WTS SPOTLIGHT
DOVES & CROCODILES
Saturday, January 11, 2025
7:30 PM | Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center
Gary Lewis, Conductor
Chris Chance, Clarinet

Premiere Rhapsodie - CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Clarinet Concerto No. 1, Mvt. III - CARL MARIA VON WEBER
Symphony No. 2 - LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

Scheduled programs and individuals are subject to change. Ticketing is handled by the Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center - all ticketing, security, and venue policies apply.


ABOUT CHRIS CHANCE...

Chris Chance enjoys a varied performing career as an orchestral clarinetist, chamber musician, and concert soloist. 

He has performed with orchestras across North America, including Arizona Opera, New Mexico Philharmonic, Ohio Light Opera, Columbus Indiana Philharmonic, Lubbock Symphony, and the Orquesta Sinfónica UANL of Monterrey, Mexico. Chris is currently Principal Clarinet of the West Texas Symphony, Principal Clarinet of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra, and clarinetist of the West Texas Winds woodwind quintet. In addition to live performance, he has also worked as a recording studio musician for the Hal Leonard Corporation. 

Chris received a Bachelor of Music degree, a Performer Diploma, and the Performer's Certificate from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.


PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:
Denise & Thomas W. Elrod
Ann Parish & Betty Ann Prentice

West Texas Symphony Board of Directors