March 28, 2011 / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Marla Carpenter, 336-770-3337, email@example.com
“QUINTESSENCE” TO FEATURE TWO OF THE GREATEST QUINTETS
OF THE CHAMBER REPERTOIRE
Saturday, April 9, in Watson Hall
WINSTON-SALEM – A recital of two of the greatest quintets of the chamber repertoire will be presented in program titled “Quintessence,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 9, in Watson Chamber Music Hall on the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) campus, 1533 South Main St., Winston-Salem.
The program will feature Brahms’ F Minor Piano Quintet and Schubert’s beloved Trout Quintet. The recital will feature UNCSA School of Music faculty-artists Kevin Lawrence, violin; Sheila Brown, viola; Brooks Whitehouse, cello; Paul Sharpe, double bass; and Eric Larsen, piano. They will be joined by guest violinist Janet Orenstein and guest pianist Lauren Winkelman.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945 or order tickets online via the box office: www.uncsa.edu/performances/boxoffice.htm.
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. UNCSA is located at 1533 S. Main St., Winston-Salem. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.