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Concerts & Events

The School of Music at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville offers more than 200 recitals and concerts per year. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are FREE and open to the public. Most concerts and events will be in one of three performance halls on campus: Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center located at 1741 Volunteer Boulevard; James R. Cox Auditorium and Performance Hall 32, both in the Alumni Memorial Buildinglocated at 1408 Middle Drive.

NOTE: For individual or small group performances, please check our website or Concertline (865- 974-5678) the day of an event for updates or cancellations. If you need additional information or assistance call (865) 974-8935. 

2014-15 Events

April 2015

  • Lawrence Montgomery, percussion 
    Senior recital 
    Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. 
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring UT Jazz Big Band
    Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Travis Anderson; bass
    Senior Jazz recital
    Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Clarinet Night No. 4
    Studio Student recital
    Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Contemporary¬†Music Ensemble
    Monday, April 6, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Professor-in-residence: Yuanji Fan
    Professor Fan was a longtime professor at the Shenyang Conservatory prior to teaching at Shandong University for the past ten years.  Many of his students have become very successful pianists and teachers throughout the world. Professor Fan will present a week of lectures and master classes on contemporary Chinese piano music.
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - Sunday, April 12, 2015

    • Lecture Times
      • April 7, 2015 at 12:40 p.m.
        Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      • April 9, 2015 at 12:40 p.m.
        Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      • April 11, 2015 at 12:00 p.m.
        Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • Master Classes
      • April 7, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.
        Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      • April 8, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
        Room 330, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      • April 9, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.
        Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      • April 10, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
        Room 330, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      • April 11, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
        Room 330, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • Closing recital featuring Yuanji Fan and former students
      April 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    All events are open to the public free of charge.
    For further information, contact Dr. David Northington at dnorthin@utk.edu.
  • Spring Cello Night
    Studio Student recital
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jordan Foster, trumpet 
    Graduate recital assisted by Eunsuk Jung
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building
  • Junwen Jia, saxophone - CANCELLED
    Non-Degree recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Choral Concert-Men's and Women's Chorales
    Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Kevin Krapf, drum set
    Graduate jazz recital
    Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Elizabeth Cooper, violin
    Senior recital; assisted by Cathy Whitten-Piano
    Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Alex Mink, saxophone
    Non-Degree Graduate recital
    Friday, April 10, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Opera Theatre presents: Mozart's The Magic Flute
    Kevin Class, Conductor; James Marvel, Director
    Friday, April 10, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:30 p.m.
    The Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
    $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, and $5 for students with school ID and youth 18 and under
    Tickets available at the Tennessee Theatre box office or at ticketmaster.com
  • UTK Clarinetten Choir - CANCELLED
    Studio Student recital
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 4:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Emily Powell Meritt, piano - CANCELLED
    Graduate recital
    Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • John French Brantley IV; organ
    Junior recital
    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Megan Whiteman, flute
    Graduate Recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-Piano
    Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Barkada Saxophone Quartet
    The Barkada Saxophone Quartet, including Knoxville native Steven Lawhon, won international acclaim as Gold Winners of the 2013 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Performers: Christopher Elchico, soprano saxophone; Shane Rathburn, alto saxophone; Steven Lawhon, tenor saxophone; Justin Polyblank, baritone saxophone. 
    Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Garritt Tillman, drum-set
    Senior Jazz recital 
    Monday, April 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Elizabeth Reams, flute
    Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-Piano
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ting-Tzu Claire Chiu, piano
    Graduate recital
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Choral Concert
    Concert Choir and Chamber Singers with Chamber Orchestra
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Composition Studio Recital
    Studio Student recital
    Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Marissa Stiles and Katlyn Householder, sopranos  
    Joint Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-Piano 
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Matt Luttrell, piano - CANCELLED
    Senior recital
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Joseph DeChristina; tuba - CANCELLED
    Junior recital; assisted by Eileen Downey-piano
    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building.
  • Saxophone Studio Recital
    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

    Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Spring UT Percussion Ensemble
    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ericka McCarty; organ - CANCELLED
    Junior Organ recital
    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Percussion Festival
    Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
    Saturday April, 18, 2015 at 7:00 a.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Honor High School Percussion Ensemble
    Saturday April, 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • School of Music Gala 2015
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Cherokee Country Club, Knoxville, TN
    RSVP by April 10. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Details here.
  • Wade Jenkins, percussion
    Senior recital
    Saturday April, 18, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Dwight Stooksbury, organ
    Senior recital
    Saturday April, 18, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Ready for the World Music Series: East Asia
    Guest artists (TBA) are prominent scholars and artists who champion the exotic and illustrative world of East Asian chamber music
    Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Small Jazz Ensemble
    Sunday April 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Woodwind Chamber Ensemble
    Various woodwind chamber ensembles
    Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jeffrey Brannen, violin
    Graduate recital
    Monday, April 20, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Honors Convocation Celebration
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 12:30 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Horn Studio Recital
    Students of Katie Johnson
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Graduate Choral Conducting Recital - CANCELLED
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Percussion Studio Recital
    Studio Student recital
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Chamber Concert
    Studio ensemble recital
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Shelley Binder and Fay Adams - CANCELLED
    Faculty recital
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Violin Night
    Violin Studio recital; accompanied by Cathy Whitten, piano
    Friday, April 24, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Viola Studio Recital
    Studio Student recital
    Friday, April 24, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

*For individual or small group performances, please check our website or Concertline the day of an event for updates or cancellations.



 

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