BOONE—The Hayes School of Music’s Video Game Ensemble will give a recital Saturday, April 30, at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the Appalachian State University campus. Admission is free.
The Video Game Ensemble features 59 students from the Hayes School of Music. It is a student-led ensemble that exclusively plays music found in video games.
The ensemble will begin the recital with “I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire” by The Ink Spots and “Fallout 3 Theme” by Inon Zur.
The ensemble will then perform “Pokemon Generation 1 Medley” by Junichi Masuda, followed by “The Old Dragonslayer” by Yuka Kitamura.
“Skyrim Main Theme” by Jeremy Soule and “Chrono Trigger/Cross Medley” by Yasunori Mitsuda will then be performed.
The recital will conclude with “Paine’s Theme” by Noriko Matsueda and “This is My Story,” a Final Fantasy X Medley, by Nobuo Uematsu.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational 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 embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.