UNC Asheville’s Music Department Continues Spring Concert Season
Mon, 03/08/2010 - 3:44pm
UNC Asheville's Music Department will continue its spring concert season with three performances in March, ranging from jazz to chamber music. Concerts will be held in Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission is $5 at the door.
Student jazz combos, under the direction of Rich Willey and Tom Coppola, will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 18. Each group will perform a variety of music from composers such as Duke Ellington to Wayne Shorter. The concert will include vocal and instrumental selections.
UNC Asheville student ensembles, including Flute Choir, String Quartet and Brass Quintet will present a chamber music concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 21. The students, under the direction of Rita Hayes, Inez Redman and Casey Coppenbarger, will perform works by Mozart, Victor Ewald and Alexander Goedicke.
The UNC Asheville Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 27. Their concert will be followed by a performance from the Asheville Jazz Orchestra, the premier professional big band of Western North Carolina. The UNC Asheville Jazz Band, under the direction of David Wilken, will perform music by Pat Metheny, Benny Goodman and others. The Asheville Jazz Orchestra will perform original compositions by Wilken.
For more information or to reserve a $40 season ticket, call UNC Asheville’s Music Department at 828/251-6432, or visit www.unca.edu/music.