MC Community Chorus, Orchestra to present “Bicentennial Concert” April 23

MC Community Chorus, Orchestra to present “Bicentennial Concert” April 23

April 15, 2019

The Maryville College Community Chorus, under the direction of Alan Eleazer, and the Orchestra at Maryville College, under the direction of Dr. Eric Simpson, will present a “Bicentennial Concert” on Tues., April 23, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre.

Tickets are $5 for adults, seniors and area students. Admission is free for MC students, faculty and staff with ID, although a printed ticket is required for admission. To purchase tickets, please contact the Clayton Center Box Office at 865.981.8590 or visit

The program will include the following selections: “Missa brevis et solemnis” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as well as “My Home Town” and “Fantasia on Shape Note Songs” by Dr. Harry H. Harter, former choral director and division chair at Maryville College.

Four soloists will perform during the concert: Robby Clemens ’20, Bethany Lay ’15, Jordan McCullough ’18 and Hannah White ’18. Peggy Rogers will serve as the accompanist.

For more information about the concert, please contact the Maryville College Division of Fine Arts at 865.981.8150.

Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state's third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for offering its students a rigorous and highly personal experience that includes an undergraduate research requirement, Maryville College is a nationally ranked institution of higher learning that successfully joins the liberal arts and professional preparation. Total enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester is 1,154.