Lee School Of Music To Present Faculty Brass Concert

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Lee University faculty brass quintet
Lee University faculty brass quintet

Lee University faculty members Gordon James, Bill Pritchard, Dr. Doug Warner, and Dr. Nathan Warner, along with Lee graduate student Caleb Hall, will present a brass quintet concert on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Pangle Hall. 

The evening will feature works by J.S. Bach, Victor Ewald, Georg Frederic Handel, and Maurice Ravel. 

As Principal Horn of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera, Mr. James has been playing and teaching horn for over 30 years. He is currently an adjunct horn instructor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Southern Adventist University, and Lee. 

A tuba and euphonium professor and orchestral coach at Lee, Mr. Pritchard is also the low brass professor at Georgia College and State University. He began teaching in Atlanta in 2001 while he was a member of the Army Ground Forces Band. He currently plays tuba with the Midtown Brass Quintet, the Georgia Brass Band, the New Atlanta Philharmonic, the John’s Creek Symphony Orchestra, the Ludwig Symphony, Mercury Orkestar, and the Fourth Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra. 

Dr. Doug Warner is chair of the department of music performance studies and professor of music at Lee. He has been Principal Trombonist of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera since 1985. From 1986 to 1997, he was a member of the King’s Brass, a touring ensemble with which he recorded four albums. 

Dr. Nathan Warner is an assistant professor of music at Lee and has performed with the Chattanooga Symphony, the Knoxville Symphony, Lady Antebellum, Doc Severinsen, Peter Cetera, Clay Aiken, Slide Hampton, Lou Marini, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Frederick Fennell, Olivia Newton-John, Franki Valli and The Four Seasons, and more. Prior to Lee, he was the Instructor of Trumpet at the Manhattan School of Music Pre College in New York City. He is an endorsed Bach Trumpet Artist. 

Mr. Hall received his bachelor's degree in music business from Lee in 2011 and is now pursuing his master's in music performance at Lee. Since earning his undergraduate degree, Mr. Hall has performed and recorded with multiple groups and artists that span a wide variety of music, including with his own band. In addition to performing, he works as a composer, arranger, and educator. 

The event is free, non-ticketed, and open to the public. 

For more information about the concert, email music@leeuniversity.edu or contact Lee’s School of Music at 614-8240.

 



Back Alley Productions Opens "The Mousetrap" June 1

Back Alley Productions Inc. at The Mars Theater will present the classic murder mystery Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, June 1-10 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. The Mars Theater is at 117 N. Chattanooga St. in Lafayette.  Tickets are $12 to $16 and available at bapshows.com . Review for The Mousetrap: Monkswell Manor welcomes five strangers ... (click for more)

EmiSunshine And The Rain Headlines Nightfall Friday

The Nightfall Concert Series, produced by Chattanooga Presents, continues its 31st season Friday with a series of free Friday-night concerts held at Miller Plaza in downtown Chattanooga. Each Friday through Aug. 31 (with the exception of June 8 and 15 during Riverbend), Nightfall will showcase a broad spectrum of musical genres featuring a local band at 7 p.m., followed by a headline ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Hixson Pike Saturday Night

A pedestrian was struck and killed on Saturday night on Hixson Pike. Chattanooga Police Department responded at 10:05 p.m. to a pedestrian struck at 5400 Hixson Pike.   A Ford F150 driven by Francis Lamonica, 66, was traveling north in the fast lane. The pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway and was struck by the vehicle.   Mr. Lamonica was ... (click for more)

Aaron Biddle, 21, Shot And Killed On Basswood Drive Saturday Afternoon; Jadarius Knox, 23, Arrested For Criminal Homicide

Aaron Biddle, 21, was shot and killed on Saturday afternoon. Jadarius Knox, 23, has been arrested, and charged with criminal homicide. The Chattanooga Police Department responded around 3:45 p.m. to the 7800 block of Basswood Drive on reports of a person who had been shot.  Upon arrival, police were able to locate the victim who had succumbed to his injuries. Knox ... (click for more)

Erlanger Is Earning Its Money

First of all, I don’t know what I’m talking about. However, I do have an opinion on the facility based on my past and recent visits thereto. Secondly, if you find yourself at Erlanger for anything other than welcoming a brand new baby or something else that’s happily miraculous, you’ve either done something stupid (me); somebody else did and you’re paying the price, or, God gave ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Memorial Day, 2018

Sometime next Monday , the GrowJoy Nursery in Indiana is going to send me a dozen yellow flowers and I am going to do something with them that will be a lot of fun for me. Each of the Gold Star Perennial Mums comes in a 2.5-inch pot and costs $8.58 apiece and that includes free shipping. What’s more, for every plant GrowJoy sells, they will give $5, again from each plant, to ... (click for more)