At 46, in the midst of a successful career as a commercial musician, music director, teacher, and performer, Dennis Belisle decided to enroll in UT’s School of Music to pursue a new dream—being a composer.
UT is one of only a few universities in the United States to offer specific certificate and degree programs for students who want to be music composers or music teachers, according to a recent article in the Journal of Music Theory Pedagogy.
For the second year, Rosalind Hackett, Distinguished Professor in the Humanities in UT’s Department of Religious Studies, will facilitate sessions at Big Ears Festival.
UT School of Music graduate student Kevork Esmeryan spent part of January traveling to schools around the Knoxville area playing violins once played by Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.
The School of Music, in collaboration with UT Libraries, is excited to announce a music and art performance, “Americana,” from 2 to 5 p.m. January 13 in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.
After spending six months in Italy as a Fulbright Scholar in 2016, School of Music Associate Professor Brendan McConville will meet with Ambassador of Italy to the United States Armando Varricchio in Washington, DC, on December 11 as part of a gathering of past Fulbright Scholars.
The UT School of Music has received a $3.14 million gift from entrepreneur and former Marine Eric W. Barton.
Jon Hamar, an assistant professor in the School of Music, has been invited to tour part time with a well-known jazz trio and jazz orchestra.
UT sophomore music major Darius Edwards just received a care package from Nashville that has helped launch this school year on a sweet note.
Greg Tardy will take a five-week hiatus this semester to go on tour with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis.
The Chamber Singers recently returned from a 15-day tour of Ireland, where they performed in historic Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Limerick.
The indoor football practice field in Neyland-Thompson Sports Center was transformed Thursday into the 1912 scene of the sinking Titanic.