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. 

UT jazz major Anna Helms talks about her upcoming performance at the Women in Jazz Jam Festival. 

Todd Steed talks with guitarist Julian Lage about his upcoming performance at the Mill and Mine in Knoxville. 

Some people are natural introverts. Some are described as loners or homebodies. But for many others in America, particularly senior citizens, solitude is neither welcome nor within their control. This social isolation can degrade quality of life, has apparent connections to depression and addiction, and cane even shorten lifespans.

In this installment of HealthConnections, Dr. Carole Myers and Brandon Hollingsworth discuss social isolation, its causes, and how it can be prevented.

christopher oscar peña

christopher oscar peña's play The Strangers takes a look at America through different lenses. How can friends, neighbors and even family see the same world in very different ways? It's question communities across the country are asking, and it's a key question posed in peña's play. He spoke recently with WUOT's Brandon Hollingsworth.

Language Advisory: In this extended version of the interview, Mr. Peña refers to recent political commentary about immigrants "coming from s**thole countries." This phrase has been bleeped.