UNC Asheville's Music Department Offers Four April Concerts
Thu, 03/24/2011 - 4:13pm
UNC Asheville's Music Department will wrap up its spring semester concert series with four performances in April, including the annual gala concert featuring UNC Asheville student musicians, and a few surprise guests. Admission for each concert is $5 at the door; free for students with ID.
The UNC Asheville Symphony, under direction of Milton Crotts, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 will highlight the afternoon's repertoire.
The UNC Asheville Wind Ensemble and Land of the Sky Symphonic Band will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. That performance will include the finale from Symphony No. 5 by Dmitri Shostakovich, Alfred Reed's Armenian Dances, and Danzon No. 2 by Arturo Márquez.
The annual Gala Concert will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 17, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Along with some surprise performers, the concert will feature the Chamber Symphony, Studio 18 Vocal Jazz Ensemble and the Jazz Big Band performing under the direction of Melodie Galloway, Milton Crotts and Rich Willey.
The season's final show will feature original compositions by UNC Asheville students and faculty, including a piece for percussion ensemble by UNC Asheville lecturer Matthew Richmond, with guest soloist Jordan Arnold. This contemporary music concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium.
For more information, call UNC Asheville’s Music Department, at 828.251.6432.