WIND ENSEMBLE TO RETURN TO CARNEGIE HALL APRIL 23

The University of Central Arkansas Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Ricky Brooks, will return to New York City for a second performance in Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 23 at 8 p.m. Brooks said the Wind Ensemble, which made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2003 with guest soloist Joe Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic, was excited to reunite with Alessi. “When we … [Read more...]

UCA VIOLIN/VIOLA STUDIO, FACULTY TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 24-25

The University of Central Arkansas Violin and Viola Studio will be in concert April 24 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The performance, free and open to the public, is set to start at 7:30 p.m. Tatiana Kotcherguina, adjunct instructor of violin and viola, said the program would include “Concerto in C Major” by F. J. Haydn, “Scéne de Ballet” by Ch. de Beriot, “Fantaisie on Two Russi … [Read more...]

CONCERT CHOIR, CHAMBER SINGERS TO BE IN CONCERT TUESDAY

The University of Central Arkansas Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present their final concert of the school year Tuesday. April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public. The Chamber Singers will perform pieces from the Mass for four voices by William Byrd and a few early and late madrigals.  The Concert Choir will also per … [Read more...]

TICKETS TO GO ON SALE APRIL 16 FOR ARKANSAS SHAKESPEARE THEATRE SEASON

Tickets for the 12th season of Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will go on sale April 16. The lineup for the June 8-July 8 season, which explores the theme of transformation, includes Shakespeare classics The Winter’s Tale; Henry IV, Part One; and a family adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing, as well as Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Tickets to the Reynolds Performance Hall productions of Hen … [Read more...]

UNIVERSITY CHORUS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 19

The University of Central Arkansas University Chorus will perform its spring concert on Thursday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, will feature four student conductors — Maya Jackson (assistant conductor), Sydney Hickok, Celina Reed and Leslie Vaught — and will include a wide variety of repertoire, including "Gloria" by V … [Read more...]

SYMPHONIC, UNIVERSITY BANDS TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 26

The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic and University Bands will be in concert for the final time this spring on April 26 in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. Associate Director of Bands Brantley Douglas said the evening would include a wide variety of music. Program for the University Band will include “Flourish f … [Read more...]

DAVID ZERKEL TO VISIT UCA DURING TUBA-EUPHONIUM SPRING FLING

David Zerkel, professor of tuba and euphonium at the University of Georgia, will present a full recital as part of the University of Central Arkansas’s Tuba-Euphonium Spring Fling on April 12. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. "We are delighted to bring the winner of the International Tuba and Euphonium Associations’ Tea … [Read more...]

ARKANSAS WRITERS MFA WORKSHOP TO HOLD READING APRIL 11

The fourth graduating class of students from the University of Central Arkansas’s Arkansas Writers MFA Workshop will read from their work at UCA Downtown on April 11. The 7 p.m. readings, free and open to the public, are jointly sponsored by the UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication and the Oxford American. "We always look forward to this event to celebrate the work of our graduating s … [Read more...]

UCA PERCUSSION ENSEMBLES SET APRIL 11 CONCERT

The University of Central Arkansas Percussion Ensemble will be in concert Wednesday, April 11, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The 7:30 concert is free and open to the public. The program will include “Tinplay” by Per Andreasson, “Music for Pieces of Wood” by Steve Reich and “White Pines” by Michael Burritt. “This concert features both classic and new works for percussion and in … [Read more...]

UCA JAZZ ENSEMBLES TO BE IN CONCERT APRIL 15

The University of Central Arkansas Jazz Ensembles will perform on Sunday, April 15, in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The concert, free and open to the public, is set for 7:30 p.m. All three of the UCA Jazz Ensembles — Dixieland Band, Jazz II and Jazz I — will perform. It will be the final UCA Jazz Ensembles concert for Dr. Jackie Lamar, professor of saxophone and director of the … [Read more...]