WPS Youth Orchestras Fall Concert 2022

Drendel Auditorium 243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC

Western Piedmont Symphony's two Youth Orchestras present their Fall Concert on November 28.

$5

Foothills Pops: Holiday Pops

J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, 1913 Hickory Blvd, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA 1395 Hickory Blvd SW

\Everyone's favorite seasonal concert is back for an evening of holiday and winter music classics. Note: concert is on a Friday evening! Featured guest artists tenor Jonathan Kaufman and electric guitarist Matt Sickels.

$25 – $45

Soundbites: Britton-Rene Collins, vibraphone

Keiser Community Room, 231 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 2 3rd Ave NE

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Join us for our lunch and music series featuring Masterworks guest artist Britton-Rene Collins, percussionist.

$25

Masterworks: Poetry in Motion

Award-winning vibraphonist Britton-René Collins joins the Western Piedmont Symphony for Masterworks: Poetry in Motion. Collins will perform the Concerto for Vibraphone (2010) by North Carolina-based composer Nathan Daughtry. Program also includes works by Marquez, de Falla, and Debussy.

$25 – $45

Chamber Classics: John Salmon Jazz Trio

Drendel Auditorium, 243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 2 3rd Ave NE

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The Chamber Classics Series present the John Salmon Trio (piano, bass, drums) for an evening of exhilarating interpretations of both jazz standards and new charts.

$25

Masterworks: Mighty Mahler

P.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th St NE, Hickory, NC

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Western Piedmont Symphony principal flute Laura Dangerfield Stevens performs Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 2. Then, the orchestra dives into the masterful Fifth Symphony by Mahler, featuring the adored Adagietto, Mahler's declaration of love to his wife, Alma.

$25 – $45

Chamber Classics: the Balourdet Quartet

Drendel Auditorium, 243 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 2 3rd Ave NE

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The Chamber Classics Series closed with the award-winning acclaimed Balourdet String Quartet. Program repertoire to be announced.

$25

Soundbites: Kinga Augustyn, violin

Keiser Community Room, 231 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 2 3rd Ave NE

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Join us for our lunch and music series featuring Masterworks guest artist Kinga Augustyn, violin.

$25

Masterworks: The New Colossus

P.E. Monroe Auditorium 775 6th St NE, Hickory, NC

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The 22-23 Masterworks season closes with a multi-media storytelling concert experience. Nkeiru Okoye's personal response to 9/11, Voices Shouting Out, opens the concert. Acclaimed violinist Kinga Augustyn will perform the Korngold Concerto for Violin. The evening culminates with Peter Boyer's visual telling of the immigrant experience, Ellis Island: the Dream of America.

$25 – $45

Foothills Pops: Shaken, Not Stirred

J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, 1913 Hickory Blvd, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA 1395 Hickory Blvd SW

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The music of Bond, James Bond. Featuring the exciting themes of the James Bond movie series and other spy thrillers, including Live and Let Die, You Only Live Twice, Skyfall, Peter Gunn, and more. Guest artist Thomas Pandolfi brings an exhilarating mix of prowess, cool confidence, and astonishing virtuosity to the evenings program highlight, the Bond Piano Concerto.

$25 – $45