Scruffy City Orchestra's Fall concert features the 2023 concerto competition winners
Melony Dodson talks with Ace Edewards, conductor of the Scruffy City Orchestra, about their concert on November 3, 2023.
The Scruffy City Orchestra presents their Fall concert on Friday, November 3rd at 8pm. This free performance will be held at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Northshore Drive in Knoxville as part of the Cathedral Concert Series. The program includes the Ohne Sorgen polka by Josef Strauss, A Fugal Overture by Gustav Holst, and the Symphony No.9 by Dvorak. Also on the program are the two winners of the 2023 Concerto competition, violinists Chris Keum and Elizabeth Burch, who will perform Camille Saint-Saens Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso and the first movement from Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, respectively.
Conducted by Dr. Ace Edewards, the Scruffy City Orchestra was founded in 2015 and is Knoxville's community orchestra. Additional information about the concert, and the orchestra (including how to audition/join) can be found here: https://www.scruffycityorchestra.com/