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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

  • Trombone Night
    Studio recital; an evening of music written for various types of trombone ensembles. Featured will be student soloists, small chamber ensembles, the Knoxville Youth Trombone Choir, and the UT Trombone Choir.
    11/01/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Zhaoyi Li; piano - CANCELLED
    Senior recital
    11/02/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Horn Night
    Studio recital
    11/02/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Singers Homecoming Concert
    Ensemble concert
    11/03/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Ready for the World Music Series: The Slavic World
    The Slavic World takes audiences through a wide range of musical styles and colors from the Slavic region. Experience the sounds from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Bulgarian, Serbia, and Russia. Special guest artists: Miroslav Hristov, violin; David Kovac, viola; Nathan Jasinski, cello; and Vladimir Valjarevic, piano 12:30 p.m. - Exhibits of artistic and cultural artifacts and reception – Lobby of the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center 2 p.m. - Musical presentation and short lecture – Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    11/05/2017 at 12:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/rftw/index.php.

  • Women's Chorale Showcase Concert
    Ensemble concert
    11/05/2017 at 3:00 PM
    Farragut Presbyterian Church
    209 Jamestowne Blvd.
    Knoxville, TN 37934

  • UT Jazz Big Band
    Ensemble concert
    11/07/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Bass Night
    Studio recital
    11/08/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Faculty Brass Quintet
    Faculty recital
    11/09/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Mutong Mai and Rui Chi; piano - CANCELLED
    Joint junior recital
    11/09/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational
    Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
    11/10/2017 at 8:00 AM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/smokymtnflute/index.php.

  • UT Opera Theatre presents The Marriage of Figaro
    Mozart's beloved classic comedic opera performed by the graduate and undergraduate students of the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre, directed by James Marvel and conducted by Kevin Class. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth under 18. Tickets are available online at knoxbijou.com, by phone at 865-684-1200, option 2, in advance at the Tennessee Theatre box office, or at the door. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance.
    11/10/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Bijou Theatre
    803 S Gay Street
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to http://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=689874.

  • Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational
    Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
    11/11/2017 at 8:00 AM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/smokymtnflute/index.php.

  • UT Opera Theatre presents The Marriage of Figaro
    Mozart's beloved classic comedic opera performed by the graduate and undergraduate students of the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre, directed by James Marvel and conducted by Kevin Class. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth under 18 Tickets are available online at knoxbijou.com, by phone at 865-684-1200, option 2, in advance at the Tennessee Theatre box office, or at the door. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance.
    11/11/2017 at 2:30 PM
    Bijou Theatre
    803 S Gay Street
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to http://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=715544.

  • UT Opera Theatre presents The Marriage of Figaro
    Mozart's beloved classic comedic opera performed by the graduate and undergraduate students of the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre, directed by James Marvel and conducted by Kevin Class. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth under 18 Tickets are available online at knoxbijou.com, by phone at 865-684-1200, option 2, in advance at the Tennessee Theatre box office, or at the door. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance.
    11/11/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Bijou Theatre
    803 S Gay Street
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to http://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=715545.

  • Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational
    Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
    11/12/2017 at 8:00 AM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center For more information, go to http://www.music.utk.edu/smokymtnflute/index.php.

  • UT Opera Theatre presents The Marriage of Figaro
    Mozart's beloved classic comedic opera performed by the graduate and undergraduate students of the University of Tennessee Opera Theatre, directed by James Marvel and conducted by Kevin Class. $20 for adults, $15 for seniors 60+, and $5 for students with a school ID and youth under 18 Tickets are available online at knoxbijou.com, by phone at 865-684-1200, option 2, in advance at the Tennessee Theatre box office, or at the door. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance.
    11/12/2017 at 2:30 PM
    Bijou Theatre
    803 S Gay Street
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    Cost: ticketed
    For more information, go to http://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=715546.

  • Shelley Binder; flute and Chih-Long Hu; piano
    Faculty recital; featuring Schubert's Song Cycle "Die Winterreise"
    11/12/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Southeastern Electroacoustic Composers Collective
    Ensemble concert; repertoire includes new electroacoustic works by active composers of the southeast. It will offer new pieces by P. Lane, W. Price, M. Gendelman, D. Peoples and J. Variego.
    11/13/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • New Sound Concert Series
    Studio recital
    11/13/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Group Solo Class
    11/14/2017 at 12:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Alex Thompson; saxophone
    Senior jazz recital
    11/14/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Musicology Distinguished Lecture Series; film screening of "Banjo Romantika: American Bluegrass Music and the Czech Imagination"
    A film by Shara K. Lange and Lee Bidgood
    11/14/2017 at 7:00 PM
    Room G68
    Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Knoxville, TN 37996

  • Mark Drake; compositiion
    Senior recital
    11/14/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Lee Bidgood; lecturer
    Part of the Musicology Distinguished Lecture Series
    11/15/2017 at 4:00 PM
    Room G25
    Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Knoxville, TN 37996

  • Gage Lippi; composition
    Senior recital; new music for a variety of instruments and ensembles
    11/15/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Brass Showcase Recital
    Ensemble concert
    11/15/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building

  • Ellen Sudarshan; soprano and Lee Brandt; tenor
    Joint Junior recital; assisted by Judith Bible-piano
    11/16/2017 at 5:30 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Elena Stabile; soprano
    Graduate recital
    11/16/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • La Pioggia nel Pineto & Vocal Chamber Works - POSTPONED
    Faculty recital; An evening of vocal chamber music featuring UT School of Music faculty members. The concert will feature "La Pioggia nel Pineto," a four-movement setting of Gabriele D'Annunzio's famous poem. The work is by UT faculty composer Brendan McConville. A NEW DATE FOR SPRING SEMESTER WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
    11/17/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Chamber Singers Outreach Concert
    Ensemble concert; Bach Magnificat and Holiday Favorites with the UT Chamber Orchestra
    11/19/2017 at 3:00 PM
    Farragut Presbyterian Church
    209 Jamestowne Blvd.
    Knoxville, TN 37934

  • Violin Night
    Studio recital
    11/19/2017 at 5:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Chris Combest; tuba
    Guest artist recital
    11/19/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building

  • Flute Night
    Studio recital; Members of the UT Flute Studio perform Solos with Piano.
    11/19/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Collier Aaron Mastin; jazz piano
    Junior recital
    11/20/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Zachary Jerome; viola and Clara Johnson; cello
    Joint Junior recital; assisted by Nathan Bowman-piano
    11/21/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Thomas Maternik; cello
    Guest artist recital
    11/21/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble Concert
    Ensemble concert
    11/21/2017 at 8:00 PM
    James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

  • Piano Duo
    Faculty and guest artist recital; pianists Wen-Ting Wong and Chih-Long Hu perform Mozart's Sonata in D Major, Op. 448, and Brahms' Waltz Op. 39 and Sonata in F Minor, Op. 34.
    11/26/2017 at 4:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Jazz for Tots
    Ensemble concert; 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.
    11/27/2017 at 7:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Cost: donation

  • String Chamber Music
    Faculty and guest artist recital; Hillary Herndon-viola and friends preview their performance for Taiwan's "Carnegie Hall," the National Concert Hall of Taiwan, with works by Brahms, Kodaly, Britten, and Variego
    11/28/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • UT Balinese Gamelan
    Ensemble concert
    11/28/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Trevor DeClercq; lecture
    Guest lecturer; Trevor DeClercq, assistant professor in the department of Recording Industry in the College of Media and Entertainment at Middle Tennessee State University, will present a lecture on the Nashville Number System, an important theoretical tool used by countless musicians in the pop and country music industry.
    11/29/2017 at 10:10 AM
    Room G22
    Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
    Knoxville, TN 37996

  • Nicolas White; percussion - CANCELLED
    Junior recital; featuring Dream of the Cherry Blossoms, An Economy of Means, and Lines Into the Air assisted by Alex Richard
    11/29/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall,

  • Chamber Music Showcase
    Studio recital
    11/29/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

  • Christopher Fleming; jazz guitar
    Junior recital
    11/30/2017 at 4:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall,

  • Clarinet Night 3 - CANCELLED
    Studio recital; masterworks
    11/30/2017 at 6:00 PM
    Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building

  • Clarinet Night 4
    Studio recital; masterworks and quartets
    11/30/2017 at 8:00 PM
    Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

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