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

Friday, September 14, 2018
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Cultural Arts CA1075 Beckwith Recital Hall
Event Type
Music Dept.
Seymour, Ann
Department of Music

Effective 12 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10, the university has cancelled all university-sponsored events and athletics, including Fall Family and Alumni Weekend (Sept. 14-15).
That cancellation notice includes the Department of Music concert previously scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14.
If you have purchased tickets for this event, please contact the UNCW Box Office at 910.962.3500. 
Information about whether this and other UNCW events can be rescheduled will be made available as soon as possible. 

Please note that if UNCW completely closes, departments – such as the Department of Music – are closed. 
Updates on UNCW closings will be posted on the UNCW homepage:
As always, thank you for your support of the Department of Music. 
CANCELLED A Family and Alumni Weekend Event 

The Department of Music presents a recital by Justin Hoke, classical and jazz guitar.

Also performing:

Amanda Hoke, flute

members of the UNCW Department of Music jazz faculty 


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. 

$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. 

About the artist
Justin Hoke is an active soloist, chamber musician, and educator based in Wilmington. He has been featured as a soloist on classical and electric guitar with the Panama City Orchestra, Florida State University Orchestra, and the Appalachian State University Guitar Orchestra. Hoke has performed in solo and with ensembles across the East Coast in a variety of musical styles, and performs throughout the region as a member of the North Carolina Guitar Quartet. Additionally, Hoke and wife Amanda Hoke (flute) perform as the Cypress Duo.
Hoke joined the University of North Carolina Wilmington music faculty in 2013 where he teaches classical guitar and music theory. 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.
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.
Dr. Hoke has previously served as a guitar instructor at Florida State University, Tallahassee Community College, Appalachian State University, and Emory and Henry College.
Hoke has released a CD of classical guitar: Open Sky, available at

Solo classical guitar; with Amanda Hoke, flute; jazz combo

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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.)
Plenty of free parking, right out in front of the Cultural Arts building and across the street. No need to feed the meters.
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.

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