Why Does My Parents' Old Stereo Sound Better?

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Music

A couple of music fanatics and analog junkies take you on a journey into sound. Get some tips for how, why & where to assemble a great sounding vintage stereo system.

312th U.S. Army Band Rocks

Thursday, June 7, 2018 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Music

Hear a high energy performance from Lawrence's 312th U.S. Army Band's Rock Ensemble "Drive On." Learn about storytelling through song and how to start your own band. all ages

Signing and Song

Saturday, June 16, 2018 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Music

Experience a musical performance in a whole new way. Sign language interpreters will perform alongside a musical ensemble. Refreshments will be provided. all ages

A Drumline and Percussion Experience

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 | 10-11 a.m. or Noon-1 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Music

Hear students from different schools perform for you in The Cruzline drumline. all ages

Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 1-3 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Music

Have you ever wondered why a trumpet sounds like a trumpet? Manning Music will teach us about different musical instruments and how they work. You will also have the opportunity to try and play them! all ages

Music for a Sunday Afternoon - Lillian Sengpiehl

Sunday, July 8, 2018 | 3-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Music

Listen to a musical performance from Topeka's own Lillian Sengpiehl. She is a soprano who's unique interpretations have kept her busy for a decade singing new and traditional works in opera, concert and musical theater. all ages

Didgeridoo Down Under

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | 7-8 p.m. Music

Experience a high-energy, Australia-themed show combining music, culture, science, puppetry, comedy and audience participation. all ages

Kansas Music

Sunday, July 29, 2018 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Music

Explore the lyrical legacy of Kansas from "Home on the Range" to "Dust in the Wind" and beyond with Deb Goodrich Bisel, author of Kansas Music: Stories of a Rich Tradition. Deb will also host a jam session with musicians featured in the book. Q&A and book signing to follow.

Omaha Street Percussion

Sunday, August 5, 2018 | 3-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Music

Get on your feet as Omaha Street Percussion brings their energetic and educational show to Topeka! Using household items such as buckets and trash cans as instruments, this unique and upbeat group will have everyone clapping and dancing. all ages

Sing and Strings with Kyler Carpenter

Sunday, August 12, 2018 | 2-4 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Music

Kyler Carpenter and other local musicians will sing some favorites - and show off the library's new guitar! Join Kyler in the Marvin Auditorium, 101 BC, for fun and music, and dig the new sound. Topeka artist Joe Williams made the guitar especially for Kyler's programs. all ages