Music for the Liturgical Year

Friday, April 22, 2022
6:30 PM CST
All Saints' Chapel

Andrew Yow, C'22, will be presenting his senior organ recital. Andrew is a music major in the department of music.

The University Gospel Choir Easter Semester Concert

April 26, 2022
7:00pm CST
St. Luke's Chapel
The Department of Music At Sewanee presents the University Gospel Choir's Easter Semester Concert.

Free and open to the public.

Cambiata Spring Performance and Open Mic

April 28, 2022
5:30pm CST
Guerry Auditorium

Take a break and relax with some of Sewanee's finest vocalists! Cambiata, the student-led a cappella group, invites you to come listen and relax amid the stress of Reading Day. The concert will be followed by an open mic period. Feel free to bring your instruments and your voice!

THE CHARLES LLOYD JAZZ TRIO

Thursday, April 21, 2022
7:30p.m.
Guerry Auditorium

Three huge names in jazz bring their expertise to Sewanee a week from Thursday. The Charles Lloyd Trio plays Guerry Auditorium April 21, 7:30p. This performance has been delayed for a variety of reasons, but is now coming to fruition, and jazz aficionados are ecstatic.

Town of "C": A Lecture by Richard Rothman

Thursday, April 14, 2022
5:00pm-6:30pm
Gailor Auditorium

Richard Rothman’s book, “Town of “C”” offers up the American character as something "shaped both by the desire for freedom, epitomized by the expansiveness of the West, and by the harsh realities of the region’s terrain, made harsher by extractive capitalism.”

Goodbye for Now: a Sondheim Memorial

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
7:30 PM CST
Guerry Auditorium

Join the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra for its season finale at 7:30pm on Wednesday, April 20th, 2022 in Guerry Auditorium! "Goodbye for Now: a Sondheim Memorial" will be a short program of favorites from the oeuvre of late great composer Stephen Sondheim, including "Send in the Clowns" and selections from Bernstein's West Side Story

Much Ado About Nothing

Angel Park
April 19, 20 & 21 at 5:00pm CST

An outdoor production of this favorite Shakespeare comedy is being directed by graduating senior Dakota Collins.
Free Admission:No Reservation Required!

How to Tell a Real Life: A Lecture by Kirmen Uribe

Sunday, April 10, 2022
Gailor Auditorium
7:00pm (CST)
The Department of Spanish and Italian at the University of the South will welcome the Basque writer Kirmen Uribe for a campus visit and public talk on Sunday, April 10, at 7pm, in Gailor Auditorium. 

Runonko, a solo exhibition by Olivier I. Mbabazi C'22

The Art, Art History and Visual Studies Department at The University of the South is pleased to present Runonko, an exhibition of sculptural and painting installations by interdisciplinary artist, scholar and student Olivier Mbabazi C’22.

Spring Vocal Showcase

Join the Sewanee Voice Studio for an exciting and eclectic concert of songs from the musical theatre, pop, R&B, folk, and classical genres!

Nest, a solo exhibition by Emma Jewell C'22

The Carlos Gallery in the Visual Art Building at University of the South is pleased to present Nest, an exhibition of mixed media installations by artist and Sewanee student Emma Jewell, C’22.

In the Light of Loss: a solo exhibition by Phoebe-Agnès Mills C'22

Tuesday, March 22 - Saturday, March 26

8:00am – 5:00pm CST

The Carlos Gallery in the Visual Arts Building 

Phoebe-Agnès Mills is a figurative oil painter whose painterly and colorful pieces meditate on ephemerality and loss in an optimistic light.

Organ Recital - Dr. Adam Cobb

March 25, 2022
7:00pm CST 
All Saints' Chapel

The program will feature Joseph Jongen's "Sonata Eroica" and will feature additional works by Dmitri Shostakovich, Calvin Hampton, Cecilia McDowall, Florence Price, and Cesar Franck.

Bahley Minor and Friends: Slidin' Away

Saturday, April 9, 2022
3:00 PM
St. Luke's Chapel
A collaboration of talent from Sewanee’s Music Department, this recital tells a personal story through the artistry of songwriter and performer Paul Simon.

Bird

BIRD is written and performed by guest artist 21-year-old stand-up activist Kylie Vincent, and directed by Barbara Pitts McAdams, one of the creators of The Laramie Project.

SEWANEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS MUSIC OF BLACK AMERICA

March 5, 2022
2:30pm CST - Pre Concert Lecture @ University Art Gallery
3:00pm CST - Concert @ Guerry Auditorium

Join the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra and the University Choir as we present masterpieces from Black composers of 20th-century America, including works by Scott Joplin, H.T. Burleigh, William Grant Still, and the long-neglected "Credo" by Margaret Bonds, written on text by W.E.B. Du Bois.

Presented in collaboration with the Roberson Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation.

HUB NEW MUSIC (CONCERT)

February 23rd, 2022
Guerry Auditorium
7:30pm (CST)

All are welcome to a concert by Hub New Music, an innovative chamber ensemble based in Boston. Called “contemporary chamber trailblazers” by the Boston Globe, Hub New Music – composed of flute, clarinet, violin, and cello – is forging new pathways in 21st-century repertoire.

The Revolutionists - A Play by Lauren Gunderson

February 24th-27th
The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson, directed by Professor Emily K. Harrison, will be performed at the Tennessee Williams Center February 24th-27th.
This contemporary dark comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, the French and Haitian Revolutions, feminism and errorism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how we actually go about changing the world.

Afro-Latin Spirituality: an Exploration of Ancestral Worship and Expression

Friday, February 18, 2022
University Art Gallery
12:00pm (CST)

Please join us in the UAG for a brief presentation and conversation with Assistant Dean Sway Rosario-Caliz about Santeria and the history and culture of Latin, Afro-Caribbean communities.

The Phantom of the Opera Silent Movie Organ Improvisation

Friday, February 25, 2022
All Saints' Chapel
7:00 pm (CST)
David Briggs, Artist in Residence from Saint John the Divine in New York City, will be improvising on the pipe organ to the silent movie "Phantom of the Opera". 

Gwen Kirby Reads From Her Story Collection

Thursday, February 17
Gailor Auditorium
4:30pm (CST)
Dr. Gwen Kirby will be reading from her debut story collection Shit Cassandra Saw

The Poet and Her Songs

Thursday, February 10, 2022
7:00pm CST
Gailor Auditorium
Free and open to the public. 

Dr. Marquese Carter's lecture will introduce the varied musical language present in select vocal works of Florence Price (1887-1953), the groundbreaking Black American composer.

Perpetual Motion

Come see Sewanee's annual student-run dance performance.