Spirited Conversations
Please note, each event will start at 5:30pm for a happy hour and networking opportunity. The gallery will also be open at this time where guests can view portraits of the composers featured for the season. At 6:00pm, the conversation will begin. These events are free and open to the public, but require registration.

Updated COVID-19 Policy

Please note, all patrons must provide proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 48 hours of the performance. Children under 12 are exempt. Status will be checked at the entrance upon arrival. Masks will be required for everyone while inside the building. No refunds will be given for failure to provide proof of vaccination or negative test results. Click here for more information.

Margaret Brouwer

October 7, 2021 | 5:30PM
This award-winning composer has earned critical accolades for her music’s lyricism, musical imagery, and emotional power.

Quinn Mason

November 11, 2021 | 5:30PM
Quinn has been described as a brilliant composer just barely in his 20s who seems to make waves wherever he goes.

Molly Leach

March 3, 2022 | 5:30PM
Inspired by nature, the majority of Molly’s work seeks to capture elements of the natural world.

Sara Davis Buechner

March 24, 2022 | 5:30PM
Sara is noted for her musical command, cosmopolitan artistry, and visionary independence.

John Pickle & Kenneth Overton

April 28, 2022 | 5:30PM
John quickly established himself as a strong tenor in the opera world.
Ken is lauded for blending his opulent baritone with captivating portrayals.

Daniel Perttu

May 19, 2022 | 5:30PM
Perttu aims to write music that invites audiences into other worlds so they can rediscover their own sense of wonder.

Rick Robinson

June 23, 2022 | 5:30PM
Rick is a modern romantic American composer and a leading voice for reconciling the art form with the broader American public.


The Dauber Copse Fam is a collection of artists from Canton, Ohio. Together, they are the creators of the 2021-2022 Canton Symphony Orchestra Composer Portrait project.

Errick Freeman
Payton Finley
DaQuane Finley


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