WPS Musician Auditions 22-23 Season

Western Piedmont Symphony Offices

Western Piedmont Symphony will hold musician auditions on Sat., Aug. 27, 2022, for the following vacancies: Section Violin I, Principal Violin II, Section Violin II, Section Viola, Section Cello, Section Bass, Oboe III/Utility, Clarinet II, Section Percussion. See announcement for complete details.

$25

WPS Youth Orchestras Auditions 22-23

Western Piedmont Symphony Offices

Western Piedmont Symphony's two Youth Orchestras - the Youth Symphony and Debut Strings - will hold auditions Sep. 8, 9, 10, for the 22-23 season.

Side/Show 2022

Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 246 Union Square NW,, Hickory, NC

Side/Show is back! Join the Western Piedmont Symphony chamber ensembles for free, unique, live music experiences. Happening in downtown Hickory in partnership with the Downtown Hickory Fall Art Crawl. Performers and locations to be announced.

Free

Chamber Classics: Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble

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

The Chamber Classics Series opens with an evening of eclectic tango music featuring North Carolina's own Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble.

$25

Soundbites: Joe Lulloff, saxophone

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 Opening Night guest artist Joe Lulloff, saxophone.

$25

Masterworks: Opening Night

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Acclaimed saxophonist Joe Lulloff joins the Western Piedmont Symphony for Masterworks: Opening Night. Lulloff will perform the Tomasi Concerto for Saxophone (1949). Program also includes works by Ravel, Franck, and Stravinsky.

$25 – $45

Foothills Pops: Music of the Knights

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

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. Join the Western Piedmont Symphony for a thrilling musical celebration of three of Britains's legendary songwriters" Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John, and Sir Paul McCartney.

$25 – $45

Chamber Classics: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

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

Tickets on sale August 15, 2022. The Chamber Classics Series welcomes acclaimed Scottish fiddle and cello duo Alasdair Fraser and Nathalie Haas to Hickory for an evening of dazzling teamwork, driving rhythms, and their shared passion for improvising on the melody and the groove of Scottish tunes.

$25

APPlause! Presents: Explore the Orchestra!

Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts 733 Rivers St., Boone, NC

Explore the Orchestra! is a fun and informative educational concert created and performed by the Western Piedmont Symphony under the direction of Maestro Matthew Troy. 

$5

Masterworks: Orchestral Blockbusters

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

Maestro Matthew Troy leads the Western Piedmont Symphony in an evening of classical favorites old and new. Program includes works by Quinn Mason, Bizet, and Beethoven.

$25 – $45