Upcoming Events

Guest Artist Recital: Beth Mitchell, tuba
Beth Mitchell

Monday, October 8, 2018, 7:30 PM

Moore Hall Auditorium, UNC Pembroke

Free Parking and admission, no tickets required

Before settling in Los Angeles, Beth Chouinard-Mitchell was principal tubist with the Women’s Philharmonic Orchestra in San Francisco, and the Orchesta Sinfonica de Monterrey in Nueva Leon, Mexico.  She has played with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, Opera Pacific, Germany’s Eurobrass, has appeared as a guest soloist with the United States Army Band, and has toured frequently throughout the United States, Europe, and the Middle East.  Locally, Ms. Mitchell enjoys an active freelance career in Los Angeles.  She  is a subbing member of the Disneyland Band, has worked with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Orange County Philharmonic Societies, the Los Angeles Zipper Orchestra, and many other arts groups giving concerts, masterclasses and numerous solo and chamber recitals around southern California.  Internationally, Beth is an acclaimed international solo recital artist, who regularly giving solo performances, playing chamber recitals, and teaching masterclasses around the world. Beth studied tuba at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore and The University of Southern California in Los Angeles.  Her principal teachers have been David Fedderly, Tommy Johnson, Jim Self, and Roger Bobo.  She is currently on the faculties of Pasadena City College, and Biola University.  Additionally, Ms. Mitchell is an International Performing Tuba Artist and Clinician for Eastman Winds and is a Wessex Cimbasso Artist.

12th Annual Octubafest Concert: The UNCP Tuba Euphonium Ensemble

Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 7:30 PM

Moore Hall Auditorium, UNC Pembroke

Free Parking and admission, no tickets required.

Join us for the 12th Annual Octubafest, presented by the UNCP Tuba Euphonium Ensemble, in a performance you won’t want to miss! Free and open to the public, our evening of German fun includes traditional German favorites such as In Ein Hofbrau Haus, as well as new music for low brass. Dr. Hersey will give a solo performance, and as always, we welcome students and performers of all ages to join us on stage for our final number. Parts are available for tuba and euphonium in bass and treble clef, email Dr. Hersey for assistance, joanna.hersey@uncp.edu.

12th Annual UNCP TubaChristmas Celebration!

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:15-8:00 PM Performance (7:00PM Set-up)

Dr. Joanna Ross Hersey, Director

Outside, Givens Performing Arts Center, Front Steps, UNC Pembroke

Free Parking and admission, no tickets required.

All are welcome to come and participate in this special World Wide event, TubaChristmas! Begun by tuba legend Harvey Phillips, TubaChristmas events happen across the world during the holiday season, to celebrate the festive time of year and for low brass players to have the opportunity of performing the melodies of their favorite carols. We will sight-read holiday carols from 7:15-8:00PM for the crowd coming to hear the Music Department Holiday Extravaganza, so bring a horn, music is provided or bring your own, we will perform from the TubaChristmas books. Dress for outside performance, decorate yourself and your instrument accordingly, and please join us for the 8PM concert inside GPAC after our performance. There is no fee to perform, all ages and levels welcome. Contact Dr. Hersey for more info, joanna.hersey@uncp.edu.

Chamber Music Evening, featuring Tuba Euphonium Chamber Ensembles

Monday, December 3, 2018, 7:30 PM

Moore Hall Auditorium, UNC Pembroke

Free Parking and admission, no tickets required.

Come hear the UNC Pembroke Tuba Choir, Euphonium Choir, and Quartets, Trios, and Duos as the music department celebrates with an evening of chamber music from across the instrumental program.

A Salute to the Military! Spring Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Concert

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 7:30 PM

Moore Hall Auditorium, UNC Pembroke

Free Parking and admission, no tickets required.

Join the UNCP Tuba Euphonium Ensemble in our spring concert as we perform together with military members to salute our Armed Services, with a reception to follow.

Chamber Music Evening, featuring Tuba Euphonium Chamber Ensembles

Monday, April 8, 2019, 7:30 PM

Moore Hall Auditorium, UNC Pembroke

Free Parking and admission, no tickets required.

Come hear the UNC Pembroke Tuba Choir, Euphonium Choir, and Quartets, Trios, and Duos as the music department celebrates with an evening of chamber music from across the instrumental program.

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