Renaissance Center recital series features pianist, trombones, boys choir

Release Date: 12/19/2006. Expired: 3/12/2007

The Renaissance Center’s recital series for Spring 2007 presents a variety of performances from piano to trombone to a boys’ choir.

Sponsored by The Harp School, Inc., and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, the recital series presents free performances by professional musicians, community and school ensembles, university faculty members and accomplished students

Hannah Shipp, pianist

7 p.m. Mon. Jan. 15 in the Visual Arts Gallery

Free

Hannah Shipp is one of the inspiring successes among The Renaissance Center music students. A student of piano instructor Leslie Hudson, Hannah has impressed one and all with her accomplishments on the piano, her series work ethic and her magnetic personality. A home-schooled student, Hannah is a high school senior entering the university admission process with an impressive resume, including successful completion of all eight preparatory grades in the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music examination system. Come see what can be accomplished when the opportunities afforded by The Renaissance Center are enthusiastically pursued by a student and her family.

Bone Therapy

7 p.m. Mon. Feb. 12 in the Rotunda

Free

Bone Therapy is an enthusiastic and dedicated group of amateur trombonists from Middle Tennessee and Kentucky. Spearheaded by Dr. Joseph Awad, associate professor of Medicine (gastroenterology and hepatology) at Vanderbilt University, Bone Therapy includes physicians, clergy, computer systems experts, engineers, a couple of advanced high school students and, on this evening, a mystery guest who looks forward to joining in on the fun. They perform for community events, churches and hospital charitable occasions. Their love of music is contagious and the sound of 10 trombones in the Rotunda is an experience not to be missed.

Chattanooga Boys Choir

7 p.m. Mon. March 12 in the Rotunda

Free

Founded in 1954, the Chattanooga Boys Choir remains the oldest boychoir in the Southeast. The CBC has grown to include more than 130 boys in five different ensembles. The Concert Choir, the main performing and touring ensemble, has presented concerts in 38 states and 18 countries on five continents. From performing sacred masterworks in the great cathedrals of Europe to the National Anthem at the White House and major league baseball games, the choir represents the community as Chattanooga’s Ambassadors of Goodwill. The choir has performed with Michael W. Smith, Andy Williams, the King’s Singers, various symphonies and community and university choral ensembles.

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