The Symphony of the Mountains Chamber Ensemble will play a concert in Wise at 5 p.m., Sunday, May 17, in the Chapel of All Faiths on the campus of University of Virginia- Wise. It is sponsored by Pro-Art Association and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise as part of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise Cultural Arts Series.
Symphony of the Mountains, once known as Kingsport Symphony Orchestra, now serves the northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia region. It consists of more than 70 professionally paid musicians, and is led by Conductor Cornelia Laemmli Orth. In 1965 the organization formed the Kingsport Symphony Youth Orchestra. That orchestra now consists of 80 young people from across the region.
Admission is free. This concert is partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information or assistance for persons with special needs, call Pro-Art Association at 276-376-4520.