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String Festival Honors Orchestra

Southeast Honors String Festival Orchestra

January 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The 8th Annual Southeast Honors String Festival hosted at UNCG is an intensive three-day festival for students in grades 9-12, as well as middle and high school orchestra directors. The Festival Honors Orchestra provides an opportunity for advanced string students to further the development of their performance skills through rehearsals, sectionals, performances, and master classes. Dr. Alexander Jiménez, Director of Orchestral Activities at Florida State University, will serve as guest clinician. The String Teachers Conference features clinics on topics including string pedagogy, instrument repair, and effective rehearsal techniques,…

Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble – Lecture Presentation

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

"The Other Side of My Heart" An Oral History Musical Project on Latina Immigrants in North Carolina with members of the Lorena Guillén Tango Ensemble and guest speakers from across the UNCG campus

Student Artist Competition Final Round

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Final Round of the Student Artist Competition Free and open to the public The UNCG School of Music Student Artist Competition provides an annual forum for exceptional student performers to audition for the opportunity to appear in concert with the University Symphony Orchestra. Three to four student winners are normally selected for this honor. 5:30     Brianna Tam, cello  Concerto in A minor, Mvts. 2 and 3 – Robert Schumann 5:45     Graduate Saxophone QuartetConcerto Grosso – William…

Andrew Willis

Andrew Willis, piano – Faculty Recital

January 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

For several decades Andrew Willis has explored the historical development of keyboard instruments and their performance practice while maintaining a commitment to the study, performance, and teaching of the widest possible range of repertoire. Keenly interested in the history of the piano, he participates frequently in conferences, concert series, and festivals. A past president of the Southeastern Historical Keyboard Society and a Trustee of the Westfield Center for Historical Keyboard Studies, he served a finals juror of the Westfield International Fortepiano Competition…

Qiaoyan Gao and Burigude, voice – Guest Artist Recital

January 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Qiaoyan Gao is an associate Professor, at the Music College of the Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities (IMUN) in Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China. She graduated from the Music College of Henan Normal University in 2005, with a major in Musicology. In the same year she was admitted to Xinjiang Normal University, studying for a master's degree in vocal music, singing and teaching. Her teacher was Lei Wang, a national level actor from the China National Opera House. In 2005, she…

Pavel Wlosok

Pavel Wlosok, jazz piano – Guest Artist Recital

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Pavel Wlosok, a Czech born American pianist, award winning composer, arranger and educator, received his classical education in piano performance and composition at the Conservatory of Music in Ostrava and Janacek Academy in Bmo, and earned bachelor and master degrees in jazz studies at the University of North Texas in Denton. Since August 2002, he has been professor in jazz, and Commercial and Electronic music at WCU. While at UNT he served as pianist-composer for the One O’clock Lab Band…

Xin Gao

Xin Gao, saxophone with Rachel AuBuchon, piano – Guest Artist/Alumni Recital

February 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dr. Xin Gao serves as Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Music Theory at Truman State University. Prior to this, he served on faculties of East Tennessee State University, the Music Academy of North Carolina, Furman University, Georgia State University and University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Summer Music Camp. He also taught at UNCG and University of Tennessee at Knoxville during his graduate work at those schools. At UNCG, he also filled the duties of Associate Professor Steve Stusek…

Kyoo-Hye-Lim

Kyoo Hye Lim, piano – Faculty Recital

February 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Korean-born pianist Kyoo Hye Lim is an avid performer of solo and collaborative piano works, and embraces a wide range of repertoire and styles from Scarlatti and Bach to the most contemporary twenty-first century works. She has concertized internationally in such settings as Carnegie Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris, Singapore’s Esplanade, the Cathedral Museum in Amalfi, Italy, Conservatorio Municipal “José Iturbi de Valencia, Spain, Kumho Art Hall in Seoul, Wellington Town Hall in New Zealand, and various concert venues in…

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