Arts and Medicine Combine
for New Triad Orchestra
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – (Aug. 7, 2015)The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center are teaming up to provide a new creative outlet for medical professionals. The Triad Area Medical Orchestra brings dedicated medical professionals together to use their musical talents.
Winston-Salem State University Choir
The Winston-Salem State University Choir is one of the oldest student organizations on the campus of Winston-Salem State University and is well sought after for its moving renditions of major choral works, spirituals, and world music.
Members of the 501st Legion
The Legion is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate. The Legion seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work.
Winston-Salem Festival Ballet
Winston-Salem Festival Ballet is a professional dance company under the direction of founder and artistic director, Gary Taylor, committed to excellence in the performing arts and providing extraordinary performances that are accessible and enjoyable.
Jeffrey Reed, conductor
Reed has been bringing back the memories as music director of the acclaimed Orchestra Kentucky. His concert presentations are singularly authentic, recreating the soundtracks of pop music’s greatest decades.
Terry Mike Jeffrey
Veteran singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Terry Mike Jeffrey began singing on stages at the age of 3. Fronting his own band since the early ‘70’s, he has performed all over the planet. A unique entertainer singing musical styles from most genres all of his life, Terry Mike is especially known world-wide for his presentation of Elvis Presley’s music.
Steve Lippia has become one of popular music’s most prominent, in-demand vocalists and has quickly established his place among the finest interpreters of “standards” and traditional pop music in the nation. Lippia’s youthful, energetic talent, and powerful show creates a perfect blend of “classic” with “today.”
Cirque de la Symphonie
Cirque de la Symphonie brings the magic of cirque to the orchestra hall. Each performance an elegant adaptation of some of the most amazing cirque acts, perfectly choreographed to classical masterpieces and performed by accomplished veterans including world record holders, gold-medal winners of international competitions, Olympians, and some of the most original talent ever seen.
Divas of the 60s
Vocalists Ta’Rea Campbell, Andrea Dora, and Emily Drennan have been featured on Broadway and on television in recent years. Their new, high-impact show, Divas of the 60s brings the hits of Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross, Tina Turner, and more to the symphony pops stage!
Twyla Robinson, soprano
Twyla Robinson’s incisive musicianship, ravishing vocal beauty, and dramatic delivery have taken her to the leading concert halls and opera stages of Europe and North America. She has been heard in performance with the London Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Berlin Staatskapelle, The Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic, among others.
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Philip Cutlip has garnered consistent critical acclaim for his performances across North America and Europe. Established on both concert and opera stages, he has performed with a distinguished list of conductors that includes Nicholas McGegan, Yves Abel, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Gerard Schwarz, and Donald Runnicles. His appearance as Joseph De Rocher in Heggie’s Dead Man Walking,with Joyce DiDonato and Frederica von Stade for Houston Grand Opera, has been released on Virgin Records.