Chattanooga Now UTC Symphony Orchestra features trumpet soloist Dr. Erika Schafer

Chattanooga Now UTC Symphony Orchestra features trumpet soloist Dr. Erika Schafer

March 27th, 2019 by Staff Report in Chattnow Music

The Choir of Clare College / SAU contributed photo

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

Dr. Erika Schafer will be the featured soloist with the UTC Symphony Orchestra. / UTC contributed photo

Dr. Erika Schafer will be the featured soloist...

Photo by Angela Foster

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra will present its spring concert in the C.C. Bond Humanities Theater at Chattanooga State Community College at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2.

The 60-member college-community orchestra includes university music majors and nonmajors from UTC and Chattanooga State, UTC music faculty, area music educators and other talented amateur and professional musicians from the region. The orchestra is conducted by Sandy Morris.

This free concert will feature Concerto in Eb Major by Jan Neruda with Dr. Erika Schafer as the trumpet soloist.

Schafer is UTC associate professor of trumpet and assistant director of bands. She performs with the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera, is a member of Fuze Trio and is a soloist and chamber musician throughout the Unites States.

Also on the program will be the Overture to La Gazza Ladra ("The Thieving Magpie") by Gioacchino Rossini and Franz Schubert's Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished).

 

MORE CAMPUS CONCERTS

Choir of Clare College

» Where: Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists, 4829 College Drive East

» When: 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30

» Admission: Free

» For more information: 423-236-2814

Southern Adventist University will host the Choir of Clare College for a performance on Saturday night in Collegedale Church of Seventh-day Adventists.

Based in Cambridge, England, the choir has gained an international reputation as one of the world's leading university choirs. Under the direction of Graham Ross, the group has traveled the world extensively

 

Percussion Ensemble

» Where: Lee University, Conn Center, 150 11th St. NE, Cleveland, Tennessee

» When: 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 1

» Admission: Free

» For more information: 423-614-8240

Andy Harnsberger directs the ensemble.

 

Chamber Strings

» Where: Lee University, Pangle Hall, 340 Church St. NE, Cleveland, Tennessee

» When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2

» Admission: Free

» For more information: 423-614-8240

The chamber ensemble is conducted by Xiaoquing Yu.