Friends of the Arts Friend-Raising EventDate: September 24, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PMEvent Description
Join the Friends of the Arts for an exciting afternoon of bluegrass with Balsam Range and the WCU Wind Ensemble under the direction of Margaret Underwood, WCU Director of Bands.
Balsam Range’s ascent to the top of the bluegrass world has left a trail of success since the band’s inception in 2007. One of the genre’s most award-winning ensembles in recent years, they have garnered ten International Bluegrass Music Association Awards and produced six critically acclaimed albums.
Western Carolina University’s premiere instrumental ensemble featuring 50 of the finest woodwind, brass, and percussion musicians from our School of Music will join the band to perform many of Balsam Range’s most popular pieces including Burnin’ Down Georgia, Blue Mountain, and Last Train to Kitty Hawk, just to name a few!