Tennessee Wesleyan Choirs To Perform Spring Tour

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

This March Tennessee Wesleyan College’s Concert Choir, Chorale and Vox Humana will be presenting a concert of British and American choral music as part of their 2013 Spring Break Choir Tour. Celebrating the 100th birth year of British composer Benjamin Britten, the first half of the concert will feature works by Handel, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Holst, and others, culminating in Britten's great choral-organ anthem, "Festival Te Deum." The second half of the concert will feature works by American composers in a variety of different styles. 

The TWC choirs will perform free and public performances on Saturday at Pleasant View UMC, Dalton, at 7 p.m., Sunday at Hixson UMC at 11 a.m. and at Church of the Good Shepherd, Lookout Mountain, Tn., at 6 p.m. and Monday at State Street UMC, Bristol, Tn., at 7 p.m.

"Each year, we're pleased to be able to tour the region and show others what makes our music program and college, so great,” said Dr. Nathan Windt, TWC director of choral activities and assistant professor of music.  

“Our students come from a variety of different backgrounds and study a diverse field of programs, but each year, we collaborate and make excellent music. From anthems in the Anglican tradition to American shape-note hymns and spirituals, these concerts will offer everyone an opportunity to see what's special about Tennessee Wesleyan’s music program."

All TWC Spring Break Choir Tour performances are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Nathan Windt at 746-5234 or nwindt@twcnet.edu.



Movie Matinee At Heritage House 'Cyrano de Bergerac'

As part of the Monthly Classic Film Series, Heritage House presents the movie matinee "Cyrano de Bergerac" on Thursday, Nov. 20, at Heritage House Arts and Civic Center, 1428 Jenkins Road. There will be two showings, one at 2 p.m. and one at 7 p.m.  There is free admission and popcorn. In the film, the charismatic swordsman-poet helps another woo the woman he loves in a ... (click for more)

Chattanooga’s Live Music Scene – “Payne” In The Neck Is Gone!

Sunday I wrote about my adventures with a busted up C5 disc rupture on my neck/spine. It was one of the most painful things I ever endured, and I have had kidney stones, so I know all about pain. I haven’t given birth to any kids I am aware of, so I won’t touch that one. (I did live with someone that gave birth to two kids and that had some pain associated with those, however.) ... (click for more)

Downtown Chattanooga Apartment Complex That Brought $3 Million Profit Exempt From Most Taxes Until 2022 Under PILOT

A downtown Chattanooga apartment complex that recently was sold at a $3 million profit is exempt from most property taxes through 2022 under a PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement.   No payment of school taxes was included in the deal for Walnut Commons at Walnut Street and Aquarium Way.   The only taxes due on the property for the next eight ... (click for more)

Chickamauga Lock To Reopen As Soon As Next Thursday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District  plans to reopen Chickamauga Lock to all navigation traffic as early as next Thursday. An inspection of the upper gate anchorage and a repair plan were completed today. Chickamauga Lock closed on Monday after a routine inspection revealed a crack in the anchorage of the upper gate. Lt. Col. John Hudson, commander ... (click for more)

A Vote For Education Is Critical In Tennessee

In a state where just 28 percent of eighth graders are proficient in math and 33 percent are proficient in reading according to national assessments, education is deserving of more attention in 2014 elections. Across the country, more parents are making informed decisions about their child’s education, but for Volunteer State parents without resources, choices are difficult to come ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Saban: ‘Ratings Don’t Matter’

When the first College Football Playoff rankings were released earlier this week, Alabama football coach Nick Saban got it right on the button when he shrugged, “I don't even care, to be honest with you." "To me, none of it matters, What does it matter?” he laughed at the Tide’s No. 6 ranking. “I mean, it only matters where you end up at the end. So what matters to us is how ... (click for more)