UNC Asheville’s Music Department will continue
its 2006-07 concert season with four concerts in October. The
concerts will feature a faculty recital by pianist Hwa-Jin Kim as
well as performances by UNC Asheville student musical groups. The
events are open to the public.
The UNC Asheville Concert Band and Percussion Ensemble will perform
4 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 1, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. The Concert Band,
directed by John Entzi, will perform selections including, “The
Strategic Air Command March” by Clifton Williams and “Incantation
and Dance” by John Barnes Chance. Matthew Richmond will direct the
Percussion Ensemble. Admission is $5.
Hwa-Jin Kim, UNC Asheville adjunct assistant professor, will perform
Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 with the Blue Ridge Orchestra at 7:30
p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Kim,
born in Daegu, South Korea, began playing piano at age five. She
graduated from the Manhattan School of Music with master’s and
doctorate degrees in musical arts. She has taught music at the
Manhattan School of Music and the Music School in Providence, R.I.
Admission is $10.
The UNC Asheville Jazz Band and Jazz Choir will take the stage at 4
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. David
Wilkin will direct the Jazz Band and Melodie Galloway will lead the
Jazz Choir. Admission is $5.
The last concert of the month will feature the University Singers
and String Quartet performing at the Basilica of St. Lawrence, 97
Haywood St., in downtown Asheville, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. The
concert will feature the music of Mozart, Brahms and Durufle, along
with pieces from Venezuela, Canada and the islands of South
Carolina. The groups will perform under the direction of Melodie
Galloway and Inez Redman. Donations are requested.
For more information or to reserve a $40 season ticket, call UNC
Asheville’s Music Department at 828/251-6432.