NGU Cultural Events
IN THE BILLINGSLEY THEATRE
Fall 2015 Cultural Events
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
T 10/27 Hickson Lecture and Sport Management Society (90 min) - 6:30 HMC
No Ticket Required
- Isaac Burns Murphy: An African
American Jockey in Post-Civil War Kentucky - Dr.
Pellom McDaniels, III, Faculty Curator of African American Collections at the
Manuscript, Archives, & Rare Book Library at Emory University, &
Assistant Professor of African American Studies. Former NFL player & 2015 winner of the
NCAA Silver Anniversary Award and author, So,
You Want To Be A PRO? A realistic game plan for kids who want to become
professional athlete, Lenexa: Addax Publishing, 1999
M 11/2 Percussion Ensemble (60 min) - 7:00 TC No Ticket Required
- 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 Humanities Sponsored Lecture (60 min) - 7:00 HMC No Ticket Required
- Voices of the Generations - Mrs. Julie Kohner, daughter of a Holocaust survivor who travels the nation telling her family's story. Her mother was featured on the 1950s TV show This is Your Life. The audience will view the episode as part of her presentation.
T 11/3 Orchestra
Concert (60 min) - 7:00 TC No Ticket Required
- 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 No Ticket Required
- 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 No Ticket Required
- 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 FBC No Ticket Required
- 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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