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.
School of Music News
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.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Community Partnerships with the Arts Programs put students and faculty into the public arts arena and include the public in our arts venues as well.
After almost forty years of teaching at the University of Tennessee, Professor David Northington will retire at the end of the 2015–16 academic year. He will celebrate by performing a tribute to Chopin at one of his final concerts on Sunday.
UT senior Hailey Myatt joined a barbershop music group last year after responding to a Facebook message from three members searching for a bass singer to complete their quartet in St. Louis, Missouri. Last month, her group placed eighth in the world at the Sweet Adelines International Quartet Finals in Las Vegas.
Four UT professors are serving as Fulbright Scholars this academic year—J. Patrick Biddix, Joseph Bozell, Brad Collett, and Brendan McConville.
The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on October 30 at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. Several media outlets spoke to composer Ellen Reid about the project.
The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on Friday, October 30, at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. The concert is a collaboration of the School of Music and the Department of Theatre.
UT’s School of Music is hosting its first contemporary music festival October 22–24.