Afternoon Concert

Music Education, Bach, And The National Anthem

Mar 2, 2018

"Afternoon Concert" host Garrett McQueen speaks with Aram Demirjian about the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra's dedication to Music Education, the significance of Bach in the 21st century, and our modern treatment of the National Anthem. 

Tanya Gabrielian And The Healing Power Of Music

Feb 15, 2018

"Afternoon Concert" host Garrett McQueen speaks with pianist Tanya Gabrielian about kung fu, the healing power of music, and her performances with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. 

Lizzy Joo and Renae Dishman Win Concerto Competition

Feb 9, 2018

In this interview with "Afternoon Concert" host Garrett McQueen, Lizzy Joo and Renae Dishman talk about their upcoming performances with the Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra. 

Race And Classical Music - Part 2

Feb 1, 2018

In the fall of 2017 Afternoon Concert host Garrett McQueen interviewed 3 classical musicians of color to explore the intersection

of race and classical music. In part two of this discussion he speaks with Jeff and Andrea McNeil, who head the hip-hop inspired Illharmonic Orchestra. 

Bach Performed on Stradivarius Violins

Feb 1, 2018

In this interview Afternoon Concert host Garrett McQueen speaks with Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Concert Master William Shaub about his upcoming  solo performance with the Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and the Stradivarius violin he'll use for the performance. 

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