Upcoming Public Events

November 4, 2017: Leesburg, Florida, 7:30 pm. Concert program Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime at the Williams Fine Art Auditorium, presented by the Lake-Sumter State College. Telephone: (352) 365-3539. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Williams Center.
November 5, 2017: Leesburg, Florida, 2:00 pm. Concert program Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime (matinee) at the Williams Fine Art Auditorium, presented by the Lake-Sumter State College. Telephone: (352) 365-3539. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Williams Center.

Past Events

July 23, 2017: Elmira, New York, 4:00 pm. Silent Film Program  - Douglas Fairbanks in The Mark of Zorro at the historic 1925 Clemens Center, featuring PRO with organist David Peckham. Telephone 1-800-724-0159. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Clemens Center. Purchase tickets online here: http://clemenscenter.org/ticket-information/.
May 27, 2017: Queens, New York, 2:00 pm. Special Scott Joplin Memorial Centennial Concert at the composer's grave, St. Michael's Cemetery, Queens, New York. FREE! Produced by noted Joplin biographer Edward A. Berlin (author of King of Ragtime). Email: [email protected]. Website: www.stmichaelscemetery.com.
May 6, 2017: Freeport, Long Island, New York, 8:00 pm. Concert program - Irving Berlin and the Kings of Ragtime with special guest Daniel Marcus at the Freeport High School, presented by the Freeport Community Concert Association. Telephone: (516) 867-1195. Email: [email protected]. Wesbite: Freeport  Community Concert Association.
April 30, 2017: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 5:00 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic Campus Theatre, featuring the premiere of Buster Keaton's ONE WEEK with its newly reconstructed orchestral score. Telephone 570-524-9511. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Campus Theatre. Purchase tickets online here:  https://paragonragtime.com/store/tickets/
April 29, 2017: Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, 7:00 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic 1917 Rowland Theatre, celebrating the Theatre's Centennial. Telephone 814-342-0477. Email: [email protected]tre.com. Website: The Rowland Theatre.
March 31, 2017: Overland Park, Kansas, 1:00 pm & 8:00 pm. Concert program - You're A Grand Old Rag: George M. Cohan's Broadway, starring Colin Pritchard. At the Carlson Center's Polsky Theatre. Telephone 913-469-4445. Email: [email protected]. Website: JCCC Performing Arts Center. Purchase tickets here: http://www.jccc.edu/performing-arts-series/events/2016-2017/paragon-ragtime-orchestra.html
February 18, 2017: Greenfield, Iowa, 7:00 pm. Concert program Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime at the historic 1896 Warren Opera House, presented by the Warren Cultural Center. Telephone: (641) 343-7337. Email: [email protected]. Website: Warren Cultural Center.
February 17, 2017: Terre Haute, Indiana, 7:30 pm. Concert program - Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime at Hatfield Hall, presented by the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Telephone: (812) 877-8544. Email: [email protected]. Website: Hatfield Hall at RHIT. Buy tickets online here: http://hatfieldhall.com/tickets/.  
February 4, 2017: Burlington, Iowa, 8:00 pm. Silent Film Program - at the historic Burlington Capitol Theatre. Telephone (319) 237-1099. Email: [email protected]. Website: Capitol Theatre. Purchase tickets online here: http://www.redtrucktickets.com/websales
Performance co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (www.arts.gov).  
February 3, 2017: Galesburg, Illinois, 7:30 pm. 100th Anniversary Celebration for the Orpheum Theatre! Telephone: 309-342-2299. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Orpheum Theatre.
January 22, 2017: Waynesboro, Virginia, 3:00 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic 1926 Wayne Theatre. Telephone (540) 943-9999. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Wayne Theatre. Purchase tickets online here: 
https://waynetheatre.ticketforce.com. Performance co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (www.arts.gov).
January 21, 2017: Albemarle, North Carolina, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program for the Stanly County Concert Association. Telephone 704-986-3666. Email: [email protected]. Website: Stanly County Concert Association.
January 20, 2017: Panama City, Florida, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic Martin Theatre. Telephone: (850) 763-8080. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Martin Theatre.  
November 28, 2016: Charleston, Illinois, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program at the Doudna Fine Arts Center, presented by Eastern Illinois University. Telephone: (217) 581-3110. Email: [email protected]. Website: Doudna Fine Arts Center. Purchase tickets online here:
http://doudnatix.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event_listings.asp
October 30, 2016: Queens, New York, 5:00 pm. Silent Film Program - Haunted Hollywood at the historic Church-in-the-Gardens in Forest Hills, Queens, presented by Musica Reginae. Telephone: (718) 894-2178. Email: [email protected]. Website: Musica Reginae. Purchase tickets online here: 
https://musicareginae.org/current_season.php.
October 29, 2016: Augusta, Georgia, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program - Haunted Hollywood in the historic Imperial Theatre. Telephone (706) 722-8341. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Imperial Theatre. Purchase tickets online here: http://www.imperialtheatre.com/boxoffice.cfm.
October 28, 2016: Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 7:30 pm. 90th Anniversary Celebration for the Palace Theatre! Telephone: 724-836-8000. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Palace Theatre. Buy tickets online here: https://itkt.choicecrm.net/templates/PALT/?prod=palace
October 27, 2016: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program - Haunted Hollywood at the historic Community Arts Center, sponsored by Williamsport Community Concerts. Telephone (570) 326-2424 or (800) 432-9382. Email: [email protected]. Website: Williamsport Community Concerts. Purchase tickets online here: https://tickets.caclive.com/Online/
October 26, 2016: Milton, Delaware, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program - Haunted Hollywood at the Milton Theatre, presented by the Premier Centre for the Arts. Telephone (302) 684-3038. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Milton TheatrePerformance co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (www.arts.gov).    
October 23, 2016: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, 6:30 pm. Silent Film program - Haunted Hollywood at the historic 1881 Mauch Chunk Opera House. Performance benefits the Mauch Chunk Historical Society. Telephone: (570) 325-0249. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Mauch Chunk Opera House. Purchase tickets online here: https://mauchchunkoperahouse.thundertix.comPerformance co-sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts (www.arts.gov).
July 16, 2016: State College, Pennsylvania, Afternoon & Evening. Silent film program - Buster Keaton in The General. Presented at the State Theatre by the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Showtimes: 4:00 & 8:30 pm. Telephone 814-237-3682. Website: The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts.
May 15, 2016: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 5:00 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic Campus Theatre. Telephone 570-524-9511. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Campus Theatre. Purchase tickets online here: https://paragonragtime.com/store/tickets/
May 14, 2016: Philipsburg, Pennsylvania, 7:00 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic 1917 Rowland Theatre. Telephone 814-342-0477. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Rowland Theatre. The performance sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA.org).
May 13, 2016: Cumberland, Maryland, 8:00 pm. May 13, 2016: Cumberland, Maryland, 8:00 pm. Concert program featuring the music of Irving Berlin, starring vocalists Bernadette Boerckel and Daniel Marcus. Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 15 N. Smallwood Street Cumberland, MD 21502. Email: [email protected]. Website: One Tree Productions. Purhase tickets online here: http://www.onetreeproductions.org/html/May%2013_2016_tickets.html.
May 9, 2016: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 7:30 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. For Lancaster Community Concerts. Location: Lancaster Mennonite High School, 2176 Lincoln Highway, Lancaster, PA 17602. Telephone 717-392-8423. Email: [email protected]. Facebook: Lancaster Community Concerts.
April 16, 2016: Morristown, New Jersey, 7:30 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. Presented by the Abendmusik concert series. Location: Morristown United Methodist Church, 50 S. Park Place, Morristown, NJ 07960. Telephone 973-538-2132. Email: [email protected]. Website: Abendmusik concert series.
April 11, 2016: Oelwein, Iowa, 7:00 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. At the Williams Center for the Performing Arts. Telephone 319-283-6616. Email: [email protected]. Website: Williams Center for the Performing Arts.
April 10, 2016: Edgerton, Wisconsin, 2:00 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. At the Edgerton Performing Arts Center. Telephone 608-561-6093 or 608-561-6200. Email: [email protected]. Website: Edgerton Performing Arts Center.
April 9, 2016: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, 7:30 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. At the Oconomowoc Arts Center. Telephone 262-560-3172. Email: [email protected]. Website: Oconomowoc Arts Center.
March 4, 2016: Allentown, Pennsylvania, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program for Allentown Community Concerts. Location: Parkland Senior High School auditorium, Cedar Crest Blvd., Allentown, PA 18104. Telephone 610-395-8379. Email: [email protected]
November 19, 2015: West Memphis, Arkansas, 7:00 pm. Silent Film Program. For the RiverPAC - The Performing Arts Complex of West Memphis. Telephone 870-732-7595. Buy tickets online here: http://riverpac.org. Email: [email protected] . Website: http://riverpac.org.    
November 18, 2015: Fayetteville, Arkansas, Morning start times TBA. Silent Film Programs for Student Groups. Special interactive "informances" for public school students of the Fayetteville area. For information telephone 479-571-2735. Email: [email protected]. Website: http://waltonartscenter.org.    
November 17, 2015: Fayetteville, Arkansas, 7:00 pm. Silent Film Program. For the Walton Arts Center. Telephone 479-443-5600. Buy tickets online here: http://waltonartscenter.org/10x10-arts-series/. Email: [email protected]. Website: http://waltonartscenter.org.    
November 7, 2015: Verona, Wisconsin, 7:30 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. For the Verona Area Performing Arts Series. Telephone 608-848-2787. Buy tickets online here: www.brownpapertickets.com. Email: [email protected]. Website: http://vapas.org. This Paragon Ragtime Orchestra performance is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).    
November 5, 2015: Scottsbluff, Nebraska, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program. At the historic The Midwest Theater. Telephone 308-632-4311. Email: [email protected]. Website: http://midwesttheater.com. This Paragon Ragtime Orchestra performance is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).    
October 26, 2015: West Salem, Wisconsin, 7:30 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. At the Heider Center for the Arts. Telephone 608-786-2550. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.heidercenter.org. This Paragon Ragtime Orchestra performance is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).    
October 25, 2015: Elkader, Iowa, 2:00 pm. Scott Joplin & The Original Kings of Ragtime. At the historic 1903 Elkader Opera House. Telephone 563-873-2378. Email: [email protected]. Website: Elkader Opera House. This Paragon Ragtime Orchestra performance is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
September 30, 2015: Baltimore, Maryland, 12 Noon. Concert Program at the historic Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum. Free concert with paid Museum admission or Performing Arts Exchange pass. Telephone (570) 524-9511. Email: [email protected]. Website: B&O Railroad Museum.
May 2, 2015: Selinsgrove, Pennyslvania, 7:30 pm. Special Vocal Concert PRO in collaboration with the Susquehanna Valley Chorale (second performance). Presented at Susquehanna University. Telephone 570-547-0455. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Susquehanna Valley Chorale.
May 1, 2015: Selinsgrove, Pennyslvania, 7:30 pm. Special Vocal Concert PRO in collaboration with the Susquehanna Valley Chorale. Presented at Susquehanna University. Telephone 570-547-0455. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Susquehanna Valley Chorale.
April 13, 2015: Santa Barbara, California, start time TBA. Silent Film Program at the historic Granada Theatre, presented by the Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts. Telephone 805-899-2222. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Granada Theatre - SBCPA.
November 01, 2014: Manhattan, 10:30 pm. A Victorian Séance – Rick Benjamin and members of the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra presented by Shanghai Mermaid at the Downtown Association, 60 Pine Street, New York. Music from 10:30 pm to 3:00 am! Telephone (646) 894-4098. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.shanghaimermaid.com.
October 12, 2014: Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, 6:00 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House. Telephone 570-325-0249. Email: [email protected]. Website: The 1881 Mauch Chunk Opera House.
October 11, 2014: Cary, North Carolina, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program at the Cary Arts Center. Telephone 919-469-4069. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Cary Arts Center.
October 09, 2014: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program at the historic Community Arts Center, sponsored by Williamsport Community Concerts. Telephone (570) 326-2424 or (800) 432-9382. Email: [email protected]. Website:Williamsport Community Concerts. Purchase tickets online here: https://tickets.caclive.com/Online/
September 18, 2014: Minneapolis, Minnesota, 12 Noon. Concert Program - Special program at the Arts Midwest 2014 Convention. Telephone: 612-341-0755. Email: [email protected]. Website: Arts Midwest.
September 04, 2014: Bronxville, New York, 7:00 pm. Exhibition Opener - Paragon's "Palm Court Ensemble" at the OSilas Gallery of Concordia College; featuring the early music of Jerome Kern. Telephone (914) 337-9300 x2262. Email: [email protected]. Website: The OSilas Gallery.
August 21, 2014: West Orange, New Jersey, 5:00 pm. Concert Program - A special "Year of Innovation" concert at Thomas Edison's Laboratory. Sponsored by the U.S. National Park Service. Telephone: 973-736-0550 ext. 11. Website: http://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm.
July 10, 2014: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 7:00 pm. Summer silent film extravaganza THE MARK OF ZORRO at the historic Campus Theatre, Lewisburg. Order tickets here: Zorro at the Campus. For information, call 570-524-9511 or Email: [email protected]
July 09, 2014: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 7:00 pm. Special Hometown Concert - in historic Victorian Lewisburg. FREE! Presented by Music in the Park in the Hufnagle Park Bandstand. Telephone 570-524-5221. Email: [email protected]. Website: Music in the Park.
June 21, 2014: Somerset, New Jersey, 8:00 pm. Concert Program at the Canal Walk Clubhouse in Somerset, NJ. Telephone: 732-356-8806. E-mail: [email protected]
May 24, 2014: Queens, New York, 2:00 pm. Special Scott Joplin Memorial Concert at Scott Joplin's grave, St. Michael's Cemetery, Queens, New York. FREE! Produced by noted Joplin biographer Edward A. Berlin (author of King of Ragtime). Pre-concert presentation by Dr. Berlin at 1:15pm in the Chapel. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.stmichaelscemetery.com.
May 10, 2014: Honolulu, Hawaii, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program - A special collaboration between PRO and Chamber Music Hawaii, featuring PRO's conductor Rick Benjamin. Silent films with live orchestra plus music by early 20th century Hawaiian composers. The University of Hawaii's Ovis Auditorium. Telephone: 808-489-5038.Email: [email protected]. Website: Chamber Music Hawaii.
April 24, 2014: Timonium, Maryland, 2:00 pm. Concert Program at the North Baltimore Crowne Plaza Hotel Ballroom, 2004 Greenspring Drive, Timonium, Maryland. Presented by Class of 1949 Committee. Telephone: 570-524-9511. E-mail: [email protected]
January 19, 2014: Central & Eastern Pennsylvania, 1:00 pm. Public Radio Program - WVIA/WVYA-FM "Music to My Ears" show, hosted by Dr. Gary Boerckel. PRO's latest recordings are sampled and discussed with conductor Rick Benjamin. Broadcast live over the WVIA/WVYA network throughout central and eastern Pennsylvania (check here for frequencies: WVIA/WVYA Radio) and streaming live on the Internet at http://www.wvia.org/radio/listen-live.  
December 6, 2013: Ashland, Ohio, 1:30 pm. Holiday Concert at the Hugo Young Theatre, Ashland University. Telephone 419-289-5950. Email: [email protected]. Website: Spectrum Arts & Ideas Series.
December 6, 2013: Ashland, Ohio, 7:30 pm. Holiday Concert at the Hugo Young Theatre, Ashland University. Telephone 419-289-5950. Email: [email protected]. Website: Spectrum Arts & Ideas Series.
October 29, 2013: Rockland, Maine, 7:00 pm. HAUNTED HOLLYWOOD! - Silent Film Concert at the 1923 Strand Theatre, Rockland. Telephone 594-0070 ex.3. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Strand Theatre.
October 27, 2013: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 2:00 pm. HAUNTED HOLLYWOOD! - Silent Film Concert at the historic Campus Theatre, Lewisburg. For information, call 570-524-9511 or Email: [email protected].  
October 26, 2013: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 7:00 pm. HAUNTED HOLLYWOOD! - Silent Film Concert at the historic Campus Theatre, Lewisburg. For information, call 570-524-9511 or Email: [email protected].  
September 19, 2013: Aalborg, Denmark, 7:30 pm. SILENTS OF AUTUMN - A special collaboration with the PRO and the Aalborg Symfoniorkester, featuring PRO's conductor Rick Benjamin. Silent films with live orchestra plus classical music by Victor Herbert, Archibald Joyce, and Felix Godin. The Kongres and Kultur center in Aalborg, Denmark. Telephone 98 13 19 55 or email: [email protected]. Website: The Aalborg Symfoniorkester.
July 27, 2013: Hackettstown, NJ, 8:00 pm. Concert Program at the Centenary Theater, Centenary College. Telephone: 908-852-1400, ext. 2203. E-mail: [email protected]
May 25, 2013: Queens, NY, 2:00 pm. Special Scott Joplin Memorial Concert at Scott Joplin's grave, St. Michael's Cemetery, Queens, New York. FREE! Produced by noted Joplin biographer Edward A. Berlin (author of King of Ragtime). Pre-concert presentation by Dr. Berlin at 1:15pm in the Chapel. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.stmichaelscemetery.com.
May 10, 2013: McHenry, Maryland, 7:30 pm. Concert Program at the Garrett College Auditorium, presented by the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival. Telephone 301-387-3082. Email: [email protected] entertainment.org. Website: www.artsandentertainment.org.
February 24, 2013: worldwide, 6:05 - 8:00 pm. PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST -  "WWFM Dress Circle" show. Special 2-hour program "Music from Black Manhattan," saluting the city's pioneering African-American composers. Performed by the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra & Soloists, with interviews with conductor Rick Benjamin. Broadcast over the WWFM Classical Network, and available through your local Public Radio station (check local listings) and streaming live on the Internet at http://www.wwfm.org/listen.shtml.  
July 15, 2012: Clinton, Connecticut, 3:00 pm. Special Benefit Silent Film Concert for the Alzheimer's Association. Presented at the Morgan School, 27 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton CT 06413. Tickets are $12 for Adults and $10 for Children/Seniors. 100% of ticket sales will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Telephone 860 669-9300. Email: [email protected]
February 26, 2012: Worldwide, 3:00 - 6:00 pm (U.S. Eastern Standard Time). PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST -  "WWFM Sunday Opera" show. Scott Joplin's 1911 opera Treemonisha, performed by the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra & Singers, with interviews with conductor Rick Benjamin. Broadcast over the WWFM Classical Network, and available through your local Public Radio station (check local listings) and streaming live on the Internet at http://www.wwfm.org/listen.shtml.  
March 20, 2012: New York City - Lincoln Center, 7:00 pm. "OH, YOU KID!" - Presented by the Paul Taylor Dance Company. A modern dance by legendary choreographer Paul Taylor to the music of the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. The David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Telephone 212-496-0600. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Paul Taylor Dance Co.
March 31, 2012: New York City - Lincoln Center, 3:00 pm. "OH, YOU KID!" - Presented by the Paul Taylor Dance Company. A modern dance by legendary choreographer Paul Taylor to the music of the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra. The David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Telephone 212-496-0600. Email: [email protected]. Website: The Paul Taylor Dance Co.
July 4, 2012: Lewisburg, Pennylvania, 7:30 pm. Special Independence Day Concert - in the Orchestra's own hometown. FREE!  Presented by Music in the Park in the Hufnagle Park Bandstand. Telephone 570-524-5221. Email: [email protected]. Website: Music in the Park.
April 28, 2012: Freeport (Long Island), New York, 8:00 pm. The Clown Princes - Silent film program presented by the Freeport Community Concert Association at Freeport High School, 50 South Brookside Ave., Freeport NY 11520. All seats $20; on sale at the door one hour before showtime. Telephone 516-223-7659. E-mail: [email protected]
July 14, 2012: Brooklyn, New York, 8:00 pm. George M. Cohan Concert in the Kingsborough College Amphitheatre, featuring Mr. Colin Pritchard as Geo. M. Cohan. Telephone: 718-368-5596. Email: [email protected]. Website: Kingsborough Lively Arts.
July 17, 2012: Machias, Maine, 7:30 pm. Concert Program at the Old Machias Church, presented by Bay Chamber Concerts. Telephone 207-236-2823. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.baychamberconcerts.org.
July 18, 2012: Rockland, Maine, 8:00 pm. The Clown Princes silent film program at the historic Strand Theatre, presented by Bay Chamber Concerts. Telephone 207-236-2823. Email: [email protected]. Website: www.baychamberconcerts.org.
September 20, 2012: Brownsville, Texas, 7:30 pm. Silent Film Program at the Arts Center, University of Texas. Telephone: 956-882-7750. E-mail: [email protected]. Website: The new UTB Arts Center.
December 9, 2012: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 2:30 pm. Silent Film Program - PRO underscores Thomas Edison's The Night Before Christmas (1906) and Buster Keaton's Civil War epic The General (1927), along with vintage Yuletide incidental music. The historic Campus Theatre. Telephone 570-577-FILM. Website: http://www.campustheatre.org/.
October 22, 2011: Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 8:00pm. The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra’s official 25th Anniversary Concert! presented by the Weis Center at Bucknell University. Telephone 570-577-1000. Website: Weis Center for the Performing Arts. E-mail: [email protected]
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