School of Music’s 2016 performances include Collage Scholarship Concert KENNESAW, Ga. (…
Georgia (Jan 20, 2016) —
School of Music’s 2016 performances include Collage Scholarship Concert
KENNESAW, Ga. (Jan. 20, 2016) —The Kennesaw State University School of Music’s 2015-16 Signature Series presents several concerts, beginning next month in the Morgan Concert Hall at the Bailey Performance Center on the Kennesaw Campus.
The 10th annual Collage Scholarship Concert on Saturday, Feb. 6, is a major fundraising event supporting scholarships for music students. The signature production of the School of Music features soloists, chamber groups and ensembles totaling more than 200 student and faculty performers.
This special production features a rapid-fire program of diverse works presented as flowing vignette performances with unique lighting and stage design to create a memorable experience. The matinee performance begins at 5 p.m., followed by an evening performance at 8 p.m., which will be streamed live online at musicKSU.com.
Also part of this season’s Signature Series, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra returns to KSU in 2016 for performances on Feb. 19 and April 1.
On Feb. 19, Cristian Macelaru conducts the ASO in an evening of works from Russian composers, beginning with Stravinsky’s masterpiece “Petrushka,” and Karen Gomyo performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.
On April 1, conductor Thomas Søndergård leads the ASO in its final KSU production of the season. Pianist Alexandre Tharaud plays Ravel’s Concerto in D Major for the Left Hand Alone.
The concerts follow the Proctor Scholarship Concert “Game On!” on Jan. 15. The KSU Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and choirs performed the annual event, featuring music from current and classic video game soundtracks.
Concert tickets may be purchased, starting at $23, at ticketing.kennesaw.edu or by calling the College of the Arts box office at 470-578-6650.
– Robert S. Godlewski
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.