Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Visiting Writers Series will present New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe on Thursday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. in Belk Centrum. Howe is teaching at the university this semester as Visiting Writer-in-Residence.
The Lenoir-Rhyne University Concert Series is proud to present a performance by the Kruger Brothers and the Kontras Quartet on Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 p.m. in P.E. Monroe Auditorium. Tickets are $20 and are available at mus.lr.edu/concert. Tickets can be printed online or can be picked up at the P.E. Monroe Auditorium Box Office, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
Besides their considerable renown worldwide, both the Kruger Brothers and Kontras Quartet are well-known and loved by our community. Together they bring a powerful combination of artistry and talent, creating a musical experience that redefines contemporary concert culture. The concert will feature original compositions for the ensemble by Jens Kruger.
As part of Lenoir-Rhyne University’s 2014-15 Concert Series, a performance by The Cleveland Duo and James Umble will be presented on Friday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Grace Chapel.
“It is rare to find a group with this instrumentation and this level of innovative, eclectic programming,” said John Cheek, Professor of Music at Lenoir-Rhyne. “We are proud to present what promises to be a unique and captivating performance.” According to Cheek, the concert will feature a program of chamber music, jazz and Jewish music for saxophone, violins and piano.