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Knoxville Chamber Chorale

 The Knoxville Chamber Chorale


The Knoxville Chamber Chorale is a 28 member choral ensemble auditioned from the membership of the Knoxville Choral Society and conducted by Dr. John R. Orr. The Chorale performs regularly with the Knoxville Choral Society and performs two to three independent concerts each season in Knoxville and surrounding areas. The Chorale has also performed in collaboration with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and the Knoxville Opera.


Dr. John R. Orr, conductor, Knoxville Chamber Chorale


Dr. John R. Orr, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, was appointed conductor of the Knoxville Chamber Chorale in 2014, and has been the Assistant Director of the Knoxville Choral Society since July 2013. Dr. Orr holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in choral conducting from the University of Alabama with research in the area of vocal aging. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in church music, music theory and composition from William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, and the Master of Church Music degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He has studied choral conducting with Dr. Arnold Epley, Dr. John Dickson, Dr. Sandra Willetts, and Dr. John Ratledge.  Dr. Orr also directs the music at the Community Church in Tellico Village, where he has lived with his family since 2010.


 


Bass 1


Tyler Owens


Mark Brumbelow


Jeff Johnson


 


Bass 2


Greg Cox


David Glover


 


Tenor 1


Steve Boyce


Matt Cook


Emory Quince


 


Tenor 2


Reuben Budiardja


Andrew Duncan


Justin Jenkins


 




Alto 1


Anna Thomas


Lynn Oberloh


Julie Anne Roush


 


Alto 2


Michele Callicoat


Nancy Middlemas


Anne Siddell


 


Soprano 1


Leslie Cutshaw


Jen Bruce


Karen Cook


Tina Collins


Rachel Owens


 


Soprano 2


Ronda Johnson


Julia Lawson


Anne Scott


Kathryn Paden