UNC Asheville’s Music Department Continues Spring Concert Season
Mon, 04/05/2010 - 9:20am
UNC Asheville's Music Department will continue its spring concert season with four performances in April, ranging from contemporary to chamber music. Concerts will feature performances by student musicians, and include student and faculty compositions. Admission is $5 at the door, unless otherwise indicated.
The UNC Asheville Chamber Orchestra will present a concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 11, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Students under the direction of Ron Clearfield will perform classical and orchestral music, featuring folk-influenced symphonic compositions by Vaughan Williams, Dvorak, Bartok and Sibelius.
UNC Asheville's Wind Ensemble, under the direction of David Wilken, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 18, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Students will play a variety of compositions, ranging from "El Capitan" by John Philip Sousa to "Die Zauberposaune," arranged by Wilken.
The UNC Asheville University Singers will present a concert of Broadway music at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 25, at the First Baptist Church of Asheville, located at 50 Oak St. in downtown Asheville. Performances will include selections from "Hairspray," "Oliver!" and "Candide." Donations will be accepted.
A contemporary music concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Performances will include music composed during the 20th and 21st centuries, including student and faculty compositions. The concert will feature the UNC Asheville Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Matthew Richmond, and the UNC Asheville Brass Quintet, under the direction of Casey Coppenbarger. Student composers include Chris Burbach, Max Hupertz, Edwin Mericle, Robert Manzo, Reid Weigner and Jeremy Young.
For more information, call UNC Asheville’s Music Department at 828/251-6432 or visit www.unca.edu/music.