SSMF Summer Plans

John Kilkenny, Artistic Director for the Sewanee Summer Music Festival since 2018, and Director of Percussion Studies and Associate Director of Concert Bands at George Mason University, sends the following report about the SSMF plans for this summer.  For over 60 years, the Sewanee Summer Music Festival has brought talented young musicians from across the […]

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State Park Offerings

Please note: To confirm that these events will occur as listed go to <http://tnstateparks.com/parks/events/southcumberland/#/?park=south-cumberland> or call (931) 924-2980. Friday, June 5 Denny Cove Waterfall Hike (free)—Join Park Ranger Austin Holman at 2 p.m. at Denny Cove parking lot, 5949 Hwy. 150/U.S. Hwy. 41, Sequatchie for this approximately 3-mile hike. The trail is moderate to strenuous […]

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CANCELED Arts and Ales Fundraiser

Franklin County Arts Guild is hosting its fifth annual fundraiser Arts and Ales—an over 21 celebration of the visual arts, music and the art of brewing. This ticketed event will be noon–4:30 p.m., Saturday, March 28, at Monterey Station in Cowan.  Benefiting the Franklin County Arts Guild, proceeds are used to promote visual and performing arts in Franklin […]

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Rooftop Records and Cambiata Concert

On Saturday, March 7, the Rooftop Records Quartet (fourth in the International Barbershop Quartet Competition) will be organizing a workshop with two student a cappella groups, Cambiata and Key of D (all male). During the workshop they will help the groups with performance, stage presence, sound on each of their songs, musical dynamics, and more. […]

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Sewanee’s Black History Bookmaking Workshop

In support of the work of community members and the Roberson Project on preserving Sewanee’s Black History, artist Greg Pond will lead a bookmaking workshop in the Univeristy Art Gallery from 2 to 5 p.m. on March 1. As with the Digitization Fairs this summer, participants should bring personal memorabilia—photographs, scrapbooks, postcards and letters, school […]

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Upcoming Events

Solo Organ Recital Geoffrey Ward will be playing a solo organ recital on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in All Saints’ Chapel. This recital precedes his performance with the Trinity Church on Wall Street in New York City. Trinity Church is an inclusive Episcopal community focused on service to others, and Ward’s performance at […]

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