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Music This Week: April 15 - April 21

Y’all know the drill by now, right? This is a sampling of upcoming events in Knoxville and Maryville. Other concertgoing tools: Facebook events (LINK), my Twitter lists (LINK), and the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance (LINK).

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, April 15

6:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Joint junior recital: Julia Stewart, trombone and Zanae Locke, horn
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Tuesday, April 16

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

7:00 pm Maryville College: MC Chamber Music Concert
A performance featuring Maryville College student music ensembles.
Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall, Clayton Center for the Arts (LINK) - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, 37804

8:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Ensemble event: UT Big Band Spring Concert
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Wednesday, April 17

8:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Ensemble event: UT Balinese Gamelan Concert
The University of Tennessee's Balinese gamelan presents traditional music of Bali and Indonesia as well as new works for gamelan from Balinese and American composers.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Thursday, April 18

6:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Studio recital: Viola Studio Spring Recital
Viola students pay homage to the centennial anniversary of the Berkshire Festival Competition, performing works written for the event 100 years ago.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:00 pm Knoxville Symphony presents UnStaged: Vision (LINK)
The KSO's UnStaged Series continues with a music-centric event exploring the relationship between music and visual art. Join us for UnStaged: VISION at the Knoxville Museum of art where your senses collide. Let the sounds of the Knoxville Symphony swell around you as you interact with various art forms curated for an intimate, unique experience. Create your own experience as we explore the relationship between music and visual art.
Knoxville Museum of Art (LINK) - 1050 World's Fair Park Dr, 37916
TICKETS: $40 per person, general admission, AGES 21 and up.

8:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Studio recital: Violin Studio Recital
Students of Geoffrey Herd give their Spring performance.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Friday, April 19

I will add events as I learn of them.

Saturday, April 20

4:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Senior recital: Sam Adams, piano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

6:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Junior recital: Peter Trigiani, saxophone
Peter Trigiani is a studio and jazz student studying under professor Gregory Tardy. He will be performing his recital in tribute to the great American saxophonist, Sonny Rollins. All of the pieces to be performed are either composed or previously performed by Sonny Rollins.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Graduate recital: Kristina Zeinstra, viola
Featuring "Viola Sonatas of 1919" including Clarke Viola Sonata, Bloch Suite for Viola, and Piano Hindemith Op. 11 No. 4.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Sunday, April 21

6:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Ensemble event: UT Small Jazz Ensemble Concert
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

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: October 8 - October 14

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, October 8

6:00 pm UT School of Music junior recital: Will Hoover, percussion
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music guest artist recital: Jeremy Wilson, trombone
Esteemed UT alum, former trombonist in the Vienna Philharmonic, and associate professor of trombone at Vanderbilt University, Jeremy Wilson returns to Knoxville for a solo recital and masterclass.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Tuesday, October 9

I will add events as I learn of them.

Wednesday, October 10

I will add events as I learn of them.

Thursday, October 11

6:00 pm UT School of Music joint junior recital: Hannah Reddick, soprano and AC Cabrera, baritone
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

7:00 pm Knoxville Gay Men's Chorus: National Coming Out Day Concert (Facebook event LINK)
Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally. Oct. 11, 2018, will mark the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.
Church Street United Methodist Church - 900 Henley St, 37902
Tickets: $15

7:30 pm Clayton Center Presents: Del McCoury Band & Friends
For more than fifty years, Del McCoury ‘s music has defined authenticity for hard core bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the genre. McCoury is something special, a living link to the days when bluegrass was made only in hillbilly honkytonks, schoolhouse shows and on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, yet also a commandingly vital presence today, from prime time and late night talk show TV to music festivals where audiences number in the hundreds of thousands.
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville
Tickets: $25 and up. Visit the Clayton Center website (LINK) or call the box office at 865-981-8590.

8:00 pm Jazz in Bearden featuring Dwight Hardin Group (Facebook event LINK)
Drink. the wine dive - 215 Brookview Centre Way, 37919

8:00 pm UT School of Music guest artist recital: Beth Mitchell, tuba
Los Angeles freelance tubist and pedagogue, Beth Mitchell, will present a varied recital of tuba music.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Friday, October 12

6:00 pm Alive After Five: Ms. Johnnie Nathan & The Humble Jones Jammers (LINK)
Knoxville Museum of Art - 1050 World's Fair Park Drive
Food available from F.A.T.S. BBQ
Tickets: $15 General Admission, $10 with Membership or student ID, FREE for ages 17 and under

6:00 pm UT School of Music senior recital: Joey Santoro, jazz guitar
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Saturday, October 13

7:00 pm Soft Jazz with Frog and Toad (Facebook event LINK)
Come enjoy the soft acoustic jazz sound of Frog and Toad every Saturday at Water Into Wine. Perfect setting for a quiet dinner between friends or a date night.
Water Into Wine - 607 N Campbell Station Rd, 37934

Sunday, October 14

3:30 pm Oak Ridge Community Band/Wind Ensemble concert
Program includes the new band conductor's own composition called "Awakening," along with Jay Chattaway's "Parade of the Tall Ships," Dvorak's "Finale from the New World Symphony," Fred Jewell's "E Pluribus Unum," Mark Camphouse's "Yosemite Autumn," and Paul Murtha's arrangement of "Benny Goodman: The King of Swing."
Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center - 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Tickets: $5 for adults, FREE for ages 18 and under.

Music This Week: September 17 - September 23

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, September 17

6:00 pm UT School of Music Junior Recital: Will Hoover, percussion
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Tuesday, September 18

7:00 pm Maryville College: Student Repertoire Recital
A performance featuring Maryville College music majors.
Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, 37804

8:00 pm UT School of Music Faculty Recital: Wesley Baldwin, cello
Solo cello music by J.S. Bach, Paul Hindemith, Marc Mellits, and Mark Summer.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Wednesday, September 19

I will add events as I learn of them.

Thursday, September 20

6:00 pm UT School of Music Faculty Recital: Alex van Duuren, trombone
Alex van Duuren and Devin Lyon, pianist and attorney for the City of Knoxville, present a concert of varied repertoire for solo trombone and piano.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Brahms & Rachmaninoff
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $13 and up. 

Friday, September 21

6:00 pm UT School of Music Senior Recital: Alexandrea Richard, percussion
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

7:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Brahms & Rachmaninoff
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $13 and up. 

7:30 pm Clayton Center Presents: The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, 37804
Performing everything from the toe-tapping, front porch picking sounds of Appalachian Bluegrass to the smooth jazzy sounds of the French Quarter in NOLA; from the roots of country music in Nashville to the pride and glory-filled songs of Texas – this group does it all and pays homage to the culture that raised and inspired them.
Tickets: Visit the Clayton Center website or call the box office at 865-981-8590.

8:00 pm UT School of Music Junior Recital: Dwight Van de Vate, percussion
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Saturday, September 22

7:00 pm Trillium Fall Concert
The members of the trio are Alison Maerker Garner, violin; Alicia Randisi-Hooker, cello, adjunct faculty, Maryville College; and Robert Bonham, piano, Professor Emeritus, Maryville College.
Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, 37804

Sunday, September 23

3:00 pm Tesla Quartet with Tom Gallant, oboe
Each returning to Oak Ridge by popular demand, the Tesla Quartet and oboist Thomas Gallant join forces this year in a special collaboration featuring string quartet repertoire and works for oboe and strings.
Pollard Auditorium - 210 Badger Ave, Oak Ridge, 37830
Tickets: $25 Adults, $10 Young Adults, FREE to students under 18. Visit the ORCMA website or call 865-483-5569.

4:00 pm UT School of Music Ensemble Concert: UT Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven's "Symphony No. 7." This is the first of a 2-year series of concerts and events celebrating Beethoven as his 250th anniversary approaches in 2020. 
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building - 1408 Middle Dr, 37996