Composer-arranger and conductor Roland Carter, the Ruth S. Holmerg UC Foundation Professor of Music at UTC, has earned an award for his contributions and accomplishments in support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUS) and minorities and rising leaders in the arts. He is also being honored Friday, February 3, by the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin.
The 125th anniversary of UTC continues with a special musical presentation. The UTC Music Department in cooperation with the Chattanooga Choral Society for the Preservation of African American Song will present two evening performances of Scott Joplin’s opera Treemonisha on January 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee on January 29 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission, $17 seniors, and $14 for students. Tickets are…
UTC music professor Jooyong Ahn will go to great lengths to honor a late friend. Ahn went all the way to South Korea to premiere a new piece composed in remembrance of Vakhtang Jordania, a former conductor of Chattanooga Symphony.
UTC’s Department of Music will present the first River City Clarinet Winter Festival, co-hosted by the Chattanooga Clarinet Choir on Saturday, January 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the UTC Fine Arts Center.
The UTC Percussion Ensemble returns with their annual “Beat Hunger” concert this semester on Sunday, November 20, and Monday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Roland Hayes Concert Hall in the UTC Fine Arts Center. The group is directed by Dr. Monte Coulter, Director of Percussion Studies.