The Clarinet In The New World 4.0: Dances Across The Americas Is March 1

Sunday, February 17, 2013

The UTC Music Department will present “The Clarinet in the New World 4.0: Dances Across the America’s”, a faculty concert featuring clarinetist Nikolasa Tejero and pianist Tim Hinck. The performance will take place on Friday, March 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Roland Hayes Concert Hall at the UTC Fine Arts Center, 752 Vine St.  

The event is offered in conjunction with UTC’s Department of Foreign Languages’ week-long celebration of National Foreign Languages Week and is presented free of charge and open to the general public.   

The fourth in a series of Latin American themed recitals, “Dances Across the Americas” explores the music of dance traditions from several Pan-American countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, and the US.  These genres range from folk to salon and ballroom, Brazilian carnaval, and even pay tribute to New York’s Tin Pan Alley.  The composers featured include Astor Piazzolla, Carlos Guastavino, Fernando Deddos, Osvaldo Lacerda, Cesar Guerra Peixe, Paquito D’Rivera, William Bolcom, and UTC’s Dr. Mario Abril. 

Nikolasa Tejero is currently on the faculty at UTC, where she is the coordinator of clarinet studies, teaches Introduction to Music, Music theory and directs the UTC Clarinet Ensemble. An avid proponent of chamber music, Nikolasa keeps a busy schedule as recitalist and concerto soloist across the Eastern and Midwestern United States and has been singled out with a number of distinctions both nationally and abroad. She remains actively engaged in musicological research and has presented lectures and lecture recitals on the origins of Latin American art music traditions. Moreover, she has premiered several new works written expressively for her, and is one of the founding members of New Dischord, a Chattanooga-based performing ensemble. 

A native of Tennessee, Tim Hinck, began studying piano and composition at age six. He has studied both nationally and internationally and has received many awards in organ and piano competitions. His compositions and arrangements have premiered in the United States and Europe and he has produced works ranging from small ensembles to opera and rock/electronic groups. He continues to present and perform concerts worldwide. Hinck currently teaches at the Cadek Conservatory of Music at UTC, and works with several ensembles which premiere his compositions, amongst which are his contemporary music ensemble New Dischord and the flute/clarinet/piano trio Tresillo.

If you require additional information regarding any other UTC Music Department performance, call the Music office at 425-4601 or see the Music Department website at http://utc.edu/music.

 

WTCI-PBS Hosts Masterpiece Experience Wine Dinner At 212 Market Restaurant

WTCI's friends and supporters are invited to share in a Masterpiece Experience at 212 Market Restaurant on Thursday, March 5. Renowned chef Susan Moses will present a 5-course gourmet meal featuring locally sourced, organic ingredients. These unique dishes are not on the menu, will be specially designed for the evening and are paired with wines that complement each course. ... (click for more)

EPB Fiber Optics Expands Fi TV Lineup

EPB Fiber Optics is adding new channels and high definition offerings for Fi TV Silver and Fi TV Gold subscribers. Beginning Saturday, the new channel lineup will include: ·        IFC – Original shows and movies ·        Sundance TV – Award winning indie films & more ·        ... (click for more)

2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Highway 153 Long John Silver's

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Friday morning. At approximately  8:10  a.m. the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 5317 Highway 153 for a robbery at the Long John Silver's.  Officers discovered that two black men, wearing hoodies and masks, entered the Long John Silver's and forced the assistant manager ... (click for more)

Pair Charged With Beating Man With Stick, Taking His Wallet

Two men are charged with beating a man with a large stick while he slept on the steps of a downtown church, then taking his wallet. Jerry Quincy Allen, 45, and James Leo Boas, 40, both of 727 E. 11th St., are charged with aggravated robbery. In the incident on Wednesday, Bradley Casehart said he and a friend were asleep at Tompkin Chapel Church on Palmetto Street. He ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place - And Response

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: ‘Scrooge’ Of The Year

As we move into the last weekend before Christmas, the “Scrooge of the Year” has just appeared in Aurora, Ill. Actually Connie Ley has just died. She passed away on Nov. 25, but in her wake left the worst will many around the country have ever heard – her last wishes included that her nine-year-old dog should be put to death, cremated, and buried with her. Bela, a beautiful German ... (click for more)