September 23, 2023

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Four must-see songs performances at UNCSA this spring

With over 30 School of New music performances this semester, it can be challenging to decide which types to go to. From operas to jazz ensembles, visitor artists to symphonies, the Faculty will work tough to curate a year that will attractiveness to any music

We caught up with a several school users to check with which effectiveness(s) they are most looking forward to this forthcoming
semester. Right here are the enjoyable ordeals they picked — in chronological order.

Celebrating UNCSA Woodwinds: Baroque to Contemporary, Feb. 4

Oboe school Jaren Atherholt appears ahead to the Woodwind Celebration live performance most. “I am excited to perform with
my colleagues and share so a great deal good audio with our UNCSA and Winston-Salem neighborhood,”
provides Atherholt. This concert – which will function Atherholt alongside college customers
Robert Young, Tadeu Coelho and Oskar Espina Ruiz and visitor artist Jessica Kunttu – is also a welcome and celebration of the new bassoon
faculty member Stephanie Patterson.

UNCSA Woodwind faculty associates, from still left to ideal: Robert Young, Jaren Atherholt,
Oskar Espina Ruiz, Stephanie Patterson and Tadeu Coelho / Photograph: Wayne Reich

Atherholt points out that the plan is assorted and interesting, generally that includes music
by woman composers, which include “Sonata Terza, Op. 16 (1693)” by Isabella Leonarda,
“Duo Sonata for two Bassoons” by Sofia Gubaidulina, “Trio Toccata” by Valerie Coleman
and “Brokenvention Trio” by Alyssa Morris. 

UNCSA Chamber Audio Pageant, March 14 & 18

This March, the Faculty of Music presents the spring edition of the UNCSA Chamber Audio
Pageant with two live shows showcasing school, pupils, alumni and visitor artists.
Horn college Maria Serkin, a single of the featured school associates, is in particular thrilled about this celebration, the place
she will execute Beethoven Sextet in E-flat Important, Op. 81b on Tuesday, March 14.

maria serkin

Horn school Maria Serkin performing at the fall UNCSA Wind Ensemble concert featuring
tunes by Omar Thomas. / Picture: Wayne Reich

“This is a school/college student collaboration and my previous option to conduct with my
scholar Elijah Barclift,” clarifies Serkin. She adds that she hopes to enjoy with Barclift
all over again a person day when “he returns to UNCSA for a guest recital as an esteemed alumnus.”
Visitor artists showcased at the pageant involve violist Tatjana Masurenko, cellist Peter Wiley and alumnus composer Tyson Davis. 

UNCSA Percussion Ensemble, March 26

An thrilling software showcasing the talented percussion college students, this spring concert is bittersweet for section chair John Beck. “This will be my last overall performance as the director of the UNCSA Percussion Ensemble,”
clarifies Beck.


Percussion university student accomplishing at the 2022 Jazz Ensemble concert that includes Jon Metzger.
/ Photograph: Wayne Reich

“After 25 many years of studio training, I am transitioning to a new part at UNCSA as the
liaison and system coordinator in our new partnership with the Intergenerational
Middle for Arts and Wellness that is scheduled to open up following Drop at Senior Products and services
of Winston-Salem.”

UNCSA Symphony Orchestra with Guillermo Figueroa, April 29

Beck also provides the closing Symphony Orchestra functionality at the Stevens Middle ahead of it closes for substantial renovations as an upcoming spotlight. He is specially
thrilled about “Symphonie Fantastique” by Hector Berlioz which will “feature two timpanists
and church bells in the previous movement.”

symphony orchestra

Symphony Orchestra functionality in October 2022 showcasing conductor Robert Franz. /
Picture: Wayne Reich

This Symphony Orchestra will be led by visitor conductor and violinist Guillermo Figueroa
and will also feature Ernesto Coredero’s Violin Concerto and Jennifer Higdon’s “Blue
Cathedral.” Figueroa is a Grammy-award-profitable artist who serves as the principal
conductor of The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, amongst other prestigious positions. 

Invest in your tickets for these ordeals and explore extra performances — established
and performed by gifted students and globe-class school, distinguished alumni and
celebrated guest artists — by viewing the UNCSA Efficiency Calendar.