ECU Faculty Concert Brings Cello, Piano Recital to Tryon Palace

NEW BERN, NC April 4, 2013 – The East Carolina Faculty Concert Series continues at Tryon Palace with a cello and piano recital, held Sunday, April 14. Performed by Emanuel Gruber on cello and Keiko Sekino on piano, this moving concert will include pieces by Claude Debussy, and lesser-known but equally engaging artists such as the 19th-century Belgian-French composer Cesar Franck and Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc, a member of the 20th-century French group Les Six.

Tryon Palace - New Bern, NC

Held at 3 p.m. inside the North Carolina History Center’s Cullman Performance Hall, the cost to attend the ECU Faculty Concert is $20 for adults, $17 for Tryon Palace Foundation members and $10 for students. Gruber will also have CDs for sale in the Tryon Palace Museum Store.

Tickets are available online at, by phone at 1-800-ECU-ARTS (328-2787) or (252) 328-4788; and at the door after 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 14. Seating begins at 2:30 p.m. and is general admission.

This concert is presented by the East Carolina University School of Music and the Tryon Palace Performing Arts Series. Media Sponsorship has been provided by Public Radio East and the Sun Journal.

Tryon Palace is a unit of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources. For more information on North Carolina’s arts, history and culture visit Cultural Resources online.

Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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