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LENOiRSAX presents "Merrily on High" at LR
LENOiRSAX presents "Merrily on High" at LR

As part of Lenoir-Rhyne University's 2018-19 Concert Series, the LENOiRSAX ensemble will perform a delightful mixed offering of original holiday favorites Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Grace Chapel. The performance is free and open to the public.

A concert of seasonal melodies, LENOiRSAX returns to LR for holiday favorites arranged by the performers. The ensemble also celebrates the release of their new 2018 Christmas season compact disc, "Merrily on High," which will be available for purchase.

Doors will open at 7 p.m. For more information, call the LR Box Office, which is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., at 828.328.7206.

The 2018-19 Concert Series will continue with the following performances:

Feb. 10, 2019, 3 p.m., Grace Chapel
With a deep, rich tone and commanding stage presence, bass-baritone classic vocalist Adrian N. Smith will return to his alma mater for this featured performance. Gregory Knight, also an alumnus of LR, will accompany Smith as the featured pianist.

Feb. 22, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Grace Chapel

Audience favorites and top prize winners in international competitions, the Tesla String Quartet returns for an encore performance.

April 13, 2019, 7:30 p.m., Grace Chapel

Michael Burritt, marimba soloist, will perform in coordination with the LR percussion studio and as part of the North Carolina Day of Percussion. Burritt is one of the world's leading percussion soloists and has three solo recordings.

Established in the fall of 2000, the Concert Series at Lenoir-Rhyne University serves the university community and the greater Hickory area by providing opportunities to hear and interact with superb musical artists. The Concert Series brings musical artists to the University to present concerts and recitals, work with students in the master class setting, lecture to music classes, and provide examples of professional artistry in music.

Photo Credit: Bert Blackburn Photography