Come and join the Scenic City Chorus (Sweet Adelines, Int'l) for a Holiday Chorus Cafe and then you can hear the men's Choo-Choo Chorus the next weekend!
Brett Valliant wowed the audience with hisorgan skills at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium. Voices of Lee and the Metropolitan Bells also provided entertainment. And special thanks to Greg Glover of WRCB-TV for being the emcee. See more pictures on the Photo Gallery page.
Christy Burns of The Folk School of Chattanooga presented an entertaining and educational program with the Swedish Nykcelharpa and the hammered dulcimer.
CMC members entertained on the piano, also.
The 7th annual patriotic organ concert was held on July 1, 2013 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium and was a well-attended success! Walt Strony entertained and wowed us with his incredible skills on the mighty Austin pipe organ. We were glad to have, as special guests, members of the American Theater Organ Society.
The program was opened with its traditional presentation of colors,
salute to active personnel and veterans of all military branches and a
performance of the national anthem by Margaret Abernathy.
YOUNG ARTISTS CONCERT
PRESENTED BY CHATTANOOGA MUSIC CLUB
Evelyn Petcher, violinist; Joshua Coleman, pianist; John Burton,
trumpeter; and Tim Hinck, pianist--all present and former winners of
scholarships from the Chattanooga Music Club-- will perform in concert
Sunday, May 19, at 2:00 p.m., at the Concord Baptist Church, 7025 E.
Brainerd Road. Assisting will be Charlynne Fry, organist.
Ms. Petcher, a 2006 winner, is a resident of Baltimore. Formerly a
member of both the Annapolis and New World Symphony Orchestras, she
teaches violin and promotes the Baltimore Symphony’s outreach program.
She holds music degrees from Covenant College and the Peabody Institute
of John Hopkins University. Coleman, a 2013 winner, is currently a Provost Scholar and a pre-med
student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He continues his
piano studies at UTC with Dr. Sin-Hsing Tsai.
Burton, a 2013 winner, while still a junior in high school, was selected
to play for the radio program “From the Top,” performing as trumpet
soloist for the NPR 250 station network. He currently is the principal
trumpet with the CSO Senior Youth Orchestra, and will continue his study
of music at Baylor University this fall.
Hinck, a 1999 winner, is known both as a pianist and a composer. His
works have been performed in Europe as well as in the U.S. The ensemble
“Dischord” and the piano trio “Tresillo” have showcased his music
locally. He teaches at the Cadek Conservatory.
Ms. Fry teaches piano and voice, and is a member of the Chattanooga and Tennessee Music Teachers Associations.
The program included Puccini’s Nessun from Turandot and Debussy Preludes
as well as music by Schubert, Toch, and Michael Buble’.
On Sunday, April 21 at 2:30pm, the
Chattanooga Music Club held its annual Spring Tea at First
Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
In addition to performances by the recent scholarship winners, new officers were installed.
ST. PATRICK'S PURSE
NOTED INSTRUMENTALISTS AND VOCALISTS PERFORM AT
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The Chattanooga Music Club presented Dr. Sigrid Luther, piano; Jay
Craven, clarinet; Kimberly Keck, soprano; and Kelly Stultz, mezzo
soprano, in concert, on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at First Presbyterian
Church on McCallie Avenue. They performed works by Schubert, Schumann,
Mozart, Henri Duparc, M. Blitzstein, H.H.A. Beach and L. Gottschalk.
Dr. Luther is Professor of Music at Bryan College, Dayton, TN, and is
national vice-president of the Music Teachers National Association. She
is a frequent recitalist and piano adjudicator. Ms. Keck is an
Assistant Professor of Music at Bryan College and has performed widely
in oratorio and operatic roles. Ms. Stultz is director of music at
First Presbyterian Church. Jay Craven is well known locally as soloist
and music educator.
Dr. Sigrid Luther and Kim Keck
SOLDIERS AND SAILORS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM
ROBERT KIRK WALKER COMMUNITY THEATRE
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
The Baldwin Concert Grand Piano donated to the City of Chattanooga by the Chattanooga Music Club for use in the Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre.
Sunday, January 20 was the annual CMC/MacDowell Club joint concert.
The Chattanooga Clarinet Choir
This 2012-2013 season is the Chattanooga Clarinet Choir's15th anniversary. Founded by Jay Craven in 1998, the 18 member all volunteer ensemble is composed of professional, amateur, and student musicians who share their love of music with the greater Chattanooga community. Robert Dugan conducts the Clarinet Choir; Nick Hartline, concertmaster and artistic director, programs from the ensemble's library of over 150 works.
The Chattanooga Clarinet Choir was able to purchase a number of new works this year with the help of generous donations. The December program, which included both transcriptions and original works for clarinet choir, featured two pieces by contemporary Japanese composers written in 2002 and 2003.
November 30 was the date for our Holiday Spectacular.
The concert was at Memorial Auditorium.
The Organ Advisory Committee worked very hard to make this a wonderful event for Chattanooga for the holidays.
Oct. 21 2:30 p.m. Christ Church Episcopal
The Chattanooga Music Club presented the
Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Wind Quintet in Concert, at Christ Church Episcopal, 663 Douglas St. at McCallie
Avenue. The Ensemble was conducted by CSO Music Director Kayoko Dan, and is
composed of Janet Hale, flute; Robert Burks, oboe; Robert West,
clarinet; Eric Anderson, bassoon; and Gordon James, horn.