2017-2018 Season

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Jennifer Curtis

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Thompson Theatre 7pm

Violinist Jennifer Curtis will perform a variety of new works for violin alone and violin with electronic music. 

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The New York Times described violinist Jennifer Curtis's second solo concert in Carnegie Hall as "one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs." She was celebrated as "an artist of keen intelligence and taste, well worth watching out for." 

Curtis is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and founder of the group Tres Americas Ensemble. She plays on a 1777 Vencenzo Panormo violin.

Do not miss this chance to hear this exciting performer in the intimate Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre.

October 18, 2017

Electronic and Vocal

Truitt Auditorium in Broughton Hall 7pm -- Tickets available, cash only at the door.

Visual, electronic, and vocal works performed by NC State faculty member Rodney Waschka including works by Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Saunders Smith, Alison Knowles, and others.

Thursday, February 15, 2018 

Allan Ware

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Thompson Theatre 7pm

Clarinetist Allan Ware will come from Germany to perform 20th-century music for clarinet alone and clarinet with electronic music

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Allan Ware has performed hundreds of recitals and solo appearances on the stages of leading European chamber music series. He is the winner of numerous prizes in international music competitions, including the "Grand Prix" at the 4th International Chamber Music Competition in Paris.  He also won prizes at the Carnegie Hall Concert Artist's Guild Competition in New York and in the International Brahms Chamber Music Competition in Hamburg.  In 1983 he was selected in the McKenzie-Ware Duo by the "Arts America" Program of the National Endowment for the Arts and with this program performed concerts, radio and television broadcasts and taught master classes in more than 30 countries. He  is the Artistic Director of the “Sunday Concert Series” in Osnabrück, Germany, where he lives.In 2013 and 2014 he performed recitals and presented Master Classes in eight major cities of China and in Seoul, Korea.

The program includes works by Igor Stravinsky, Ilse Fromm-Michaels, Violetta Dinescu, and Roger Hannay.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Coastal Winds

Kennedy-McIlwee Studio Theatre in Thompson Theatre 7pm

The Coastal Winds wind quintet will join us for an evening of contemporary music for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn.

Composed of faculty members of the East Carolina University School of Music, the Coastal Winds quintet has been active in Eastern North Carolina for over two decades performing music that ranges from works composed in the 18th century to pieces composed last year. The quintet is:

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Christine Gustafson, flute
Bo Newsome, oboe
Douglas Monroe, clarinet
Christopher Ulffers, bassoon
Mary Burroughs, horn

The group has been hailed by CVNC as "impressive...and should be heard more often." Come enjoy the timbral variety and excellent musicianship of the Coastal Winds.

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