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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

November 2014

  • 8th Annual Viola Celebration
    A weekend workshop of master classes, recitals and ensemble performances with renowned guest violists. Registration and fee required. For more information and to register: music.utk.edu/violacelebration
    Saturday and Sunday, November 1-2, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
    Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • Viola Celebration Faculty Concert
      UT Viola Professor Hillary Herndon and guest violists Karen Ritscher, Sally Chisholm, James Pryzgocki, Kathryn Steely and David Rose; accompanied by UT Symphony orchestra. Free concert, open to public.
      Saturday, November 1, 2014  at 8:00 p.m.
      James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
    • Viola Celebration Finale Concert
      Participants and faculty of the 2014 Viola Celebration perform in an All-Viola Orchestra. Free concert, open to public.
      Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ding Yang, piano
    Guest artist; award winning solo pianist and popular teacher at Shenyang Conservatory in China, producing student winners at twenty-four state, regional, and national competitions in China; performing works by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev
    Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Concert Choir and Men's Chorale at Mighty Musical Monday
    Monday, November 3, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
    Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902 
  • James Canestrari, drum-set 
    Senior Jazz Recital
    Monday, November 3, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Ting -Tzu Claire Chiu, piano
    Graduate collaborative piano recital; assisted by Sara Matayoshi and Ruth Bacon
    Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jeremiah Welch, cello - CANCELLED
    Senior recital; assisted by Claire Chiu-piano
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Wind Ensemble
    Featuring Paradox for Brass Ensemble by Larry Delinger.  Delinger is composer-in-residence at the School of Music from September 22 to November 12 
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building
    For more information: music.utk.edu/larrydelinger
  • Nicholas Swafford, drum-set
    Senior Jazz Recital; assisted by Jake Smith and Matt Nelson
    Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Trombone Night
    Studio Student recital
    Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • David Buchanan and Ben O'Neal, tenors
    Joint Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible, piano
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Alec Chien, piano 
    Alec Chien, piano
    guest artist; Gold Medalist at Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, Steinway artist invited to perform at Carnegie Hall to celebrate Steinway's 500,000th piano, soloist with major orchestras including Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, New Zealand Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic; performing an all-Chopin recital featuring all four Ballades and three Polonaises.
    Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Kimberly Simpkins, violin
    Graduate recital; assisted by Cathy Whitten
    Friday, November 7, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational Workshop (SMFI)
    A weekend workshop of master classes, recitals and ensemble performances with with UT Professor of Flute Shelley Binder and guest flautists: Laurel Zucker, Jeremy Benson, Lesilie Marrs, Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham, and Tadeu Coelho. Workshop and concerts are free and open to the public.
    Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, November 7-9, 2014   
    Schedule, locations, and more information:  http://www.music.utk.edu/utflutes
    • SMFI Opening Concert: Music of African American Composers
      Guest artist; Laurel Zucker, flute
      Friday, November 7, 2014 at  8:00 p.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      Free Parking in Lot 23 behind Music Center
    • SMFI: Leslie Marrs and Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham, flute 
      Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
      Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Building (next to Neyland Stadium)
      Free Parking in Lot 9 (across street from AMB)
    • SMFI: Jeremy Benson, flute
      Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
      Performance Hall 32, Alumni Memorial Building (next to Neyland Stadium)
      Free Parking in Lot 9 (across street from AMB)
    • SMFI Finale Concert: Tadeu Coelho, flute
      Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
      Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
      Free Parking in Lot 23 behind Music Center
  • Single Reed Day
    Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
    Featuring; Eugene Rousseau, saxophone and Julie DeRoche, clarinet
    Registration and fee required. For more information and to register, see www.music.utk.edu/singlereedday/
    Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.—5:30 p.m.
    Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    • Single Reed Day Finale Concert
      Featuring Allison Adams, saxophone, Victor Chavez, clarinet, and Single Reed Day participants in saxophone ensemble and clarinet choir. Free concert, open to the public. 
      Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Opera Theatre presents Medea
    The world premiere of Medea by Larry Delinger with libretto by Douglas Langworthy; John Sipes, Director; and Kevin Class, Conductor. Medea is a tragedy of fate, but not fate as created by gods in their immense wisdom, but rather as created by the sad human heart. Tickets: knoxvilletickets.com or by calling (865) 656-4444 or (877) 995-9961.
    Friday and Saturday, November 7-8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday matinees, November 8-9 at 2:30 p.m
    Relix Variety Theatre, 1208 N Central St, Knoxville, TN 37917
    More Information:  www.music.utk.edu/medea
  • Women's Chorale Showcase Concert
    Sunday. November 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
    Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., Knoxville, 37934
  • Sacred Choral and Hymn Festival
    Concert Choir and Men's Chorale
    Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.
    First Baptist Church, Knoxville - 510 W. Main Street
  • MUEN 399 Accompanying Class Recital
    Undergraduate Accompanying Students, with Voice Students with the performance of Twenty Four Italian Songs and Arias of Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
    Monday, November 10, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Matthew Nelson, double bass 
    Senior recital
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building
  • UT Jazz Big Band
    Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Woodwind Area Chamber Recital
    Chamber music by students in the woodwind department
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building
  • Iuliia Mykolyk, viola
    Graduate recital; assisted by Emi Kagawa-piano
    Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building
  • Willis Koa, cello
    Graduate recital; assisted by Emi Kagawa-Piano
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Clarinetton Choir
    Clarinet studio class
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Chamber Orchestra and Contemporary Music Ensemble
    Featuring composer Larry Delinger's Traces for String Orchestra and Elegy for Trumpet and Strings; Music faculty Cathy Leach, trumpet soloist, and Kevin Class, conductor. 
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    For more information: music.utk.edu/larrydelinger
  • Fall Chamber Concert
    Student ensemble recital
    Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Group Solo Class
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:30 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Fall Cello Night
    Studio Student Recital
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Douglas Temples, viola
    Junior recital; assisted by Bernadette Lo
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble Concert
    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Golden Styles, jazz-piano 
    Junior Jazz Recital
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • University of Southern Mississippi Reed Trio
    Guest artists; performing classical woodwind chamber music for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon
    Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Fall Violin Night
    Students from Dr. Miroslav Hristov’s violin studio class
    Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Fall Viola Studio Recital
    Viola studio class 
    Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Madelyn Pierce and Jessica Anne Compton, sopranos
    Joint junior recital; assisted by Jared Cotter, piano
    Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Shelley Binder, flute, and Fay Adams, piano
    Faculty recital; assisted by Allison Adams, saxophone
    Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Saxophone Studio Recital
    Chamber music by students of Dr. Allison Adams
    Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00pm
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Community Outreach Choral Concert
    Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.
    Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd., Knoxville, 37934
  • Fall Horn Studio Recital
    Students of Katie Johnson
    Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Jeff Brannen, violin - CANCELLED
    Graduate recital; assisted by Emmanuelle Bizien-Piano
    Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • UT Percussion Ensemble Fall Concert
    Monday, November 24, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Gretchen Kratts, flute 
    Junior Recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-Piano
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Grant Story, trumpet
    Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.
  • Fall Percussion Studio Recital
    Percussion studio class
    Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
  • Flute Night
    Studio Student recital
    Sunday, November 30, 2014 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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