CSO March Events Includes Hooray For Hollywood

Friday, February 15, 2013

Here are the March events for the Chattanooga Symphony and Orchestra. 

Special Event - Southeast Film Music Symposium
March 1-3 Majestic Theatre, Sheraton Read House, Tivoli Theatre
George S. Clinton, artistic advisor and presenter
Peter Golub, composer and presenter
Don Davis, composer and panel member
Doreen Ringer Ross, Vice President of Film & TV at BMI and panel moderator
Edmund Stone, host of The Score and presenter
Robert Bernhardt, CSO Music Director Emeritus and conductor
Presented with support from ArtsBuild, the Tennessee Arts Commission, Husch Blackwell, and the Osborne Foundation
For more information, including a complete schedule, visit www.southeastfilmmusic.org
Luken Holdings Pops Series - The Matrix LIVE
March 2, 8 p.m.
Tivoli Theatre
Don Davis, composer and conductor
The Matrix LIVE brings Oscar-winning film to the concert hall.  This live film concert combines the visionary science fiction imagery with the sound of a large symphonic orchestra.  Watch the movie; hear the CSO play the movie soundtrack live. 

Luken Holdings Pops Series - Hooray for Hollywood
March 3, 2013 at 3pm
Tivoli Theatre
Robert Bernhardt, Music Director Emeritus and conductor
George S. Clinton, conductor
Peter Golub, conductor
Music Director Emeritus Robert Bernhardt pays homage to film music composers from some of Hollywood’s greatest films, such as Casablanca, It’s a Wonderful Life, Jaws and E.T. George S. Clinton will conduct his “Shagadelic Suite” from the Austin Powers films, plus Peter Golub will premiere his suite from the award-winning documentary, These Amazing Shadows. 
Sponsored by Husch Blackwell 

Masterworks Series -Verdi Requiem
March 15 and 16, 8 p.m.
Tivoli Theatre
Kayoko Dan, conductor
Priya Palekar, soprano
Rosella Ewing, mezzo-soprano
Richard Clement, tenor
Peter Volpe, baritone
CSO and Chattanooga State Choruses, Darrin Hassevoort, director 

Special Event - Party with the CSO at Track 29: Guilty Pleasures
CSO fundraising event
March 23, 6:30 p.m.
Track 29
Robert Bernhardt, conductor
Jeans ‘n Classics
The funds raised from this event will benefit CSO’s education and community engagement programs for area school children, as well as support the Masterworks, Pops, Volkswagen, and Chamber Series performances. The event is a success each year due to the wonderful support of businesses and individuals in our community. 
To purchase tickets or for more information, contact the CSO Box Office at  267-8583 or visit www.chattanoogasymphony.org.

Center For Creative Arts String Orchestras Concert Is March 29

The Center for Creative Arts String Orchestras will host an evening to celebrate the seasons on March 29 at 7 p.m. The concert will feature pieces that evoke sounds of Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. It will conclude with select movements from Vivaldi’s masterpiece, The Four Seasons. Admission is $5, and the performance will take place in the CCA Auditorium at 1301 Dallas ... (click for more)

8th Annual Road To Nightfall Finals Are Saturday

After five nights of competition with over 150 musicians and 30 bands, five bands have made it to the Road to Nightfall Finals which will be held Saturday at The Signal, 1810 Chestnut St.  Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door or buy now at www.thesignaltn.com .  The bands competing for a headline spot at Nightfall on June 22 ... (click for more)

Alexander Says Chickamauga Lock Construction Fully Funded For 4th Consecutive Year

Senator Lamar Alexander on Wednesday said the government funding bill will fully fund construction of Chickamauga Lock for the fourth consecutive year, providing up to $78 million – which is more than twice the amount of funding the project received last year.   Senator Alexander said he has made completion of Chickamauga Lock one of his top priorities as chairman ... (click for more)

Former Juvenile Court Magistrate Says Gay Marriage Is "Nothing You Put In Air Quotes"

A former magistrate at Juvenile Court, who claims she was fired by Judge Rob Philyaw because she is openly gay, said Wednesday that gay marriage "is nothing you put in air quotes." She referred to County Attorney Rheubin Taylor asking her about her ceremony in marrying another woman and raising his hands to form quote marks. Elizabeth Gentzler is suing Hamilton County, Judge ... (click for more)

Avoid Underage Drinking And Other Prom Drama

My high school prom took a dramatic turn when two guys got their tuxedo jackets mixed up. One of them belonged to my date, who kindly offered to keep my wallet in his pocket. That’s the jacket another young man mistakenly grabbed off the back of a chair before heading to an underage drinking party that got shut down by police well after midnight—as kids scattered in every direction.  ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Sheriff’s Request

Jim Hammond will talk to members of the Hamilton County School Board on Thursday afternoon and, just like any police officer in the United States, he will request that everybody “stay in their own lane.” Some school board members tend to believe they need to help decide the best methods of protecting our children. They believe this is one of the things they were elected to do in ... (click for more)