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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.

2015-16 Events

April 2016

  • Regional NATS Competition
    Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Friday, April 1, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ready for the World Music Series: Scandinavia
    Guest and faculty artists; Espen Lilleslatten-violin, Elias Goldstein-viola, and Kevin Class-piano
    Artistic and cultural artifact exhibit and reception at 12:30 p.m.
    Music and lecture at 2:00 p.m.
    Sunday, April 3, 2016
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Clarinet Night No. 4
    Studio recital
    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Taylor Stone; tenor 
    Senior recital
    Monday, April 4, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Casey Green; drum-set
    Senior jazz recital
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Choral Concert
    Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Chamber Orchestra
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Cello Night
    Studio recital
    Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 7:45 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Woodwind Area Chamber Recital
    Ensemble concert
    Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Parrel Appolis; flute/woodwind - CANCELLED
    Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Alex Reyes; tenor saxophone 
    Graduate jazz recital; assisted by Matt Nelson-bass, Garrit Tillman-drums, and Andrew LaPrise-piano
    Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jessica Schue; viola
    Senior recital; assisted by Julian Calvin-piano
    Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Choral Concert
    Men's and Women's Chorales with contemporary acappella ensemble
    Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational
    Workshops, lectures, master classes, and performances
    Friday-Sunday, April 8-10, 2016
    N.H.M.C./ Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT School of Music Gala 2016
    An evening of inspired, bigger-than-life music making, fine dining, and lively auctions benefitting School of Music student scholarships.
    Saturday April, 9, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Cherokee Country Club, 5138 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville TN, 37996
  • Jonathan Wolff
    Guest lecture; The Seinfeld Music Guy
    Monday, April 11, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Navy Band Great Lakes: Fair Winds  
    Guest Artist Recital; woodwind quintet
    Monday, April 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
    Band Room 135, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Jazz Big Band Concert
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Saxophone Studio Recital
    Studio recital           
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ricardo Ferreira; violin
    Graduate recital; assisted by Elizabeth Vaughn-piano
    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Miriam Budayr and Ryan Stennes; compositions
    Joint senior recital
    Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
  • Michael Douty; conducting
    Graduate recital; assisted by selected members of the UT Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra
    Friday, April 15, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Christine Dunn; piano
    Senior recital
    Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Opera Theatre presents: Mozart's Don Giovanni
    Friday, April 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, April 17, 2016 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
  • Tylar Bullion; trombone
    Senior jazz recital
    Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble Concert
    Ensemble recital
    Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Flute Studio Recital
    Studio recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Peter Naughton; percussion
    Graduate recital
    Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Bryce Duncan; alto saxophone
    Graduate jazz recital; assisted by Alan Maguire-acoustic bass, Carl Maguire-drums, Aaron Mastin-piano, and Jeremy Wright-electric guitar
    Monday, April 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Group Solo Class and School of Music Convocation
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 12:30 p.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Horn Studio Night
    Studio recital
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ryan Echols; cello
    Junior recital; assisted by Victoria Sellers-piano
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Wesley Carroll; piano
    Junior recital
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Kevin Ridder; trombone
    Non-degree recital; assisted by Landon Brady-trombone, Tylar Bullion-trombone, Sean Copeland-bass trombone, and Robert Ridder-piano
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Inna Karshava; strings
    Graduate recital; assisted by Cathy Whitten-piano
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Viola Studio Recital
    Studio recital
    Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Violin Night
    Studio recital
    Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • All Band Concert
    Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Aaron Kannengieser; trumpet
    Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano; Andrew Layne- trumpet; Joseph Meinweiser- french horn; Tony Tortora; tuba and Landon Brady-trombone
    Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • UT Percussion Festival 
    Workshops, lectures, master classes, and performances
    Friday-Saturday, April 22-23, 2016
    N.H.M.C.
    • Percussion Festival Opening Concert 
      Friday, April 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • Percussion Festival Closing Concert
      Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ready for the World Music Series: Sounds of the Middle East
    (Rescheduled from January 24)
    Guest artists: The Arabesque Ensemble of Chicago will introduce Middle Eastern compositions that combine Eastern and Western sonorities and instruments. An exploration of how traditional Middle Eastern instruments naturally blend with Western instruments to create new and exciting forms for musical expression.
    Artistic and cultural artifact exhibit and reception at 12:30 p.m.
    Music and lecture at 2:00 p.m.
    Saturday, April 23, 2016
    McClung Museum Auditorium (ground floor), McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
    1327 Circle Park Dr., Knoxville, TN
  • Young Piano Series #3: Jiayan Sun
    Guest artist recital
    Ticketed event: Tickets are $25 for adults, Students are free with valid school ID
    Purchase tickets at the door or at youngpianistseries.com/tickets
    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Small Jazz Band Concert
    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Student Chamber Concert
    Studio recital
    Sunday, April 24, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Tyler Padgett; baritone
    Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Trombone Studio Night
    Studio recital
    Monday, April 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Graduate Choral Conductor's Concert - Choral Evensong
    Ensemble concert
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Church Street United Methodist Church
    900 Henley Street
  • Emory Hensley; percussion
    Graduate recital
    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jeremy Wright; guitar
    Junior jazz recital; assisted by Kelvin Walters-alto saxophone, Luther Allison-drums, Aaron Mastin-piano, Adrian Mastin-bass, and Daniel Ryan-percussion
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Carl Maguire and Alan Maguire; drum-set and bass
    Joint Junior jazz recital; assisted by Gerald Thorton-guitar, Carson Young-piano and Hunter Smith-tenor saxophone
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Christian Barnett; guitar
    Junior jazz recital
    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Balinese Gamelan
    Ensemble recital
    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • "Vol-Opera" Opera Scenes Program Recital
    Studio recital; 19 Undergraduate voice majors performing opera scenes
    Friday, April 29, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • UT Middle East Ensemble
    Ensemble recital; music from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, the Sephardic tradition, and more, featuring UT students and Knoxville community members.
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 2:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center


 

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