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The University of Mount Olive Trio to Perform February 22

The University of Mount Olive Trio to Perform February 22


MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive Trio is set to perform on Thursday, February 22, at 7:30 PM. The performance will take place in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall, located at 207 Wooten Street in Mount Olive.  Dr. William Ford will play the saxophone, Quintin Mallete the percussion, and Franklin Gross the piano.


The trio will perform a newly commissioned chamber piece composed by a New Mexico based artist Luke Gullickson. Gullickson and Ben Hjernmann, a member of the Appalachian State University music faculty, will perform folk music accompanied by the art of UMO Associate Professor Steve Simmerman. This well-rounded program will feature contemporary art and music.  The event is free and open to the public.


For more information, contact Franklin Gross at wgross@umo.edu.


The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College.  For more information, visit www.umo.edu.