Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series 2023

By on August 19, 2023

8/22 – 8/25
Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Buxton and Manteo

Prepare to embark on a transcendent musical journey as the 9th Annual Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series brings its captivating melodies to audiences across Dare County. Proudly presented by the Don Catharine Bryan Cultural Series. This year’s series promises an unforgettable experience, featuring acclaimed musicians from around the nation. The Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series will weave a tapestry of harmonies and emotions that will resonate with both connoisseurs and newcomers to the world of classical music.


Piano Quintet

Tues August 22, 7:30 p.m.

  • All Saints Episcopal Church, Southern Shores
  • 40 Pintail Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949


Wed. August 23, 7:30 p.m.

  • St. Andrews By-The-Sea Episcopal Church, Nags Head
  • 4212 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959




Thursday August 24, 7:00 p.m.

  • Cape Hatteras Secondary School, Buxton NC
  • 48576 North Carolina Hwy 12, Buxton, NC 27920

Friday, August 25, 7:00 p.m.

  • Dare County Arts Council, Manteo NC
  • 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, NC 27954


Meet the Maestros:

Siwoo Kim, Violin: Recognized by The New York Times as an “incisive” and “compelling” violinist, Siwoo Kim is celebrated for his stylistic sensitivity and exquisite tonal nuances. His remarkable performances have graced esteemed venues worldwide, including Walt Disney Concert Hall and Lotte Concert Hall.

Katie Hyun, Violin: Winner of Astral Artists’ 2016 National Auditions, Katie Hyun’s virtuosity knows no bounds. Her innovative approach blends Baroque and modern violin styles, captivating audiences and critics alike. She serves as concertmaster of NOVUS Trinity Wall Street and is dedicated to social justice through music education.

Luke Fleming, Viola: Praised by The Philadelphia Inquirer for his “glowing refinement,” Luke Fleming’s viola performances are a testament to his exceptional skill and artistry. As the Founding Artistic Director of the Manhattan Chamber Players, he is a driving force behind innovative chamber music experiences.

Jacob Fowler, Cello (Music Director): Renowned cellist Jacob Fowler, the Founding Director of the Surf and Sounds Chamber Music Series, is a former tenured member of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. His captivating performances have enthralled audiences across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Dr. Amanda Halstead, Piano (Kitty Hawk and Nags Head concerts only): Pianist Dr. Amanda Halstead’s commanding presence and exquisite artistry have made her a sought-after soloist and collaborative musician. Her dedication to contemporary music and innovative teaching approaches make her a luminary in the musical community.

For more information visit www.bryanculturalseries



Barnhill Contracting Company will receive sealed proposals for Manns Harbor – EMS/Fire Facility (EMS-8), Kitty Hawk – EMS/Fire Facility (EMS-9), Manteo – Youth Center on January 09, 2024. Times to be given on via addendum #01. See the following SCOPE OF WORK: BP 100 – General Trades, BP 105 – Final Cleaning, BP 205 – Demolition, BP 390 – Turnkey Concrete, BP 400 – Turnkey Masonry, BP 500 – Turnkey Structural Steel & Misc. Steel, BP 505 – Light Gauge Metal Trusses, BP 740 – Roofing, BP750 – Siding, BP 790 – Caulking/Sealants, BP 800 – Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware/Toilet Specialties/Accessories/Division 10, BP 840 – Curtainwall/Storefront/Glass/Glazing, BP 925 – Drywall/Framing, BP 960 – Resilient Flooring/Carpet/Base/Epoxy, BP 980 – Acoustical Ceilings, BP 990 – Painting and Wall Coverings, BP 1230 – Finish Carpentry and Casework, BP 1250 – Window Treatments, BP 2100 – Fire Protection, BP 2200 – Plumbing, BP 2300 – HVAC, BP 2600 – Electrical, BP 3100 – Earthwork/Turnkey Site, BP 3213- Site Concrete, BP 3290 – Landscaping. Scopes of work may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager.

Bid Location and Time: Bid opening will be held in the Barnhill Contracting Rocky Mount Training & GPS Technology Room: 800 Tiffany Bvld, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Time is as follows: January 09, 2024 at 10:00am and 2:00pm. Times per packages to be given on via addendum #01.

Barnhill Contracting Company will receive, open, and read publicly all bids received in person in the Training & GPS Technology Room at the main office and listed with the virtual viewing at the link to be posted on Barnhill’s Plan Room.

Bids will not be accepted from bidders that are not pre-qualified. No facsimile or email submissions are permitted. Sealed bids are to be hand delivered to the bid opening location noted above or mailed Sealed Bids can be delivered before 9:00am the day of the bid to the Barnhill Contracting Company Office at 800 Tiffany Blvd., Suite 200 Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Attention “Clint Hardison.”

The pre-bid meeting will be held in Person & Zoom Meeting on December 06, 2023 at 10:00 am at the Barnhill Contracting’s Rocky Mount Main Conference Room: 800 Tiffany Bvld, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.

The pre-bid meeting link can be located on Barnhill’s online Building Division Plan Room ( and below. A preferred brand alternates meeting will be held via the same link at the end of the Prebid meeting.

Bid Documents can be viewed or downloaded through Barnhill’s online Building Division Plan Room ( after 12/04/2023.

All Bidders are strongly encouraged to include opportunities for HUB participation wherever possible in their respective Bid submission.  HUB participation is a part of this contract and must comply with all requirements set forth in the Bid Documents.

The Construction Manager and Owner reserve the right to add pre-qualified bidders. The Construction Manager and Owner reserve the right to reject any and all bids. Should you require additional direction, please call Barnhill Contracting Company, (Clint Hardison – 252-802-0740).

Clint Hardison is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Dare EMS – Phase 2 Pre-Bid Conference

Time: Dec 6, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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