Music Department to Present Concerts in Lookout Mountain & Marietta
The Covenant College Department of Music is pleased to present a concert featuring the Covenant chamber orchestra, flute ensemble, and brass ensemble on April 16, 2015, at Covenant College, and a concert featuring combined choirs and the chamber orchestra in Marietta, GA, on April 19, 2015.
At the April 16 concert, the chamber orchestra will present works from Schubert, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, and Verdi, under the direction of Prof. Lok Kim. Prof. David Long will direct the brass ensemble in pieces by Bizet and Bach. The flute ensemble, led by Cindy Solfest-Wallis, will play works from Brahms, Ungar, Roper, and Krell. Abby Tosh ’16 will accompany the flute ensemble on piano.
“It’s been a lot of fun to play with the flute ensemble,” said Tosh. “You can hear everyone laughing from down the hall during rehearsals, because they’re having so much fun. I’m looking forward to playing with the ensemble and listening to the rest of the music during the concert.”
In addition to student musicians, the concert will feature performances from Covenant alumnae Kat Dale ’14 and Evelyn Petcher ’10.
The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Dora Maclellan Brown Memorial Chapel, and is free and open to the public.
On April 19, the music department will travel to Marietta, GA, to present a concert at Korean Covenant Presbyterian Church. Prof. Scott Finch will direct the chorale and chamber singers, and Prof. Kim will direct the chamber orchestra. The evening will feature works from Schubert, Mozart, Bach, and many others. Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus and Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring will be presented by Covenant’s chamber orchestra and combined choirs along with the Korean Covenant Presbyterian Church choir.
The Sunday evening concert begins at 5:00 p.m., and all are welcomed to attend.