National Organ Competition Has Strong Galion Connection
May26

National Organ Competition Has Strong Galion Connection

Each year, a competition takes place in Syracuse, New York, to honor students of organ playing with scholarship awards. From around the country, contestants aged 30 and under submit recordings of chosen compositions in required categories. Up to six are chosen as finalists, with a final in-person competition taking place at St Paul’s Cathedral in Syracuse. The 2014 winner was Massachusetts organist Amanda Mole, who can be see in...

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Music in the Park Returns for Sixth Year
May25

Music in the Park Returns for Sixth Year

What’s better than five years of wonderful music presented free of charge on warm summer evenings? How about six years? The Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes is presenting the Sixth annual Music in the Park during the summer of 2014. This summer features seven concerts on Tuesday nights in Galion’s Heise Park Bandshell. All the concerts start at 7pm, and those attending are encouraged to bring their favorite...

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Galion Places: The Deagan Carillon
May08

Galion Places: The Deagan Carillon

In celebration of our Fifth Anniversary, GalionLive is re-sharing posts from our archives. This look at a Galion landmark was first published in June of 2012. We continue our “Galion Places” series by looking at a unique musical instrument which is the second largest of its kind. Over the last few weeks, you may well have noticed the return of something familiar on weekend afternoons. After an extended absence, the extraordinary...

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Concert Featured Sunday During Community Lenten Service
Apr03

Concert Featured Sunday During Community Lenten Service

The April 6, 2014 Community Lenten Service to be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 129 W. Walnut St., Galion at 7:00 p.m., will feature  the Second Concert presented by the Lutheran Concert Series. This Concert will feature talented musicians from Galion and the surrounding areas. Soloists performing in this concert are harpist Ashlie Payton, trumpeter Jerusha Walker; pianists LaMar Wyse, Marcia Burkhart, and Ayesha Fry; organists...

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Messiah Rehearsals to Begin
Oct31

Messiah Rehearsals to Begin

It’s a sure sign of the approaching holiday season. Rehearsals are beginning soon for the 59th annual performance of The Messiah by Geroge Frideric Handel presented by the Galion Community Chorus. The first will take place on Monday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. at First United Church of Christ, 248 Harding Way West in Galion. Anyone interested in singing is urged to attend this first rehearsal. Rehearsals continue on Nov. 11, 18, and...

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