Concerts

Below are the programs offered by the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra for the 2018-2019 season.

The Ragtime Masters Travel back to the early 1900s as Ragtime becomes all the rage! Hear the classics by masters Scott Joplin, George M. Cohan, W.C. Handy, Irving Berlin, and their contemporaries along with the forgotten gems of the era. Andrew Greene and the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra bring this thrilling era back to life!

NEW FOR 2018: Scott Joplin: The King Of Ragtime’s Sesquicentennial Celebration Celebrate the 150th Birthday of Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime Writers in a special concert program celebrating his pieces, including The Entertainer (the theme song from the 1974 film THE STING), Maple Leaf Rag, Solace, and more!

Over There – The Music of World War I  Relive the music written about The Great War, with classics like “Over There”, “When Alexander Takes His Ragtime Band To France”, “Keep The Home Fires Burning” and more, all played off the original musical scores! The perfect anniversary show!

Holiday In Ragtime Our Christmas program brings ragtime gems with a holiday flair! Hear selections like Hallelujah Trombone (based on Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus), Hot Chocolate Rag, and Around the Christmas Tree, mixed in with classics by Scott Joplin and others. Perfect for November and December!

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Educational Programs – Peacherine is excited to offer programs geared toward younger audiences. Our above programs are condensed to 45 minutes designed for Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, and High School groups. Email us for more information.

Custom Programs – Can’t decide on a program? Email us with your ideas, and we’ll create a custom program tailored exactly to your needs, wants, and venue. With over 12,000 scores available with music ranging from all topics and styles, the sky is the limit!

To bring a PRSO event to your venue, please email us at info@peacherineragtime.com, call us at 443-694-4116, or use the contact form on the “Contact Us” page.

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Upcoming Events
March 1, 2019 – Marietta, OH – 7:00 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic People’s Bank Theater, 222 Putnam St, Marietta, OH. For tickets and more information, visit: https://peoplesbanktheatre.com/, call (740) 371-5152 or email tickets@peoplesbanktheatre.com.

March 7, 2019 – Spearfish, SD – 7:30 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic Matthews Opera House, 612 N Main St, Spearfish, SD. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.matthewsopera.com/, or call (605) 642-7973.

March 8, 2019 – Scottsbluff, NE – 7:30 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at the historic Midwest Theater, 1707 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE. For tickets and more information, visit: https://midwesttheater.com/, call (308) 632-4311, or email midwest@nebraskarts.com.

March 9, 2019 – Holdrege, NE – 7:30 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program at The Tassel, Phelps County Center for the Performing Arts, 1324 Tilden St., Holdrege, NE. For tickets and more information, visit: http://thetassel.org/, call (308) 995-2717 or email info@thetassel.org.

March 10, 2019 – Oakley, KS – 3:00 PM

Masters of Silent Comedy! Silent film program for the Western Plains Arts Association. At Oakley High School, 118 West 7th, Oakley, KS. For tickets and more information, visit: http://www.wpaa.us/, call (785) 460-5518 or email pat.ziegelmeier@colbycc.edu.

Peacherine Orchestra Store
That Teasin’ Rag CD

Vintage American Arrangements from the Ragtime Era (BSW-2215) PRSO’s first CD! Compilation of ragtime, theatre, and dance music. $20 USD

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Step With Pep CD

The Ragtime and Dance Music of Mel B. Kaufman (BSW-2234). PRSO's second CD featuring music by the "King of the One Step." $20 USD.

Elite Syncopations CD

Favorites from the Ragtime Era (BSW-2242). PRSO's third CD featuring a variety of ragtime favorites, including The Entertainer, Alexander's Ragtime Band, and more! $20 USD.