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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

February 2016

  • Roberta Rust; piano
    Guest artist recital; The New York Times hailed Rust as "a powerhouse of a pianist-- one who combines an almost frightening fervor and intensity with impeccable technique and spartan control." Rust will perform a variety of pieces, some of which include Beethoven, Bach, and Chopin.
    Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Contemporary Cello Night
    Studio student recital
    Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Joshua Dreyer; percussion
    Graduate recital
    Friday, February 5, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • All Graduate Auditions for the School of Music
    Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella 
    South Quarterfinal Tournament
    (Rescheduled from January 23)
    New tickets for this event are required. Tickets are available at freshtix.com
    Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Spring Clarinet Night No. 2 - CANCELLED
    Studio student recital
    Monday, February 8, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Paul Royse; piano
    Junior recital
    Monday, February 8, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Wesley Baldwin; cello with Melisa Barrick Baldwin-soprano, Sean Claire-violin, and Jasmin Arakawa-piano
    Faculty and guest artist recital; with Melisa Barrick Baldwin-soprano, Jasmin Arakawa-piano, and Sean Claire-violin. Featuring the work of Robert Schumann, George Crumb, and a world premier of Michael White's A Child's Garden: A Cycle of Songs Based on poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson.
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Choral Arts Concert
    Ensemble concert
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Jordan McFarland; Percussion
    Graduate recital
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • David Floyd; Clarinet
    Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Wesley Baldwin; cello
    Faculty recital
    Friday, February 12, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Nathaniel Gallagher; percussion
    Junior recital; performing works by Joseph Tompkins, Benjamin Finely, and Casey Cangelosi 
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Undergraduate Auditions for the School of Music
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Symphony Orchestra
    Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Kevin Class plays Brahms' Complete Chamber Music with piano, Program VII
    Faculty and guest artist recital
    Monday, February 15, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jacqueline Messinetti; flute
    Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Shelley Binder; flute and Fay Adams; piano
    Faculty recital
    Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • University of Kentucky Brass Quintet
    Guest artist recital
    Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Landon Brady; trombone
    Junior recital
    Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Caroline Farmer and Erin Murphy; violin/cello
    Jt. Junior recital; assisted by Cathy Whitten-piano
    Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Tori Sellers; piano
    Junior recital
    Friday, February 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Kacie Kenton; soprano
    Graduate recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    Friday, February 19, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Alexandria Shiner; soprano
    Graduate recital; assisted by Eileen Downey-piano
    Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center Undergraduate
  • Auditions for the School of Music
    Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Young Piano Series #1: Josh Wright
    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, February 21, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
    Sandra Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Robert Scott; horn
    Graduate recital
    Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Benjamin Mason; tenor
    Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    Monday, February 22, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Oleksiy Hamov; violin
    Graduate recital; assisted by Cathy Whitten-piano
    Monday, February 22, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Allison Adams; saxophone and Andrea Lodge; piano
    Faculty and guest artist recital; New music for saxophone and piano
    Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Haley Retterer; soprano and Shelbi Mathews; soprano
    Joint junior recital; assisted by Jared Cotter-piano
    Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jon Hamar; double bass
    Faculty recital; assisted by Eunsuk Jung-piano. Also featuring Mark Boling-guitar, Keith Brown-drums, Greg Tardy-saxophone, and Vance Thompson-trumpet
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Hillary Herndon; viola
    Faculty recital; assisted by Wei-Chun Bernadette Lo-piano
    Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Inna Karsheva; violin
    Graduate recital; assisted by Cathy Whitten-piano
    Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Wind Ensemble Concert
    Ensemble concert
    Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Tennessee Cello Workshop (TCW)
    Intensive, joyful exploration of many facets of cello playing, through master classes, technique seminars, lectures, ensemble playing, concerts, and competitions.  Approximately 150 cellists from throughout the United States attend this three-day event. Concerts are free and open to public. Event is free but registration is required. For more information or to register: www.music.utk.edu/tcw
    • TCW Pre-College Competitions
      Competitions and events scheduled all day.
      Friday, February 26, 2016, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • TCW First-Day Concert
      University of Tennessee and Ohio State cello ensembles
      Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • TCW Faculty Performance
      Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • TCW Competition Finalist Recital
      Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.

      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • TCW Final Cello Ensemble Recital
      Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ericka McCarthy; organ
    Junior recital
    Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Junwen Jia; saxophone
    Graduate recital; assisted by Emi Kagawa-piano
    Monday, February 29, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Pro Arte Quartet; string
    Guest artist recital
    Monday, February 29, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center


 

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