Annual Faculty Alumni Showcase: Justin Hoke, classical and jazz guitar

Friday, September 20, 2019
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cultural Arts CA1075 Beckwith Recital Hall
Event Type
Music Dept.
Seymour, Ann
Department of Music

A Family and Alumni Weekend Event 

Justin Hoke, classical and jazz guitar

Also performing:
Amanda Hoke, flute
members of the UNCW Department of Music jazz faculty: Natalie Boeyink, Jon Hill, Mike Waddell 

A reception with the UNCW Alumni Office will be held in the lobby of the Cultural Arts Building.

The Family and Alumni Weekend Event is presented as part of UNCW's special weekend for alumni and family.
The general public is invited to attend the concert and reception as well.
Proceeds from the concert benefit Department of Music scholarships. 
Justin Hoke, classical guitar
Isaac Albéniz: Leyenda
Stanley Myers: Cavatina
Francisco Tárrega: Capricho Árabe; Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Amanda Hoke, flute / Justin Hoke, guitar
Joaquín Rodrigo: Aria Antigua
José Luis Merlin: Progresiones para Pauline
Egberto Gismonti: Agua e Vinho
Justin Hoke, jazz guitar, and members of the UNCW jazz faculty
Pat Metheny: Bright Size Life
Andy Whittington: Samatha
Justin Hoke: Zoey’s Bossa 
Artist biography
Justin Hoke is an active soloist, chamber musician, composer, and educator based in Wilmington. He performs as a member of the Cypress Duo and the North Carolina Guitar Quartet. He has been featured as a soloist on classical and electric guitar with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Panama City Orchestra, Florida State University Orchestra, and the Appalachian State University Guitar Orchestra. His debut solo album Open Sky was released in 2015. Marvin J. Ward wrote on, “Superbly played... very highly recommended.”
       Hoke joined the UNCW music faculty in 2013 where he teaches classical and jazz guitar, music theory and other courses in the department. He graduated summa cum laude from UNCW in 2007 with a Bachelor of Music in classical and jazz guitar performance, studying with Robert Nathanson and Bob Russell. He received his Master of Music from Appalachian State University where he studied with Douglas James, and his Doctorate of Musical Arts in classical guitar performance from Florida State University where he studied with Bruce Holzman. Hoke previously served as a guitar instructor at Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, Appalachian State University, and Emory and Henry College.
       Awards include first prize in the 2012 Florida State University Doctoral Concerto Competition, Florida State University graduate teaching assistantship 2010-2013, top prize in the 2010 Appalachian Guitarfest International Competition, top prize in the 2010 Music Academy of North Carolina Guitar Competition, Appalachian State University teaching assistantship 2008-2010, Appalachian State University scholarship in 2008, and the William F. Adcock scholarship at UNCW 2006-2007.
       For more information about Justin Hoke’s recordings and performances visit
$20 general public
$15 alumni, parents, faculty, staff
$5 UNCW students

Tickets are available in advance through the UNCW Box Office (located in Kenan Auditorium) and one hour prior to performance at the Cultural Arts Building Box Office.
Advance tickets may be purchased online or by calling the box office at 910-962-3500 Monday-Friday 12 - 6 p.m. 
Any remaining tickets will be available one hour prior to performance at the Cultural Arts Building Box Office.

UNCW students may obtain tickets in advance by going to the UNCW Box Office (located in Kenan Auditorium) Monday-Friday 12 - 6 p.m. If you wish to pick up tickets in advance on the day of the event, please go to the box office no later than 5 p.m. 
For more information or to join our email list, contact us
or call 910-962-3415 (Monday-Friday 8-5)
Include your street address if you would also like to receive mailings.
Directions to the Cultural Arts building, located at 5270 Randall Drive:
(The Cultural Arts building is designated as “CA” and is on the left hand side of the map, just above midpoint.)
Arrive on time
•   Arrive at the concert venue at least 10 minutes before the posted concert time. If you need to get a ticket at the box office, have your UNCW student ID ready and arrive at least another 5 sooner.

Concert attendance and program stamping
Programs for students registered in Department of Music classes are stamped by the ushers at the end of the performance. 
   •   If you leave early, your program will not be stamped.
   •   If ushers should run out of programs, ask them to stamp your ticket stub at the end of the concert. Let your teacher know what happened.

Justin Hoke
Get Directions
Event Date
Event Time