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Music This Week: November 19 - November 25

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Get those concert reports done sooner rather than later. This is a sampling of upcoming events in Knoxville, Maryville, and Oak Ridge. Other concertgoing tools: Facebook events, my Twitter lists, and the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance.

Check back throughout the week because I constantly update the blog as I learn of events. All events without specific ticket information are FREE. Remember that some venues have an age restriction; I will post this info when I have it.


Monday, November 19

6:00 pm UT School of Music junior recital: Jake Byrd, jazz guitar
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music joint junior recital: Clara Prinston, violin and Angela Lois, viola
A night of music for violin and viola by composers such as Bach, Brahms, Higdon, Franck, and more!
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Tuesday, November 20

8:00 pm UT School of Music ensemble event: Fall Chamber Music Showcase
An end of semester celebration of chamber music showcasing UT undergraduate and graduate students
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music: Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band
All UT Bands Concert
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building - 1408 Middle Drive, 37996

Wednesday, November 21

I will add events as I learn of them.

Thursday, November 22

I will add events as I learn of them.

Friday, November 23

I will add events as I learn of them.

Saturday, November 24

I will add events as I learn of them.

Sunday, November 25

2:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Classical Christmas
Bijou Theatre - 803 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $12.50 and up

Music This Week: November 12 - November 18

Y’all know the drill. Get those concert reports done sooner rather than later. This is a sampling of upcoming events in Knoxville, Maryville, and Oak Ridge. Other concertgoing tools: Facebook events, my Twitter lists, and the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance.

Check back throughout the week because I constantly update the blog as I learn of events. All events without specific ticket information are FREE. Remember that some venues have an age restriction; I will post this info when I have it.


Monday, November 12

6:00 pm UT School of Music: Faculty Brass Quintet
Cathy Leach and Justin Aponte, trumpets; Katie Johnson-Webb, horn; Alex van Duuren, trombone: and Alexander Lapins, tuba
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:00 pm Knoxville Symphony: KSYO Fall Concert
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets:

8:00 pm UT School of Music ensemble event: Saxophone Chamber Music Recital
An evening of chamber music featuring the UT Saxophone Ensemble and Saxophone Quartets
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Tuesday, November 13

8:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: UT Fall Violin Night
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Wednesday, November 14

7:00 pm UT School of Music senior recital: Angkun Uabamrungjit, violin
Performing Brahms' "Sonata No.3," Ysaye's "Sonata No.4," and Mozart's "Sonata in G major"
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: New Sound Concert Series
Music of UT composition students
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Thursday, November 15

6:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: Horn and Trombone Studio Extravaganza
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Community College Jazz and Bluegrass Concert
Clayton Performing Arts Center, Hardin Valley Campus - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37932

7:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Schumann's Circle of Friends
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $13 and up*

7:30 pm Scruffy City Orchestra presents "Colors of the Orchestra" (Encore Performance)
The line-up includes Debussy's "Petite Suite", Enesco's "Romanian Rhapsody No. 2", Holst's "A Somerset Rhapsody", Tchaikovsky's "Mazeppa Overture", Von Suppe's "Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna", Bizet's "Farandole" from "L'Arlesienne #2" and — a VERY special treat — the debut of local composer Vicki Nguyen's "Good Morning Moon".
Phillips-Welshimer Auditorium, Johnson University - 7900 Johnson Dr, 37998
Tickets: Admission is free (donations welcome).

8:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: Violin Studio Recital
Students of Geoffrey Herd
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Friday, November 16

6:00 pm UT School of Music joint junior recital: Steven Brown, baritone and Abby Hemenway, soprano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Schumann's Circle of Friends
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $13 and up*

8:00 pm UT School of Music joint junior recital: Moriah Franklin; flute and Rachel Wetz; violin
Works by C.P.E. Bach, Poulenc, and Faur
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Saturday, November 17

I will add events as I learn of them.

Sunday, November 18

2:00 pm UT School of Music faculty and guest artist recital - Ready For the World Series No. 1: Puerto Rico
Showcasing the classical music of Puerto Rico from the famous danzas of the 19th and early 20th centuries, to the musical influences of renowned artist Pablo Casals, to the diverse and colorful composers of today.
Special guest artists: Abigail Santos-Villalobos, soprano; Francisco Cabán, violin; and Joel Pagán, viola

Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

*Penny4Arts Program: All students grades K-12 can attend this concert FREE with purchase of one adult ticket as part of the Penny4Arts program. Up to 3 students per adult ticket; some restrictions apply. Must redeem by visiting or calling the KSO Box Office at 865-291-3310 prior to the day of the concert (M-F, 9-5). Offer not available online or at the door. Questions: boxoffice@knoxvillesymphony.com.

Music This Week: November 5 - November 11

Get those concert reports done sooner rather than later. This is a sampling of upcoming events in Knoxville, Maryville, and Oak Ridge. Other concertgoing tools: Facebook events, my Twitter lists, and the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance.

Check back throughout the week because I constantly update the blog as I learn of events. All events without specific ticket information are FREE. Remember that some venues have an age restriction; I will post this info when I have it.


Monday, November 5

I will add events as I learn of them.

Tuesday, November 6

7:00 pm Orchestra at Maryville College and Maryville College Community Chorus: Fall Concert (Facebook event LINK)
The Orchestra at Maryville College, under the direction of Dr. Eric Simpson, and the Maryville College Community Chorus, under the direction of Alan Eleazer, will present a fall concert titled “Play a Simple Melody: Songs from Broadway.”
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, 37804
Tickets: $5 for adults, seniors and area students. Admission is free for MC students, faculty and staff (although a printed ticket is required for admission). For tickets, please call the Clayton Center Box Office at 865-981-8590.

8:00 pm UT School of Music Ensemble Event: Jazz Big Band Fall Concert
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Wednesday, November 7

7:00 pm Knoxville Symphony: William Shaub & Friends: Devilish Vivaldi (1st night)
Knoxville Museum of Art - 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, 37916
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

Thursday, November 8

7:00 pm Knoxville Symphony: William Shaub & Friends: Devilish Vivaldi (2nd night)
Knoxville Museum of Art - 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, 37916
Tickets: $25 (General Admission)

7:00 pm Maryville College Community Concert Band presents “Something Old, Something New”
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville

Friday, November 9

7:00 pm UT School of Music graduate recital: Selene Wu, piano
Performing Beethoven's "Sonata Op. 90, E minor," Schumann's "Fantasy Op.17, C major," and Brahms' "Variation in Theme of Paganini, Op. 35, Book I"
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:30 pm Scruffy City Orchestra presents "Colors of the Orchestra" (Premiere Performance, Facebook event LINK)
The line-up includes Debussy's "Petite Suite", Enesco's "Romanian Rhapsody No. 2", Holst's "A Somerset Rhapsody", Tchaikovsky's "Mazeppa Overture", Von Suppe's "Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna", Bizet's "Farandole" from "L'Arlesienne #2" and — a VERY special treat — the debut of local composer Vicki Nguyen's "Good Morning Moon".
Sacred Heart Cathedral - 711 S. Northshore Drive, 37919
Tickets: Admission is free (donations welcome). Tickets can be obtained at Paraclete Catholic Books located next to Sacred Heart Cathedral off Northshore Drive in Knoxville. Bookstore hours are Monday-Saturday, 9-5.

7:30 pm Voces8 (Vocal group, Facebook event LINK)
VOCES8 performs repertoire from Renaissance polyphony to contemporary commissions and arrangements; versatility and a celebration of diverse musical expression is central to the ensemble’s performance ethos.
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, Tennessee 37804
Tickets: $19.50 and up

8:00 pm UT School of Music Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener (Show 1 of 4)
A wonderfully comedic opera about love and secret identities that has grown in popularity and become an audience favorite in recent years. UT Opera Theatre will present a fully staged production by guest Stage Director Scott Skiba.
Bijou Theatre - 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville
Tickets: $5-20

Saturday, November 10

2:30 pm UT School of Music Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener (Show 2 of 4)
A wonderfully comedic opera about love and secret identities that has grown in popularity and become an audience favorite in recent years. UT Opera Theatre will present a fully staged production by guest Stage Director Scott Skiba.
Bijou Theatre - 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville
Tickets: $5-20

7:00 pm Knoxville Guitar Society presents John McClellan, guitarist (Facebook event LINK)
John McClellan is one of America’s most respected performers, teachers, writers and DVD film producers. He will present a program of rarely performed works by Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan - 425 N Cedar Bluff Rd, 37923
Tickets: $20 adults, $5 students, FREE for children under 12 with adult admission. More at knoxvilleguitar.org

8:00 pm UT School of Music Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener (Show 3 of 4)
A wonderfully comedic opera about love and secret identities that has grown in popularity and become an audience favorite in recent years. UT Opera Theatre will present a fully staged production by guest Stage Director Scott Skiba.
Bijou Theatre - 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville
Tickets: $5-20

Sunday, November 11

2:30 pm UT School of Music Opera Theatre presents Mozart's The Secret Gardener (Show 4 of 4)
A wonderfully comedic opera about love and secret identities that has grown in popularity and become an audience favorite in recent years. UT Opera Theatre will present a fully staged production by guest Stage Director Scott Skiba.
Bijou Theatre - 803 South Gay Street, Knoxville
Tickets: $5-20

Music This Week: October 29 - November 4

Only a few weeks left—you’ve got this! This is a sampling of upcoming events in Knoxville, Maryville, and Oak Ridge. Other concertgoing tools: Facebook events, my Twitter lists, and the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance.

Check back throughout the week because I constantly update the blog as I learn of events. All events without specific ticket information are FREE. Remember that some venues have an age restriction; I will post this info when I have it.


Monday, October 29

I will add events as I learn of them.

Tuesday, October 30

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Fall Instrumental Concert
Featuring several student ensembles from PSCC.
Clayton Performing Arts Center, Hardin Valley Campus - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37923

Wednesday, October 31

I will add events as I learn of them.

Thursday, November 1

I will add events as I learn of them.

Friday, November 2

7:30 pm Mark Kosower, cello & Jee-Won Oh, piano
LOCATION?
Tickets: 

Saturday, November 3

I will add events as I learn of them.

Sunday, November 4

3:00 pm Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra: Classic Superstars!...with Mark Kosower
Oak Ridge High School - 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Oak Ridge
Tickets: