DuRoy To Present Organ Recital At Lee

Friday, March 15, 2013
Jason DuRoy
Jason DuRoy

Jason DuRoy, adjunct instructor of piano and organ at Lee University, will perform on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Lee Chapel.

The recital includes masterworks for organ such as Widor’s “Symphony 5” and “Symphony 9,” Langlais’ “Fete,” Bach’s “Toccata in F” and “The ‘Jig’ Fugue,” and Reger’s “Fantasy on ‘Wachet Auf.’” 

Others works being performed are Shearing’s “I Love Thee My Lord” and Lemare’s “Irish Tune from County Derry (Danny Boy).”

Mr. DuRoy has performed extensively throughout the region as a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician, and opera accompanist. He is a former student of Chattanooga organists Walker Breland and David Friberg, as well as Robert King and Andre Lash of UNC-Greensboro. 

Mr. DuRoy is an assistant director of music ministries in addition to being the organist at Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church. 

The event is free and non-ticketed, and members of the community are welcome to attend.  For more information, please call the School of Music at 614-8240.


Shock Theatre To Air On WDEF August 2

The cast and crew of Shock Theatre have completed the seventh episode and will air the program on Aug. 2 at midnight. Episode seven is a horror hosting package created to present “Bloody Pit of Horror”. In this episode you can expect a series of vignettes depicting different forms of torture humorously acted out by the cast of Shock Theatre in their "special kooky spooky way," officials ... (click for more)

Free Concert Sponsored By The Chattanooga Songwriters Association

The concert features Jim Green and Cody James Harris and is hosted By Anthony Quails.  The free event will be held Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Heritage House Arts and Civic Center, 1428 Jenkins Road.   "The night will feature acoustic music performed by some of Chattanooga's most talented singer-songwriters -- and all within the comfy confines of ... (click for more)

23-Year-Old Stabbed To Death Early Sunday Morning

A man was stabbed to death in Chattanooga early Sunday morning. At approximately 2:48 a.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 2525 6 th  Avenue Court for a person stabbed.  Officers located a 23-year-old suffering from a stab wound to his chest.  The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injury.  The victim’s information ... (click for more)

Man, 21, Arrested In Hidden Camera Case

An arrest has been made in a case in which a hidden camera was apparently placed in several local restrooms. Chattanooga Police last Sunday, received from a citizen a hidden camera that apparently had been placed by an unknown suspect in the men’s restroom at the Chattanooga Billiards Club downtown.  The footage from the camera was reviewed by Investigators with the ... (click for more)

An Open Letter To Tennesseans

We are incredibly fortunate to live in a state in which companies worldwide are clamoring to establish a presence. Many attribute it to our pro-business culture, well-prepared workforce, low tax environment, right-to-work policies, and engaged citizenry.  That is why the announcement by Volkswagen to build its midsize sports utility vehicle and establish the South’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: O’Reilly’s Rant On Race

I don’t really care whether you like Fox News commentator Bill O’Reilly but I strongly believe I must share an urgent transcript with you of what he said earlier this week. It’s been talked about on every network and it speaks boldly to the very heart of an American epidemic. Last weekend in Chicago 47 people were shot and five of them died. Black-on-black shootings have gotten ... (click for more)