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  • January 12, 2015 Manning Music Series Concert: NC Symphony William Peace University's Manning Music Series presents a FREE Concert featuring musicians from the North Carolina Symphony on the Kenan Hall stage on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. The Manning Music Concert Series is made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60 and the Manning Music Series Fund. For the 2014-15 performing arts season, the Manning Series will include 5 free concerts ranging from jazz, classical and contemporary to Broadway performances. Additional Manning Series concerts this year include: Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 William Peace University is pleased to partner once again this year with the North Carolina Symphony on three of the Manning Series events. RESERVE YOUR SEAT FOR THE MANNING SERIES HERE. William Peace University wishes to make this event accessible to all people in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in this event please contact the Office of Engagement at Engagement@peace.edu or 919.508.2362.  Please make your needs known as soon as possible to allow sufficient time for effective accommodations, preferably at least 5 business days prior to the event. view Event
  • January 16, 2015 Raleigh's Village Idiots William Peace Theatre presents "Raleigh's Village Idiots" January 16-17, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The Idiots perform short- and long-form improv comedy. Scenes, stories, games and songs are improvised at your suggestion. Exactly what the combination is on any night... Your guess is as good as ours! For more information on the Idiots, visit their website. RESERVE YOUR TICKETS HERE view Event
  • February 5, 2015 The Piano Lesson A Celebrating Black History Month Event William Peace Theatre presents August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Piano Lesson, directed by Amy White, M.F.A., through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. In Pittsburgh’s Hill District in 1936, the Charles family battle their surroundings and each other over their shared legacy -- an antique piano. The fourth play of August Wilson’s epic Century Cycle, The Piano Lesson is a stunning and moving drama of family, history, and survival. The William Peace Theatre Company actors selected for the cast include:  DJ Curtis as "Doaker" Jarrett Bennett as "Boy Willie" Josh Walker as "Lymon" Ebony Miles as "Bernice" Maya Bryant as "Maretha" Chris Haskins as "Avery" Demetrius Jackson as "Wining Boy" Breanna Durham as "Grace" Tickets go on sale soon! view Event

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William Peace University Presents Manning Chamber Music Concert Season Kick-Off Opening Event And Pre-Reception

By William Peace University on September 19, 2013 12:51 pm

William Peace University Presents Manning Chamber Music Concert
Season Kick-Off Opening Event And Pre-Reception
Four-Year Baccalaureate University Hosts Start Of Seventh Annual Manning Chamber Music Concert Series In Partnership With The North Carolina Symphony On Sept. 30

 RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 19, 2013 – William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that the university will host a season kick-off opening performance and pre-reception for the launch of the seventh annual Manning Chamber Music Concert Series in partnership with the North Carolina Symphony on Monday, Sept. 28. The pre-performance reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Main Parlor, followed by the concert in Kenan Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature Andrew Lowy, principal clarinetist for the North Carolina Symphony, accompanied by a string quartet in a program of music by Beethoven, Penderecki and other classical composers. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required and seating is limited. For more information and registration details, visit http://bit.ly/17NMsZ7.

The 2013-14 season will feature three concerts this year held on the William Peace University campus in conjunction with the North Carolina Symphony. All are made possible through a gift made by alumna Sara Jo Allen Manning ’58 ’60 which established The Manning Chamber Music Series Fund.

“One of the true cultural highlights every year for William Peace University is the participation of members of the North Carolina Symphony in performance as part of the Manning Chamber Music Concert Series,” said Debra M. Townsley, Ph.D., president of William Peace University. “This season opener will provide a great opportunity for those who attend to meet and enjoy casual conversation prior to listening to expertly crafted music that is beautifully performed.”

 

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