WCU present Sounds of the Season concert
CULLOWHEE – The School of Music at Western Carolina University will present its annual “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on campus.
The performance, featuring faculty and students in small chamber groups and larger ensembles, is $15 for adults, $10 for seniors and WCU faculty and staff, $5 for students and children. All proceeds benefit the School of Music Scholarship Fund. For tickets, visit bardoartscenter.wcu.edu or call 227-2479.
This year’s program will include performances by the University Chorus and Concert Choir, accompanied by members of the Western Carolina Civic Orchestra and student and faculty musicians playing sections from Antonia Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” among many other selections.
Santa will lead everyone in a sing-along to close the program.
Wintry Mix concert in Hendersonville
FLAT ROCK – The 80-member Hendersonville Community Band will perform its holiday show, “A Wintry Mix,” at 3 p.m. Sunday in the conference hall at Blue Ridge Community College, 180 W. Campus Drive.
Tickets to the show are $10 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the Hendersonville Visitor Center and Laurel Park Wine Market. The program will also feature the Fletcher Community Chorus.
Roberto Flores, baritone, will be the solo vocalist for “A White Christmas,” and Joel Helfand’s clarinet will be featured in “Sholem-alekham, rov Feidman,” a tribute to Giora Feidman by Bela Kovacs. The audience will also get a chance to sing along.
Youth orchestras present Winter Concert
FLAT ROCK – The Hendersonville Symphony Youth Orchestras will present their Winter Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Bo Thomas Auditorium on the campus of Blue Ridge Community College. The concert is open to the general public. Tickets are $7 for adults and free for ages 18 and younger, available at the door. Doros open at 3:30.
The performance features all three ensembles — Youth Symphony, Sinfonietta and Prelude Ensemble — performing music by Beethoven, Holst, Dvorak and others.