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Music This Week: October 1 - October 7

Not much going on this week, as UT’s Fall Break is Thursday and Friday. 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 1

8:00 pm UT School of Music Guest artist recital: Robert Walzel and Evan Lynch, clarinets
Mendelssohn's "Concertstucke" for two clarinets
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Tuesday, October 2

6:00 pm UT School of Music guest artist recital: Taylor Brown, double bass
Taylor Brown is the principle bassist of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera. In addition to his orchestral and outreach work with the CSO, Taylor regularly performs with the Pittsburgh and Nashville Symphonies, and appears in concert with Intersection Contemporary Ensemble.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

7:30 pm Organ Recital with Mr. James Garvey (FB event LINK)
Ascension’s very own Director of Music Ministries, Mr. James Garvey, will present an organ recital on the Wilhelm organ in honor of the 30th anniversary of its dedication. Scheduled are a concerto by Bach, the trio sonata by Hugo Distler, Franck’s Choral in B minor, the Final to Jean-Pierre Leguay’s sonata, and pieces from Suite Bretonne and the Evocation suite by Marcel Dupré.
Episcopal Church of the Ascension - 800 S Northshore Dr, 37919

8:00 pm UT School of Music faculty recital: Chih-Long Hu, piano
Sandra G. Powell Endowed Professor of Piano, Chih-Long Hu, will present a program including works by Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, and Rachmaninov.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

8:00 pm Jazz Drum Legend Ed Soph with Mark Boling and Jon Hamar
Mr Soph will be sharing his wisdom during several events on Tuesday. See the Facebook even page (LINK) for more info.
Bistro at the Bijou - 807 S Gay St, 37902

Wednesday, October 3

8:00 Anna Helms Quartet (Facebook event LINK)
Live jazz featuring Sam Adams, Josh King, and Kevin Krapf.
Bistro at the Bijou - 807 S Gay St, 37902

Thursday, October 4

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Faculty Recital
Showcasing the talents of Pellissippi’s own music faculty (including yours truly!).
Clayton Performing Arts Center - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37932

8:00 pm Jazz in Bearden featuring Jeanine Fuller (Facebook event LINK)
Jazz in Bearden featuring the vocal stylings of Jeanine Fuller backed by Marcel Holman, Phil Hardison and Marty Hodge.
Drink. the wine dive - 215 Brookview Centre Way, 37919

Friday, October 5

8:00 pm Knoxville Symphony: Women Rock
Three of the most dynamic young female Broadway stars of today join the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra for an evening of smash hits including “Take Another Piece of My Heart,” “Proud Mary,” “Hit Me With Your Best Shot,” “These Dreams,” and more arranged by Grammy winner Jeff Tyzik.
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $11 and up

Saturday, October 6

7:00 pm Knoxville Guitar Society presents Bokyung Byun (Facebook event LINK)
Korean guitarist, Bokyung Byun, is one of the leading young guitarists of the generation who has been hailed by her peers as a guitarist who “performs with fleet-fingered, delicate precision, and expressiveness.”
Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan - 425 N Cedar Bluff Rd, 37923
Tickets (LINK): $20 adults, $5 students, Children under 12 free with adult admission

7:00 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 7

I will add events as I learn of them.