Opera Western Reserve presents Verdi’s La Traviata on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 7:30pm at Stambaugh Auditorium. Scott Skiba has been contracted as Opera Western Reserve’s new Production Director, joining Conductor & Music Director, Susan Davenny Wyner. For tickets and more information, call 330-480-0693 or visit OWR’s Facebook page or

Opera Western Reserve will host Opera Ooh-La-La: A Summer Cabaret, its fifth annual Cabaret, held in the Tyler Grand Ballroom at Stambaugh Auditorium on June 26, 2020 at 6:00pm. The evening will feature opera arias and cabaret music, an appearance by the dancers of Ballet Western Reserve, a French-themed buffet dinner, dessert and cash bar. Proceeds from the event will support Opera Western Reserve. Tickets can be purchased for $60 plus ticket fee, by visiting or by calling the Stambaugh Auditorium Box office at 330-259-0555.

This event has been canceled.

YSU Bands finishes its 2019-2020 performance season with a joint program with the YSU Concert Band, Brandt Payne, Conductor, and the YSU Wind Ensemble, Stephen L. Gage, Conductor. This program will include an appearance by composer/conductor, Robert Traugh, a YSU alum, who will guest conduct his 2018 work, The River at First Light. The Wind Ensemble will also perform Steven Bryant’s award-winning Ecstatic Waters for Wind Ensemble & Electronica. YSU Dana School of Music Professor of Horn, Sean A Yancer, will perform J’eanne D’Arc for Horn & Wind Ensemble by Alex Poelman.

For tickets, visit the Stambaugh Auditorium website.

This event has been postponed. New date TBA.

The Stambaugh Youth Concert Band will present their spring concert featuring a selected senior soloist and the presentation of the Barbara Armstrong Scholarship award on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7:30pm. The SYCB is comprised of the top high school musicians from Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. The concert’s repertoire includes works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, John Mackey, Samuel Hazo and a special performance by the SYCB percussion ensemble of Jamaican Me Crazy, Mon! by Lalo Davis. This performance is sponsored in part by Home Savings Bank, KV Electric, and The DeBartolo Corporation.

For tickets, call 330-259-0555, go to, or visit the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office at Stambaugh Auditorium in person. The box office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-6:00pm.