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Appalachian Symphony Band to perform Oct. 3 in Rosen Concert Hall

By University Communications

BOONE—Under Dr. Kevin Gray Richardson’s direction, the Appalachian Symphony Band will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall at Appalachian State University. Admission is free, and a live stream of the performance will be available at http://music.appstate.edu.

The Smith Gallery hosts visiting artist Sheryl Oring Sept. 29

By University Communications

BOONE—Sheryl Oring brings her “I Wish to Say Project” to Appalachian State University on Sept. 29 as part of the Smith Gallery’s visiting artist series.

Appalachian State University assistant communication professor directs another season of “A Craftsman’s Legacy”

By: Meghan McCandless

BOONE—Kelly Davis, an assistant professor of electronic media and broadcasting in the Department of Communication at Appalachian State University, has directed the third season of “A Craftsman’s Legacy,” which begins airing at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 on UNC-TV.

Registration is open for the annual running of The Knob; proceeds to benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country

By: University Communications

BOONE—Registration is open for The Knob, the third and final race of the 2016 High Country Triple Crown series, which will take place Oct. 8. Participants can walk or run, and proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of the High Country. Girls on the Run promotes the health and confidence of girls in grades 3 to 8, using a curriculum that emphasizes running. In 2015, the race series donated $10,000 to the program’s scholarship fund.

Appalachian Symphony Orchestra to perform at Schaefer Center Sept. 25

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—The Appalachian Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Dr. Mélisse Brunet, will perform Gustav Mahler’s “Totenfeier,” Jennifer Higdon’s “blue cathedral” and Edvard Grieg’s “Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46” on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Appalachian State University’s Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts.

Dr. Rodney Reynerson to perform piano recital Oct. 6 at Rosen Concert Hall

By Kesha Williams

BOONE—Dr. Rodney Reynerson, professor in Appalachian State University’s Hayes School of Music (HSOM), will perform a piano recital at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Broyhill Music Center’s Rosen Concert Hall on the university’s campus.

Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Selkie’ Sept. 28–Oct. 2

By: Keith Martin

BOONE—Appalachian State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Selkie: Between Land and Sea,” Laurie Brooks’ award-winning drama, Sept. 28–Oct. 2 at Valborg Theatre on the Appalachian campus. The show, which continues the department’s tradition of staging plays for young adults on alternating years, was produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing of Woodstock, Illinois.

Presidential debate viewing and discussion to take place Sept. 26 on Appalachian’s campus

By: University Communications

BOONE—Appalachian State University will host a public viewing and discussion of the U.S. Presidential debate in Room 420 (Parkway Ballroom) of the Plemmons Student Union on Sept. 26.

Reck receives AAUP Chapter’s Academic Freedom Award

BOONE—Dr. Gregory G. Reck, a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University, has received the 2016 Award for Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance from the university’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).