Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association 2015 – 2016 Season

World class performances come to Shawnee State University’s Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth Ohio.


Columbus Jazz Orchestra

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Byron Stripling and featuring Helen Welch, returns by popular demand.

This show consists of all of your Big Band and Swing Era favorites from Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong and many more. The lovely and talented Helen Welch will sing selections from The Great American Songbook including classics that were originally made popular by singers Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Rosemary Clooney.

Sponsored by Scioto Foundation

Tickets for lower tier seating are $30 regular, $27 senior, $22 students, $15 children under 12. Prices lower in upper tier. Discounts for families.

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