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Western Piedmont Symphony Begins 54th Season with The Maestro Challenge

HICKORY, NC (September 26, 2018) — The 54th season of the Western Piedmont Symphony is extremely exciting.  Four dedicated and talented maestros will be guest conducting this season in hopes of becoming the next Music Director & Conductor of WPS.  The first candidate in the Maestro Challenge is Maestro Matthew Troy. Maestro Troy has an exciting program planned including the popular Scheherazade, the suite from the Hitchcock favorite, Vertigo and Totentanz from Liszt! Guest pianist, Dmitri Vorobiev, from the UNC School of the Arts faculty joins the orchestra for a performance that you don’t want to miss!

Masterworks I, Mystery, Science & Theatre, will be held October 6, 2018 at 7:30 P.M. at P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University.  Tickets range from $5 to $42.  All tickets are available in advance online at WPSymphony.org/tickets, by calling the office at (828) 324.8603, or by emailing tickets@wpsymphony.org.  Season subscriptions are available to purchase and are the best way to save money and enjoy great music. You may also purchase tickets at the door.

Masterworks I is sponsored by the President’s Circle—a prestigious group of leaders and supporters. Western Piedmont Symphony is a grant recipient of the North Carolina Arts Council and a funded affiliate of the United Arts Council of Catawba County. Business offices are located on the SALT Block at 243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory. Box Office hours are 10:00 am until 4:00 pm daily.

For more information about the Western Piedmont Symphony, call 828-324-8603, visit www.WPSymphony.org, or email info@WPSymphony.org.