Community Conversations

Women's Resource Center, 125 3rd St NE, Hickory, NC 28601, USA 101 3rd St NE

Composer Amy Beachand Her Gaelic Symphony: Gender, Culture,and the Musical Canonwith musicologist Dr. Elizabeth Keathley (School ofMusic, UNC Greensboro) A free lecture series on composer Amy Beach and the “GaelicSymphony,” the first symphony composed and published (1896) by an Americanwoman.

MASTERWORKS 3: GAELIC IMPRESSIONS

A Scottish/Gaelic theme is the basis of Masterworks 3, with works by Amy Beach, Peter Maxwell Davies, and Felix Mendelssohn. Acclaimed violinist Tai Murray is the featured soloist on Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor, op. 64. https://wpsymphony.org/masterworks-3/ABOUT TAI MURRAY:Violinist TaiMurray has been described by The Philadelphia Inquirer as “aviolinist with more than technique on her mind” and a…

Soundbites II

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

Kontras Quartet https://wpsymphony.org/soundbites/

CHAMBER CLASSICS 4

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

Kontras Quartet https://wpsymphony.org/chamber-classics-4/

Soundbites III

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

Jodi Burns, Soprano https://wpsymphony.org/soundbites/

MASTERWORKS 4: NEW WORLD SYMPHONY

The Masterworks series comes to a close with New World Symphony. World-class, NC-based Soprano, Jodi Burns, returns to Hickory to perform Strauss' Four Last Songs.https://wpsymphony.org/masterworks-4/

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.

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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.