ARTS | Granville | collectif9 at Denison University

Swasey Chapel, Denison University 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH

Registration is required here. Known for their innovative programming and unique approach to chamber music, Juno- nominated Montreal string nonet collectif9 performs “with an infectious energy and vigour that grabs […]

Handel’s Messiah at historic Swasey Chapel

Swasey Chapel, Denison University 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH

Denison’s Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Singers, and Concert Choir will unite to perform Handel’s timeless Messiah, a renowned oratorio and December tradition, at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 in Swasey Chapel. This collection of Old and New Testament passages is recognized as Handel’s magnum opus. First performed in 1742, Messiah’s allure remains strong nearly three hundred years later. As […]

Piano recital by guest artist John Mortensen

Burke Recital Hall, Eisner Center, Denison University 240 W Broadway Ave, Granville, OH, United States

The Department of Music presents a guest artist recital featuring pianist John Mortensen, professor of piano at Cedarville University. Mortensen is a leader in the international revival of historical improvisation. He is a Fulbright Global Scholar, author of Improvising Fugue and The Pianist’s Guide to Historic Improvisation, and a Steinway Artist.

‘I Exist Project’

Sharon Martin Hall, Eisner Center, Denison University 240 West Broadway, Granville, OH, United States

The Department of Music presents the Contemporary Sounds Concert Series, featuring guest artist Nick May, saxophone, and Alex Li, piano, in collaboration with visual artist, Chris Faur, in a performance of combined visuals and music featuring LGBTQIA+ composers from Mays “I Exist Project.” The “I Exist Project” amplifies the richness and diversity of queer life, […]

‘The Child Stars At The End of The World’ – The Youth Climate Movement Phenomenon and What Comes Next

Herrick Hall, Denison University 600 West Loop, Granville, OH, United States

Denison University’s Laura C. Harris Series welcomes author Jamie Margolin presenting a lecture, “The Child Stars At The End of The World” - The Youth Climate Movement Phenomenon and What Comes Next. This presentation will review Margolin’s story, the growth of the youth climate movement, greenwashing and downsides, and where we go from here organizing […]

Third Coast Percussion

Burke Recital Hall, Eisner Center, Denison University 240 W Broadway Ave, Granville, OH, United States

Third Coast Percussion presents a Denison Ensemble-in-Residence performance featuring a new work by Carlos Carrillo, along with music by Devonté Hynes, Jessie Montgomery, Gemma Peacocke, and David Skidmore. Tickets required and available at the link below. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/third-coast-percussion-in-concert-tickets-804109933457?aff=oddtdtcreator

The Vail Series presents Young Concert Artists on Tour

Swasey Chapel, Denison University 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH

Young Concert Artists are the leaders of the future – stars who combine world-class talent with creative vision to bring new reach and relevance to the art form. For more than 60 years YCA has discovered extraordinary young musicians, providing them with the support, clarity, and confidence to tell their stories, as well as with […]

American Roots Festival: Never Come Down

Swasey Chapel, Denison University 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH

The Department of Music presents the annual Bluegrass and American Roots Festival. This year, the festival will feature two nationally renowned bands - The Henhouse Prowlers, a Chicago-based bluegrass powerhouse that promotes the genre worldwide through its Bluegrass Ambassadors program and Never Come Down, a five-piece group from Oregon that blends modern and traditional styles […]

Author talk with Jonathan Maskit

Granville Center for the Arts

Embark on an exhilarating conversation with Denison Professor and author Jonathan Maskit during an author talk on his groundbreaking book, "Bicycle." Dive deep into the heart of the ongoing battle for shared spaces between cyclists and drivers. This dynamic discussion will explore the environmental, societal, and legal landscapes reshaped by the reign of the automobile […]

The Vail Series presents Wild Up

Swasey Chapel, Denison University 200 Chapel Drive, Granville, OH

Called “a raucous, grungy, irresistibly exuberant … fun-loving, exceptionally virtuosic family” by Zachary Woolfe of the New York Times, Wild Up has been lauded as one of classical music’s most exciting groups by virtually every significant institution and critic within earshot. The GRAMMY®-nominated ensemble was started by Artistic Director Christopher Rountree, his vision of a […]