BOONE—Join the Appalachian Guitar Orchestra for an April 19 performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.
The orchestra is directed by Hayes School of Music faculty member Douglas James.
The program features a variety of works spanning the 16th to 20th centuries. They include Béla Bartók’s “Bear Dance,” Claude Gervaise’s “Dancerie,” Heitor Villa-Lobos’ “Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5,” “Three Preludes” from George Gershwin and “In the Clouds” by Joey Hirsh.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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