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Sounds of the Season
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Sounds of the Season

Sunday evening, I attended a delightful concert put on by the Westerville Symphony up at Otterbein in Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center. A new venue for me it allowed for a smaller, more intimate performance setting, perfect for when you’re going to be singing along! (Or in my case, “singing!”) Under the direction … Continue reading

Music in the Arts

Up On The Housetop

Civil War era fun fact learned at tonight’s Christmas concert by the Westerville Symphony: The song Up On The Housetop was written by Ohioan Benjamin Hanby who premiered the song in Richmond, Indiana in 1864. He had previously resigned his job as a minister because he scandalously believed that church services should include music, so … Continue reading