Vijay Iyer Trio

Grammy-nominated composer-pianist Vijay Iyer was described by Pitchfork as “one of the most interesting and vital young pianists in jazz today,” by the Los Angeles Weekly as “a boundless and deeply important young star,” and by Minnesota Public Radio as “an American treasure.”


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Attacca String Quartet

The internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet has become one of America's premier young performing ensembles. They were recently named the Quartet in Residence for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.


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Gail Archer

Gail Archer is a Grammy-nominated international concert organist, recording artist, choral conductor and lecturer. In spring 2010, she celebrated the 325th anniversary of the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach with six concerts around New York City, concluding with the Art of Fugue at Central Synagogue.


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Performing Arts at Sewanee

For more than five decades the Performing Arts Series has brought Sewanee a wide array of the world’s finest artists. From famous names to new faces, from the classic to the avant-garde, the Series offers Sewanee students and community members a rich sampling of the contemporary musical and theatrical scene. Through the Performing Arts Series, Sewanee expresses its conviction that live artistic performance is a powerful tool for education and an essential component of a vibrant community.

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Central.

Ticket information

Ticket prices are $25/adult, $20/senior and $10/student. Sewanee faculty, staff and students are admitted free with university ID. Tickets are available at the door or may be ordered online (see links below). All seating is general admission; please arrive early for the best seating.

The University of the South is located just minutes from I-24 atop the Cumberland Plateau between Nashville (1.5 hours from campus) and Chattanooga (45 minutes from campus), in Sewanee, Tennessee. Sewanee is on Central Time.

This Season's Events

Vijay Iyer Trio
Oct 19, 2014 7:30 pm