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The Passing of a Beloved Friend, Mentor, Colleague – Lucille Sawyer Harris

by August 7, 2014
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  We received the sad news that Lucille Harris, Instructor Emerita of Music, passed away at Salemtowne Retirement Community on 2 August 2014. Lucille taught piano at Wake Forest from 1957 to 1991. The Department’s annual Giles-Harris Competitions in Music Performance honor her many years of service to the Read more »

ASOP receives rave review for opening night — Mozart’s The Magic Flute —

by June 13, 2014

  Review of opening night, Mozart’s The Magic Flute: http://cvnc.org/article.cfm?articleId=6879  

Read about the World Premiere of Locklair’s “Canzona for the Music Makers”

by May 5, 2014

Composer-in-residence Dan Locklair celebrates another World Premiere.  His “Canzona for the Music Makers” was commissioned by the Charlotte Symphony, supported by a grant from the NC Arts Council, for Charlotte’s Northwest School of the Arts, a racial/socio-economic diverse school where enrollment is based on artistically gifted talent. Read more Read more »

Don’t miss the University Orchestra Concert tonight!

by February 27, 2014
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And the Winners are…

by February 24, 2014
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The Christopher Giles and Lucille S. Harris Competitions in Musical Performance, held within the university annually since 1978, gives seven donor-funded awards.  On Saturday, February 22, 2014 the Giles-Harris Competitions celebrated its 37th year.  The categories were “Music of the Performer’s Choice” for both (Piano and the Open) Competitions. Read more »

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