Sunday, 11/6: Ensemble Knox at the Emporium

Check out Ensemble Knox‘s performance this Sunday afternoon–4 PM at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay Street in beautiful downtown Knoxville. The performance features Michael Pisaro’s 45-minute work, Hearing Metal 3. Ensemble Knox is joined by guest artist, Greg Stuart. The performance is FREE. Ensemble Knox is the resident percussion ensemble at the University of…

NIEF-NORF Summer Festival Performances Begin

Nief-Norf, the contemporary music organization, launched its NIEF-NORF SUMMER FESTIVAL on Tuesday evening with an opening faculty concert at UT Music’s Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall. The evening was a diverse and varied one, with works from David Bethell, Christopher Adler, Tonia Ko, Christopher Burns, David Lang, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, and Nicholas Deyoe. Much more remains–here…

nief-norf Summer Festival–June 7-20

The Big Ears Festival has benefited Knoxville in countless ways, some obvious and glaringly important, but many more invisible or understated and, nonetheless, critical to the music scene and the city’s image. One of these benefits has been the exposure and publicity given to the contemporary music organization, nief-norf, and its notable performances at this year’s festival. While…