Unleash your love for music and come out to Wolfgang A Cappella’s fall concert on December 2 at 7:00 p.m. in Stewart Theatre to enjoy new music, new members and a brand new album!
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Studies have shown that music helps strengthen memory skills in children and adults. According to the Children’s Music Workshop, linking familiar songs to new information can help imprint that information on the brain. For Noah Baldwin, inventing melodies to memorize patterns in games wasn’t just a useful memory tool, but the origin of his passion for composing music.
Playing the saxophone is in Dylan Misenheimer’s blood. Counting him, there are six saxophonists in his family. For as long as he can remember, they’ve gotten together as an ensemble around the holidays to perform together.
Grains of Time, North Carolina’s oldest all-male collegiate a cappella group founded in 1968, are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. To celebrate five decades of Grains, they’re putting together a special concert where the 2018-19 Grains will take the stage alongside alumni groups dating back all the way to the original founding members.
Conducted by Chris Branam, the 50-member Symphonic Band will perform its fall concert on Thursday, Nov. 29, featuring Henry Filmore’s “Americans We,” Richard Vaughan Williams’s “Folk Song Suite for Military Band,” Brian Balmages’s “Silence Overwhelmed,” Frank Erickson’s “Rhythm of the Winds,” and Clifton Williams’s “Dedicatory Overture.”
The Raleigh Civic Chamber Orchestra (RCCO) at NC State University will perform the world premiere of Donald Reid Womack’s Blue Ridge Seasons: A Bluegrass Concerto for Viola and Orchestra on Nov. 4.
The music department hosted its largest-ever high school Band Day on Sept. 8, with more than 500 high school students in attendance. Participants spent a day immersed in the experience of marching with a Division I collegiate band, including a morning rehearsal and lunch with the NC State Marching Band, tickets to the football game and a half-time performance on the field at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Conducted by Dr. Wes Parker, the 19-member Jazz Ensemble I will perform its fall concert on Friday, Nov. 9, featuring swing, be-bop and contemporary jazz music.
Conducted by Dr. Paul Garcia, the Wind Ensemble will perform its fall concert on Wednesday, Nov. 7. The ensemble will perform Darius Milhaud’s Suite Français, the overture to Candide and Gustav Holst’s First Suite in E-Flat.
Led by Dr. Wes Parker, the 18-member Jazz Ensemble II will perform its fall concert on Monday, Nov. 5, featuring big band classics that will get your toes tapping.