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Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 85th Anniversary Season

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera announces the 2017/18 season – the 85th Season for the organization. Music programmed showcases the old and the new – from music that was written hundreds of years ago to music written more recently. read more

CSO Presents FREE Veterans Day Concert

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents a FREE concert on Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11th at 7:30pm at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium. read more

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Saddened By Death of Former Executive Director Molly Sasse French

“Molly was an extraordinary leader, very much well-known and loved by the musicians, staff, and patrons of the CSO and by the entire community.  She loved music and loved this symphony and we are pleased to have been an important part of her life.  On behalf of the board of directors, we would like to convey our deepest condolences to her family,” said CSO President of the Board Don McDowell. read more

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera presents Bob’s Bootcamps

Bob Bernhardt, Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Principal Pops Conductor hosts an entertaining lecture series, Bob’s Bootcamps. The series takes a behind the scenes look at the lives and works of musicians, composers, music theory, and other musical topics. The first Bootcamp of the 2016/17 season will be held at the Chattanooga Brewing Company on Thursday, October 13th beginning at 7:00pm and will explore John William’s music from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Cost is $20 and includes a free drink and hors d’oeuvres. read more

National Endowment for the Arts Awards Grant to CSO

More Than $82 Million Awarded for Arts Projects Nationwide
Includes $15,000 awarded to the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects and partnerships in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2016.  Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $15,000 to the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera’s education programs. The Art Works category supports the creation of work and presentation of both new and existing work, lifelong learning in the arts, and public engagement with the arts through 13 arts disciplines or fields. read more

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera appoints Samantha Teter as Executive Director

The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera today appointed Samantha Teter as Executive Director effective immediately. Teter has been serving as Interim Executive Director since former Executive Director Molly Sasse French went on medical leave in November and ultimately announced her resignation effective January 31, 2016. Sasse French had served as Executive Director since 2007. read more

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