Fine Arts Department Announces April-May Schedule

April 2, 2019 | Betty Proctor | Internal Press Release


The UTC Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Sandy Morris, will present its Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 2 featuring the Neruda Concerto in Eb Majorwith Dr. Erika Schafer as the trumpet soloist. Also on the program are the Overture toLa Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)by Rossini and Schubert’s Symphony No. 8 (Unfinished).  

Alaina Hill, a graduating student from the Associate of Fine Arts in Music program, will present a recital of solo vocal and piano music on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. Repertoire includes music by Mozart, Haydn, Handel, Sondheim, and others.

Graduating students of the Professional Actor Training Program will perform Moonchildrenby Michael Weller at 7:30 p.m. on April 12 and 13, and at 2:30 p.m. on April 14.

The Music Department of Chattanooga State presents a recital featuring students of voice and applied instrumental study on April 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Highly celebrated guitarist, Rene Izquierdo, will present a recital of classical guitar repertoire on April 16 at 7:30 p.m. He has been awarded First Prizes in many of the world's most celebrated guitar competitions including the Falleta Concerto Competition in Buffalo, NY and the Stotsenberg International Guitar Competition in Pepperdine, CA. His interpretations of guitar works from his native Cuba are renowned by guitar enthusiasts and music lovers throughout the world.

The Chattanooga State Concert Choir will present an evening of beautiful choral music on April 19 at 7:30 p.m. The concert features performances by Chattanooga State students and faculty.          

Directed by Nicholas Hartline, the Chattanooga State Symphonic Band will present an evening of works for concert band on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature saxophone faculty member Alex Singleton, as well as the Chattanooga State Percussion Ensemble, led by David Pedigo.

Graduating students of the Professional Actor Training Program will perform Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery at 7:30 p.m. on April 16 and 27, and at 2:30 p.m. on April 28.

An Evening of Ten Minute Plays will be presented by the first year students in the Professional Actor Training Program at 7:30 p.m. on May 1.

Ongoing Student Art Exhibitions in the Center for Advanced Technology (CAT), the Center for Engineering, Technology Arts & Sciences (CETAS), and the Andrews Center Student Gallery that include student drawings, paintings, and photographs are on display at the college through May 2019.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs are open to the public free of charge and held in the Humanities Theatre on Chattanooga State’s main campus located at 4501 Amnicola Highway, Call (423) 697-2430 for more information or visit to view upcoming other fine art events.