UT’s Opera Theatre is set to perform Allen Shearer’s Middlemarch in Spring April 13–15 at the Bijou Theatre.
Assistant Professor of Music Katie Johnson recently traveled to Norway to study with one of the world’s leading horn players and teachers.
As Miranda Lambert was preparing for her concert, her tour manager took some time to talk about what goes on behind the scenes in a country music concert tour.
Accomplished tuba player and former music faculty member Jim Self is returning to UT.
Four members of the Jerry Douglas Band have East Tennessee connections, and the band’s 2017 album, “What If” was nominated for a Grammy, according the News Sentinel. UT music professor Vance Thompson plays the trumpet in the band.
James Fellenbaum, director of UT’s orchestras and resident conductor of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, will present a lecture about the famous music of Raiders of the Lost Ark.
UT will play host to a variety of a cappella events in January.
UT flute professor Shelley Binder was recently featured on WBIR-TV Channel 10 highlighting her family ties to the Titanic disaster of 1912. After years of researching her family’s survival that night, Binder decided to teach a class to first-year students about the history of the Titanic. Read the full story online.
UT freshmen have been busy reading Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel as part of the Life of the Mind common reading program administered by First-Year Studies.
Internationally known cellist Colin Carr will perform at UT at 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.
World-class pianist Hans Boepple will be performing at UT on September 21.
UT Associate Professor Shelley Binder will reach into her family’s history—and draw upon her own research—to teach freshmen about one of the world’s most famous disasters: the 1912 sinking of the Titanic. Binder’s great-grandmother, Leah Aks, and her great uncle, F. Phillip “Filly” Aks, were Titantic survivors.