AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

SCHEDULE: MUSIC

2018 PAST EVENTS
Live eTown Radio Show Taping w/ Josh Ritter & Mandolin Orange
Jul
30
Presented by the Appalachian Energy Summit and WNCW
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
8:00pm
Music

This special 2-hour Live Radio Show Taping will feature an exciting radio broadcast/podcast heard weekly across the country and worldwide, hosted by radio personalities Helen & Nick Forster (Nick is also known as founding member of the celebrated bluegrass band, Hot Rize). This special live radio show taping will feature a memorable evening of great music along with on-stage interviews with the artists and the presentation of the eChievement Award to an outstanding volunteer who’s made a real difference in their community and beyond. Special musical guests for this eTown live radio show are Josh Ritter and Mandolin Orange.

Rosen-Schaffel Competition
Jul
29
for Young & Emerging Artists
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
3:00pm
Classical
Music

The festival, in partnership with the Hayes School of Music, proudly presents the eighth season of the highly acclaimed Rosen-Schaffel Competition for Young & Emerging Artists.  In the final live round of the competition, a panel of symphony conductors will select a First Place, Second Place and Third Place Winner and the competition audience will select an Audience Choice Award Winner.

Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: <em>An Evening with Old Friends</em>
Jul
25
in association with Reflections Series International
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

On this final Reflections Series concert, the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble will perform some of the most beloved masterworks by Mozart and Beethoven, as well as Brahms’ monumental Piano Quintet in f minor.

Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: <em>Where in the World? Part 2</em>
Jul
22
in association with Reflections Series International
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble and its international Reflections Series continues with Where in the World? Part 2, featuring two original works by Yousif Sheronick, who is performing as a percussionist. The program also includes works by Aaron Copland, Enzo Rao Camemi, Riad El-Soumbati and Gabriel Fauré.

Hayes School of Music Faculty Recital: <em>Iconic, Intimate, and Innovative</em>
Jul
18
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

The Hayes School of Music Faculty presents a program that explores chamber music that ranges in style from the iconic piano wind quintet of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the intimate art songs of Franz Schubert, to the innovative work for clarinet and electronic music of Judith Shatin.  An evening of music that ranges in historical style from the Classical Period to Jazz offers a special treat for every listener.

Eastern Festival Orchestra featuring Misha Dichter
Jul
15
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
3:00pm
Music
Classical

Under the direction of Maestro Gerard Schwarz, the Eastern Festival Orchestra returns to the festival for an afternoon of symphonic music featuring pianist Misha Dichter and violinist Eva Wetzel. The program includes works by Bernstein, Griffes, Gershwin and Ravel.

Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: <em>Songs with (and without) Words</em>
Jul
5
in association with Reflections Series International
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble and its international Reflections Series continues with Songs with (and without) Words, featuring baritone (and Boone native) Taylor Ward. The program includes works by Enescu, Messiaen, Mendelssohn, Barber, Schubert and Dohnányi.

Broyhill Chamber Ensemble: <em>Where in the World? Part 1</em>
Jul
1
in association with Reflections Series International
Rosen Concert Hall, Broyhill Music Center
8:00pm
Classical
Music

Every summer, violinist Gil Morgenstern, Artistic Director of the Broyhill Chamber Ensemble and its international Reflections Series, assembles several of the nation’s most exciting and highly acclaimed chamber musicians for a remarkable concert series. The series opens on July 1, with additional concerts on July 5, 22 and 25.

The Broyhill Chamber Ensemble’s opening concert, Where in the World? Part 1, includes works for strings and piano by Dvořák, Smetana, Rachmaninoff, and Arensky.