UNC Asheville's Music Department Continues Fall Concert Season;
Seven Events Scheduled for November
UNC Asheville Music Department kicks the fall concert season into high
gear with six performances and an open house set for November. All events
are open to the public.
** The UNC Asheville Concert Band and String Ensemble will perform at 4
p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. The concert
will include performances of Corelli’s Concerto Gross Op 6, no. 2 joined
by local musician Elsa O’Farrell on harpsichord; Howard Hanson’s
"Rhythmic Variations on Two Ancient Hymns;" and "Five
German Dances" by Franz Schubert. Admission is $5 at the door.
** The University Singers and the University String Quartet will
perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Basilica of St.
Lawrence, 97 Haywood St., Asheville. Under the direction of Inez Redman,
the University String Quartet will perform two movements from Mozart’s
String Quartet in A major K.169 and three movements from Dvorak's String
Quartet in F major Op. 96 known as the "American" Quartet. The
University Singers will perform a variety of pieces under the direction of
Chuck Taft. Donations will be accepted at the door.
** The UNC Asheville Jazz Ensemble will take center stage at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 12, at UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Directed by
David Wilken, the UNC Asheville Jazz Ensemble will present a concert
featuring a wide range of big band music, including selections by Glenn
Miller, Benny Goodman, Denis DeBlasio and Sammy Nestico.Admission is $5 at
** Pianist Hwa-Jin Kim, UNC Asheville adjunct assistant professor of
music, will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, in UNC Asheville’s
Lipinsky Auditorium. She will perform three Scarlatti Sonatas, Bach’s
Partita #6 in E Minor, a Schubert Impromptu in G flat Major and his Sonata
in C Minor, D. 958. The Steinway & Sons concert grand piano used in
the concert is provided by Case Brothers of Spartanburg, S.C.Admission is
$5 at the door.
** Pianist William Chapman Nyaho will present at concert at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 19, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Nyaho, a
Ghanaian American, will perform pieces that show an influence of both
African and Western cultures. This concert is co-sponsored by UNC
Asheville’s Multicultural Student Programs, Office of Diversity and
Multicultural Affairs and Cultural & Special Events.Admission is $5 at
** The Friends of Music and Music Department Alumni Open House will be
held from 2:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, in Lipinsky Hall room 018. The free
event will feature music, food and conversations with Music Department
alumni, faculty, students and staff. The event is free and open to the
** Flutist Judi Lampert will take the stage at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21,
in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission is $5 at the door. She
will be joined by pianist Deborah Belcher, classical guitarist Roger Allen
Cope and cellist Frances Duff. The concert will feature 20th century
compositions from Argentina, Brazil, France and Italy. Admission is $5 at
For more information, call UNC Asheville’s Music Department at
- Patrick Hill, UNC Asheville Music Department, 828/251-6432
- Jill Yarnall, UNCA Public Information Assistant Director,