UTC Music Department Faculty Recital Is Wednesday

Thursday, January 24, 2013

The UTC Music Department will host a faulty recital featuring Eric Hanson, Double Bass and Violone. He will be accompanied by guest artists Ellie Jenkins, Horn, and Kris Carlisle, Piano. The recital will take place at Cadek Recital Hall, 725 Oak St., on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. It is presented free of charge and is open to the general public. 

Wenzel Pichl’s “Concerto in D major for violone and piano” will be included in the evening’s recital, as well as “Moon Lillies for horn and piano” by Lydia Busler-Blais, “Concerto in D major for violone and piano” by Johann Baptist Vanhal and “Trio Sonata for horn in F, double bass and piano” by Karen Griebling. 

Eric Hanson is currently an instructor of Double Bass at UTC and Cadek Conservatory, as well as Instructor of Low Strings at Berry College in Rome, Georgia. He has students that range in ability from beginner to college levels and maintains a private teaching studio in the Chattanooga area. In addition, he performs with several ensembles throughout our region and teaches music at Dalton State. Hanson performed as a member of the Chattanooga Symphony from 1994-2012. In the fall of 2010, he commenced doctoral studies at the Shenandoah Conservatory, where his research interest is contrabass stringed instruments during the time of Haydn and Mozart, with focus on the five-stringed violone and Viennese Classical tuning.

A native of Georgia, Ellie Jenkins joined the faculty at Dalton State College in 2010. She is an active performer, playing principal horn in the Carroll Symphony, second horn with the Rome Symphony, and performing frequently with the Chamber Players of the South. She has also appeared with the CSO and, toured Taiwan with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra in 2004. In addition, she has appeared as a recitalist in Italy, Brazil, and at several Southeast Horn Workshops.  

Kris Carlisle received his training at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Claremont Graduate University. He has studied with many noted artists such as Louanne Long and Mack McCray and has been the winner and recipient of many competitions and awards. Specializing in contemporary music, Carlisle is currently promoting his latest album with Edwards Trumpet Artist, Adam Hayes. The album, Current, is a collection of contemporary works, and features innovative compositions for trumpet and piano. He strives to expose all audiences to the works of contemporary American composers and explores the ways in which contemporary American composers have used traditional compositional genres while incorporating contemporary musical language. 

When attending a performance at Cadek Recital Hall, park in the covered parking deck and not in the spaces which are reserved for Cadek Conservatory/WUTC, to avoid being ticketed. 

For information regarding this or any other UTC Music Department performance, call the Music office at 425-4601 or visit http://www.utc.edu/Academic/Music/Events.php.



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