UT to host national music conference Feb. 13-15

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The University of Tennessee, Knoxville will host a national music conference next week.

The Joint Regional Conference of the College Music Society Southern and Mid-Atlantic Chapters, and the Association for Technology in Music Instruction will be held Feb. 13-15 in UT’s Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.

Music educators, scholars, students, composers and professionals from around the nation are expected at the conference to hone their craft, share best practices and enjoy concerts by internationally renowned performers.

Jazz trumpeter Doc Severinsen, the longtime band leader of “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” and a Grammy Award winner, will give the keynote address.

For more information about the conference or to see the schedule, visit http://www.music.utk.edu/conference.