Civic Orchestra performs spring concert; conductor and students honored

On Sunday, April 30, sounds of classic music literature filled the halls of the recital hall of the Coulter building as the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra, conducted by WCU music professor Damon Sink, performed their spring concert. Additionally, two WCU students, music majors Tyrone Kiaku and Ashton Parker, each performed a solo piece with the […]

Concert, symphonic bands perform first spring concert

Sounds of classic music literature from two major ensembles filled the halls of the Bardo Arts Center on WCU’s campus as members of the community gathered to attend the first Concert Band and Symphonic Band concert of the semester on March 1. Both of these ensembles consist of WCU students. The concert band is composed […]

Artist-in-Residence Orchestra performs a concert of stories

Sounds of classic music literature filled the auditorium of the Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Feb. 2. Music students at WCU and members of the Asheville Symphony joined together to form the Artist-in-Residence Orchestra and perform a concert focused on telling stories through music. Three pieces were played at the concert. The […]

Be among the first to hear WCU’s new Steinway grand piano

The Western Carolina School of Music will host the debut of the newest addition to their acclaimed music-makers in a concert on Tuesday Feb. 15. A nine-foot “D” concert grand piano is replacing an older Steinway model that has been providing music for WCU for 34 years. The Feb. 15 concert titled, “Steinway our Way” […]