46.

The President’s Scholarship Dinner is to precede the concert at the State Theatre. Proceeds from the dinner will support the President’s Scholarship Fund, an endowment that assists students at Terra State. Tickets are $125 and include dinner with open bar, reserved concert seating and a commemorative CD of the performance.

Reservations, made through the State Theatre box office, must be made by Friday.

Manchester also is to present a master class for vocalists and songwriters, open to all, 10-11:30 a.m. May 1.

Those who wish to be mentored by Manchester should call (419) 559-2379 to reserve a spot.