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From the Top
, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard by 700,000 listeners each week on more than 250 NPR stations, is coming to the Tivoli Theatre in Chattanooga to tape a radio broadcast on Jan. 23 at 7:00pm.
The popular program will feature the amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary young classical musicians from across the country. This episode is brought to the Tivoli by Southern Adventist University’s WSMC Classical 90.5 FM and is sponsored by Memorial Hospital. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 423-757-5050
or by visiting wsmc.org
The broadcast taping features several young musicians, five of which are from east Tennessee. The performance will showcase the McCallie School Guitar Quartet, which includes Chattanooga students Drew Shikoh, Matthew Norris, Ralston Hartness, and Griffin Jayne. Also featured will be pianist Mayuki Miyashita, from Maryville, Tenn. In addition to From the Top, the Tivoli event includes performances by the Chattanooga Youth Symphony and Southern’s Symphony Orchestra during a special pre-broadcast performance.
Generous support from local donors will allow close to 100 at-risk students from East Lake Middle School and Orchard Knob Middle School to enjoy the performance at no cost. From the Top participants will also be reaching out to the community as musicians visit Memorial Hospital, Donaldson Elementary, East Lake Elementary, and Howard High School.
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