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WFU announces spring line-up for lunchtime music series

By Maggie Barrett
336.758.5237
March 7, 2005

Wake Forest University Stores announces the spring line-up of performers for the "Bookstore Lunchtime Music Series." Concerts are held each week on Thursdays, weather permitting, from 11 a.m. to noon in front of the College Bookstore on University Plaza (Main Quad) and are free and open to the public.

The following groups are scheduled to perform:

March 17: " Love Camp Seven." A four-piece alternative rock and country band from Greensboro that plays mostly original songs as well as some covers.

March 24: " Ron Hunter Blues Band." A local blues and jazz band whose performances include guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, saxophone, flute and vocals. The band has appeared at Speakeasy Jazz and Ziggy's.

March 31: Winston-Salem Symphony Ensemble. One of the Winston-Salem Symphony's ensembles will play selected jazz compositions. Wake Forest student, staff and faculty discounts for Winston-Salem Symphony concerts will be available during the performance.

April 7: Chandler Martin, from Charlotte band "The Verdict." A musician and singer whose songwriting shapes the rock music of his band.

April 14: Winston-Salem Symphony Ensemble. One of the Winston-Salem Symphony's ensembles will play selected compositions featuring string instruments. Wake Forest student, staff and faculty discounts for Winston-Salem Symphony concerts will be available during the performance.

April 21: "The Snyders." Samantha is a five-year-old violinist and her brother, Zeb, is a nine-year-old guitarist. They will perform a variety of solos and duets of classical and folk music as well as fiddle tunes and hymns. They have performed at various recitals, church events, local nursing homes and The Fresh Market in Winston-Salem.

April 28: "Ron Hunter Blues Band." A local blues and jazz band whose performances include guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, saxophone, flute and vocals. The band has appeared at Speakeasy Jazz and Ziggy's.

May 5: Exam week – no performances.

May 12: Pianist Claire Howell. Howell is a local, blind pianist. She will perform with her teacher, Michael Zeoli, also a local pianist.

The series of Thursday concerts was initiated by University Stores as a way to thank the campus and local community for visiting their stores and as a way to give local talent a venue from which they can promote their music. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair and a bag lunch to enjoy the entertainment.

For more information, contact Val Kelly at 336-758-4276.


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