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Enjoy an Evening of String Music Oct. 23
October 10, 2017

Walters State Community College and First United Methodist Church, Morristown, invite you to “An Evening of J.S. Bach with Violin and Cello” on Oct. 23. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church, located at 101 East First North Street. The concert is free. Donations of $10 for adults and $5 for students are encouraged.
Featured performers are cellist D. Scott Williams and violinist Sean Claire. Both are members of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.  The program will feature “Partita #2 in D Minor” as a violin solo, “Suite #3 in C Major” as a cello solo, and four canons from “The Art of the Fugure.”
Williams joined the Knoxville Symphony in 1977 after receiving a Bachelor of Music from the Manhattan School of Music. He has performed with most regional orchestras in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia and was a founding member of Farr Horizons, a local ensemble with two music compilations and a PBS film score to their credit. He has appeared in the capacity of conductor for several benefit concerts performed by musicians of the symphony.
Sean Claire joined the Knoxville Symphony and the Knoxville Chamber orchestras in 1990. He has served as acting associate concertmaster and twice held the position of acting principal second violin. As the only soloist in the KSCO’s Music and Wellness initiative, he performs music in personal situations to residents of health care facilities. For the last eight years, 

Claire has performed with the Crested Butte Music Festival and is one of the founding members of the Sally Minor String Quartet. He studied at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and at the Music Academy of the West with renowned professor, Avi Aeitlin. 
For more information, contact the Division of Humanities at 423-585-6922.