published Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Volkswagen Chattanooga facility to host symphony concerts

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    Hans-Herbert Jagla, executive vice president of human resources for VW's Chattanooga operations
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Volkswagen of America said today that its Chattanooga facility will host five concerts by the Chattanooga Symphony and Orchestra, starting in September.

The concerts will be held Sundays beginning Sept. 23 in the conference center of the VW Academy next to the automaker’s $1 billion assembly plant. The center seats up to 1,000 people.

Hans-Herbert Jagla, executive vice president of human resources for Volkswagen’s Chattanooga operations, said he sees the Chattanooga-made Passat as a piece of art.

“It’s a symphony of engineering,” he said.

Tickets will be priced at $25 for each concert. Volkswagen employees will pay $15, VW officials said.

For more information, see Wednesday’s Times Free Press

about Mike Pare...

Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...

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