UNC Asheville’s Music Department will continue
its 2006-07 concert season with four concerts in November. The
student concerts will include the inaugural performance of the UNC
Asheville Chamber Symphony. The concerts will take place in UNC
Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. General admission tickets are $5 at
the door for all concerts.
UNC Asheville’s student jazz combos will kick
off the November concerts with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
Nov. 2. The jazz combos will perform vocal and instrumental
selections under the direction of David Wilken and the UNC Asheville
Jazz Studies faculty.
The UNC Asheville Chamber Symphony will perform
its inaugural concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The new student
symphony is directed by UNC Asheville’s Music Department Chair Wayne
Kirby. The symphony will perform a 16th century work by William
Byrd, the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 by J.S. Bach and Mozart’s 40th
Symphony. UNC Asheville music faculty members Judi Lampert and Elsa
O’Farrell will perform solos on flute and harpsichord during the
The UNC Asheville Concert Band will take the
stage at 4 pm. Sunday, Nov. 19. The Concert Band, directed by John
Entzi, will perform selections including “Second Suite for Military
Band in F Major” by Gustav Holst, “Irish Tune from County Derry” by
Percy Grainger and “The Impressario Overture” by Mozart.
The last concert of the month will feature the
University Percussion Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30. The
concert will feature a variety of original and classical music
including “Percussion Quartet No. 1” by ensemble director Matthew
Richmond, an original work by UNC Asheville Junior Nick Knapp, and
traditional West African and Japanese music.
For more information or to reserve a $40 season
ticket, call UNC Asheville’s Music Department at 828/251-6432.