Entertainment briefs, March 1

Country singer Pam Tillis coming to Clyde Saturday

Pam Tillis, a country singer-songwriter and member of the Grand Ole Opry, is to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clyde High School auditorium, 1015 Race St.

Tillis is a three-time CMA award winner, including 1994’s Female Vocalist of The Year Award, and has been nominated multiple times for Grammy’s Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

Some of her hits include “The Memories of You,” “Don’t Tell Me What to Do,” “One of Those Things,” “Put Yourself in My Place,” “Maybe It Was Memphis,” “Blue Rose Is,” “Shake the Sugar Tree,” “Let That Pony Run” and “Cleopatra, Queen of Denial.”

Tickets cost $30 or $35 and are available at the Clyde-Green Springs Board of Education office, 106 S. Main St.

BLT to present ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ for six dates

BUCYRUS – Bucyrus Little Theatre is to present “Lend Me a Tenor,” directed by Jason Chandler at 7:30 p.m. March 9, 10, 16 and 17 and at 2:30 p.m. March 11 and 18.

For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.bucyruslittletheatre.com or call (419) 562-0731.

Heidelberg music to host drumming workshop March 17 in Brenneman

Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre is to present a drumming workshop with musician-educator and percussion expert Mark Stone 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 17 in Brenneman Music Hall.

Stone is an associate professor of music at Okaland University. He also is the arts area leader for the OU/Pontiac Initiative and member of the Pontiac Arts Commission.

The cost is $10 for high school students, $20 for Ohio Music Education members and $30 for general public.

Lunch in Hoernemann Refectory costs $8.

The workshop schedule:

Exploring African Music: Introduction to the Gyil Xylophone, Dalari Drums, Aslatua Shaker and Kalimba – 9 a.m.

Exploring Indian Music: Introduction to the Kanjera Drum and Solkattu – 10:30 a.m.

Performance by Mark Stone and Drum Circle – 12:30 p.m.

For more information or to register, visit www.heidelberg.edu/drumming.

Pianist to perform at ‘Berg; recital celebrates wife’s fight against cancer

Piano teacher and performer Jeff Manchur is to perform a recital “Choose Joy: Music from a Cancer Journey” at 7 p.m. March 17 in Brenneman Music Hall.

Manchur has performed at new music festivals across the U.S. He is to perform selections by Johannnes Brahms, Ludwig van Beethoven, Samuel Barber, Amy Beach and contemporary composer Garrett Hope. His program speaks to his wife’s successful fight against cancer last year.

Manchur received a bachelor’s degree from Brandon University, a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska and a doctorate from Bowling Green State University.

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