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  Tennessee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tennessee is known as the "Volunteer State", a nickname it earned during the War of 1812, in which volunteer soldiers from Tennessee played a prominent role especially during the Battle of New Orleans.
In Tennessee, the Gulf Coastal Plain is divided into three sections that extend from the Tennessee River, in the east, to the Mississippi River in the west.
Tennessee was admitted to the Union in 1796 as the 16th state; it was created by taking the north and south borders of North Carolina and extending them with only one small deviation to the Mississippi River, Tennessee's western boundary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tennessee   (2968 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Music of Tennessee
The story of Tennessee's contribution to American music is essentially the story of two cities: Nashville and Memphis.
Tennessee was the only state that seceded from the Union that did not have a military governor after the American Civil War, mostly due to the influence of President Andrew Johnson, a native of the state, who was Lincoln's vice president and succeeded him as president, due to the assassination.
Tennessee is bordered on the north by Kentucky and Virginia, on the east by North Carolina, on the south by Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, and on the west by Arkansas and Missouri.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Music-of-Tennessee   (3136 words)

 University of Tennessee: School of Music Home
We are happy to welcome you to the School of Music at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The University of Tennessee is a Carnegie I Research institution making it one of the elite public institutions in the country.
UT music graduates have distinguished themselves in a variety of ways as professional performers.
www.music.utk.edu   (195 words)

 Travel USA Travel - Nashville Tennessee Travel Guide - USA Tourist
It is commonly known as "Music City USA" and as the world capital of Country Western Music.
Country or "hillbilly" music was born in the 1920s soon after radio and records made it possible for local "folk" musicians to hear what their contemporaries were creating in other parts of the US.
Music Valley is accessible from downtown Nashville via a Cumberland River water taxi that lands at the Opryland dock.
www.usatourist.com /english/places/tennessee/nashville.html   (896 words)

 Headlines/Breaking News from Nashville Business Journal - bizjournals.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Tennessee's Department of Tourist Development is operating with a $1 million budget cut from last year, millions of dollars less funding than the competition and the threat of further cuts because of the potential revenue shortfall facing state government.
Trousdale County is the smallest Tennessee county in population to have a hospital.
Tennessee State University is among 11 predominantly African-American and Hispanic universities nationwide to receive grants from Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft Corp. to increase technology access on their campuses.
www.bizjournals.com /site_map/nashville_sitemap_21.html   (9510 words)

But to millions of people around the world, the Tennessee state capital is the mecca of country music.
Included with admission is "Walking the Row: The Official Music Row Walking Tour and Studio B Guide." Located in the same neighborhood as the museum, Music Row is an area of several square blocks filled with converted houses and glitzy new office buildings occupied by entertainment agents, music publishing companies and recording studios.
A block away is the Music Valley Car Museum, which counts a number of stars' cars among its collection of antique and special interest vehicles.
www.travellady.com /articles/article-nashville.html   (821 words)

 WETS-fm Public Radio for East TN-Southwest VA-Western NC-Americana-Classical-NPR News-ETSU - Feedback   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I also see WETS as the broadcasting champions for bluegrass and old time music, which is the heart and soul of this region, and which I listen to every chance I get.
Musically I prefer Classical and Jazz, but have learned to appreciate more of the Blues, Big Band, "Movie Music", and even some of the country, folk and bluegrass that you broadcast.
For a state supported university to support this new format is deplorable, and an affront to the intelligence of your listeners and Tennessee taxpayers.
www.wets.org /?BISKIT=1126681915&CONTEXT=cat&cat=62   (4602 words)

 Tennessee Nashville vacation - Best in music - grand ole opry
Tennessee Nashville vacation guides in Nashville history to the Mississippian Indians, the Cherokee, the Chickasaw and Shawnee, who called the area simply Hunting Grounds.
Tennessee was the 16th State to join the Union and by 1843 Nashville was a prosperous and flourishing city of trade and culture and was known as the Athens of the South, and so became the States Capital.
Tennessee Nashville vacation brochures inform that after the civil war Nashville rebounded quickly, in 1920 Tennessee State Legislature voted in favor of amending the constitution giving women the right to vote in national elections, becoming the 36th State to do so.
www.travel-adventure-guide.com /tennessee-nashville-vacation.html   (612 words)

 Tennessee Arts Commission - AIE Artist Roster: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This program offers an introduction to the music and culture of northern Mexico, Texas and the American Southwest, and emphasizes the relationship of the music to the history of the area and the experiences of Mexican immigrants.
She is the creator of Live Music in America - Arts and Education, Inc. with a mission to provide musical presentations that enrich, educate, empower, and entertain students and adults using America’s diverse genres of music.
Melissa also worked for the Country Music Foundation for four years where she was the Appalachian Music specialist, conducting on-site presentations and leading teacher workshops on the history of country music.
www.arts.state.tn.us /aierostermusic.htm   (6232 words)

 Tennessee Music Scene and Tennessee Bands
Tennessee has one of the largest music scenes in the country.
We are always looking for performing Tennessee bands to help move them to the next level in their career.
If you are a performing musician who either lives in Tennessee or performs in Tennessee then we want you to sign up.
www.golistenlive.net /tennessee-music.asp   (304 words)

 Tennessee Attractions -  Historical Music and Entertainment
Birthplace of Country Music Alliance (BCMA) was formed to bring national and international recognition to the people of the Southern Appalachian region, the musical and cultural heritage of the region, the region's role in the development of country music, and the region's influence on music around the world.
The Traditional Music Center The Music Center Grand Opening was January 18, 2003, which marked the beginning of the first Season of concerts, workshops and the popular "Supper and a Show" on Saturday nights.
Music From The Mountains" is a thirty minute music special created by members of The Music Center giving tribute to the traditional music of Appalachia and its influence on so much of the music that we enjoy today.
www.tennesseehosts.com /attractions_music_entertainment.htm   (1080 words)

 Bluegrass, Old Country and Hillbilly Music from Nashville, Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Their singing is a joyous expression of their love of the culture of old fashioned country music.
The preservation of hillbilly music comes in the forms of quiet societies and renegade practitioners such as Lester and Mike Armistead who are co-founders of the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, principle ambassadors of Lester¹s Loafing Lounge, Goodlettsville, TN.
If you like old time string band music, jug band music, or if you love good ole country hillbilly music, then this is the label to listen to.
www.rmemusic.com   (327 words)

 University of Tennessee: School of Music
He received his B.M. degree in music education from the University of Michigan-Flint, the M.M. degree from The University of Tennessee, and is currently working on his D.M.A. at The University of North Texas.
Douglass was the principal timpanist with the American Wind Symphony Orchestra, percussionist with the American Institute of Musical Studies Orchestra in Graz, Austria, and percussionist and timpanist with the Hot Springs Music Festival Orchestra.
Vance Thompson is Lecturer of Jazz and received the M.M. in jazz trumpet performance from DePaul University, and the B.A. with an emphasis in studio music from the University of Tennessee.
www.music.utk.edu /JazzandStudioMusic.html   (667 words)

 Nashville, Tennessee - Music Row casualties
New is a 40-ft. statue built in the roundabout.
It is called "Musica" and is composed of nine nudes celebrating the beginning of music.
No more music oriented souvenir shops, car museums, etc. That area, along Demonbreun Street, is now a hip locale with a coffee shop, Irish pub, Chicago-style pizza shop, a couple sports bars.
www.roadsideamerica.com /tips/getAttraction.php3?tip_AttractionNo==1232   (341 words)

 Headlines/Breaking News from Nashville Business Journal - bizjournals.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The ace in the hole in Middle Tennessee's year-round destination approach is Opry Mills.
The Tennessee Quality Awards (TQA) is seeking to improve the benefits and services it provides to participating organizations by creating a membership program designed to boost its funding.
Tennessee will receive $4 million in grants to broaden transportation services across the state and to assist Families First participants in welfare-to-work efforts.
www.bizjournals.com /site_map/nashville_sitemap_15.html   (9031 words)

 Music of Tennessee
Music is at Tennessee's soul, and our many harmonious events and venues pay tribute to our...
Tennessee is a state rich in musical heritage and is...
Tennessee Music is a discussion forum powered by vBulletin.
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Music_of_Tennessee   (293 words)

 UTM.edu - The University of Tennessee at Martin
The Department of Music is housed in the Fine Arts Building which includes the Harriet Fulton Theater, where numerous performances are presented each semester.
In addition, music students have access to a music technology lab with computer and MIDI keyboard workstations, a piano lab, and recently-remodeled practice rooms.
Whether you want to pursue a career as a music educator or professional musician, or just continue singing or playing your instrument during your college career, the Department of Music has a place for you.
www.utm.edu /departments/finearts/music   (333 words)

 Nashville Tennessee Fioricet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Music of Tennessee This article is a supplemental part of the Music of the United States series.
List of television stations in Tennessee This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the state of Tennessee.
Venus Hum Venus Hum is an electronic pop music group from Nashville, Tennessee, consisting of vocalist Annette Strean and multi-instrumentalists Kip Kubin and Tony Miracle.
www.datapheed.com /Nashville+Tennessee+Fioricet-30.html   (518 words)

Music is a great addition to your state report presentation, and just great listening fun.
This state seal of Tennessee is available in PDF format, so that you can print it and color it for your state report.
This image of the State Seal of Tennessee can be printed out and colored for your state report project.
www.classbrain.com /artstate/publish/cat_index_49.shtml   (640 words)

 Center for Popular Music, Middle Tennessee State University
The Center for Popular Music is an archive and research center devoted to the study of American popular music from the pre-revolutionary era to the present.
It was established in 1985 as one of the sixteen Centers of Excellence at universities in the Tennessee Board of Regents system.
The Center's mission is to promote research and scholarship in American vernacular music, and to foster an understanding and appreciation of American's diverse musical culture.
popmusic.mtsu.edu   (182 words)

Janet Hale (Flute) is Principal Flute of the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Association and teaches at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Tennessee Temple University and the Cadek Conservatory of Music.
Ms.Fader has been music and education specialist at the elementary and university levels and is presently a Doctoral candidate at the University of Washington.
The Tennessee Valley Music Festival is presented each summer by the Huntsville Youth Orchestra for the education and enrichment of young musicians everywhere.
home.hiwaay.net /~hyo/tvmf_brochure.htm   (1108 words)

 Tennessee Baptist Convention
This group formed in 2001, is comprised of women involved in music leadership in their Tennessee Baptist churches.
Female music ministers, church pianists, organists, graded choir leaders, soloists, or ensemble directors are included.
A recommendation from the music minister of the church where the TLC candidate is a member is required.
www.tnbaptist.org /page.asp?cat=music&subcat=tnladies   (224 words)

 Tennessee History: Music
Includes a selection of Tennessee folk songs from the manuscript collection.
Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music, 1870-1885 [online].
A keyword search for a specific city (e.g., Nashville) will retrieve works that were published in Tennessee.
www.mtsu.edu /~kmiddlet/tn/music.html   (239 words)

 Welcome to Music City Blues in Nashville, TN!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Music City Blues is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in February of 1992 to help keep blues music alive.
Its purpose is to promote, preserve and advance the culture and tradition of blues music, a unique American art form.
The group is actively involved in the middle Tennessee community by presenting musical performances and special programs designed to promote and sustain this music and its special place in the country's heritage and culture.
www.musiccityblues.org   (343 words)

 WETS-fm Public Radio for East TN-Southwest VA-Western NC-Americana-Classical-NPR News-ETSU - Feedback
Then it seemed that the program began changing by the addition of more talk and less music.
I miss the human interest stories and musical interludes.
I love Mountain Stage and the bluegrass and folk music you play in the daytime, and Thistle on the weekends.
www.wets.org /index.cgi?BISKIT=1510106047&CONTEXT=cat&cat=62   (4602 words)

 The_Tennessee_Musician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Membership in our state association has grown steadily and our activities, including Tennessee All-State and the TMEA State Music Conference, continue to increase in quality as well as numbers.
THE TENNESSEE MUSICIAN is the publication of the Tennessee Music Education Association.
Almost every music educator in Tennessee reads The Tennessee Musician so advertising in the publication will bring your school or product to a targeted audience.
www.tnmea.org /Tennessee%20Musician.htm   (586 words)

 Resource Center - Musical Highlights - Tennessee Music Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Tennessee becomes a state and Tennessee lawyer Andrew Jackson becomes first member of United States Congress from Tennessee
The Life of David Crockett of Tennessee by John Haywood is published and is one of the first written descriptions of "mixing civilization and frontier conditions"
The Carter women join the cast of "Tennessee Barn Dance" at WRVA in Richmond, VA Dolly Parton is born in Sevierville
www.mhtennessee.com /music/resources/highlights.html   (917 words)

 NPR : The Sounds of the Tennessee Music Box
Listen to this story, and hear the Tennessee music box played.
Similar to a dulcimer, the instrument -- called a Tennessee music box -- had a crude appearance but a rich, full tone.
In the final part of Performance Today's series on the connection between folk music from around the world and western classical music, Stephen Seifert performs Conni Ellisor's concerto for the instrument, Blackberry Winter.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4469269   (194 words)

TMTA seeks to raise standards of music teaching and performance in the state, to cultivate fraternal relations among members of the profession, to support members in all matters pertaining to their profession, to develop productive relationships with schools and community organizations, and to promote accreditation for qualified music teachers in Tennessee.
TMTA promotes local, state, divisional and national meetings and conferences; sponsors auditions at local and state levels for students from elementary through college levels; certifies private music teachers; makes annual awards to a "Teacher of the Year" and "Composer of the Year," and sponsors workshops by outstanding artist-teachers.
Student Membership shall be open to all high school and full-time college music students who are also members of an affiliated association.
www.tnmta.org   (406 words)

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