Secrest: World-class performances free to faculty and staff

PicMonkey-Collage2The Secrest Artists Series presents world-class performances free of charge to students, faculty and staff at Wake Forest University.

The Series has a long and distinguished history of presenting performing artists of national and international reputation. Considered as education and entertainment of the highest quality, such celebrated performers as Itzhak Perlman, Christopher Parkening, Ravi Shankar, Doc Severinsen and his Big Band, Denyce Graves, and the National Symphony with Leonard Slatkin, have appeared on the Secrest Series. Each event is usually accompanied by a pre-concert talk and/or a residency activity by the artist.

Wake Forest faculty and staff receive free admission for themselves and one guest to all performances in the 2014-15 season. No tickets are needed for admittance, just present your WFU ID at the door with your guest. Contact Samantha Perrotta with any questions at or (336) 758-3224.

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical | Thursday, September 11, 2014 | 7:30 and 9:30 PM | Brendle Recital Hall
A fully improvised, interactive, musical comedy show in two performances:

Sweet Honey in the Rock | Thursday, October 9, 2014 | 7:30 PM | Wait Chapel
An all-female, African American a cappella ensemble, celebrating their 40th anniversary

Quatuor Ebene | Tuesday, November 11, 2014 | 7:30 PM | Brendle Recital Hall
The award-winning string quartet from France

Orquesta Sinfonica de Mexico | Wednesday, January 28, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Wait Chapel
The National Symphony of Mexico

Benjamin Grosvenor | Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Brendle Recital Hall
Solo pianist

Alisa Weilerstein and Inon Barnatan | Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 7:30 PM | Brendle
A powerhouse cello and piano duo