EMU's Gala Concert features special guest The String Queens, a award-winning Washington D.C.-based jazz strings trio. Performers include the University Choir and Orchestra, led by Professor Ben Bergey, and the Wind Ensemble and EMU Jazz, with new Director of Bands Kyle Remnant making his EMU debut. Also performing with EMU students will be ProfessorJames Richardson, baritone; Kimberly Souther, cellist and director of the Preparatory Music Program; and Berry, on piano.
In 2021, the String Queens headlined the presidential and vice-presidential inauguration celebration, were featured artists on the PBS “Great Performances: Arts Interrupted” series, and partnered with ESPN for a global promotional campaign of Wimbledon tennis tournament.
Date and Time
Saturday Nov 13, 2021 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM EST
7 p.m., Nov. 13
Lehman Auditorium, EMU
The concert is free, with donations welcome for the EMU music scholarship fund. Masks are required for those attending in-person.