Wake Forest arts faculty will be highlighted in the 2017 Music Carolina SummerFest, which includes several programs on the University’s campus and is co-directed by Jacqui Carrasco, professor of music.
The festival starts Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m. with Carrasco and music faculty members Peter Kairoff and Evan Richey performing youthful works of Beethoven in the Byrum Welcome Center.
On Aug. 12 at 7:30 p.m., the Music Carolina SummerFest continues in Brendle Hall with “The Patsy Project” directed by dance faculty members Christina Soriano and Jessie Laurita-Spanglet. The work will feature live performances of the music of Patsy Cline and an intergenerational cast of professional and community dancers, including adults with Parkinson’s disease and children from Wake Forest’s community ballet program.
For more information and tickets, please visit http://musiccarolina.org/.
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The Provost’s Office awarded the following grants for fall 2015:
Provost’s Fund for a Vibrant Campus
Tom Phillips, Words Awake2! A Literary Festival and Celebration of Wake Forest Writers and Writing, $5,000
Kevin Bowen, Wind Ensemble Commission and Guest Artist Residency for WFU Emerging Wind Band Composer Series, $ 4,000.
Melissa Harris-Perry and Marianne Magjuka, Ari Berman Address to Campus Student Leaders on Voting -Rights Issues, $3,868
Jeff Holdridge and Ryan Shirey, Campus Visit and Public Reading by Ciaran Carson, $2,992
Elizabeth Clendinning and Brandon Robinson, Perspectives on Integration: Music at Little Rock Central High and Beyond, $2,000
Provost’s Fund for Academic Excellence
Christina Soriano, Dani Kim-Shapiro, Stephen Krichevsky, Kate Mewhinney, Aging Re-imagined: Art Science and Policy, $10,000
Mary Dalton, Teachers, Teaching, and the Movies Conference, $10,000
Sandeep Mazunder, Liberal Arts Macroeconomic Workshop, $5,574.34
Jessie Laurita-Spanglet, Cross-Disciplinary Collaborative Project with Performance Outcomes, $4,750
Provost’s Fund for Academic Innovation
Sunggu Yang and Veronice Miles, Festival Week of Prophetic Ministry, $5,000
Hu Womack, Writers Camp @ZSR, $1,496