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Concerts and Events

The School of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville offers more than 200 performances and events each year. Unless otherwise noted, all concerts are FREE and open to the public. Most concerts and events will be in one of three performance halls on campus: Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center located at 1741 Volunteer Boulevard; James R. Cox Auditorium and Performance Hall 32, both in the Alumni Memorial Building located at 1408 Middle Drive.

Please check our concert line at 865-974-5678 the day of an event for updates or cancellations. For additional information or questions, call 865-974-8935.

Events for April 2017

  • School of Music Gala 2017
    Join us for a Night in the Caribbean full of wonderful music, fine dining, and lively auctions! All contributions from this black tie event will fund scholarships to attract the very best young musicians to the University of Tennessee, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Pilot Flying J.
    4/01/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Cherokee Country Club
    5138 Lyons View Pike
    Knoxville, TN 37919
    Cost: $200
    For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/gala/.

  • Sierra L. Hammond; soprano
    Graduate recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    4/01/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ready for the World Music Series: China
    Guest and faculty artists; Guangyu Xie-cello, Sharon Cheng-soprano, and Chih-Long Hu-piano. Exhibits of artistic and cultural artifacts and reception at 12:30. Musical presentation and short lecture at 2:00.
    4/02/2017 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Clayton Hopkins; jazz drums
    Graduate jazz recital
    4/02/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Luther S. Allison; jazz drums and piano
    Senior recital; with Daniel Ryan-drums and percussion, Carson Young-piano, Jeremy Wright-guitar, Nathan Domney-Bass, Alex Thompson-saxophone, Keith McGee II-spoken word, and Isiah Rankin-vocals
    4/02/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Shelley Armer; viola
    Graduate recital; assisted by Eileen Downey-piano
    4/03/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natelie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Hannah Smith; horn and Sydney Warren; saxophone
    Joint junior recital; assisted by Eileen Downey-piano
    4/04/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kalliopi Altintasioti; piano
    Graduate recital; with Noelle Harb, Lindsey Fuson, and Alexandria Shiner, sopranos
    4/04/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Matthew Peoples; trombone
    Graduate recital; featuring contemporary works and music dating back to the early 1800's, with the UT Graduate Brass Quintet and Kalliopi Altintasioti-piano.
    4/05/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • James Williamson; percussion
    Junior recital
    4/05/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Joseph North, piano
    Graduate jazz recital
    4/06/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Victoria Sellers; piano
    Senior recital
    4/06/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Perry Murdaugh; guitar
    Junior jazz recital including Christian Barnett-drumset, Ben Mason-vocals, and Tony Tortora-piano
    4/07/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Elizabeth Wolfrey; flute
    Graduate recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano. Performing music by Dutilleux, Faure, Berio, Bach, and Jolivet.
    4/07/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Matthew Bimstein; percussion
    Graduate recital
    4/08/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Chamber Orchestra
    Ensemble concert
    4/09/2017 at 4:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Middle East Ensemble
    Ensemble concert; vocal and instrumental music from throughout the Middle East, performed by UT students and Knoxville community members.
    4/09/2017 at 7:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Catherine Albert; flute
    Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano with music by: J.S. Bach, Alphonse Duvernoy, and Ian Clarke
    4/10/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ericka McCarty; organ
    Senior recital
    4/10/2017 at 6:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Tyler Padgett - CANCELLED
    Senior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano.
    4/10/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Michelle Walter; organ
    Senior recital
    4/10/2017 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Electroacoustic Ensemble Spring Sessions
    Ensemble concert
    4/11/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Graduate String Quartet
    Studio recital
    4/11/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Uri McMillan; musicology/women and gender studies lecture
    Guest lecturer
    4/12/2017 at 3:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • William Nick Dipillo; piano
    Graduate recital
    4/12/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kelvin Ying; piano
    Graduate recital; with Ryan Ford-tenor. Program includes Winterreise, D. 911 by Franz Schubert.
    4/12/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ryan Colbert; soprano
    Senior recital
    4/13/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band
    Ensemble concert
    4/13/2017 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Curtis Bos; piano
    Graduate recital
    4/13/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Trombone Night
    Ensemble concert; UT Trombone Choir and the Knoxville Youth Trombone Choir perform diverse selections both written, and not written, for trombone choir including a premier of an original composition by UT student Matthew Peoples.
    4/17/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Group Solo Class
    Honors Convocation-limited performance
    4/18/2017 at 12:30 PM
    Sandra Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Jazz Big Band
    Ensemble concert
    4/18/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Violin Night
    Studio recital
    4/18/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building

  • Gerald Thornton; jazz guitar
    Senior recital
    4/19/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Saxophone Night
    Studio recital; featuring solos, duos, quartets, and the saxophone ensemble
    4/19/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Viola Night
    Studio recital
    4/20/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Cello Night
    Studio recital
    4/20/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Ward's The Crucible
    Opera ensemble
    4/21/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
    Cost: ticketed

  • UT Percussion Festival
    Workshop, lectures, and master classes
    4/22/2017 at 8:00 AM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Percussion Festival-The Honor High School Percussion Ensemble Concert
    Ensemble concert
    4/22/2017 at 1:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Ward's The Crucible
    Opera ensemble
    4/22/2017 at 2:30 PM
    Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
    Cost: ticketed

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Ward's The Crucible
    Opera ensemble
    4/22/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
    Cost: ticketed

  • Paul Royse; piano
    Senior recital
    4/23/2017 at 10:00 AM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Balinese Gamelan
    Ensemble concert; featuring new and traditional pieces from Indonesia and beyond
    4/23/2017 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Ward's The Crucible
    Opera ensemble
    4/23/2017 at 2:30 PM
    Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay Street
    Cost: ticketed

  • Small Jazz Band
    Ensemble concert
    4/23/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Preston Abbott; euphonium
    Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    4/24/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building

  • Graduate Choral Conductor's Concert
    Ensemble concert
    4/25/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Joseph DeChristina; tuba
    Senior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    4/25/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Horn Night
    Studio recital
    4/26/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Student Chamber Concert
    Studio recital
    4/26/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Andrew Layne; trumpet and Baylor Merritt; trombone
    Joint junior recital; with Sharkbait Brass including Aaron Kannengieser-trumpet, Seth Hall-horn, Tony Tortora-tuba, and Landon Brady-trombone. Also with Trombone Quartet including Landon Brady, Joey Cole, and Harris Taylor. Assisted by Judith Bible-piano and Alex van Duuran-piano.
    4/26/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • VolOpera: Opera Scenes
    Ensemble concert
    4/27/2017 at 7:00 PM
    Orchestra Room 110, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT World Percussion Ensemble
    Ensemble concert
    4/27/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Flute Night
    Studio recital
    4/28/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • KMTA Honors Recital
    Event
    4/30/2017 at 12:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Outreach Concert-Student Acappella Group
    Ensemble concert
    4/30/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Farragut Presbyterian Church, 209 Jamestowne Blvd.

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