Concerts at Hayes School of Music
N.C. Harp Ensemble performs April 26
The North Carolina Harp Ensemble will perform April 26 at Appalachian State University.
The performance begins at 4 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free.
Founded in 2010, the 10-member ensemble is directed by Jacquelyn Bartlett. It is the only program of its kind in the state and is comprised of harpists of all ages and skill levels. The ensemble will be accompanied by flutist Erica Spear and percussionist Alex Sidwell.
The program includes “Grand Procession” by Stephanie Curcio, “Kingsfold” by Ralph Vaughan Williams, “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” by Claude Debussy, “Passacaglia” by George Frideric Handel and “The Cascades” by Scott Joplin.
Guitar orchestra performs April 27
Classical and contemporary works for guitar will be performed April 27 at Appalachian State University.
The Appalachian Guitar Orchestra performance begins at 8 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall. The orchestra is directed by professor Douglas James.
The program opens with Handel’s “Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 2,” followed by “Swingin’ in Hawaii” by Jo Portalier.
Other compositions are “A Furiosa” by Paulo Bellinati, “Café 1930” and “Nightclub 1960” by Astor Piazzolla, “Africa” by the band, Toto, and “Imogen Heap Suite” by Imogen Heap, featuring vocalist Laura England.