Unfortunately, the RADFORD UNIVERSITY FACULTY CONCERT on SUNDAY, MARCH 26th at 5pm will have to be postponed…..
The folks at Radford University are dismayed! There have been some unexpected conflicts so we will be rescheduling the March 26th concert for a later date in April. We hope you will forgive us and don’t forget, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts Flute Concert on Sunday, April 9th at 3pm at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence.
If the weather turns frightful and you’re not sure if the concert is still on for Sunday, March 12th at 3pm, check out our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/artsculturalcouncil/ for updates on Sunday morning after 11:30am. Otherwise, we do hope to see you at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence this Sunday, March 12th at 3pm for another fantastic concert from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts!
The string quartet from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts consists of Yasha Borodetsky, Sarah Harrigan, Benjamin Kugler, and Eli Kaynor. The quartet enjoys playing together in the Winston-Salem area and will be performing works by Beethoven and Mendelssohn.
As always, concert admission is free of charge, but donations are gratefully accepted. There will be a meet the artists reception following the concert. We hope to see you there!
The third Winter Concert from The Arts Council of the Twin Counties features a Saxophone Quartet from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The University of North Carolina School of the Arts Saxophone Quartet will be presenting music from the repertoire they’ve prepared over the year for competitions, including new music by living composers, string transcriptions, and traditional French saxophone quartet repertoire. The Quartet’s members include Caleb Carpenter, Timothy Bachman, Andrew Hasher, and Kyle Greaney.
The Winter Concert Series is a series of FREE Sunday afternoon concerts on at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence on select Sundays through April 9th. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door and the audience is welcome to stay after the performance for a reception with the artists.
Other concerts this Winter include:
· March 12 at 3pm UNCSA Piano & Strings
· March 26th at 5pm Radford Faculty Concert (various disciplines)
· April 9 at 3pm UNCSA Flutes
The second Winter Concert from The Arts Council of the Twin Counties features the Chrysalis Brass Quintet from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The concert will be on Sunday, February 19th at 3pm at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence. Admission is FREE, with donations gratefully accepted at the door.
Formed in the fall of 2015 as a part of the Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute, the Chrysalis Brass Quintet is the premier brass ensemble at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Along with performances on campus, they have performed numerous outreach programs within the Piedmont Triad Area and across North Carolina and Virginia. The quintet promotes brass playing through performing a mix of standard brass ensemble repertoire and arrangements of well-known folk, jazz, and pop tunes. Thanks to a partnership with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the quintet has been coached by artists such as Stiletto Brass, the President’s Own Marine Corps Brass Quintet, and Ida Bieler. The group includes Chris Williams, Lousson Smith, Brittany Thomas, Daniel Kane, and C.J. Luke. They will perform old and new works by Ingolf Dahl, Robert Nagel, Giovanni Gabrieli, and various other composers.
May 12, 13, 14, 20 & 21 2 Women, 3 Men & 1 teen boy
Auditions: Sunday, Feb. 26th from 2pm to 5pm & Tuesday, Feb. 28th from 7pm to 9pm at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence
Rehearsals: March 7th – May 11th at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence
Performances: May 11, 13, 14 20 & 21 at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence
The Arts Council of the Twin Counties is thrilled to announce the 2017 Winter Concert Series dates. Featuring musicians from the Radford University and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, the Winter Concert Series is a series of FREE Sunday afternoon concerts at the Historic 1908 Courthouse in Independence. The first of the 2017 Concerts will be on Sunday, January 29th at 3pm. Donations are gratefully accepted at the door and the audience is welcome to stay after the performance for a reception with the artists.
The Sunday, January 29th concert will feature the Radford University Guitar Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Robert Trent. The Guitar Ensemble has performed throughout the Mid-Atlantic states from Maryland to North Carolina and was selected by the Guitar Foundation of America to perform at its Washington, DC Conference – Strathmore Performing Arts Center. Performances have often involved singers and other instrumentalists and in past years the Radford University Guitar Ensemble has collaborated with students in the department of dance.
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May your Thanksgiving be filled with family, friends, comfort, and of course TURKEY! We are thankful for your continued support of our programs, and hope to see you at THE WORLD OF CARL SANDBURG playing December 8th at the 1908 Courthouse, December 9th at the Fries Theatre and December 10th at the Galax Public Library.
THE WORLD OF CARL SANDBURG by Norman Corwin is an amazing evening of theatre wrapped in poetry and serenaded with music! Featuring Galax’s favorite radio personality Derrick Davis, Sue Revels, newcomer Shelby Luskey and Denny Brooms on Guitar, THE WORLD OF CARL SANDBURG uses the poet’s famous verses as dialogue and includes the holiday favorite “Mary Did You Know” which was inspired by the poetry of Carl Sandburg.
Performances of THE WORLD OF CARL SANDBURG are Thursday, December 8th (7:30pm) at the 1908 Courthouse in Independence, Friday, December 9th (7:30pm) at the Fries Theatre and Saturday, December 10th (7:30pm) at the Galax Public Library. Tickets are $8 for Adults and $5 for Seniors and Students. Tickets can be purchased through The Art Shop page on this website or at the door before each performance.