The String Theory Outreach Initiative, in partnership with Lee University, is hosting violinist Danny Koo for a residency that begins Wednesday, Jan. 22 and will conclude Sunday, Jan. 26.
In addition to presenting three concerts, Koo will perform at elementary schools in Chattanooga and Cleveland, Tennessee. He will also give a special performance for senior adults at the Alexian Village on Signal Mountain.
Koo is a well-known media personality in Korea with a passion for reaching children through his music. His presentation, focusing on the relationship between voice and the violin, will center around a classical repertoire incorporated into the story of Ferdinand the Bull at his school visits.
There are three appearances open to the public.
* Join Koo for a social hour at the Tomorrow Building, 818 Georgia Ave., Thursday, Jan. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.
* Saturday, Jan. 25, Koo will perform "Violin Voices" at Mizpah Congregation, 923 McCallie Ave., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, ages 18 and younger are free. They can be purchased online at https://www.mizpah congregation.org/.
* His events will culminate in a solo concert at Hunter Museum of American Art, 10 Bluff View, on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 1 p.m.
The concert will be followed by an instrument petting zoo hosted by String Theory youth interns. Musical instruments for the instrument petting zoo will be provided by Mountain Music in Chattanooga.
The concert is included in the $20 admission to Hunter Museum. Admission is free for Hunter members and youth under 17 with paying adult.
For more information about Koo: www.dannykooviolin.com.