MC Orchestra to present “Mozart Soloists” Nov. 4

MC Orchestra to present “Mozart Soloists” Nov. 4 

Oct. 10, 2019

The Orchestra at Maryville College, under the direction of Dr. Eric Simpson, will present “Mozart Soloists” on Mon., Nov. 4, 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 (although a printed ticket is required for admission). For tickets, please call the Clayton Center Box Office at 865.981.8590.

The concert will feature three soloists: Shelby Shankland, instructor of flute at MC; Meredith Simpson, instructor of horn at MC; and Haylee Wilson ’21, soprano and music education major at MC.

The program will include “Andante in C Major for Flute and Orchestra, K. 315” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; “Ach ich fuhl’s” from The Magic Flute by Mozart; “Horn Concerto #4 in E flat Major, K. 495” by Mozart; “Overture to ‘Silvana,’ J. 87” by Carl Maria von Weber; Chorale Prelude on “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme” by Johann Sebastian Bach; and “Symphony in D Major” by Giovanni Battista Sammartini.

A college and community ensemble, the Orchestra at Maryville College brings live symphonic performances to the public stage three times per season.

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

Maryville College is a nationally-ranked institution of higher learning and one of America’s oldest colleges. For more than 200 years, we’ve educated students to be giving citizens and gifted leaders, to study everything, so that they are prepared for anything — to address any problem, engage with any audience and launch successful careers right away. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the city of Knoxville, Maryville College offers nearly 1,200  students from around the world both the beauty of a rural setting and the advantages of an urban center, as well as more than 60 majors, seven pre-professional programs and career preparation from their first day on campus to their last. Today, our 10,000 alumni are living life strong of mind and brave of heart and are prepared, in the words of our Presbyterian founder, to “do good on the largest possible scale.”