The UTC Symphony Orchestra will present a concert featuring the UTC Symphony Concerto Competition winners on Sunday, February 11, at 3:00 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall on the UTC campus. Featured soloists include Mikaela Parker, piccolo, Diego DeCordova, clarinet, and Xinwen Zhang, piano. The UTC Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Sandy Morris.
This 60-member college/community orchestra includes university music majors and non-majors from UTC and Chattanooga State, UTC music faculty members, area music educators, and other talented amateur and professional musicians from the region. The concert is free and opens with the overture to The Magic Flute, Mozart’s much-loved opera. Mikaela Parker will perform Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto in C Major, RV444 for Piccolo, followed by Diego de Córdova performing Carl Maria von Weber’s Concertino for Clarinet. The concert will conclude with Xinwen Zhang’s performance of the fiery first movement of Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 25.