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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 November 2017

  • Percussion Ensemble
    Ensemble concert
    11/02/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Faculty Brass Quintet
    Faculty recital
    11/03/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Paul Sanchez; piano
    Guest artist recital
    11/03/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Singers Homecoming Concert
    Ensemble concert
    11/04/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Women's Chorale Showcase Concert
    Ensemble concert
    11/06/2016 at 3:00 PM
    Farragut Presbyterian Church
    209 Jamestowne Blvd.
    Knoxville, TN 37996

  • Ensemble Knox
    Ensemble concert; UT chamber percussion group featuring Michael Pisaro's Hearing Metal 3
    11/06/2016 at 4:00 PM
    Emporium Arts Center
    100 S. Gay St.
    Knoxville, TN 37902

  • UT Jazz Big Band
    Ensemble concert
    11/08/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Caroline Chin; violin
    Guest artist recital
    11/08/2016 at 9:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Elizabeth Vaughan; piano
    Graduate recital
    11/09/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Megan Stigall; cello
    Senior recital; assisted by Nicholas Stigall-piano
    11/09/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Appalachia Piano Trio and Friends
    Faculty and guest artist recital. Appalachia Piano Trio: Chih-Long Hu, piano; Miroslav Hristov, violin and Nathan Jasinski, cello will perform an all Dvorak program with guest artists David Kovac, viola from ETSU and Caroline Chin from Bowling Green State University
    11/10/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • All-band Concert
    Ensemble concert; featuring works by Charles Ives, Ryan George, Steven Bryant, Jean Sibelius, John Barnes Chance, Vincent Persichetti, Gordon Jacob, Giuseppe Verdi, John Mackey, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Michael W. Barry
    11/10/2016 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Monteverdi's Ulysses
    Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth 18 and under For parking details, visit http://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plan-your-visit/directions-and-parking
    11/10/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Carousel Theatre, next to Clarence Brown Theatre on UT Campus
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/2016Ulysses.

  • Kristen Thames; violin and Kathryn Lasley; flute
    Joint Junior recital; assisted by Dustin Lin-piano
    11/11/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Monteverdi's Ulysses
    Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth 18 and under For parking details, visit http://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plan-your-visit/directions-and-parking
    11/11/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Carousel Theatre, next to the Clarence Brown Theatre on UT Campus
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/2016Ulysses.

  • Maciej Grzybowski; piano
    Guest artist recital; sponsored by the Marek Maria Pienkowski Foundation, promoting Polish culture
    11/11/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Tony Tortora; tuba
    Junior recital; with Tori Sellers, piano and Cake Walk Tuba-Euphonium Quartet: Sarah Dixon, Preston Abbott, Christian McNeal, euphoniums and Daniel Ryan, drumset
    11/13/2016 at 2:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Monteverdi's Ulysses
    Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth 18 and under For parking details, visit http://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plan-your-visit/directions-and-parking
    11/13/2016 at 2:30 PM
    Carousel Theatre, next to the Clarence Brown Theatre on UT Campus
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/2016Ulysses.

  • UT Opera Theatre presents Monteverdi's Ulysses
    Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth 18 and under For parking details, visit http://clarencebrowntheatre.com/plan-your-visit/directions-and-parking
    11/13/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Carousel Theatre, next to the Clarence Brown Theatre on UT Campus
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/2016Ulysses.

  • Horn Night
    Studio recital
    11/14/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • New Sound Concert Series
    Sight and Sound; featuring music by UT student composers and visual components
    11/14/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Group Solo Class and School of Music Convocation
    11/15/2016 at 12:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Piano Quartet
    Non-degree student recital
    11/15/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Viola Night
    Studio recital
    11/16/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Assembly Saxophone Quartet
    Guest artist recital; The Assembly Quartet is a professional chamber music ensemble whose mission is to promote music education and expand the enjoyment of music for people of all ages. Formed in 2003 by graduate students at the University of South Carolina, the Quartet’s principal objective was, and remains, to engage with audiences in public schools and communities, working with students and audiences that often have limited experience with chamber music or with the music of our time. The Assembly Quartet consists of Jeffrey Heisler-soprano saxophone, Ian Jeffress-alto saxophone, Matt Younglove-tenor saxophone, and Adam Estes-baritone saxophone.
    11/16/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Trombone Night
    Studio recital; Hear the UT Trombone and support the local Knoxville Youth Trombone Choir. A variety of ensembles, including soloists, will be presented in this concert.
    11/17/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Cello Night
    Studio recital
    11/17/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Electroacoustic Ensemble
    Ensemble concert
    11/18/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Student Chamber Concert
    Studio recital
    11/18/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Chamber Orchestra
    The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association and the UT Chamber Orchestra present: Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”. This event is ticketed: Tickets for these shows are $25 Adults, $20 Seniors, $10 Students. As part of the Penny 4 the Arts Program, students may attend for a penny with a paid Adult/Senior. Purchase tickets online at: http://orcba.org/nutcracker2016/
    11/19/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Oak Ridge High School
    1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to http://orcba.org/nutcracker2016/.

  • Chamber Orchestra
    The Oak Ridge Civic Ballet Association and the UT Chamber Orchestra present: Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker”. This event is ticketed: Tickets for these shows are $25 Adults, $20 Seniors, $10 Students. As part of the Penny 4 the Arts Program, students may attend for a penny with a paid Adult/Senior. Purchase tickets online at: http://orcba.org/nutcracker2016/
    11/20/2016 at 2:00 PM
    Oak Ridge High School
    1450 Oak Ridge Turnpike
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to http://orcba.org/nutcracker2016/.

  • Chamber Singers Outreach Concert
    Ensemble concert; Holiday Favorites
    11/20/2016 at 3:00 PM
    Farragut Presbyterian Church
    209 Jamestowne Blvd.
    Knoxville, TN 37996

  • Luther Allison; drums and piano
    Junior recital; with Alex Thompson-tenor and alto saxophone, Nygel Yancey-drums, Aaron Mastin- piano, Adrian Mastin-bass, Jeremy Wright-guitar
    11/20/2016 at 3:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Flute Night
    Studio recital
    11/20/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall , Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Double Bass Studio
    Studio recital
    11/21/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • MTNA Student Chapter Recital
    Student recital; presented by members of the UT Student Chapter of Music Teachers' National Association
    11/21/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Violin Night
    Studio recital
    11/22/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Kalliopi Altinasioti; piano and Ricardo Ferreira; violin
    Joint Graduate recital including Beethoven's Violin Sonata No. 9 Op. 47, Faure's Violin Sonata No. 1 Op. 13, and Camargo Guarnieri's Encantamento
    11/22/2016 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Christian Barnett; guitar
    Senior jazz recital
    11/23/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Jazz for Tots
    Jazz ensembles performing holiday music. Admission is a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign, or a monetary donation.
    11/28/2016 at 7:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Marek Rosinski; guitar
    Graduate recital
    11/29/2016 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Winter Choral Concert
    Ensemble concert
    11/29/2016 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

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