The University of Tennessee School of Music presents two evenings of music

this week, one which will feature piano and violin and one which will

feature trombones.

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the school presents Wesley Baldwin, on cello, and

Patricia Carter, on piano, in a faculty recital in the UT Music Hall at 8


Included on the program are two pieces that employ the

"theme-and-variation" technique of composition. Baldwin will begin with

"Seven Variations on a Theme from Mozart's The Magic Flute," written

by Beethoven. This will be followed by "Thirty-two Variations for Solo

Piano," also by Beethoven.

Also featured are works by Olivier Messiaen, Gabriel Faure and Gaspard


Then, on Wednesday, Nov. 3, the School of Music presents noted trombonist

Rick Simerly as the featured performer for Trombone Night, Fall 1999 in the

UT Music Hall at 8 p.m.

Simerly will perform with the UT Trombone Choir, under the direction of UT

trombone professor, Don Hough.

Simerly is a jazz trombonist who has played in a number of bands and

orchestras, including the Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman and Nelson Riddle

bands. He has performed with Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, Lou

Rawls, Gladys Knight and many other entertainers.

The UT Trombone Choir, 35 years old this year, is one of the most active

musical groups on the UT campus. They have played throughout Tennessee and

15 other states in the country. As part of their fall Trombone Night, the

Trombone Choir will play selections by Spaniola, Ferdinand David, Eric

Crees, Ian McDougall, Victor Young, Urbie Green and others.

The UT Music Hall is located at 1741 Volunteer Boulevard. Both concerts are

free and open to the public. For further information about these or other

upcoming concerts at UT, call the UT Concertline at 974-5678.