Enjoy the Summer Music Series, Lucky Lemonade Concerts, Drawing Room Chamber Series, Jazz in March and a rich variety of music and performing arts offerings.
Thanks to the support of the local tax levy, the following events are presented free and open to the public.
We are proud members of:
Free Community Concert with The Eclectic Three - Sunday, October 13 at 2:00 pm
The Eclectic Three are Sharon Schwanitz, alto sax, Tara Mar Iddings, cello and Yvonne Washer-Carson, piano for a lovely afternoon of chamber music.
Cabaret and Cabernet - Saturday, October 19 at 7:00 pm
The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is pleased to host a Cabaret & Cabernet with the David Wion Trio on Saturday evening, October 19th at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to participate in a Broadway sing-a-long in the Hayner’s Ballroom complete with cabaret tables, hors d’oeuvres and soft drinks. Wine will be available for purchase. Lyric sheets of all-time favorite Broadway tunes will be provided for the sing-a-long. Joining David will be Darin Wion on bass and Devin Mitchell on percussion. This musical evening is free and open to the public and is intended for an adult audience. In the words of Judy Garland…”we won’t ever want to go home…we will stay all night and sing them all!!” Plan now to spend the evening at Hayner and sing the night away!
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Host Steven Aldredge Special Guest Artists: The Jackson Leung Piano Studio "A Night of Pianists"
Tuesday, October 29 at 7:30 pm
The Jackson Leung Piano Studio will present prize-winning students from around the world at this very special evening of piano music.
Free Community Concert with Sugar Grove Bluegrass Band - Friday, November 22 at 7:30 pm
Community Concerts are presented by the public for the public. Join the Sugar Grove bluegrass band at the Hayner for some foot-tapping good music with Daryl Duncan, Alan Turnbull, Joe Bowsman, Merrell Boggs, Barb Kuhns and Mike Elliott.
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Host Steven Aldredge Special Guest Artists: The Western Ohio Tuba Quartet Tuesday, November 26 at 7:30 pm
Four current members of the Ohio Valley British Brass Band make up the Western Ohio Tuba Quartet — Francis Laws, Ted Shuttleworth, Michael Gallehue, and Denny Seifried. All are experienced performers and retired music educators who enjoy making music together and entertaining audiences with this unusual combination of instruments. The WOTQ is two euphoniums, sometimes called tenor tubas, and two bass tubas. This unique instrumentation delivers a rich and resonant sound that simply needs to be experienced in person to appreciate. The quartet performs a variety of musical styles, from arrangements of classical composers such as Gabrieli, Mozart, and Tchaikovsky, to modern American music, marches, and jazz.
Holiday Open House Grand Opening of the Decor - Sunday, December 8 from 1 to 5 pm
Music and refreshments all day as you peruse the breathtaking decor. Over twenty decorators will re-imagine the beautiful three-story Romanesque mansion as a holiday wonderland. Each room in the house will be adorned using the theme: A Contemporary Christmas. Our 2019 Decorators: Mary Nilsen & Donna Crosier, Kelly Rank, David Fair on the Square, Your Personal Florist, James Novotny & Sheila Fulks, Hayner Exhibit Committee, Story Point, Miami County Herb Society, Dawn Flory & Homeschool Art Students. Live music will fill the house at this holiday celebration. Featuring the Troy Tones, Abigail and Gabriel, Jerry and Vaughan and Leann George.
Our 2019 Holiday Open House Musicians: 1:00 - 1:30 The Troy Tones, Troy High School A Capella Choir 1:30 - 2:00 Jerry and Vaughn LIVE - folk songs, oldies and new 2:00 - 2:30 The Back to School Quartet - Barbershop Quartet with Gary Roeth, Jim Riley, Dale McKinney and Ron Ventura 2:30 - 3:00 Valley Folk Players with Leanna George, harp; Elaine Newcomer, harp and Rev. Mike Nartker, clarinet 3:00 - 3:30 Chris Aldridge and Trojan City Music Students 3:30 - 4:00 Eric Burgasser - Acoustic folk and old time 4:00 - 4:30 Cochran Custom Guitar Showcase - Tyler and Jimmie Cochran play Jimmie's own hand crafted instruments. 4:30 - 5:00 Abigail and Gabriel - gospel, bluegrass, folk
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Host Steven Aldredge Wednesday, December 11 at 7:30 pm
A special surprise holiday event featuring some of Ohio's most talented singers and instrumentalists.
Dianne Coble Ensemble - Soulful Sounds of Christmas - Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Dianne (Hughes) Coble returns to her hometown to share some holiday cheer! Since 2012 this large choir has been sharing their message of joy in music by performing throughout the area. This 12+ member choir will be singing their holiday favorites with characteristic soulful rhythm and enthusiasm.As Dianne says, “There is no greater means of expressing the season's joy and uniting people than through music.” A variety of Christmas music is sure to have something for everyone.
Mountain Dulcimer of Society of Dayton Concert and Workshop Weekend January 10 at 7:30 pm - Concert at Hayner with Steve and Ruth Smith January 11 - Workshop at the West Charleston Church of the Brethren (info will be published soon at daytondulcimers.com)
From the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Steve and Ruth play and sing the music reminiscent of the old home place where family, love, faith, and sense of place are the foundations of heritage and traditions. Ruth plays the hammered and Appalachian mountain dulcimers and Steve adds finger style guitar, old-time banjo, and vocals.
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Host Steven Aldredge Special Guest Artists: Christopher Chaffee and Friends Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Christopher Chaffee is Professor of Flute at Wright State University, Instructor of Flute at Interlochen Arts Camp, and a Yamaha Performing Artist. In high demand as an artist and teacher, he is a guest artist and clinician at conservatories, universities and high schools across the United States. Dr. Chaffee is a recording artist and blogger with New York City based Open G Records, and his 2015 album Four Prayers is available worldwide. We are pleased to present Christopher Chaffee and Friends at the Hayner for our Drawing Room Chamber Series in our intimate listening room.
Community Concert - Musician's Club of Troy Student Honors Recital Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Community Concert with Cory Breth Friday, February 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Community Concerts are presented by the public for the public. Blending sounds from folk, alternative, pop, and soul Cory Breth crafts a style and sound that truly transcends the traditional castes of genre.
Jazz in March with Robin Eubanks and the Keigo Hirakawa Trio Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Grammy winning trombonist Robin Eubanks will perform with the Keigo Hirakawa Trio at the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center for their annual Jazz in March series on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Hirakawa will act as interviewer for 30 minutes before the concert. Be at this event at 7:00 to learn more about this outstanding musician who grew up in a musical family and has dedicated his life to the pursuit of excellence in Jazz.
Eubanks is a premier jazz trombonist of our generation. He regularly performs with Mental Images, EB3, The SF Jazz Collective and the Dave Holland Quintet and Big Band. Eubanks will tour Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Switzerland, Croatia, Serbia and the UK in just 2019 alone. His compositions and arrangements are valued at colleges and universities throughout the United States and have been performed and recorded by many outstanding American Jazz bands.
Community Concert with Jerry and Vaughn LIVE - Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Community Concerts are presented by the public for the public. Jerry and Vaughn LIVE will do folk songs, oldies, modern, and new. They write their own tunes about life, love, and laughter.
Drawing Room Chamber Concert with Host Steven Aldredge Special Guest Artists: Kun Dong, violin and Benita Leung, piano Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 7:30 pm
This critically acclaimed duo returns to the Hayner for an encore performance. Kun Dong and Benita Tse-Leung began their collaboration as a violin/piano duo in the Fall of 2014. This collaboration has been described as a union of “imaginative colors” and “ a collaboration of great unity”. The violin/piano duo have been featured in recitals in the United States, Macau (SAR) China, and an extensive tour to Taiwan that included performances in Taipei, Kao Hsiung, and Tai Chung.
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.