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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: 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: 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.