String Ensemble to Play Festival Park
The 2012 Perfomance Series at Roanoke Island Festival Park continues this month, as the Gate City Camerata, UNC-Greensboro’s premiere string ensemble, will offer two performances in the Indoor Theatre at Festival Park on April 21 and April 22, at 2pm both days.
Read on for the official press release.
The Gate City Camerata is composed of approximately 17 players, faculty and students performing side-by-side, presenting lively programs of music from the Baroque era to contemporary American works. They perform without a conductor.
Tickets are $10 Adult/ $5 students ( 6-12) and 5 and under are free. They may be purchased in advance in the Visitor’s Center at RIFP or the day of the event.
The Gate City Camerata provides the unique opportunity for UNCG graduate and undergraduate string majors to collaborate with the School of Music string faculty. Membership in this professional-level faculty/student ensemble is by audition.
The ensemble performs regularly in concerts both on and off campus. UNCG has long been recognized as one of the top music institutions in the United States and has been fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1938.
The Department of Music Performance (including composition and jazz) offers the only comprehensive music program from undergraduate through doctoral study in the State of North Carolina. UNCG also offers degrees in Music Education and Music Studies. The outstanding facilities, world-class faculty, and numerous ensemble experiences, provide an environment for artistic and educational success.
Some of North Carolina’s best young talent performs at Roanoke Island Festival Park during the Performance Series. Offering year round music, dance, drama, opera and children shows for the community to enjoy, the series invites performing arts departments from all campuses of the University of North Carolina system to participate.
Roanoke Island Festival Park is open daily from 9am to 5pm.