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Appalachian Guitar Ensemble Performs April 25

BOONE–The Hayes School of Music at Appalachian State University presents the Appalachian Guitar Ensemble in concert Sunday, April 25, at 8 p.m. in Rosen Concert Hall. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

The 30-member ensemble will perform on nylon and steel string acoustic guitars. In addition, two contrabass guitars and mandolins also will be played.

The ensemble represents an orchestra, playing set arrangements in a mostly classical style. Pieces featured during the concert are G.F. Handel’s “The Royal Fireworks Music,” “Irish Medley” by Jeremy Sparks and “Dances” from “Gloriana” by Benjamin Britten.

The Appalachian Guitar Ensemble is directed by Dr. Douglas James.