Hickory, NC – A Perfect Fifth, the 55th season of the Western Piedmont Symphony continues with Masterworks 4: Southern Sounds.

With Maestro Matthew Troy as Music Director and Conductor, the program includes some eclectic selections. The evening will include Rusty Air in Carolina by contemporary composer, DJ and Brevard College alumni Mason Bates. Florence Price, the first African-American woman to be recognized as a symphonic composer, is featured next with her tone poem, The Oak. Guest artist and Lenoir-Rhyne University graduate, Chelsie Propst, Soprano, will amaze the audience on Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915. The program concludes with Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 in D major.

Masterworks 4: Southern Sounds, will be held March 7, 2020 at 7:30 P.M. at P.E. Monroe Auditorium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Tickets range from $5 to $42. Students of Lenoir-Rhyne University, Catawba Valley Community College and Western Piedmont Community College are admitted for free with valid ID. Tickets for teachers are $10 with valid ID. 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 4 is sponsored by Alex Lee, Inc. and Website.Builders. 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.