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Wednesday: Saxophonist Allison Adams at UT

One of the UT School of Music's newest faculty members, saxophonist Allison Adams, will give a recital Wednesday evening, assisted by guest artist mezzo soprano Elizabeth Bouk, and UT faculty pianists, Kevin Class and Bernadette Lo.

The program will include the world premiere of Flames Will Grow, a 2013 work by the contemporary American composer, Dominick DiOrio. Also on the program are Hot-Sonate by Erwin Schulhoff, Holy Roller by Libby Larsen, Der Hölle Nachklang I by Dimitri Terzakis, and Sonata by William Albright.

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Dr. Adams previously taught at Ithaca College and Cornell University. She holds a B.M. in Music Education and Performance from Ithaca College, a M.M. in Music Performance from the University of Minnesota, and a D.M.A. from Arizona State University.

Guest artist Elizabeth Bouk teaches voice at Colgate University and performs classical operatic repertoire.

The recital takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 9, in the Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Haslam Music Center on the UT Campus. Free

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Alan Sherrod serves up a big plate of nourishing commentary on the Knoxville classical music and fine arts scene.