The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host the inaugural Chancellor’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14.
The concert, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building. This concert will feature performances by students, faculty, and ensembles in the Department of Music.
The event will begin with a pre-concert performance by the Trojan Steel Band in the Fine Arts Building lobby followed by performances by student ensembles. Additionally, six students were selected by audition to be featured as soloists, including Luke Allred, Valerisse Bell, Hannah Blacklaw, Brent Foster, Harris Hogue, and Mya Little.
The performances will include the Piano Ensemble playing an arrangement of Beethoven’s “Egmont Overture, Op. 84;” Chamber Singers, “Elijah Rock” arranged by Moses Hogan; Concert Choir, “City Called Heaven” arranged by Josephine Poelinitz with tenor soloist Damion Snowden and student conductor Carmen Ramirez; Jazz Ensemble, “Things Are Looking Up” by George Gershwin with vocals by Mya Little; Percussion Ensemble, “Go” from “Amid the Noise” by Jason Trueting; Women’s Choir, “Koowu” by Maryam Khoury with student conductor Carmen Ramirez and “Music Down in My Soul” arranged by Moses Hogan; Trombone Quartet, “Super Mario Main Theme;” and Wind Ensemble, “British Eighth” by Zo Elliott, arranged by Quincy Hilliard.