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

Sewanee Praise Fall Concert

St. Luke's Chapel
6:30 PM
Sunday, Dec 6, 2015


Ayres Multicultural Center
7:30 PM
Thursday, Dec 10, 2015


William Yelverton
William Yelverton Recital and NPR Broadcast
November 18, 2015
Dr. William Yelverton presented a solo classical guitar and lute recital at St. Luke’s Chapel (on the campus of the University of the South) Monday evening, Nov. 16, 2015. He reprised several selections from that concert the next day on “Live in Studio C,” a live broadcast from Nashville’s NPR affiliate at 91.1 FM.
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2015-2016 Sewanee Symphony Orchestra Season
October 9, 2015
Save the dates for the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra 2015-2016 season which promises to be one of the most dynamic yet. This year's program includes the 3rd annual Halloween concert; special guest performers Reggie Smith and Susan Rupert; a collaborative concert with the University Choir; and much more.
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Commencement Ceremony Names Music Award and Prize Recipients
May 15, 2015
On May 10, The University of the South's 2014-15 academic year came to a close with Commencement marking graduation weekend on the Mountain. Three students received a Music Award or Prize.
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