The Western Carolina University Wind Ensemble will present a special concert Tuesday, Nov. 28, featuring the premiere of a new symphony by contemporary American composer and conductor Dan Welcher that draws inspirations from three national parks, including the local Great Smoky Mountains.
Twelve Western Carolina University students enrolled in a Spanish Program course on “Cuban Culture” had an opportunity to experience that culture first-hand by participating in a faculty-led trip during WCU’s fall break.
Seven artists representing the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians will visit the Western Carolina University campus Friday, Nov. 10, to serve as panelists as WCU’s Fine Art Museum hosts a one-day symposium on contemporary Native American art.
A popular component of Western Carolina University’s annual Mountain Heritage Day are the judged and juried contests, and other competitions. At the 43rd annual event held Saturday, Sept. 30, nearly 300 people entered various events with dozens taking home ribbons or trophies.