Music in the American Wild

Join us as we celebrate the National Park Service centennial with Music in the American Wild at the top of Purchase Knob in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Eleven composers and seven performers, all affiliated with Eastman School of Music as faculty or alumni, have come together to fill our country’s grandest natural venues with a new opus of inherently American music. During the summer of 2016 our performers will tour seven celebrated national parks to premiere these new works in the amazing places that inspired them. From caves, to mountaintops, to forests blanketed with fireflies, Music in the American Wild will honor this major milestone in American conservation by letting new music ring out from sea to shining sea!

Questions? Contact Emily Jones at or 865-329-2424.

calendary icon Date June 14, 2016
  • Time:
    6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Location:
    Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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