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.
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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.
After thirty-nine years at UT, David Northington gave his final concert as a faculty member Sunday, March 6. The Knoxville News Sentinel featured Northington’s last concert prior to the event.
David Northington, the Powell Distinguished Professor of Piano in UT’s School of Music, will present his last concert as a faculty member at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 6.
Several events on campus today and this weekend have been canceled with organizers citing winter weather concerns.
The music and culture of the Middle East will be featured during the spring semester’s first installment of the Ready for the World Music Series on Sunday, January 24.
Judy Dooley is more than the administrative assistant for the Pride of the Southland Band at UT. She is considered the “band mom”—and she is now an honorary Pride of the Southland Band lifetime member.
Twenty-seven years ago, Keith Brown wanted to find a way for the UT jazz program to give back to the community.