46th Celebration of Traditional Music at Berea College: October 10-14, 2019

Noted musician and songwriter Billy Edd Wheeler, a Berea College alumnus, “is bringin’ it home” at this year’s Celebration of Traditional Music (CTM) with tales of  ‘Memories Through Songs’ featuring traditional Appalachian folk music.

The festival’s opening event on Thursday, Oct. 10, will be the Stephenson Memorial Convocation Concert, headlined by Wheeler along with performances by Doug Orr of Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada and Whitewater Bluegrass Company from Ashville, North Carolina. The Convocation begins at 8 p.m., in Phelps Stokes Chapel on the Berea College campus.

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Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble Perform In Concert with the Chieftains

The Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble

The Chieftains, an internationally renowned traditional Irish band and the Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble joined forces in a concert Wednesday, March 9, at the Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) Performing Arts Center in Richmond, Kentucky. Continue reading Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble Perform In Concert with the Chieftains

Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble to Perform with the Chieftains

The Chieftains, an internationally renowned traditional Irish band and the Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble will join forces in a concert Wednesday, March 9, at the Eastern Kentucky University Performing Arts Center in Richmond, KY. Continue reading Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble to Perform with the Chieftains

Festival of Spirituals Hosted At Berea College

The Berea College Music Department will present a day-long Festival of Spirituals and works by African American composers on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The activities will include presentations and demonstration during the morning, choral workshops in the afternoon and culminate with an evening concert. Continue reading Festival of Spirituals Hosted At Berea College