A Musical Partnership

It’s good to have friends in the community, especially when they share your passion for music. As part of its commitment to help area schools enhance their musical education offerings, musicians from the Akron Symphony Orchestra spent time in the fall working with...

West Akron Kiwanis fund Red Chair

It started, like many things do, with a simple desire to make a difference. That desire paid off in a big way in November when the West Akron Kiwanis made a $5,000 donation to the Akron Symphony Orchestra to fund a Red Chair for the assistant conductor position, which...

Crescendo raises $6,000 to support ASO

The Akron Symphony Guild’s annual Crescendo style show and silent auction was a success as the guild raised approximately $6,000. More than 100 guests enjoyed an afternoon luncheon at the Fairlawn Country Club in support of the Akron Symphony Orchestra, Akron Youth...

A Longing for Freedom

The Rev. Charles Myricks Jr. feels something stirring in the water and he wants to share that feeling with everyone. Myricks collaborated with Jesse Ayers on There’s a Stirrin’ in the Water, a work commissioned by Music Director Christopher Wilkins and which will make...