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Leelanee Sterrett, a member of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, will present a recital on French horn at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Coulter Building recital hall at Western Carolina University.

Sterrett, third horn for the New York Philharmonic and former member of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra, was previously a prize winner in the International Horn Competition of America and the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program.

Sterrett also is a member of Genghis Barbie, the leading all-female horn ensemble specializing in original arrangements of pop music from the 1960s through today. The group made its Carnegie Hall debut in 2012 as soloists with the New York Youth Symphony and has released four albums.




Brasstown Concert Association presents trumpeter Paul Neebe, with pianist Nancy Whelan at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29 at Keith House, John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown.

For ticket information contact a BCA Board member at (828)837-1863, (828)837-1967 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .





The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts will present the Overlook Theatre Company in Disney's “Aristocats Kids,” a live stage show based on the 1970 animated feature.

Including such songs as "Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat" and "Scales and Arpeggios," this high-energy, one-act comedy classic is a sure treat for young and old alike.

Performances are Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 each and can be purchased online at or by calling the theatre box office at (828)524-1598.


Two award-winning classically trained artists – guitarist Brad Richter and cellist Viktor Uzur - perform a program of traditional and contemporary works on Thursday, March 26, at 7 p.m., in the Historic Chapel of First Presbyterian Church in downtown Franklin.

Hailed as “one of the most exciting duos on the scene today” (Guitar International), the duo performs exciting, often surprising arrangements of classical and contemporary works, from Bartok to the Beatles, and from “Rhapsody in Blue” to “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Admission is by donation.


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