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Concerts and Events

The School of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville offers more than 200 performances and events each 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 Building located at 1408 Middle Drive.

Please check our concert line at 865-974-5678 the day of an event for updates or cancellations. For additional information or questions, call 865-974-8935.

Events for October 2017

  • All-East Jazz Clinic Help Session
    All-East audition instruction for high school students by UT Jazz Faculty
    10/01/2017 at 2:00 PM
    NHMC, All rooms,

  • Octubafest Concert #1
    Faculty recital; Alexander Lapins-tuba and Eileen Downey-piano
    10/01/2017 at 4:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Octubafest Concert #2
    Octubaween! Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble
    10/01/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Max Katz; musicology
    Musicology lecture
    10/02/2017 at 4:30 PM
    Room G22, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    1741 Volunteer Blvd.
    Knoxville, TN 37996

  • Brandon Tyler Padgett; baritone
    Senior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    10/02/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Octubafest Concert #3
    Studio recital
    10/02/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Clarinet Night 1
    Studio recital; masterworks and contemporary literature
    10/03/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building

  • UT Electroacoustic Ensemble: First Row Series
    This series consists of live performances only available through headphones for a small number of audience members. Transiting the fine line between performance and installation, the show seeks to trigger the audience's sonic imagination. Special thanks to the College Music Society for their sponsorship.
    10/06/2017 at 7:00 PM
    The Emporium
    100 S Gay St.
    Knoxville, TN 37902

  • D.C. Miles; tenor
    Graduate recital
    10/09/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Chinese and Western Music; lecture
    Faculty lecture; with Chih-Long Hu and Miroslav Hristov, in collaboration with the UT Confucius Institute
    10/10/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Percussion Night
    Studio recital
    10/11/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Saxophone Chamber Recital
    Studio recital; chamber music featuring saxophone quartets and ensembles
    10/12/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Joel Collier; euphonium
    Guest artist recital
    10/12/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Saxophone Solo Night
    Studio recital; solo performances by the students of the UT saxophone studio
    10/13/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Sid Warren; saxophone
    Senior Recital- assisted by Eileen Downey
    10/15/2017 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • KMTA and TMTA Benefit Concert
    A benefit concert featuring rising young talents, presented by Knoxville Music Teachers Association and TMTA Collegiate Student Chapter. Donations accepted. All proceeds go to MTNA Benevolence Fund to assist individual music teachers in reestablishing their teaching studios due to losses from recent natural disasters. More information about the Benevolence Fund can be found at: https://www.mtnafoundation.org/mtna-benevolence-fund/
    10/15/2017 at 4:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Southern Miss Trio
    Guest artist recital; Horn, tuba and piano faculty from the University of Southern Mississippi perform a varied program
    10/16/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Edison Piano Trio
    Faculty recital; an inaugural concert featuring Geoffrey Herd-violin, Wesley Baldwin-cello, and Kevin Class-piano
    10/17/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Contemporary Music Festival
    Concert #1
    10/18/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Contemporary Music Festival
    Concert #2
    10/19/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Symphony Orchestra
    Ensemble concert
    10/22/2017 at 4:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Malinda Haslett; soprano
    Guest artist recital
    10/23/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Hannah Smith; horn
    Senior recital; "A Millennial's Approach to the Past and Present" with works in a variety of eras
    10/24/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Benjamin Mason; tenor
    Senior recital; This recital will feature selections from Fauré, Debussy, Benjamin Britten, Handel, and Schubert's "Die schöne Müllerin." Assisted by Judith Bible
    10/24/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Trumpet Night
    Studio recital
    10/25/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall,

  • Vijon Duo
    Faculty and guest artist recital; Victor Chavez, Jr. and Joong Han perform their Carnegie Hall recital program featuring works by Prokofiev, Jung, Beethoven, Scriabin, and Yedidia.
    10/25/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Benjamin Parton; violin
    Senior recital
    10/26/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • David Starkweather; cello
    Guest artist recital
    10/26/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Violin Festival 2017
    Workshops, lectures, master classes, and performances
    10/28/2017 at 7:00 AM
    NHMC-All Rooms, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Violin Festival 2017
    Workshops, lectures, master classes, and performances
    10/29/2017 at 7:00 AM
    NHMC-All Rooms, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Quintasonic Brass
    Faculty and guest artist recital
    10/29/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Percussion Ensemble
    Ensemble concert; a concert of contemporary works for chamber percussion group, directed by Andrew Bliss.
    10/30/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Clarinet Night 2
    Studio recital; masterworks
    10/31/2017 at 8:30 PM
    Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building

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