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Nov. 24, 2010/For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Marla Carpenter, 336-770-3337, carpem@uncsa.edu

 

UNCSA MUSIC FACULTY MEMBER AND VIOLINIST JOSEPH GENUALDI
TO PERFORM NOV. 30


 WINSTON-SALEM – University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) School of Music faculty member and alumnus (high school) Joseph Genualdi will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Watson Chamber Music Hall on the campus at 1533 South Main St.

 

The program will feature works by the French composer Ernest Chausson, Italian violinist Niccolò Paganini, and renowned jazz artist Bill Evans.

 

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For reservations, call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945 or visit www.uncsa.edu/performances.


Joseph Genualdi

Joseph Genualdi

Joseph Genualdi has served on the music faculties of DePaul University, where he was first violinist of the Chicago String Quartet, and the University of Oregon. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, he is a founding member and artistic co-director of The Chicago Chamber Musicians and one of chamber music's most noted violinists. He toured internationally with the Los Angeles Piano Quartet from 1985-1995. He has appeared with the Marlboro Music Festival and the Muir Quartet, which won the Naumberg Award for Chamber Music, First Prize in the Evian Competition and the Grand Prix du Disque during his tenure as founding first violinist. He has served as associate concertmaster of the San Francisco Symphony and as concertmaster of the New York City Opera national tour. He performs as a guest artist with orchestras and in numerous festivals.

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is the first state-supported, residential school of its kind in the nation. Established as the North Carolina School of the Arts by the N.C. General Assembly in 1963, UNCSA opened in Winston-Salem (“The City of Arts and Innovation”) in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972. More than 1,100 students from high school through graduate school train for careers in the arts in five professional schools: Dance, Design and Production (including a Visual Arts Program), Drama, Filmmaking, and Music. UNCSA is the state’s only public arts conservatory, dedicated entirely to the professional training of talented students in the performing, visual and moving image arts. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.

 

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