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KSO presents The Q Series at The Square Room: Concert and lunch for $20!

December 8, 2017

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Q Series with the Woodwind Quintet. Members include Aaron Apaza, Claire Chenette, Gary Sperl, Nicholas Johnson, and Jeffery Whaley.

The next installment of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra’s Q Series is Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 12 p.m. at The Square Room in downtown Knoxville. The 2017-18 series consists of six lunchtime performances featuring one or more KSO ensembles.

The Q series is presented with support from the Aslan Foundation, and this performance is sponsored by The Trust Company. Patrons may purchase single tickets for $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets include a boxed lunch from Café 4, and doors open at 11:30 a.m.

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The December concert features the KSO Woodwind Quintet playing Adam Schoenberg’s “Winter Music,” plus holiday selections such as “We Three Kings,” “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” “Sleigh Ride” and more. The KSO Principal Quartet will perform Arcangelo Corelli’s “Christmas Concerto,” in addition to more holiday selections, including Leroy Anderson’s “The Wassail Song” and “Bring a Torch.”

The KSO Principal Woodwind Quintet members are Hannah Hammel, flute; Claire Chenette, oboe; Gary Sperl, clarinet; Aaron Apaza, bassoon; and Jeffery Whaley, French horn. KSO Principal String Quartet members are Gordon Tsai, violin; Edward Pulgar, violin; Kathryn Gawne, viola; and Andy Bryenton, cello.

The remaining KSO Q Series Dates are in 2018 on Jan. 31, March 28 and April 25. Seating is general admission and is limited. Concerts may sell out, and tickets at the door not guaranteed.

About the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Established in 1935, and now under the leadership of Music Director Aram Demirjian, the KSO has contributed to the cultural life in East Tennessee continuously for more than 80 years, providing excellence in musical and educational programs. The Orchestra consists of 80 professional musicians and performs more than 300 programs throughout the region each season, reaching audiences of more than 200,000 people. The KSO performs in traditional venues such as the Tennessee Theatre, Bijou Theatre and the Civic Auditorium as well as non-traditional places like hospitals, schools, city parks and churches. For more information regarding the KSO, please visit or call 865-291-3310.