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Harpist Carol McClure to perform

Harpist Carol McClure to perform
Harpist Carol McClure to perform | Carol McClure, Cumberland County Playhouse
Harpist and concert artist, CAROL MCCLURE, will perform at the Cumberland County Playhouse in Crossville, TN on October 26th at 7:30 PM CST. Audiences delight in Carol’s concerts. The virtuosity, elegance and passion of her performances and arrangements express the depth of her faith, and her commitment to Christian discipline at the harp bench.

An internationally acclaimed musician, Carol’s career has taken her as orchestral harpist from Glasgow, Scotland to New Orleans, Louisiana; and, she has presented solo recitals in churches and concert halls — from England’s historic Coventry Cathedral with Sir David Willcocks to Buenos Aires, Argentina — throughout the western hemisphere. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Carol began harp study at age six, and by age eleven was a student of both Marcel Grandjany and Mildred Dilling, and a master class student of Nicanor Zabaleta. By age fourteen, she had won two major harp competitions, and began her international concert career at age sixteen, performing in Europe

CAROL MCCLURE is an alumna of the University of Louisville, and earned the degree Master of Church Music at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, with dual emphases in choral conducting and harp. The breadth of her conducting experience includes service as choral director at Queen’s Park Baptist Church in Glasgow, Scotland, and Director of Music and Arts at North Decatur Presbyterian Church, Decatur, Georgia. In addition to her performing and recording career, Carol is an active composer. She has been awarded two separate commissions by the Bingham Foundation in Louisville for major orchestral works: Song of Kentucky, and A Kentucky Overture. She is nationally known for her compositions and arrangements for children’s voices, and continues to produce a wide variety of original works in different genres.

Tickets are $17 Adults & $8 Kids/Students. They can be purchased from the Playhouse Box Office at (931) 484 – 5000. Visit us online at www.ccplayhouse.com to view our full season schedule and further details.
Posted 10.09.07

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