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.


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SSMF Opens 61st Season
June 13, 2017
Artist faculty of the Sewanee Summer Music Festival will present the opening concert on Saturday, June 17, at 7 p.m. in Guerry Auditorium.
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Cricket & Snail Farewell Concert
May 30, 2017
A farewell concert was held on Sunday, May 7 at 3:00PM by Lucie and Jim Carlson as they and their family are moving to the Czech Republic. The concert was a true walk down memory lane as they delighted the crowd in St. Luke's Chapel with so many of their well loved renditions and also some new offerings showcasing new instruments.
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Povey at U MN
Visiting Professor of Strings Peter Povey guest artist at University of Minnesota, Duluth
April 28, 2017
Povey, visiting professor of strings and concertmaster of the SSO as guest artist
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