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September 2013
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Béla Fleck

Special Event Concert
Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh

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The five-string banjo master marks the International Bluegrass Music Association’s move to Raleigh with a special concert that will get your foot tapping and your spirits soaring.

North Carolina is famous around the world for its traditional music, and from time to time, different members of the Symphony and staff members come together to play as the North Carolina Symphony Bluegrass Band. As part of the Béla Fleck concert on September 24, the North Carolina Symphony Bluegrass Band will feature Principal 2nd Violin Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky, Assistant Principal 2nd Violin David Kilbride, Associate Principal Bass Robert K. Anderson, Director of Operations Allyn Love on guitar, Director of Communications Joe Newberry on guitar and banjo, with special guest Chris Brashear on mandolin.

Also as part of the evening’s program, popular North Carolina songwriter and vocalist Laurelyn Dossett will perform with the Symphony, accompanied by Joe Newberry and Chris Brashear, to present music new and traditional.

Copland: Dance Episodes from Rodeo
                       I.    Buckaroo Holiday
                       II.   Corral Nocturne
Traditional/Ehrhard: "Her Bright Smile Haunts Me Still"
                                     Laurelyn Dossett, vocalist
                                     Joe Newberry, vocalist
Dossett/Grad: "Redbird" from The Gathering
                                     Laurelyn Dossett, vocalist
                                     Joe Newberry, vocalist
                                     Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky, violin
                                     Chris Brashear, mandolin
Copland: Dance Episodes from Rodeo
                       III.  Saturday Night Waltz
Traditional/NCS Bluegrass Band: Midnight on the Water and Bonaparte's Retreat
Copland: Dance Episodes from Rodeo
                       IV.  Hoe Down
Fleck: The Impostor: Concerto for Banjo and Symphony Orchestra
                       I.     Infiltration
                       II.    Integration
                       III.   Truth Revealed
                                     Béla Fleck, banjo

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