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Sunday Summer Concert Series Continues June 15 at Appalachian

BOONE–Flutist Akal Dev Sharonne will perform in concert on Sunday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Broyhill Music Center’s recital hall at Appalachian State University.

The concert series is sponsored by Appalachian’s Office of Summer Sessions and the Watauga County Arts Council.

Admission is free for students and $10 for nonstudents. Tickets are available at the door.

Sharonne will perform music spanning three centuries representing composers from three continents. Included in the program are compositions by Vivaldi, Schafer and Cimarosoa, and a North Indian classical raga.

Sharonne is a critically acclaimed recitalist, chamber musician and improviser. She studied at the New England Conservatory and has appeared as a soloist with the Boston Pops and orchestras in New York, Massachusetts and North Carolina.

Joining Sharonne on the program are harpsichordist Brian Bailey, pianist Alla Neshatayeva, flutist Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham, mezzo-soprano Priscilla Porterfield and percussionist Robert Falvo.

Other concerts in the series are the High Country Jubilee Chorus on June 22, pianist Bair Shagdaron on Aug. 3 and the 22nd annual barbershop show featuring Gas House Gang on Aug. 23.