Annual Family Concert at Hayner, Saturday, February 25, 2017 Hands on Workshop at 6:30 pm and program at 7:30 pm - At 6:30 come and join in a hands-on workshop in the Eastroom. At 7:30 pm the GOREE drum and dance group will begin with a dance and drum program and end with a kid's drum circle.
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Kun Dong, violin and Benita Wan-Kuen Tse-Leung, piano, February 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm Hosted by Dr. Randall Paul, Director of the Wright State University School of Music. Enjoy elegant chamber music in an intimate listening room.
Jazz in March Series with the Bobby Floyd Trio March 25, 2017 7:00 pm Pre-concert interview with Keigo Hirakawa, "Engineering A Jazz Tune" 7:30 pm JAZZ IN MARCH CONCERT with the Bobby Floyd Trio - Free Concert - Floyd has performed extensively with Ray Charles, Jeff Tyzik, Chris Howes, Byron Stripling, and his own trio. He has performed around the world including Europe, Australia, China and Japan to high praise. He has been a featured soloist with orchestras throughout the USA and Canada, including the Boston Pops, Rochester Philharmonic, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Edmonton Symphony, and many others. He currently tours with the legendary Count Basie Orchestra. Additionally, Floyd is the current pianist/organist with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra where he is often featured and has accompanied some of the most well-known jazz, gospel and pop artist of our times, ranging from Branford Marsalis, Roy Hargrove to Mavis Staples. Floyd has taught at The Ohio State University, in his own private studio, and currently at the world-famous Jamey Aebersold Jazz Workshops. Joining Floyd for this free concert is Derek DiCenzo on bass and Reggie Jackson on drums. Come early to learn more about Ohio’s jazz legends at the 7:00 pm pre-concert interview Engineering a Jazz Tune hosted by Keigo Hirakawa.
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Tutti Solisti, March 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm With Miriam Kramer, cello; Deborah Kramer Netanel, violin; Steven Aldredge, piano; Randal Paul, clarinet. This series is hosted by Dr. Randall Paul, Director of the Wright State University School of Music. Enjoy elegant chamber music in an intimate listening room.
Brad Richter, classical guitar , April 8 2017 at 7:30 pm- Free Concert - Brad Richter’s ability to defy the technical limits of his instrument has earned him comparisons to the likes of Franz Liszt and Nicolo Paganini by luminaries of the American classical music scene. Equal parts performer, composer, and educator, he has amassed nearly 1,000 concert appearances in North America and Europe - more than 50 of which have been broadcast on NPR’s Performance Today. Brad’s compositions for solo guitar and guitar in ensemble are performed by guitarists the world over. Accolades include winning the International Composer’s Guild Competition and writing the score for an episode of the PBS series The Desert Speaks. Some commissions of note are: Navigating Lake Bonneville, a concert length chamber piece commissioned by Weber State University, Duo Concerto for Cello and Guitar, co-written with Viktor Uzur for the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, Fragments Transcending commissioned by David Finckel, Devil in the Details commissioned by the National Music Teachers Association and Once We Moved like the Wind” a piece for guitar orchestra commissioned by the Tucson Guitar Society.
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Wittenberg Woodwind Quintet, April 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm With Lori Akins, flute; Lisa Grove, oboe; Richard York, clarinet; Joseph Hesseman, bassoon and Colvin Bear, french horn. Hosted by Dr. Randall Paul, Director of the Wright State University School of Music. Enjoy elegant chamber music in an intimate listening room.
The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is supported by the tax payers of Troy and the generous donations of the Friends of Hayner. The mission is to preserve and maintain the Hayner mansion as a cultural resource center for the present and as an historical legacy for the future generations of the community of Troy, Ohio.