She has only been playing jazz piano for a little over two years now, but recent School of Music graduate Holly Moyer was invited to compete in one of the most prestigious piano competitions in the world in January 2020.

With her Met Opera National Council Auditions victory, soprano Alexandria Shiner (’16) hit a high note.

A gift of Tosca tickets led to the Charles L. and Therese A. James Endowment

The School of Music had some wonderful faculty members retire this academic year. To help us reflect on their outstanding careers, we asked what stood out to them during their time at UT. 

The School of Music is committed not only to diversity, equity, and inclusion of every human being but also to equipping our students to apply their art to changing times.

COVID-19 has presented many challenges since its emergence, but the School of Music continues to find creative ways to keep music alive and well in our community. The following includes some stories from the School of Music’s efforts during the

At 46, in the midst of a successful career as a commercial musician, music director, teacher, and performer, Dennis Belisle decided to enroll in UT’s School of Music to pursue a new dream—being a composer.

Eric Barton's passions for learning motivated his transformational $3.14 million gift. “Education is important,” says Eric Barton. “It makes me a more rounded person, and it sets an example. Education has always been big for me, personally and professionally, so whenever

One day last year, Greg Tardy, associate professor of jazz saxophone, was working out at the gym when he received an unexpected call. It was totally out of the blue, but it was a call he had been waiting for

Article by Brooks Clark Thanks to the Sandra G. Powell Endowed Professorship of Piano, the School of Music has for the past four years benefited from having internationally-recognized pianist and professor Chih-Long Hu on its faculty. “It was an unbelievable gift