The Southeastern Composers League will gather on the campus of UTC on February 20 -22 for its annual Forum, dedicated primarily to performances of original music composed by members of SCL. This year, the Forum will be held in conjunction with the Marian Anderson String Quartet Residency at UTC.
Other featured artists and ensembles include:
- pianist Walton Lott, a doctoral candidate at UNC-Greensboro;
- UTC clarinet faculty Dr. Nikolasa Tejero, who will be joined by Dr. Heather Small, flutist, Caterina Bristol, oboist, soprano Wanda Yang Temko, and Tim Hinck, pianist;
- the Southern Adventist University Orchestra, Maestra Laurie Redmer Minner, director;
- guest performers from Chattanooga and from universities in Alabama, Georgia, and Kentucky.
Additionally, UTC will be well represented by its Orchestra, directed by maestro Jooyong Ahn; the UTC Chamber Singers, Dr. Kevin Ford, director; Dr. Kenyon Wilson, tuba; Prof. Don Zimmer, violin; and the UTC Saxophone Ensemble, Clint Schmitt, coach.
Schedule of SCL Forum Events. Admission is free (except as noted).
SCL Forum Members' Registration, Fine Arts Center Lobby: Thursday, Feb. 20, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. ; Friday Feb. 21, 9:15 - 9:45 a.m.; 12:30 - 12:50 p.m.; 2:15 - 2:45 p.m.; 6:45 - 7:15 p.m.; Sat. Feb. 22, 1:00 - 1:20 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., Roland Hayes Concert Hall: The Southern Adventist University Orchestra, Laurie Redmer Minner, director.
Friday, Feb. 21, Roland Hayes Concert Hall:
- 10:00 a.m., "From Paris, with Love"
- 1:00 p.m., "Forge"
- 3:00 p.m., "With a Little Help from My Friends;" Nikolasa Tejero in concert.
- 7:30 p.m., the Marian Anderson String Quartet in concert. $5.00 general admission; UTC students with valid ID admitted free.
The Marian Anderson String Quartet appears by arrangement with MCM Arts and Entertainment, www.mcmarts.com.
Saturday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m., location TBA, Young Composers' Reading Session with the Marian Anderson String Quartet.
Saturday, Feb. 22, 11:45 a.m., Fine Arts Center room 203, SCL Business Meeting and Lunch, SCL officers and members only.
Saturday, Feb. 22, Roland Hayes Concert Hall:
- 1:30 p.m., "Sapphire Kaleidoscope;" Walton Lott, pianist, in recital.
- 4:00 p.m., "Chatter in Rondo Form"
- 7:30 p.m., "The Flattery of Fire;" UTC Chamber Singers; UTC Orchestra; guest artists.