Friday, November 17, 2017

Concerts This Week: November 20 - November 26

Y'all know the drill by now:
  1. Check with your syllabus and/or your instructor to find out if an event is acceptable.
  2. Check Facebook for events in your area.
  3. See the Twitter lists I created--these lists will connect you with musicians, venues, etc.
  4. Check the post on the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance before making your plans!

I will add more events as I learn of them, so be sure to check in throughout the week.

Monday, November 20


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Junior recital: Collier Aaron Mastin, jazz piano 
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

Tuesday, November 21


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Joint junior recital: Zachary Jerome, viola and Clara Johnson, cello; assisted by Nathan Bowman-piano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Guest artist recital: Thomas Maternik, cello 
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Ensemble Concert: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble
James R. Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Bldg.

Wednesday, November 22


I will add events as I learn of them.

Thursday, November 23


I will add events as I learn of them.



Friday, November 24


I will add events as I learn of them.

Saturday, November 25


I will add events as I learn of them.

Sunday, November 26


2:30 pm @knoxsymphony Chamber Classics: Classical Christmas
Bijou Theatre www.knoxbijou.com
TICKETS: $13 and up https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/KSOChamber

4:00 pm @UTKSOM Faculty and guest artist recital: Piano Duo
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.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Friday, November 10, 2017

Concerts This Week: November 13 - November 19

This week's post had a major update so if you already put any events in your calendar, check below to make sure that they're still taking place. 

I will add more events as I learn of them, so be sure to check in throughout the week. Updated Monday, November 13

Monday, November 13


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Southeastern Electroacoustic Composers Collective
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.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

7:00 pm Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert
Tennessee Theatre http://tennesseetheatre.com/
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM New Sound Concert Series
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music
FREE

Tuesday, November 14


12:30 pm @UTKSOM Group Solo Class
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

6:00 pm @UTKSOM Senior jazz recital: Alex Thompson, saxophone
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

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 www.maryvillecollege.edu
FREE

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Community College Jazz and Bluegrass Concert
Clayton Performing Arts Center, Hardin Valley Campus www.pstcc.edu
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Senior recital: Mark Drake, compositiion
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Wednesday, November 15


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Senior recital: Gage Lippi, composition
New music for a variety of instruments and ensembles
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Ensemble concert: Brass Showcase Recital
Performance Hall #32, Alumni Memorial Building
FREE

Thursday, November 16


7:30 pm @knoxsymphony presents Beethoven Violin Concerto
Join the KSO for a powerful concert of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration, and selections from Tchaikovsky’s Overture-Fantasy from Romeo & Juliet.
Tennessee Theatre www.tennesseetheatre.com/
TICKETS start at $13 https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/KSOMasterworks

5:30 pm @UTKSOM Joint junior recital: Ellen Sudarshan, soprano and Lee Brandt, tenor
Assisted by Judith Bible-piano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Graduate recital: Elena Stabile, soprano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Friday, November 17


6:00 pm Alive After Five: Tennessee Sheiks
Knoxville Museum of Art www.knoxart.org
Food available from Bridgewater Place
TICKETS: $10 General Admission, $5 with Membership or student ID, Free for ages 17 and under

7:30 pm @knoxsymphony presents Beethoven Violin Concerto
Join the KSO for a powerful concert of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, Strauss’ Death and Transfiguration, and selections from Tchaikovsky’s Overture-Fantasy from Romeo & Juliet.
Tennessee Theatre www.tennesseetheatre.com/
TICKETS start at $13 https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/KSOMasterworks

Saturday, November 18


2:00 pm Oak Ridge Philharmonia and Danny Brian, piano  
Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1
First Baptist Church Oak Ridge, 1101 Turnpike www.fbcoakridge.org/
FREE

7:00 pm Roane Choral Society presents Handel's Messiah
South Harriman Baptist Church www.southharriman.org/
Admission by donation

Sunday, November 19


2:30 pm Master Arts Series Piano Concert: David Northington
Church Street member and world-renowned concert pianist and teacher David Northington will present a free concert. 
Church Street United Methodist Church www.churchstreetumc.org
FREE

3:00 pm @UTKSOM Chamber Singers Outreach Concert
Bach Magnificat and Holiday Favorites with the UT Chamber Orchestra
Farragut Presbyterian Church - 209 Jamestowne Blvd.
FREE

4:00 pm Attacca Quartet
Enjoy a thrilling performance by the Attacca Quartet, praised by The Strad as "stunning" and possessing "a musical maturity far beyond its members years".  The quartet is comprised of violinists Amy Schroeder and Keiko Tokunaga, violist Nathan Schram, and cellist Andrew Yee.
Pollard Auditorium, 210 Badger Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

TICKETS: Adults: $25, Young Adults: $10, Youth (18 & under): Free. Seating is limited for this performance. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the ORCMA Box Office at (865) 483-5569.

5:00 pm @UTKSOM Studio recital: Violin Night
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Guest artist recital: Chris Combest, tuba
Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Studio recital: Flute Night
Members of the UT Flute Studio perform Solos with Piano.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Friday, November 3, 2017

Concerts This Week: November 6 - November 12

Y'all know the drill by now:
  1. Check with your syllabus and/or your instructor to find out if an event is acceptable.
  2. Check Facebook for events in your area. 
  3. See the Twitter lists I created--these lists will connect you with musicians, venues, etc.
  4. Check the post on the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance before making your plans!

I will add more events as I learn of them, so be sure to check in throughout the week. Updated Wednesday, November 8

Monday, November 6


7:00 pm Maryville College Orchestra Concert
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts www.maryvillecollege.edu
FREE

Tuesday, November 7


7:00 pm Pellissippi State Community College Fall Choral Concert
Clayton Performing Arts Center, Hardin Valley Campus www.pstcc.edu
FREE

7:30 pm Master Arts Series Organ Concert: Lee Dongho
Dongho Lee will present an organ concert in partnership with the Knoxville Area AGO.
Church Street United Methodist Church www.churchstreetumc.org
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Ensemble concert: UT Jazz Big Band
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Wednesday, November 8


12:00 pm @knoxsymphony presents The Q Series at the Square Room
The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra presents the KSO Q Series at the Square Room for classical music Wednesdays! Featuring performances by nine talented KSO musicians in two ensembles: the Principal Quartet and Woodwind Quintet.
The Square Room www.4marketsquare.com/thesquareroom/
TICKETS: $18 in advance, $20 at the door https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/KSOQSeries


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Studio recital: Bass Night
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Thursday, November 9


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Faculty recital: Faculty Brass Quintet
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:15 pm) @knoxsymphony KSO UnStaged: Craft
Like classical music and craft beer? The KSO musicians are going "UnStaged" for a brand new event featuring tastings from local breweries at the Standard Knoxville.
TICKETS: $34. This event is 21+ only. No refunds or exchanges. https://buy.knoxvilletickets.com/online/article/KSOUnstaged

7:00 pm U.S. Fleet Forces Band
Austin East Magnet High School, 2800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.
FREE

7:00 pm Maryville College Concert: MC3 Band & MC Community Chorus
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts www.maryvillecollege.edu
FREE

7:30 pm  Knoxville Chamber Chorale Concert
St John's Episcopal Cathedral www.stjohnscathedral.org/
TICKETS: $15 at door

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Joint junior recital: Mutong Mai and Rui Chi, piano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

November 10-12
UT Opera Theatre presents Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro
Bijou Theatre www.knoxbijou.com
TICKETS: $20 Adult, $15 Senior 60+, $5 Student with ID and youth under 18
More Info: http://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=689874

November 9-12
Bearden High School theatre (@beardentheatre) presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!
TICKETS: $15 limited reserved seating, $12 Adults, $10 Students
More info and purchase tickets: www.beardentheatre.com/
 

Friday, November 10


8:00 am - ALL DAY - Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational
Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
More info: http://www.music.utk.edu/smokymtnflute/index.php
FREE

6:00 pm Alive After Five: Wild Women Don’t Have the Blues” featuring Jenna Jefferson, Kelle Jolly, Jeanine Fuller, & Chelsea Samples with Matt Coker & The Wild Man Band
Knoxville Museum of Art www.knoxart.org
TICKETS: $10 General Admission, $5 with Membership or student ID, Free for ages 17 and under

9:00 pm The Breakfast Club http://thebreakfastclub.com/
The International https://internationalknox.com/
AGES 18+
TICKETS: $10 Advance, $12 Day of Show, $25 Premium Balcony

10:00 pm The War & Treaty www.thewarandtreaty.com/
Barley's Knoxville http://barleysknoxville.com/
FREE

Saturday, November 11


8:00 am - ALL DAY - Smoky Mountain Flute Invitational
Workshops, lectures, master classes and performances
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
More info: http://www.music.utk.edu/smokymtnflute/index.php
FREE

4:00 pm Lamar Campbell Gospel Music Concert
Freedom Fellowship Christian Church - 4027 Papermill Dr, Knoxville
FREE

7:00 pm Knoxville Guitar Society presents Roger Hudson http://rogerhudson.com/
Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan http://goodsamaritan.dioet.org/
TICKETS: $20 Adults, $5 students 12 to 18, Children Free

8:00 pm Jubilee Community Arts: Kelle Jolly and Will Boyd with David Ralston and Merry Gushi - "The Affrilachian Okinawa Americana Tour"
This show is an eclectic mix of blues, folk and traditional Okinawa music on guitar, uke, sax and sanshin.
Laurel Theater www.jubileearts.org
More Info: www.brownpapertickets.com/producer/1118485
TICKETS: $13.41 for Students. 1-800-838-3006 ext 1, and at the door.

Sunday, November 12


3:00 pm Organ concert: Alvin Blount
First United Methodist Church, Oak Ridge
FREE

4:00 pm Knoxville Handel Society Concert
Cox Auditorium, Alumni Memorial Building (UT Campus)
TICKETS: $25 Adults, $20 Groups of 10 or more, $15 University Students, FREE Students K-12

7:30 pm @ORCMA Coffee Concert
Singers Cheryl Scappaticci, Lisa Griggs, Daniel Berry, and Eric White with Cathy Whitten and Simon Hogg on piano will perform music by Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Dvorak and von Flatow.
First Presbyterian Church Oak Ridge, 1051 Turnpike (at Lafayette)
FREE

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Faculty recital: Shelley Binder, flute and Chih-Long Hu, piano
Featuring Schubert's Song Cycle "Die Winterreise"
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm Kyle Tuttle Electric Band www.kyletuttle.com/
Barley's Knoxville http://barleysknoxville.com/
FREE

Friday, October 27, 2017

Concerts This Week: October 30 - November 5

There is SO VERY MUCH going on this week. Y'all know the drill:
  1. Remember to check Facebook for events in your area. 
  2. See the Twitter lists I created--these lists will connect you with musicians, venues, etc. 
  3. Check the post on the Do's and Don'ts of Concert Attendance before making your plans!

I will add more events as I learn of them, so be sure to check in throughout the week. Updated Friday, November 3

Monday, October 30


8:00 pm @UTKSOM Ensemble concert: UT Percussion Ensemble
A concert of contemporary works for chamber percussion group, directed by Andrew Bliss.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm The Milk Carton Kids With Sammy Miller and The Congregation
Twice Grammy-nominated harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids released their third album, Monterey, to rave reviews, garnering their second Grammy nomination, this time for "Best American Roots Performance" for their song, "The City of Our Lady.
Bijou Theatre www.knoxbijou.com
More Info: https://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=710078
TICKETS: $37.00 and $27.00

Tuesday, October 31


8:30 pm @UTKSOM Studio recital: Clarinet Night 2
Performance Hall #32 , Alumni Memorial Building
FREE

Wednesday, November 1


12:00 pm Knoxville Jazz Orchestra (www.knoxjazz.org) Jazz Lunch: Bird & Cannonball feat. Tim Green
The Square Room www.4marketsquare.com/thesquareroom/
$15 ticket includes lunch buffet provided by Café 4 www.knoxjazz.org/calendar/2017/11/1/music-of-bird-and-cannonball

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Studio recital: Trombone Night
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.
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm The Lone Bellow With The Wild Reeds
It’s been six years since The Lone Bellow was first formed by Zach Williams, multi-instrumentalist Kanene Donehey Pipkin and guitarist Brian Elmquist.
Bijou Theatre www.knoxbijou.com
More Info: https://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=703928
TICKETS: $18.00 in advance, $20.00 day of

Thursday, November 2


6:00 pm @UTKSOM Senior recital: Zhaoyi Li, piano
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

7:00 pm Pellissippi State Instrumental Concert
This concert will feature student ensembles including brass ensemble, guitar ensemble, percussion ensemble, and studio orchestra.
Clayton Performing Arts Center, Pellissippi State Community College www.pstcc.edu
FREE


7:30 pm Clayton Center Presents Trace Adkins
Ronald & Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts
More info: https://www.claytonartscenter.com/event/trace-adkins/
TICKETS: $32.50 to $60.50

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Studio recital: Horn Night
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

Friday, November 3


6:00 pm Alive After Five: Boys' Night Out www.boysnightoutband.com/
Knoxville Museum of Art www.knoxart.org
Food available from Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise
TICKETS: $10 General Admission, $5 with Membership or student ID, Free for ages 17 and under

7:30 pm Scruffy City Orchestra presents "Fire and Ice"
First Baptist Church of Knoxville http://fbcknox.org
TICKETS: $5

8:00 pm @UTKSOM Ensemble concert: UT Singers Homecoming Concert
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

8:00 pm North Mississippi Allstars With Danielle Nicole
North Mississippi Allstars are back with PRAYER FOR PEACE and couldn’t we all use one of those right about now?
Bijou Theatre www.knoxbijou.com
More Info: https://knoxbijou.com/event/?id=704315
TICKETS: $25.00 plus applicable fees

9:00 pm First Friday: NewRoots Reggae
Pour Taproom www.pourtaproom.com/ 

10:00 pm Kukuly and the Gypsy Fuego
Boyd's Jig and Reel Pub http://jigandreel.com/ 
FREE

Saturday, November 4


6:00 pm Maryville College Concert: Choir Festival
Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre, Clayton Center for the Arts www.maryvillecollege.edu
FREE

Sunday, November 5


2:00 pm @UTKSOM Guest artist recital: Ready for the World Music Series: Concert 1
More info TBD
Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
FREE

3:00 pm Oak Ridge Symphony presents Here's a Riddle You Haven't Heard!
First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge www.fumcor.org/
MORE INFO: www.orcma.org/node/38
TICKETS: $25 for Adults, $10 for Young Adults, FREE for Children 18 and under

3:00 pm @UTKSOM Ensemble concert: Women's Chorale Showcase Concert
Farragut Presbyterian Church, OFF-Campus
FREE

5:00 pm Tennessee Wind Symphony In Concert
Sacred Heart Cathedral http://shcathedral.org/
FREE

6:00 pm Choral Masterworks Concert feat. Knoxville Choral Society with CNU A Cappella Choir
MORE INFO: www.tennesseetheatre.com/event/706099/knoxville-choral-society-with-cnu-a-cappella-choir-choral-masterworks-concert/
TICKETS: $20 for Adults, $10 for Students and Groups of 10 or more, plus applicable fees