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April 2014
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1

Guitar Area Recital: Bookends

2

As You Like It

3

As You Like It

4

As You Like It

UNCSA Wind Ensemble

RiverRun International Film Festival

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As You Like It

RiverRun International Film Festival

Orchestra Premieres

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As You Like It

RiverRun International Film Festival

Spring Concerto Competition

7

RiverRun International Film Festival

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RiverRun International Film Festival

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   RiverRun International Film Festival

10

RiverRun International Film Festival

UNCSA Jazz Ensemble

Quilters

11

  RiverRun International Film Festival 

Quilters

12

RiverRun International Film Festival

Quilters

13

 RiverRun International Film Festival 

UNCSA Cantata Singers

UNCSA Percussion Ensemble

Quilters

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15

Guitar Area Recital

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17

Studio 3 Directing Scenes

18

Studio 3 Directing Scenes

 

19

ARCH Cabaret

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23

Fletcher Opera: The Pretend Gardener

24

Spring Dance Concert

25

Fletcher Opera: The Pretend Gardener

Spring Dance Concert

26

Spring Dance Concert

Spring Dance Concert

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Piano Area Recital

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UNCSA Performances - April 2014

 

1 (Tues)  GUITAR AREA RECITAL: BOOKENDS

7:30 pm Watson Hall

Guitar students of Joseph Pecoraro and friends perform music from the 16th

and 21st centuries. Explore the earliest written plucked-string music and its

newest arrivals, including world premiere music by UNCSA composers.

FREE

2-6 AS YOU LIKE IT

(Wed–Sat) 7:30 pm / (Sat & Sun) 2 pm Catawba Theatre

Directed by TBA/Studios 3 and 4

Escape with Shakespeare’s sharp-witted and full-blooded heroine Rosalind

into the Forest of Arden for a romantic adventure of love at first sight,

mistaken identities, and comic mishaps. As You Like It’s destined couples

may find happy endings, but not without experiencing some twists, turns,

bumps, and bruises along the way!

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

4 (Fri)  UNCSA WIND ENSEMBLE

7:30 pm Stevens Center

UNCSA flute faculty-artist Tadeu Coelho joins the Wind Ensemble for Joel

Puckett’s ravishing and truly extraordinary concerto, Shadow of Sirius.

Dvorak’s Serenade for Winds, Márquez’s fiery Dánzon No. 2, and Ryan

George’s Firefly round out this fascinating final program of the year for the

Wind Ensemble.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

4-13 (Fri-next Sun) RIVERRUN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

various times and locations

As one of the Southeast’s premier film festivals, RiverRun features the

screenings of new, independent and foreign language films from around the

world. For ticket prices and more information, visit www.riverrunfilm.com.

5 (Sat)  ORCHESTRA PREMIERES

2 pm Crawford Hall

The UNCSA Symphony, under the direction of James Allbritten, premieres

works by composition students of Lawrence Dillon, Kenneth Frazelle and

Michael Rothkopf.

FREE

6 (Sun)  SPRING CONCERTO COMPETITION

2 pm Crawford Hall

UNCSA School of Music students compete in the final round of the annual

Spring Concerto Competition. Winner(s) earn the opportunity to perform

with the UNCSA Symphony Orchestra.

FREE

10 (Thurs) UNCSA JAZZ ENSEMBLE

7:30 pm Freedman Theatre

The award-winning UNCSA Jazz Ensemble, directed by Ron Rudkin,

will perform a program offering an extensive range of Big Band jazz

styles, including traditional swing, Latin, fusion, and contemporary. The

performance will feature the group’s most talented jazz soloists and

highlight different sections of the band.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

10-13 QUILTERS (workshop presentation )

(Thurs –Sat) 7:30 pm / (Sat and Sun) 2 pm Patrons Theatre

Directed by Bob Francesconi

A chamber folk musical by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek about

the lives of pioneering American women, presenting a tableau of the

challenges faced by the women who settled the frontier.

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING: $10 All Tickets

13 (Sun)  UNCSA CANTATA SINGERS

2 pm Crawford Hall

Conductor James Allbritten leads the Cantata Singers.

FREE

13 (Sun) UNCSA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE

7:30 pm Watson Hall

The UNCSA Percussion Ensemble joins forces with guest performers from

area universities for an end-of-year celebration.

FREE

15 (Tues) GUITAR AREA RECITAL

7:30 pm Watson Hall

Guitar students of Michael Kudirka perform solos, duos, quartets, and

music for large ensemble including William Kanengiser’s Mbira, Antonio

Vivaldi’s Concerto Grosso, op. 3, No. 8, and Steve Reich’s masterpiece

Electric Counterpoint.

FREE

17 & 18 (Thurs & Fri) STUDIO 3 DIRECTING SCENES

7:30 pm Patrons Theatre

Two one-act contemporary plays, directed by the rising third-year directors.

FREE

19 (Sat) ARCH CABARET

7:30 pm Freedman Theatre

Our celebration of UNCSA’s high school Drama program and the ARCH

(Artists Reaching Children in Hospitals) project, featuring clowns, skits,

songs and fun! Appropriate for the whole family.

FREE

22 (Tues) GUEST ARTIST: ANIELLO DESIDERIO, GUITAR

7:30 pm Watson Hall

Italian guitar virtuoso Aniello Desiderio will share his dazzling virtuosity

and sublime artistry in this evening of solo guitar masterpieces.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

23, 25, 27 FLETCHER OPERA INSTITUTE:

La finta giardiniera, KV 196 (THE PRETEND GARDENER)

(Wed & Fri) 7:30 pm / (Sun) 2 pm de Mille Theatre

Dramma giocosa in tre atti

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Libretto by unknown

James Allbritten, music director

Steven LaCosse, stage director

Angela Vanstory Ward, vocal preparation

Though only 17 years old, Mozart’s genius began to shine through in this

sometimes comic, sometimes dramatic opera about hidden identities and

happy endings.

$15 regular and $13 for students with valid ID

24-27 (Thurs–Sun) SPRING DANCE CONCERT

(Thurs-Sat) 7:30 pm; (Sun) 2 pm  Stevens Center

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WAS AN ERROR ON THE PRINTED PERFORMANCE CALENDAR. THE SUNDAY, APRIL 27, PERFORMANCE IS AT 2 P.M., NOT 7:30 P.M.

Spring Dance will reprise two of its celebrated works performed in Chapel

Hill in 2013 as part of Carolina Performing Arts’ retrospective of The Rite of

Spring at One Hundred -- Dean of Dance Susan Jaffe’s kinetic Polovtsian

Dances and Shen Wei’s contemporary reinvisioning of The Rite of Spring.

Also featured are the beloved suite from The Sleeping Beauty and a new

work by faculty member Susan McCullough.

SPECIAL EVENT PRICING: $20 Regular / $18 Students

29 (Tues) PIANO AREA RECITAL

7:30 pm Watson Hall

UNCSA piano students perform masterpieces from the solo and chamber

repertoire. Works by Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and more.

FREE