Heard the term “Concert Weeks”? That time of the semester when the various ensembles and orchestras are ready for public performances and there seems to be a big concert virtually every night? Well, tomorrow night a series of five big concerts begins, and it’s all free. If you can’t make it down to the venues, all of these concerts will be live- streamed at the CVPA Live page.
UNCG’s 100-member ensemble composed of music majors and non-majors will be performing pieces including Grundman’s “Concord” and Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Procession of the Nobles.”
Thursday, Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium.
The Sinfonia orchestra will play a variety of works conducted by Dr. Rebecca MacLeod.
Friday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Recital Hall
UNCG Wind Ensemble
The nationally celebrated ensemble, with guest viola player Scott Rawls, will perform a set with highlights including Syler’s “Love Among the Ruins,” Whitacre’s “Sleep,” and Ives’ “Variations on ‘America.’”
Sunday, Oct. 1, 3:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium
UNCG Symphonic Band
The 56-member major band will perform a concert highlighted by Bach’s “Chorale Prelude, ‘Herzlich tut mich verlangen,’ BWV 727.”
Monday, Oct. 2, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium
UNCG Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Dr. Kevin M. Geraldi, and with guest soprano Lindsay Kesselman, the UNCG Symphony Orchestra will perform Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber” and Corigliano’s “Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan.”
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., UNCG Auditorium