UNC Asheville's Music Department will continue
its fall concert season with three performances in November, ranging
from jazz to chamber music. The concerts feature student musicians
under the direction of University faculty. Tickets are $5 general
admission at the door.
A lively jazz concert will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at UNC
Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. The show will kick off with a
performance by Studio 18, the University's vocal jazz ensemble,
under the direction of Melodie Galloway. The group will perform the
jazz classic "'Round Midnight," Norah Jones' "Don't Know Why" and
student arrangements. The show will wrap up with a performance by
UNC Asheville's Jazz Ensemble, a 17-piece big band. The group will
perform a variety of pieces, ranging from music written for the
Count Basie Orchestra to the theme song of "Mr. Roger's
Neighborhood." The ensemble will also debut a new composition
written by UNC Asheville faculty.
The University Singers, the University Chamber Symphony, Reuter
Center Singers and Voices in the Laurel will join together to
perform Mozart's "Requiem" at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at First
Baptist Church, 5 Oak St., downtown Asheville.
The University Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble will perform in
concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at UNC Asheville's Lipinsky
Auditorium. The Wind Ensemble, under the direction of John Entzi,
will perform a number of selections, including Vivaldi's "Concerto
for Two Trumpets," "Amazing Grace" arranged by William Hines and
William Schuman's "New England Tryptich." Matthew Richmond will
direct the Percussion Ensemble in pieces ranging from Middle Eastern
frame drum rhythms to Japanese Taiko drumming to a piece based on
the drumming of Led Zeppelin's John Bonham.
For more information or to reserve a $40 season ticket, call UNC
Asheville’s Music Department at 828/251-6432.