Ethan Farnam To Perform At Noon Nosh Tuesday, July 15

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga invites the community to the Noon Nosh luncheon on Tuesday, July 15, at noon at the Jewish Cultural Center, 5461 North Terrace Road.  Pianist Ethan Farnum will entertain the audience following the meal. The cost for the luncheon is $8. RSVP by July 10 to 493-0270 ext.10; rsvp@jewishchattanooga.com

Ethan Farnum started playing violin at age three; however the piano became his instrument of choice by age six.

He studied piano at Cadek Conservatory for six years with Andrea Exum. For the last 2 years he has studied with pianist Ning An. For the last three years Ethan has accompanied the Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts String Ensemble, He has received superior ratings at local and state piano competitions and received merit scholarships to the Colorado Suzuki Institute in 2009 and 2011. Ethan has attended the Lee University Piano Festival and Competition for the past two years.  He will be playing on the Federation’s baby grand which was donated by Harvey Jacobs in memory of his wife Justine.  This musical luncheon event is the second of three to be held this summer at the Jewish Cultural Center.

The Jewish Federation and is programs are open to everyone regardless of religious affiliation. 


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