What we're about

ORMACO, Inc. (Ohio Regional Music, Arts, and Cultural Outreach) is a non-profit focusing on music, arts and cultural outreach for Northeast Ohio. The organization has several components with the mission of educating and enriching people’s lives. Help support local Ohio arts and artists!

Upcoming events (5+)

University of Akron Steel Drum Band

Chippewa High Schoo

Back by popular demand, you will be dancing in the aisles as the award-winning University of Akron Steel Drum Band brings you music from Trinidad and Tobago. Don't miss this high-energy concert, a sure cure for the winter blahs. The concert takes place on January 23, 2019, at Chippewa High School Auditorium, 466 South Portage Street, Doylestown, OH 44230 at 7 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance; $12 at the door (cash or checks only). Order online (credit card fee applies) at www.ormaco.org or by calling[masked]. Available starting December 24, 2018 at the following Buehler's stores: Wadsworth, River Styx, Forest Meadows, Orville, Wooster Milltown, Wooster Towne Market, Massillon, Portage Lakes and Jackson.

Duo Mercury: 20th Century Violin and Cello Duets

Wadsworth Public Library

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents Cleveland based musicians (McKenna Glorioso (violin) and Mia Ingram (cello) in a program that will showcase 20th century violin and cello duets. Among selections from composers such as Ravel and Kodaly, the Duo will give a fresh face to familiar classics, and will include some crowd favorites you may recognize from places other than the classical stage. Sit back and listen as Duo Mercury takes you on a journey throughout 20th century music. The one hour program takes place at Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth on February 10, 2019 at 2pm. Admission is free, but reservations recommended at[masked], or by visiting www.ormaco.org. About the Artists Mia Ingram is a cellist originally from Minneapolis whose career thus far has mainly focused on chamber music. She began studying cello at age nine and soon joined the Greater Twin Cities Youth Orchestra, eventually competing as a runner-up in the orchestra’s concerto competition. Mia has studied chamber music with members of the Shanghai String Quartet, Brooklyn Rider, the Artaria String Quartet, and the Arianna String Quartet. During high school she studied with Mina Fisher and was a member of the award-winning Warner String Quartet, which won several prizes in the Twin Cities area. Mia has attended many summer chamber music festivals including, most recently, the fellowship program at Madeline Island Chamber Music in both 2017 and 2018. Mia recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music under the tutelage of Matt Haimovitz. She was a finalist in the concerto competition in 2017 and also graduated with a minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist, and Social Justice Studies. She now resides in Cleveland, Ohio as a freelancer with local orchestras, as a soloist, and with Duo Mercury. McKenna Glorioso is currently studying for a Master’s degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music with William Preucil. She completed a Bachelor Degree from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in 2017 studying with Axel Strauss and Marcelle Mallette. McKenna currently performs with both the Akron and Canton Symphonies as well as Cleveland Pops and the Cleveland Opera Theatre. McKenna spent the summer of 2018 in Breckenridge, Colorado as a fellow with the National Repertory Orchestra. As an educator, McKenna is registered with the Suzuki Association. Admission: Free. To guarantee seats, call[masked] to reserve as these programs tend to fill up quickly.

Steve Free Band: Appalachian & Americana Music

Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts

Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) presents internationally acclaimed award winning singer/songwriter/recording artist Steve Free and his ensemble in an evening of folk music that combines the sounds of Appalachia, Americana and Country. The performance takes place on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 7pm at The Patricia Lindley Center for the Performing Arts, 627 N. Main Street, Wellington, Ohio 44090. Free’s awards include 9 ASCAP Awards, a Plantinum Record and a Grammy nomination. In 2008 he won the Ohio Governor’s Award for the number one artist in the state and in 2009 The Kentucky State Senate honored him for his musical contributions to Appalachia. In 2000 he received a lifetime achievement award from Airplay International in Nashville for his decades of international airplay. His song “Siege at Lucasville”, about the 1993 Ohio prison riot, was filmed by CBS TV’s 48 Hours in 1996 and his song “Our Hometown” is featured in the PBS documentary Beyond These Walls. Free has performed on PBS, NPR, The Nashville Network and has been featured in the AFM International Magazine, GTE Music Magazine in Nashville and numerous other music industry magazines and newspaper articles. Tickets are $12 in advance and are available by calling[masked] or online at www.ormaco.org (credit card fees apply). Tickets are $15 at the door (cash or checks only). See Less

Party Bus to Playhouse Square: Miss Saigon

Buehler's River Styx

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like “Last Night of the World,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “The Heat is On in Saigon,” this is a theatrical event you will never forget. Hop on the bus at Buehler's River Styx at 11:30 am, enjoy a catered box lunch, flowing wine, homemade cookies, chocolates, a trivia quiz and more! To book tickets, visit www.ormaco.org (credit card charges apply) or phone[masked]. Seating is limited, so book now to avoid disappointment. ORMACO party buses sell out quickly. $105 Party Bus + orchestra $75 Party Bus + balcony $60 orchestra only $45 balcony only

Past events (107)

Joe Leaman, Introduction to Steel Drum

Wadsworth Public Library

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