NGU Cultural Events
Fall Semester 2015
Fall 2015 Cultural Events
F 9/4 Sherrie Peterson Workshop (90 min) 7:00 HRH
- "The Calling of the Storyteller" Sherrie will be sharing some songs, monologues and stories about the work in the arts and in the mission field. She will also offer individual coaching at the end of the session.
Th-S 9/10-12 Steel Magnolias (120 min) 7:30 BT
Written by Robert Harling
Directed by Dale Savidge, Costumes by Kelsey Rexroad
- THE STORY: The action is set in Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. The sudden realization of their mortality affects everyone, but also draws on the underlying strength and love which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.
F 9/11 Voice Faculty Recital (60 min) 7:00 HRH
W 9/16 Art (120 min) 7:00 HRH
Th-S 9/17-19 Steel Magnolias (120 min) 7:30 BT
T 9/22 Etiquette Dinner (Tickets Available in Student Services) 5:00 HMC
F 9/25 D'Anna Fortunato and Friends (60 min) 7:00 HRH
M 9/28 Concert Band (60 min) 7:00 TC
- Please join the NGU concert band for its first concert of the semester featuring the music of Percy Aldridge Grainger. This evening's program will include Grainger's The Immovable Do and Molly On The Shore. The ensemble will also be performing David Maslanka's Mother Earth Fanfare and Morton Gould's American Salute.
T 9/29 Jazz Combo (60 min) 7:00 HRH
join local jazz musicians as they perform a vast array of improvisational
"Autumn Leaves," "Parker's Bossa," "Blues All," "Jabberwalky," "Portrait of Tracy," "Footprints," "Improvishua," "September in the Rain," "Amazing Grace," and "C Jam Blues."
W 10/21 Art (120 min) 7:00 HRH
M 10/26 Coppenbargers Faculty Recital (60 min) 7:00 HRH
- Coppenbarger Faculty Recital will feature works for clarinet & piano, and bassoon & piano by Gade, Klose, Feld, Koechlin, Bitsch, Schreck, and Mozart. Brent Coppenbarger, clarinet, Sonja Coppenbarger, bassoon, and Kuo-pei Chen Lin, paino.
T 10/27 Brass & Woodwinds Chamber Concert (60 min) 7:00 HRH
M 11/2 Percussion Ensemble (60 min) 7:00 TC
- Enjoy a night filled with fun, creative, and exciting performances on a variety of percussion instruments. You will see a marimba played in unique ways, floor toms galore, marching drums, and instruments that you've never heard of before. Also, Zach McLean, senior music performance major, will perform Emmanuel Sejourne's "Concerto for Vibraphone," accompanied by the NGU Percussion Ensemble. This will be a most memorable night of percussion music.
T 11/3 Orchestra Concert (60 min) 7:00 TC
- Please join us Tuesday evening, November 11th as the NGU Orchestra, with Steinway Artist Fabio Parrini, delves into Romantic style music of Russian composers Ippolitov-Ivanov, Borodin, and Rachmaninoff. This evening's program will take our audience into the heart of Russian music through the eyes, ears, and skills of Russian "Slavophiles: and "westerners." Come find out what this means and enjoy Fabio Parrini's virtuosic skill and artistry as he performs Rachmaninoff’s second piano concerto with the NGU Orchestra. On the program: Ippolitov-Ivanov, Armenian Rhapsody; Borodin, In the Steppes of Central Asia; and Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor.
T 11/10 Singers & Strings Chamber Concert (60 min) 7:00 HRH
Th 11/12 Cello Times Two (60 min) 7:00 HRH
Th-S 11/12-14 Best Christmas Pageant Ever (120 min) 7:30 BT
Written by Barbara Robinson
Directed by Beth Norris, Designed by Samantha Cook, Costumes by Anna Crosby
- In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids--probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and the fun - when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on!
M 11/16 Concert Band 7:00 TC
- Please join the NGU concert band for its second concert of the semester entitled "The Soloist". The program will open with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's exciting overture from his opera The Marriage of Figaro. The concert will continue with Clare Grundman's Concertante for Alto Saxophone and Band performed by Gary Frazier, senior music education major in the Cline School of Music. It is also our pleasure to introduce former NGU performance major and recent Florida State University graduate Ms. Constance Petersen performing Camille Saint-Saens's Introduction and Rondo Cappricio. Tonight's concert will conclude with a performance of John Mackey's "Night on Fire" from The Soul has Many Nations.
T 11/17 Choir Concert (60 min) 7:00 HRH
Th-S 11/19-21 Best Christmas Pageant Ever (120 min) 7:30 BT
Th 11/19 Contemporary Music Ensemble (60 min) 8:00 HRH
F 11/20 Guitar Ensemble (60 min) 7:00 HRH
M 11/23 Jazz Band (60min) 7:00 TC
- The NGU jazz band closes out the semester with its concert of standard big band charts dating from the 1950s to the present.
T 12/1 Christmas Concert (90 min) 7:00 Fairview Baptist Church
- 1300 Locust Hill Rd, Greer, SC 29651 (864) 877-1881
*All CEVT tickets will be available 1 week prior to the event in the SOT Box Office
*All Turner Chapel events will not require a ticket for entry
*Tickets for the Etiquette Dinner are available in Student Services
North Greenville University
College of Fine Arts
P.O. Box 1892
Tigerville, SC 29688
Dr. Michael Weaver
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