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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 March 2018

  • Megan Mayes; soprano
    Senior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    3/01/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kayla Beard; soprano
    Graduate recital
    3/01/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Hannah Brown; soprano
    Senior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    3/02/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Daniel Lankford; percussion
    Junior recital; featuring "Process of Invention" and "Morning Dove Sonnet" by Christopher Deane, "Slopes" by Paul Rennick, and "Canned Heat" by Eckhard Kopetzki.
    3/02/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Jazz Festival Concert
    Workshop concert; featuring the UT Jazz Big Band and guest artist Michael Dease-trombone. This event is free and open to the public. All other workshop events are limited to registered participants. For more information, see: music.utk.edu/jazzfest
    3/03/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Cost:

  • Yingnan Liu; piano
    Guest artist recital; Yingnan Liu is a piano professor at Shenyang Conservatory in China
    3/04/2018 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Symphony Orchestra
    Ensemble concert; Concertos and Classics — featuring 2018 SOM Concerto Competition Winners
    3/04/2018 at 4:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Hannah Hammel; flute
    Guest artist recital; Hammel is the newly appointed principal flute of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and winner of the 2016 National Flute Association's Yound Artist Competition. Joined by David Mamedov-piano, this program will include Bach, Poulenc, Paganini, and Franck.
    3/04/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Jorge Variego recital of New Music
    Faculty recital; A recital exclusively dedicated to original music for quartet with electronic media.
    3/05/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Griffen Tracy; vocal bass
    Graduate recital
    3/05/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Group Solo Class and School of Music
    Honors performance
    3/06/2018 at 12:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Arthur McAfee; tenor and Isiah Rankin; countertenor
    Joint Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    3/06/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Spring Tuba Thing
    Studio recital
    3/06/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Colton Morris; percussion
    Graduate recital: featuring works by Aldridge, Smith, Lachenmann, and more.
    3/07/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Clarinet Night 1
    Studio recital
    3/07/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Alexander Smith; percussion
    Graduate recital; with works by composers Cathy van Eck, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Per Bloland.
    3/07/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Katie Johnson; horn and Eileen Downey; piano
    Faculty recital
    3/08/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Reilly Fox; bass trombone
    Graduate recital
    3/08/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ericka McCarty; organ
    Senior recital
    3/09/2018 at 6:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Wei-Wei Le; violin and Chih-Long Hu; piano
    Guest artist and faculty recital
    3/09/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Bass Day
    Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
    3/10/2018 at 9:00 AM
    NHMC/ Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Cost: $25-40
    For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/bassday/index.php.

  • Young Pianist Series #3
    Guest artist recital; Igor Lipinski
    3/18/2018 at 2:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Cost: $25
    For more information, go to http://youngpianistseries.com/tickets/.

  • Darius Thomas; tenor
    Graduate recital
    3/19/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kate Stiles and Jie Uabamrungjit; violin
    Joint Junior recital
    3/19/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Bryan Johnson; mezzo-soprano
    Graduate recital; assisted by Eileen Downey-piano
    3/20/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Nois Saxophone Quartet
    Guest artist recital; Nois will perform an evening of exciting new and experimental music for saxophone quartet featuring works commissioned by the ensemble. Throughout 2017, Nois collaborated with Chicago-based composers Mathew Arrellin, Niki Harlafti, and Craig Davis Pinson, along with former Chicagoan, Phil Taylor, to bring to life four unique works for the medium. Also featured on the program will be David Reminick's Consort for four detuned soprano saxophones, as well as Thirteen Changes by the late Pauline Oliveros, a text-score realized through improvisation.
    3/20/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Alex Gray; composition
    Senior recital
    3/21/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Brandan Harden; composition
    Senior recital
    3/21/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • VOLsing
    Ensemble concert; featuring UT a cappella groups
    3/22/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Rachel Pena; violin
    Graduate recital
    3/23/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ian Bolden; vocal baritone
    Graduate recital; assisted by Eileen Downey-piano
    3/23/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Carson Young and Nathan Dominey; piano
    Joint jazz recital
    3/24/2018 at 3:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Emily Simmons; soprano
    Graduate recital
    3/24/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Leslie Ostransky; soprano
    Graduate recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    3/24/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ready for the World No. 3
    Koreana; explore innovative and expressive songs and instrumental works inspired by Korean culture. Many of these musical selections by Korean composers of the last century, combine traditional musical idioms with modern sonorities. 12:30 p.m. - Exhibits of artistic and cultural artifacts and reception (Lobby) 2 p.m. - Musical presentation and short lecture
    3/25/2018 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/rftw/index.php.

  • Skye van Duuren; trumpet
    Graduate recital
    3/25/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Distinguished Lecture Series: Alash
    Guest artist lecture; Renowned Tuvan musical ensemble, Alash, provides live demonstration of the regionally unique and engaging style of throat singing known as khoomei. The ensemble will discuss cultural and political contexts of Tuvan music in relation to traditional Tuvan culture, including the agrarian and nomadic lifestyle, patriarchal social structures, and the country’s movement toward independence from the Soviet Union. Sponsored by the Distinguished Lecture Series in Musicology and Global Studies.
    3/26/2018 at 11:15 AM
    Orchestra Room 110, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Sam Adams; jazz piano
    Junior recital
    3/26/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kate Smith; soprano
    Senior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-Piano
    3/26/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Baylor Merritt and Harris Taylor; trombone
    Joint recital
    3/27/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Jane Robertson; violin and Jacob Gonzales; clarinet
    Joint Junior recital
    3/27/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Spring Choral Concert
    Ensemble concert; Chamber Singers and Concert Choir
    3/27/2018 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Kevin Williams; jazz trumpet
    Junior recital
    3/28/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Jose Zayas Caban; saxophone
    Guest artist recital; A Tribute to Puerto Rico: José Antonio Zayas Cabán and Casey Rafn perform the music of Feld, Peacocke, Schmitt, Beytelmann, and Puerto Rican composer Rafael Hernández.
    3/29/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • UT Brass Choir
    Ensemble concert
    3/29/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

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