UNC Asheville Faculty Showcase Concert Begins Fall Music Series, Sept. 13

 

 Justin Ray
Justin Ray

UNC Asheville Faculty Showcase Concert Begins Fall Music Series, Sept. 13

Jazz, classical, experimental music and more will be offered when UNC Asheville music faculty members perform in a free concert at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Lipinsky Hall Lobby on campus.

Among the faculty members performing will be pianists Bill Bares and Hwa-Jin Kim, guitarist Tim Doyle, electronic musician Wayne Kirby, trombonist Fletcher Peacock, soprano vocalist Simone Vigilante, bassist Zack Page, and two mainstays of singer Michael Bublé’s international touring band – trumpeter Justin Ray and saxophonist Jacob Rodriguez. Says Rodriguez of his UNC Asheville colleagues, “The musicianship of these professionals is second to none. I love making art with them.”

The Faculty Showcase Concert begins the fall schedule of free performances and lectures by UNC Asheville faculty and students:

  • Lecture: Bluegrass in Japan by Toby King, assistant professor of music who directs UNC Asheville’s Bluegrass Ensemble. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 in Lipinsky Hall Lobby.
  • Concert: University Singers, UNCA Wind and Percussion Ensembles – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 in Lipinsky Hall.
  • Live at Lunch Concerts – bring or buy lunch and enjoy performances by UNC Asheville music students at noon on Thursdays, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 in Highsmith Union Grotto.
  • Lecture: The Beatles in ‘3’ by Brian Felix, assistant professor of music. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Lipinsky Hall Lobby.
  • Concert: Asheville Singers and New Media students. 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 in Lipinsky Hall Lobby.
  • Concert: UNCA Wind Ensemble. 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 in Lipinsky Hall Lobby.
  • Concert: Percussion Ensembles. 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20 in Lipinsky Auditorium.
  • Concert: University Singers and Asheville Singers. 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 in Lipinsky Hall Lobby.

For more information, visit music.unca.edu/upcoming-events.

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