Music is a key to human existence. It serves as expression and source of joy, solace in times of suffering, and the tie that binds people of diverse economic, racial, cultural, and religious backgrounds. This is the motivation behind the Music Department’s leadership for music making in Sewanee.

Upcoming Events

"Carrying the Remains: A Boy's Promise to the Children of Terezin" performance

Guerry Auditorium
6:30 PM
Thursday, Apr 2, 2015

Organ recital series presents Bruce Neswick

All Saints' Chapel
7:00 PM
Friday, Apr 10, 2015


Kash Wright Trio: And There It Is
March 23, 2015
The library has recently received the following music CDs recorded by Prakash Wright, Visiting Assistant Professor of Music: And there it is In the city of David
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Sewanee Symphony Orchestra Presents Listen
March 10, 2015
On Friday March 27, at 7:30pm the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra will present Listen, a concert dedicated to modern American composers.
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“Carrying the Remains: A Boy’s Promise to the Children of Terezin”
February 3, 2015
James Carlson, a composer and professor of music at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, is currently working on a project that combines a concert work with music, theater, dance and visual media to tell the poignant story of Jewish Holocaust survivor Tom Lenda. It's called "Carrying the Remains: A Boy's Promise to the Children of Terezin."
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