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Local Pianist Marc Hoffman to be among the NC composers honored at January 26th concert 

The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra will premiere a new work by NC composer, Marc Hoffman on their Sunday, January 26th concert. The concert, entitled "Come Hear North Carolina," will take place at 4:00 pm at Varick Auditorium on the campus of Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC under the direction of Music Director, David Hagy.

A tribute to the music of and composers from the Great State of North Carolina, the concert will also feature the Rowan All-County 5th Grade Honors Chorus and a new work by Wake Forest University Composer-in-Residence, Dan Locklair.

“The piece by Mr. Hoffman being performed, Astral Force, consists of seven short movements based on cues from a score I composed for a TV pilot”, Hoffman says. “The show hasn’t aired so I released the soundtrack independently last September because I enjoyed working on the project and didn’t want to shelve the music. I was delighted to arrange this piece for the up-coming Salisbury Symphony Orchestra concert.”

(read more about composer Marc Hoffman)

Concert to include part of new work by Wake Forest University Composer-in-Residence Dan Locklair

On Sunday, January 26th, the Salisbury Symphony will present "Come Hear North Carolina," a concert which will include a work entitled "Independence Day," the first of three movements from NC composer Dan Locklair's Symphony No. 2 "America."


Mr. Locklair is the Composer-in-Residence and Professor of Music at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, and his compositional catalog, influenced by a wide variety of traditions, includes internationally performed symphonic works, a ballet, an opera, and numerous solo, chamber, vocal, organ and choral compositions.  Mr. Locklair will be in attendance at the concert. 

The music of Dan Locklair is widely performed throughout the U.S., Canada and abroad, including performances in England, Germany, France, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Sweden, Korea, Japan, Finland, South Africa, and Russia. His prolific output includes symphonic works, a ballet, an opera and numerous solo, chamber, vocal and choral compositions.


(read more about composer Dan Locklair)


"A 'Bury Home Companion"
A night of hometown humor and great music to benefit the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra
Meroney Theatre, Downtown Salisbury

 Saturday, Aug. 24 2019

2:30pm Matinee; 7:30pm Evening

Co-hosts Kent Bernhardt and Kay Peeler bring their assorted cast of heroes, hams and misfits for a time of hometown-based laughter and music!  This year's special performance is dedicated to the memory of longtime local music  fan Foster Owen.  Musical guests include pop-country group "The Hall Sisters," returning favorites Eli Yacinthe and Sarah Claire King, local teenaged piano sensation Jacob Kluttz,  Gold Hill's "Silver String Band" led by Vivian Hopkins, vocal harmony group "the Moonglows" and more!

Nutcracker-PiedmontDanceTheatre 2018(a).
The Nutcracker Ballet
The timeless story of a little girl at Christmas as told through the magic of dance and music 
Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College

Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 6:30pm

Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 2:30pm

Piedmont Dance Theatre's 17th annual production of the Nutcracker. Join us in Salisbury and be prepared to be delighted by "visions of sugarplum fairies" and the sounds of the Salisbury Symphony as dance and music unite to bring you this very special holiday treat!  Buy tickets through the link below or call them at (704) 932-8888.

A Celebration of Latin American Music & Culture
Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College

Saturday, May 16, 2020  7:30pm

Come and celebrate Latin American music, food and culture with the Salisbury Symphony! Featuring Mariachi performer "La Reina del Mariachi," Maria Elena Valdez and a cast of exciting performers, this exciting event will be like traveling to Latin America without ever leaving your seat!   

Internationally acclaimed soprano Jennifer Rowley returns to Salisbury
Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019  7:30pm

Soprano Jennifer Rowley, a performer acclaimed worldwide for her unforgettable voice and remarkable stage presence, entertained and delighted us at the intimate "Evening at the Met" Symphony fundraiser last February.  She now returns to perform accompanied by the full Salisbury Symphony and the Symphony Chorale!  Performance will include  Richard Strauss' Four Last Songs, and operatic selections from I Vespri Siciliani, La Traviata and Aida.

"Come Hear North Carolina"
Family Concert featuring the Rowan 5th Grade Honors Chorus
Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 4:00pm 

Especially programmed for families, this concert will highlight works by North Carolina composers that will be familiar to most audience members, and will feature performances by talented high school students as well as the very popular Rowan 5th Grade Honors Chorus.  (Reduced price tickets too!)

Our annual FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT for the public!
(Location to be announced)

Saturday, Jun. 6, 2020  7:30pm

Our ever-popular annual free "outdoor" performance!  Bring a couple of folding chairs and some cold drinks, and join us for an afternoon and evening of fine music!  The Salisbury Swing Band begins at 5:00pm and the Symphony begins at 7:30pm.  Tailgating spaces available too! Watch this space for details about location.

Elegance, Charm & Drama 
featuring Young Concert Artist Series Flutist Anthony Trionfo
Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019  7:30pm

The first installment of our new "Young Concert Artist Series" featuring talented new artists in concert with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra.  Exciting flutist Anthony Trionfo will perform Ibert's charming and challenging Flute Concerto.  Concert will include Tchaikovsky's elegant Seranade for Strings and Beethoven's dramatic Symphony No. 1.

Dream of America
A Multimedia Collaborative Symphonic Performance
Keppel Auditorium, Catawba College

Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020 7:30pm

Drawing attention to our nation's heritage as a "nation of immigrants," this performance will include Peter Boyer's powerful and moving symphony/ multimedia collaboration "Ellis Island: Dream of America", as well as Dvořák’s "New World Symphony."

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