University of Mobile Presents Elite 88 Piano Ensemble Spring 2019 Concert with Art Display

Amber Kelley Arts, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s piano ensemble, Elite 88, will perform their spring 2019 concert, “Carnival: From Paris to Mobile” on April 2 at 7 p.m. in Moorer Auditorium on campus. In cooperation with the Alabama School of the Arts Department of Art, works by student graphic artists depicting each movement will be shown on stage during the performance.

Admission is free. Moorer Auditorium is located in Martin Hall at University of Mobile, 5735 College Parkway, Mobile, Alabama, 36613.

The program will feature 10 graduate and undergraduate piano majors performing works inspired by a carnival, the circus and the zoo. The highlight of the evening will be a performance of Camille Siant-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals,” which is a 14-movement piece, each inspired by a different animal.

Greg Wiggins, adjunct faculty member and graduate student, directs the show.

University of Mobile offers a variety of performing arts degrees in the Alabama School of the Arts. For more information, visit umobile.edu/asota or call 251.442.2222.

 

About University of Mobile

University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley is the marketing communications specialist for University of Mobile. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM. As marketing communications specialist, Amber writes press releases and other content for UM. She is passionate about serving in her youth group at Redemption Church. She enjoys spending time outside, reading a good book and watching romantic comedies on Netflix.