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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 15 - October 21

We’re about halfway there! 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 15

6:00 pm UT School of Music guest artist recital: Honkytonk Philharmonic
Jacquelyn Adams, horn professor from Southern Mississippi University will perform in her new ensemble, The Honkytonk Philharmonic. Music selections range from Mozart horn concert with guitar and mandolin, to Radiohead, to original compositions.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: Voice Night
Performances by UT School of Music vocal students.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Tuesday, October 16

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, Maryville

8:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: Saxophone Studio Recital
Solo works performed by the students of Allison Adams.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Wednesday, October 17

6:00 pm UT School of Music guest artist recital: Ryan Gardner, trumpet and Rebecca Wilt, piano
Associate Professor of Trumpet at Oklahoma State University, Ryan Gardner, and Vocal Coach/Collaborative Pianist at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Rebecca Wilt, will perform works for trumpet and piano.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

8:00 pm UT School of Music studio recital: Bass Studio Recital
That’s upright bass (double bass).
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Thursday, October 18

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Community College: Fall Choral Concert
Clayton Performing Arts Center - 10915 Hardin Valley Rd, 37932

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

7:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $13 and up

Friday, October 19

7:30 pm Knoxville Symphony: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Tennessee Theatre - 604 S Gay St, 37902
Tickets: $13 and up

8:00 pm UT School of Music sophomore recital: Josie Campbell, cello
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

Saturday, October 20

I will add events as I learn of them.

Sunday, October 21

1:00 pm UT School of Music faculty and guest artist recital: Songs from Scandinavia
UT's Katie Johnson-Webb and University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh pianist Kirstin Ihde will perform works for horn and piano from Scandinavian composers.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996

4:00 pm UT School of Music ensemble concert: UT Symphony Orchestra
Celebrating the anniversaries of Rossini, Debussy, and Bernstein
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building - 1408 Middle Dr, 37996

5:00 pm Tennessee Wind Symphony Cathedral Concert Series (LINK)
The Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus - 711 S Northshore Dr, 37919

8:00 pm UT School of Music faculty recital: Kevin Class, piano
Featuring Schubert's "Valses Nobles & Sonata in A Minor, D. 537," Schumann's "Faschingsschwank aus Wien," and Liszt's "Annees de Pelerinage II - Italie"
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie Haslam Music Center - 1741 Volunteer Blvd, 37996