Alumna Alexandria Shiner got the chance to study with renowned opera singer Renée Fleming over the summer in Chicago. Shiner was chosen from hundreds of applicants to participate in the National Association of Teachers of Singing master class, a small workshop at which Fleming mentored Shiner and three other students.
School of Music News
Acclaimed opera singer Anne Azema is at UT to present a series of master classes, lectures, and voice coaching to students in the College of Arts and Sciences, both in the School of Music and the French program.
The School of Music launches this year’s Ready for the World Series with a celebration of Polish music and culture on Sunday, September 25.
Associate Professor Brendan McConville has returned to UT after spending six months in Italy, but the sounds of the Italian countryside continue to resonate in his work.
The School of Music’s new Sandra G. Powell Endowed Professor of Piano, Chih-long Hu, will make his recital debut this Sunday.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 highlighted the International Tuba Euphonium Conference that was recently held at UT.
Hillary Herndon, associate professor in the School of Music and a Community Engagement Incentive Grant winner, along with some of her students, have begun their summer collaborating with local administrators and teachers at a school in Moshi, Tanzania, to introduce some of the school’s students to their first string instruments.
Luther Allison, a junior jazz student and drummer in the School of Music, made his professional debut on jazz trombonist Michael Dease’s newest album, Father Figure, which was released on April 22.
The musical styles and art of Scandinavia will be featured during the spring installment of the Ready for the World Music Series on Sunday, April 3.
When Fay Adams was in second grade, she told her classmates on Career Day that she wanted to be a piano teacher. At the end of this semester, Adams will retire from UT, where she’s taught piano for forty-four years. But before she leaves, she will add a huge honor to her resume: Adams has been named music teacher of the year by the Music Teacher National Association, the preeminent professional society for music teachers.