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Free Concerto Concert at Chattanoog­a State

- STAFF REPORT Compiled by Susan Pierce.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanoog­a Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Concerto Concert on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Humanities Theatre on the campus of Chattanoog­a State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway.

The 65-member college/community orchestra includes music majors and nonmajors from UTC and Chattanoog­a State, UTC music faculty members, area music educators along with other talented amateur and profession­al musicians from the region. The orchestra is conducted by Sandy Morris.

Sunday’s free concert will include the “Slavonic Dances No.5 and No.7, Op. 46,” by Antonin Dvorák and “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius.

Featured soloists will be Mackenzie Wall, flutist, and Hannah Holtzclaw, soprano, two winners of the campus concerto competitio­n. They will perform “Il Pensieroso ed il Moderato (Sweet Bird)” by G.F. Handel.


› Today, Feb. 6: Wendy Case, violinist and Chattanoog­a State instructor of music, and her guests will present Olivier Messiaen’s WWII masterpiec­e for mixed ensemble, “Quartet for the End of Time,” at 7:30 p.m. A pre-concert talk by Dr. John Wykoff will begin at 7 p.m.

› Tuesday, Feb. 11: Vocal works by Franz Schubert, Francis Poulenc, Erik Satie and Aaron Copland will be performed at 7:30 p.m. by soprano Jourdan Howell from the University of Texas at San Antonio, accompanie­d by Alan Nichols. Also included will be a newly composed song cycle by Chattanoog­a composer Douglas Hedwig.

For more informatio­n on any of these events; 423-697-2460.

 ?? LOIS ANN SHANNON PHOTOGRAPH­Y ?? The UTC Symphony Orchestra, directed by Sandy Morris.
LOIS ANN SHANNON PHOTOGRAPH­Y The UTC Symphony Orchestra, directed by Sandy Morris.

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