UTC Showcase Of Music Recital Is Nov. 29

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The UTC Music Department will present a studio recital featuring the students of Heather Small, which is a showcase of music studied throughout the semester. The performance will take place in the Cadek Recital Hall at 725 Oak St. on Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. It is presented free of charge and is open to the general public. 

Included in this recital are Friedrich Kuhlau’s “Divertimento” and two movements from Charles-Marie Widor’s “Suite, Op. 34”. The UTC Flute Ensemble will be performing a movement from the flute quartet by Eric Ewazen, “Harmony on Blue and Gold – mvt.1”. Music also featured in this concert includes works by Hoover, Schumann, Godard and Caplet. Assisting with the recital are pianists Jenny Parker, Priska Sentana, and Roy Treiyer.  Both Sentana and Treiyer are students of Dr. Sin-Hsing Tsai. 

German born Danish composer Friedrich Kuhlau is known today primarily for his flute and piano music. Even though he did not play flute, he wrote a great number of compositions for the instrument, including his composition, “Divertimento”. Charles-Marie Widor, most famous for his organ music and as organist of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Paris, was a professor of composition and organ at the Paris Conservatory. “Suite, Op. 34” is a substantial work in four movements. The work was composed for Paul Taffanel (1844 - 1908), a fellow professor at the Conservatory and the originator of a new technique of flute playing that revolutionized music for the instrument and made France the center of the musical world as far as flute performance was concerned. It is because of Taffanel that the flute was so prominent in French music in the years leading up to World War I and afterwards. The first movement of a new flute quartet by Eric Ewazan titled “Harmony in Blue and Gold”, inspired by James McNeill Whistler’s Peacock Room will be performed by the UTC Flute Ensemble. The piece utilizes impressionistic moods and artistic textures to portray the theme of peacocks and the blue and gold porcelain displayed there.

Flutist Heather Small is an avid chamber musician and she regularly performs in venues throughout the southeast. A lifelong champion of new music, she has given world premiere performances of works by Gary Schocker and Jonathan McNair. Ms. Small is currently instructor for Applied Flute at both UTC and SAU. 

For more information call the Music office at 425-4601 or, see the Music Department website at http://utc.edu/music



soCro And Stratton Tingle Release Single “Finesse”

Chattanooga artists soCro and Stratton Tingle debut their first collaboration, titled “Finesse.”   The self-released track is an experiment in utilizing the DIY ethos of self-recording and self-producing. Review for soCro: Chattanooga rap artist soCro takes electronic elements of the European club scene and blends them with Southern hip-hop. soCro has been a Chattanooga ... (click for more)

River City Sessions Is Sept. 11 At The Camp House

The River City Sessions on Sept. 11 at the Camp House will feature Organized Kaos and Megan Saunders and the Driftless.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Review for Organized Kaos: Think Phish meets Umphrey's McGee meets Percussion. Organized K.A.O.S is a percussion tribal band located in Chattanooga that performs in the tri-state area featuring Rick ... (click for more)

2 Missing Soddy Daisy Children Found Safe After Large Search

Two missing Soddy Daisy children were found Wednesday morning after a large search for the brother and sister, ages 4 and 7. The children were located at 811 Sluder Road about two miles from their residence. According to Soddy Daisy Police Department, the children were in good condition. Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene to transport the children to Children's Hospital ... (click for more)

Hutcheson Medical Center Unsecured Creditors Committee Asks Trustee Be Appointed For Fort Oglethorpe Hospital; Asks Bankruptcy Not Be Dismissed

The Unsecured Creditors Committee of Hutcheson Medical Center is opposing a motion by U.S. Trustee Guy Gebhardt for a bankruptcy judge to dismiss the bankruptcy for the financially-ailing Fort Oglethorpe hospital.   Instead, the group is asking Judge Paul Bonapfel to appoint a trustee to oversee the Hutcheson finances. In a 16-page motion, the committee said if the bankruptcy ... (click for more)

Sheriff Hammond Is Right On The Muslim Threat - And Response (4)

Sheriff Hammond is exactly correct on the Muslims in Tennessee.  He sees with clear eyes the problem with the Muslims in our state and country.  They do want to take over Tennessee.  Our politicians are selling us down the river and allowing the trouble makers to dig in like tics and suck out the life's blood of our Constitution and take us over.  They ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Barners Trounce Who?

There is a website known as Grammarly that just completed a profound study. An automated proof-reading company (who I hope never finds out about me) collected 100 comments that each included over 50 words from the comment blogs of the nation’s preseason Top 25 college football teams. Then they fed them into the company’s huge algorithm computer and checked each fan base for punctuation, ... (click for more)