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.
MORE MUSIC AT CHATTANOOGA STATE
* Thursday, 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.