Music

Drum and Banjo: African Roots|American Branches

Date: 
Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:30pm

In conjunction with the Lexington Old Time Music Gathering, the Appalachian Center, Niles Center, and the Department of African American and Africana Studies present Drum & Banjo: African Roots/American Branches.

JOAN BRANNON and RANDY WILSON will perform on drum and banjo taking you on a journey from Africa to Appalachia with rhythm, songs and stories – links to our past, tunes and beats that have bound us together on this continent, despite all the forces that would drive us apart.

Baby Gramps

Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:00pm

"The Salvador Dali of Folk Music" 

Baby Gramps is an energetic humorously entertaining performer with an endless repertoire. He plays a National Steel guitar, and sings his own unique arrangements of rags, jazz, & blues from the 20's & 30's, and many originals with wordplay, humor, and throat singing. 

According to an article in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, Baby Gramps is acknowledged as one of the top 50 most influential musicians in the last 100 years. 

Colin Carr Masterclass

Date: 
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Colin Carr appears throughout the world as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and teacher. He has played with major orchestras worldwide, including the Royal Concertgebouw Or-chestra, The Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, the orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia, Montréal and all the major orchestras of Australia and New Zealand. Conductors with whom he has worked include Rattle, Gergiev, Dutoit, Elder, Skrowasczewski and Marriner. He has been a regular guest at the BBC Proms and has twice toured Australia.

Colin Carr Concert

Date: 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

Colin Carr appears throughout the world as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist, and teacher. He has played with major orchestras worldwide, including the Royal Concertgebouw Or-chestra, The Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, the orchestras of Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, Philadelphia, Montréal and all the major orchestras of Australia and New Zealand. Conductors with whom he has worked include Rattle, Gergiev, Dutoit, Elder, Skrowasczewski and Marriner. He has been a regular guest at the BBC Proms and has twice toured Australia.

Event type: 

Alumni Orchestra, Concerto Competition Winners and Dvorak New World Symphony

Date: 
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

Guest Conductors Michelle Di Russo DMA'17 & Daniel Chetel DMA'14.

Program:
Marquez: Danzon No. 2
Concerto Competition Winner
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World 

Free Advance tickets available for UK Students w/ valid student ID at the SCFA ticket office. Free Advance tickets not available on the day of show.

Children age 6 and older are welcome to attend UKSO concerts. 

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