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From classical and jazz to bluegrass and choral, Pellissippi State's Music Program offers an eclectic mix of traditional favorites and modern selections. All performances take place in the beautiful Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Hardin Valley Campus.

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Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra Featuring Joe Murphy

Thursday, February 18, 7 p.m.

Joe Murphy is one of the top recording tuba players in the United States, having played live and on hundreds of recording projects with dozens of prominent artists.

Winter Choral Concert

Tuesday, February 23, 7 p.m.

This showcase musical performance features two local high school choirs as special guests.

Student Honors Recital

Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m.

Pellissippi State shines the spotlight on its best student performers taking private instruction in voice or instrument.

Jazz and Bluegrass Concert

Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m.

A perennial favorite, this concert features the Pellissippi State Jazz Band and Hardin Valley Thunder, the College’s bluegrass ensemble.

Spring Instrumental Concert

Thursday, April 7, 7 p.m.

This music presentation offers a wide variety of instrumental pieces.

Spring Choral Concert

Thursday, April 28, 7 p.m.

This musical performance features our Concert Chorale and Variations Ensemble.