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  • THROUGH: Cuban Funk, International Violin Strings and Jazz Saxophone Stylings of Kenny Garrett Quintet

    North Carolina A&T State University Lyceum Series Presents


  • FALL2016

    In September, we are pleased to present the funky sounds of PALO! to kick off and celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. This energetic combo of international artists will serenade us with the music that will cause you to be on your feet with Afro-Cuban Funk (funky, jazzed-up salsa). The music is sure to reach that funny bone in your body an cause a joyful explosion of Cuban music with funky beats and jazzy improvisational energy! Please check out this years opening Lyceum act PALO! Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Harrison Auditorium.



  • SPRING2017


    FebruarySpringtime at N.C. A&T will bring violinist Tami Lee Hughes and nationally renowned jazz artist Kenny Garrett Quintet.

    Tami Lee Hughes in her rendition of The Legacy Show. Critics rave that Hughes rises to considerable technical challenges, playing with sound reminiscent of Perlman. Since making her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra, she has extensively toured the United States, Europe and Central America, championing the music of African-American composers. Her solo album, Legacy: Violin Music of African Composers, was heralded as one of the top 10 albums of 2011 by all Music Guides, garnering acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Nothing or no one can compare to the sounds of this musical genius! Come and experience what others have heard and boast about, the music of Tami Lee Hughes, a cultural odyssey. Uncommonly great! Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Harrison Auditorium.

    In March, the Lyceum Series will end the 2016-2017 season of Musical Diversity with jazz great KENNY GARRETT QUINTET, premier saxophonist with a 30-year stellar career of fantastic music. This jazz giant has become the preeminent alto saxophonist of this generation. Having performed with the Duke Ellington Orchestra through his time spent with such music greats as Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Art Blakely, the Jazz Messengers and the ever comparable Miles Davis. Please join us for the Lyceum Series closing act Kenny Garrett Quintet. Harrison Auditorium, Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

    Tami Lee Hughes

    Kenny Garrett Quintet


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    Gregory J. Horton, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science/Theatre/Co-chairperson Email: [email protected] Office: (336) 334-7852/ext. 2303 Cell: (314) 608-2921

    Carl Baker, Student Affairs/Student Center/Co-chairpersonEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 334-7571/(336) 285-2553

    Donna Baldwin-Bradby, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/TheatreEmail: [email protected]/[email protected] Office: (336) 334-7852

    Mondre Moffett, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/ VPA, MusicEmail: [email protected]/[email protected] Office: (336) 285-2020

    Dr. Gregory Meyerson, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/EnglishEmail: [email protected]/[email protected] Office: (336) 334-7771

    Dr. John Humphrey, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/LiberalStudies Email: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-2103

    Melanie Dalton, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/DanceEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-3476

    Serelyn Green, Office of University Relations/Special EventsEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-2665

    Dr. Scott Harrison, College Science and Technology/BiologyEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-2179

    Dr. Galen Foresman, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences/HistoryEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-4464

    Dr. Zachary Denton, College Science and Technology/MathematicsEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-4756

    Ezinma Leak-Murphy, WNAA Radio StationEmail: [email protected]/[email protected] Office: (336) 334-7936

    Dr. Lake Laosebikan-Buggs, Student Affairs/Office of Student ActivitiesEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-4930

    Saundra D. Crenshaw, Student Affairs/Student CenterEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-2557

    Dr. Melody Pierce/Ex-officio Member, Student Affairs/Vice ChancellorEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 334-7696


    Rashanda Lowery, Legal Affairs/LegalEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 334-7592, ext. 2250

    Martinique Williams, Business and Finance/PurchasingEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 334-7555

    Lottayne Widemon, Business and Finance/Accounts PayableEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 334-7684, ext. 2264

    Jacob Teagle, Student Affairs/Business AdministrationEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-4313

    Alta P. McNair, Student Affairs/Student CenterEmail: [email protected] Office: (336) 285-2549

    Note: The Lyceum programs are FREE to all North Carolina A&T State University students with a valid ID. Faculty and staff tickets are $5, and all other patron tickets are $15.

    Tickets are available at the A&T Ticket Office, located at Brown Hall. For tickets call (336) 334-7749.

    Please note: All ticket sales on the night of the show will be at the Ticket Office.

    The Lyceum Series at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is dedicated to bringing the most provocative, culturally diverse programs to the university campus and surrounding community. The series extends beyond the normal curriculum offered at N.C. A&T, and delivers a world view of the arts and humanities.

    North Carolina A&T State University does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

    2,000 copies of this public document were printed at a cost of $630 or 0.3174 per copy.


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