Entertainment briefs, May 4

Here Come the Mummies to perform Saturday at The Ritz

The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., is to present Here Come the Mummies at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are $20-$35.

Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5,000 year-old Egyptian mummies. HCTM has opened for P-Funk, Al Green and Cheap Trick, and played Super Bowl Village. They have become regulars on The Bob and Tom Show, and played festivals such as Summer Camp, Common Ground, Voodoo Fest, Musikfest, Summerfest and Riverbend.

To purchase tickets, visit www.ritztheatre.org, call (419) 448-8544 or visit the box office.

Friday Night Live season finale set for this weekend at The Ritz

The Ritz Theatre is to present the season finale of its Friday Night Live series at 7:30 p.m. Friday in The National Theatre, 30 S. Washington St.

Tickets cost $10.

Guests include Scott Stiert, a singer songwriter of Milan; Twisted Strands, a folk music trio of Tiffin; and Ed Adams & Nathan Santos, a trumpet and bass duo of Tiffin.

To purchase tickets, visit www.ritztheatre.org or call (419) 448-8544 or visit the box office.

Classical pianist to perform Sunday afternoon at The Ritz

Thomas Pandolfi is to grace The Ritz Theatre stage, 30 S. Washington St., at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Pandolfi is to present “Chopin, Liszt and the Movies.”

Tickets cost $10-$25.

Pandolfi has been showered with superlatives by critics for his artistry and technique. His orchestral appearances feature not only the masterpiece concerti by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt, but also pieces by Paderewski, Rubinstein and Moszkowski.

To purchase tickets visit the box office, call (419) 448-8544 or online at www.ritztheatre.org.

Clyde musical groups to perform concerts May 11, 13

CLYDE — Clyde High School choirs are to perform their annual Pop Concert at 7 p.m. May 11 and 13 in the Clyde High School auditorium, 1015 Race St.

The theme is ” ’90s to Now” and is to feature the A Cappella Choir, Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus and Kaleidoscope.

Tickets cost $5.

Heidelberg Concert Choir to give performance

The Concert Choir and the Chamber Singers of Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre are to perform their annual home concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church.

Under the direction of Greg Ramsdell, director of choral activities and associate professor of choral music education, the 56-member vocal ensemble is to present a concert with the theme “Up.” Through its repertoire, the choir is to explore the many diverse meanings of “up.”

Featured soloists include Heather DeJonge on Piano, Alexis Cook and Cedric Robinson on violin, Will Sweeney on viola and Teddy Berger on percussion.

The concert is free, but an offering may be accepted.

Heidelberg to offer music and theater summer camp

High school students are invited to explore their musical and theater interests by participating in Heidelberg University’s first Music & Theatre Summer Camp June 4-10.

Students are to learn techniques in vocal, instrumental or theater tracks. Classes include audition techniques, exploring careers in the arts, movement for performers, conducting, music theory, beginning piano, jazz combos/improvisation and tech tips for artists.

Heidelberg faculty members Carol Dusdieker, Jonathan Waters, Greg Ramsdell, Steven Svoboda, Vanessa Cook and camp coordinator Elizabeth Tracy are to serve as instructors.

The camp also is to offer performance opportunities, culminating on the final two days with a major concert and performance of the musical “Godspell.”

All campers are eligible to audition for the musical.

The cost is $425 per camper, including tuition, meals, room and board. For a commuter camper, the cost is $325 for tuition and daily lunch. Discounts are available.

For more information or to register, visit www.heidelberg.edu/musictheatrecamp or email etracy@heidelberg.edu.

New Riegel’s Jacket Company to perform dinner concert

NEW RIEGEL – The New Riegel High School’s pop a cappella ensemble, the Jacket Company, is to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the high school.

Dinner is to be at 6:30 p.m. and cost $18. Tickets for the show are $6 at the door.

Special guests include Kaleidoscope from Clyde High School.

For more information, call (419) 595-2256.

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