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Music This Week: February 4 - February 10

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 (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, February 4

12:00 pm Tennessee Theatre: Mighty Musical Monday
Enjoy Mighty Wurlitzer organ performances by Freddie Brabson and special guests, vocal finalists from the ACE Awards (competition for area middle and high schoolers with singing, acting, dance, and writing categories). Brown bag lunches consisting of a sandwich, chips, and a dessert may be purchased in the lobby for $5.00 while supplies last. Soft drinks, bottled water, popcorn, and candy will also be available for purchase.
Tennessee Theatre (LINK) - 604 S Gay Street, 37902

6:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Graduate recital: Emily Johnson, soprano
Featuring works by Franz Schubert, Claude Debussy, and John Harbison
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Tuesday, February 5

8:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Senior recital: Clara Johnson, cello
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Wednesday, February 6

I will add events as I learn of them.

Thursday, February 7

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Faculty Recital
This recital showcases the varied talents of some of the music faculty at Pellissippi State Community College (including yours truly)!
Clayton Performing Arts Center - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37932

7:00 pm Maryville College: MC Choirs with Paul Phoenix
A performance featuring the Maryville College choirs and Paul Phoenix, a Grammy Award-winning singer and former member of the internationally acclaimed ensemble The King’s Singers.
Harold and Jean Lambert Recital Hall, Clayton Center for the Arts - 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, 37804
TICKETS: $10 (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.

Friday, February 8

6:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Joint junior recital: Vicki Nguyen and Claire Terrell, composition
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Graduate recital: Kathryn Shepas, soprano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

Saturday, February 9

7:30 pm ORCMA presents Cumberland Piano Trio (LINK)
Players will introduce the audience to beautiful and captivating carbon fiber string instruments supplied by Pulcir Music. Come early for the pre-concert talk when guest ORNL carbon fiber scientist Dr. Amit Naskar joins the musicians on stage to talk about carbon fiber and its many applications.
Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church - 809 Oak Ridge Turnpike, 37830
TICKETS: $25 adults, $10 young adults, FREE to students under 18

Sunday, February 10

3:00 pm KSYO (Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra) Winter Concert (LINK)
The following youth orchestras will perform: Preludium, Philharmonia, Sinfonia, Youth Chamber Orchestra.
Tennessee Theatre (LINK) - 604 S Gay St, 37902
TICKETS: $5 adults, free for students (K-12). Tickets may be purchased at the door.

3:30 pm Oak Ridge Community Band (LINK): Celebrating Cities Across America
Performance will include Warren Barker's "New York 1927," John Kander's "Selections from Chicago," Alfred Reed's "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," and even a tune called "Atomic City" written for the City of Oak Ridge.
Oak Ridge High School Performing Arts Center - 1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike, 37830
TICKETS: $5 adults, free for students 18 and under.

4:00 pm UT School of Music (LINK) - Faculty recital: Katie Johnson, horn
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Boulevard, 37996

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.