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.

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Brass Quintet To Serenade Dalton Nov. 6

Dalton State continues the fall concert series with a night of music exploring personal stories of New York that lead the listener through a menagerie of composers and pieces.   The Midtown Brass Quintet will perform, “Brass Menagerie,” a free concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Dalton on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 3 p.m.  The concert will feature music from composers ... (click for more)

Christopher Parker Gets Life Prison Sentence For First-Degree Murder

A Criminal Court jury on Friday found Christopher Levi Parker guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying of Robbie McClure at a trailer in Hixson. Judge Barry Steelman then sentenced Parker to life in prison. He was convicted though two people who witnessed the shooting refused to testify against him. One of them, Andrew Biro, had testified in General Sessions Court, ... (click for more)

Atlantic Capital Bank, Formerly FSG Bank, Moves Home Office To Warehouse Row; Downtown Bank Building Sold to Playcore

Atlantic Capital Bank, NA announced Friday that it has sold the current home office at 531 Broad St. to Harbert Realty of Birmingham, for  $5,375,000.  The bank’s new home office signals the start of a brand transition from the FSG Bank name, currently found in its eastern Tennessee and northwest Georgia markets.  Atlantic Capital will occupy the third floor ... (click for more)

Accountability Doesn't Have To Be A Bad Word

Am I making a difference? Isn’t that the basic question we all ask ourselves, and seek to demonstrate to others?  Ronald Reagan said:  “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”   We would argue teachers do not have that problem either.    Educators make a huge difference ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Guess Who Backed Kelly?

Two weeks before the August election where three members of the Hamilton County School Board were angrily replaced, the organizer of what was called “a great way for the (challengers) to raise great money to help them run smart campaigns” made a bold statement. “I'm sure the current board is well-intentioned, but the results are not there," said Paul Brock. "Leadership matters ... (click for more)