Blue Ridge Concert Series
Blue Ridge Concert Series
Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
September 20, 2016: Juliana Osinchuk, piano
Steinway artist Juliana Osinchuk has performed internationally as soloist and chamber musician to great critical acclaim. A National Endowment for the Arts solo recitalist grant recipient, she was artistic director of the Anchorage (AK) Festival of Music for many years. Her BRCC program will feature works by Beethoven (including the popular Moonlight Sonata), Tchaikovsky, and Liszt.
October 18, 2016: Hamilton Tescarollo, piano
Since his debut with the São Paulo State Symphony Orchestra, Brazilian pianist Hamilton Tescarollo has made solo and collaborative appearances in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America. A member of the piano faculty at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Dr. Tescarollo was recently named “Teacher of the Year” by the Indiana Music Teachers Association.
November 15, 2016: Robert Holm, piano
Robert Holm is Professor of Music and head of the piano division at the University of South Alabama. He performs many solo and chamber music recitals every year, and has been a finalist in several prestigious international competitions. His BRCC concert will feature selections by Scarlatti, Haydn, Chopin, and Copland, as well as jazzy works by Gershwin and Tatum.
January 24, 2017: Flute Recital
An annual tradition, this concert of innovative and exciting flute literature is performed by students from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, under the direction of the eminent professor Tadeu Coelho. The theme of this season’s program is yet to be announced, but solos, duos, trios, and quartets for flute and piano will be featured.
February 21, 2017: Guitar Recital
This concert, co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, will feature solo and ensemble works for guitar, some possibly with piano accompaniment. The performers hail from across the country, and are top graduate and undergraduate students of renowned UNCSA faculty member Joseph Pecoraro.
March 28, 2017: Andrew Parr, piano
Fulbright Scholar Andrew Parr holds degrees from Kent State University and Yale University, with additional studies at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna. A faculty member at Stephen F. Austin State University since 1983, Dr. Parr was recently honored with the 2016 Outstanding Collegiate Teaching Achievement Award, presented by the Texas Music Teachers Association. He performs, adjudicates, and presents master classes internationally.
All concerts are scheduled on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm in the Thomas Auditorium in the Sink Building.
- Season tickets: $50
- Single tickets: $10
- Student tickets: $5
For information about the series call (828) 694-1742 or 694-1860.