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Dec 5

It’s the Most Musical Time of the Year

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” For most businesses, planning for the holidays begins early, even before Autumn. So in October and November, people ask the musicians if we’ve started working on the music for the Christmas concert. Because we don’t see the music until about ten days before the first concert, it’s […]

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Nov 27

Holiday Greetings from the Maestro

December means tradition, family and music. As we renew our KSO tradition with the 32nd Annual Clayton Holiday Concerts, we are immensely grateful for you, our audience, and for our extended musical family here in Knoxville, from the Knoxville Choral Society to Go! Contemporary Dance Works, and our sponsors, the Clayton Family Companies, especially Jim […]

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Nov 16

Casting a vision for the next three years

KSO announces extension of Aram Demirjian contract The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra announced on Monday, Nov. 12 that the KSO Board of Directors has extended Maestro Aram Demirjian’s contract as Music Director for three years beyond the current three year contract that began in 2016. This extension takes Maestro Demirjian through the 2021-2022 season. Highlights of […]

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Nov 8

A new face and a job well done: KSO Staff News

KSO Staff News and Acknowledgements Accolades Rachel Dellinger (KSO Director of Communications) has been named a 2018 Honoree for’s 40 Under 40. She is responsible for media and community relations, web and social media, and public relations/marketing efforts for the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. Since 2012, she has measurably increased engagement on Knoxville Symphony’s social media platforms, implemented  […]

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Nov 2

Four Notes

Four notes. That’s how many notes it takes to get a gasp out of the audiences when we play music from Harry Potter. It’s such a wonderful moment and it makes us remember the power of music. The KSO performs the Young People’s Concerts annually at the Civic Auditorium for more than 8,000 elementary students […]

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Surprise! Santa made a cameo on @Liveat5at4 @wbir during @aramdemirjian TV segment. He reminded everyone to get the…, December 12, 2018

When #santa checks your fridge for milk to go with his cookies #therumorsaretrue @wbir @WBIRCommunity, December 12, 2018

The KSO Clayton holiday pops concert would not be complete without the talented members of the Go! Contemporary Dan…, December 11, 2018

The annual holiday tradition continues with the KSO Clayton Holiday Concert THIS weekend! Rehearsal had begun and t…, December 11, 2018

Give the gift of music this holiday season and support the Knoxville Symphony! Here is a message from Music Directo…, December 11, 2018