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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 February 2018

  • Kevin Class; piano
    Faculty recital; A program of Italian piano music with works by Malipiero, Francalanza, and Busoni.
    2/01/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Joshua Allen; tenor
    Graduate recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    2/02/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • James Berkeley Wilson; baritone
    Graduate recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    2/02/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Undergraduate Auditions for the School of Music
    2/03/2018 at 8:00 AM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ready for the World No. 2
    A Cuban Diaspora; explore music for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano featuring a wide variety of Cuban styles. Highlighting some of Cuba's most celebrated composers, each work is infused with rich and soulful sounds that will enchant audiences. 12:30 p.m. - Exhibits of artistic and cultural artifacts and reception (Lobby) 2 p.m. - Musical presentation and short lecture
    2/04/2018 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/rftw/index.php.

  • Jose Lopez; piano
    Guest artist recital; López’ interest in contemporary music has resulted in frequent world premieres and collaborations with composers along with the keen pursuit of resurrecting rarely heard works by Romantic and Classical composers.
    2/05/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ashlee King and Elizabeth Geist; sopranos
    Joint Junior recital
    2/06/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Krista Heraux; violin and Laiton Pigg; bassoon
    Joint Junior recital
    2/06/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Wesley Baldwin; cello
    Faculty recital
    2/09/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Undergraduate Auditions for the School of Music
    2/10/2018 at 8:00 AM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ashlee Booth; cello
    Graduate recital
    2/10/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Pei-Chung Liao and Chih-Long Hu; piano
    Faculty and guest artist recital; International award-winning concert artist Pei-Chun Liao will perform Chopin's 24 Preludes and Philip Martin's 12 Short Preludes, then joined by UT faculty member, Chih-Long Hu-piano, for a duo program of works by Ravel, Milhaud, and Gershwin.
    2/11/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Choral Arts Concert
    Ensemble concert
    2/13/2018 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Christian Swafford; percussion
    Junior recital
    2/14/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Daniel Tones; percussion
    Guest artist recital; in conjunction with the UT Percussion Ensemble, directed by Andrew Bliss
    2/15/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Nicolas White; percussion
    Junior recital
    2/16/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Undergraduate Auditions for the School of Music
    2/17/2018 at 8:00 AM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Young Pianist Series #2
    Guest artist recital; Peng Cao
    2/18/2018 at 2:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Cost: $25
    For more information, go to http://youngpianistseries.com/tickets/.

  • Jim Self Residency
    Guest artist recital; solo tuba and brass
    2/19/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Jim Self Residency: Tuba Solos Recital
    Guest artist recital; Former students of tuba legend Jim Self, including Ronald Davis (faculty, University of South Carolina), Zach Collins (faculty, Indiana University-Pennsylvania), and Alexander Lapins (faculty, University of Tennessee) perform solos composed and inspired by Jim Self.
    2/20/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Elisa Armstrong; trumpet
    Graduate recital
    2/21/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Miroslav Hristov; violin and Chih-Long Hu; piano present The Music of Thomas Fortmann
    Faculty and guest artist recital; UT Faculty Miroslav Hristov and Chih-Long Hu will present works of living Swiss composer Thomas Fortmann in the presence of the composer who will speak about his music and collaboration with the performers.
    2/21/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Evan Burnett; drum-set
    Junior recital
    2/22/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kevin Ying; piano
    Graduate recital
    2/22/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and Wind Ensemble Concert
    2/22/2018 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Jim Self Residency: Jazz Recital
    Guest artist recital; Legendary tuba artist Jim Self presents a short jazz recital with UT faculty members.
    2/23/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • TCW Performance #1 Pre-College Competition
    Workshop competition
    2/23/2018 at 8:00 PM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • TCW Performance #2
    Workshop recital
    2/24/2018 at 6:00 PM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • TCW Final Cello Competition Finalist Recital
    Workshop recital
    2/25/2018 at 11:00 AM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • TCW Final Cello Ensemble Recital
    Workshop recital
    2/25/2018 at 4:00 PM
    NHMC All/Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • The Golden Year of the Viola
    Faculty recital
    2/25/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Alex van Duuran; trombone
    Faculty recital; solo works for trombone, assisted by Devin Lyon-piano.
    2/26/2018 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Gustavo Romero; piano
    Guest artist recital; Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Gustavo Romero, first prize winner of the Clara Haskill International Piano Competition, returns to Knoxville by popular demand to present an all-Granados program commemorating the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth.
    2/26/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Miroslav Hristov; violin and Chih-Long Hu; piano
    Faculty recital; The Music of Thomas Fortmann
    2/27/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Percussion Studio Recital
    Studio recital; contemporary works for solo percussion, directed by Andrew Bliss
    2/28/2018 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

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