Scott Joplin Festival in Full Swing
In case you're looking for something to do today in Sedalia, here's the Thursday lineup of events.
T h u r s d a y, J u n e 1, 2 0 1 7
10 am - Opening Ceremony - John Stark Pavilion - East Fifth
Various performers throughout the day
10 am - Symposia by Andrew Green - Liberty Center
Orchestrating works from piano scores, including how to accommodate various ensemble sizes. It will focus on the Red Back Book and Treemonisha specifically.
11 am - Symposia by Scott Kirby - Liberty Center
Textures of Joplin: the influence of counterpoint and ensemble thinking in the Joplin Rags.
11 am - 3 pm - Open Piano – Maple Leaf Site AND “Musically Yours” - Gazebo Park – South Ohio
These sessions allow the audiences to get to know the performers on a very personal level as they perform various styles of music they enjoy and/or have composed.
1-2 pm - Dance Lessons - Cakewalk Hall at the Fox Theater Event Center on East 5th.
2-3 pm - Dance Lessons with Accompaniment -Fox Theater Event Center on East 5th.
2pm - Ragtime Revelations - Liberty Center – 111 West Fifth
“Ragtime Dead? It Ain’t Even Sick!” – “Ragtime” Bob Darch
The Ragtime Revival started in 1974 – Here’s What New Rag Composers Have Been Up To
3-4 pm - Dance Lessons with Accompaniment - Fox Theater Event Center on East 5th.
4-5 pm - Dance - Cakewalk Hall at the Fox Theater Event Center on East 5th.
5-7 pm - Donor’s Only Party – Maple Leaf Park
8 pm - Easy Winners -Liberty Center – 111 West Fifth
A Presentation of Ragtime Composer Legends not named Joplin
After ours - Following last concert until ??? - Best Western – 3000 South Limit
Events in red require a ticket.