Monday: Steve Reich’s ‘Drumming’, Organist Katelyn Emerson, and ‘Writers in the Library’

An eclectic Monday evening, March 6, 2017 —

Writers in the Library, UT Library’s series of appearances by novelists, poets, and others in the literary persuasion, will offer novelist Maggie Shipstead.

Ms. Shipstead is the author of two novels: Astonish Me and Seating Arrangements, which was a New York Times bestseller, a finalist for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize, and the winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize and the LA Times Book Prize for First Fiction. She is a graduate of Harvard and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a former Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford.

The reading at 7 PM in the Lindsay Young Auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library is FREE and open to the public.

Organist Katelyn Emerson will give a recital at the Knoxville Episcopal Church of the Ascension at 7:30 PM (800 S Northshore Drive between Kingston Pike and Lyons View Pike) FREE

Ms. Emerson is the 2016 winner of the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance.

UT Percussion Ensemble offers an evening concert featuring Steve Reich’s “Drumming” for percussion, voice, and piccolo.

8:00 PM – Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, Natalie L. Haslam Music Center