Memorial Chapel Thursday, February 16, 7:30pm
An Evening of Music and Poetry with Don Saliers and Barbara Clark
Violinist Barbara Clark and pianist Don Saliers weave a series of pieces, romantic and wintry, to keep the heart warm with music and poetry in “A Mid-Winter Valentine,” to be presented Thursday, Feb. 16, at Emory & Henry College.The concert begins at 7:30p.m. in Memorial Chapel. The concert will feature music from Vivaldi, Rachmoninoff, Veracini, Chopin, and Brahms and the poetry of Robert Frost, Nikki Giovanni and Levertow.
Clark earned a degree in music and violin performance at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and a M.Div. in theology from Candler School of Theology.
She has been a member of the Chattanooga Symphony and has performed extensively with chamber groups in Georgia and Tennessee.
Clark currently serves as pastor of Anderson Street United Methodist Church, in Bristol, Tn.
Saliers is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and Yale University with degrees in piano and theology. He is a William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor at Emory University, where he directed the Masters in Sacred Music Program for many years.
Saliers continues to teach and lecture extensively in his retirement and also serves as organist/choirmast at Emory’s Cannon Chapel and as artistic director of the Emory Chamber Players.
The concert is free and open to the public and is presented by the Office of Spiritual Life and the Emory & Henry Arts Series. Call 276-944-6836 or 276-944-6846 for additional information.