Cathedral Concert Series

The Cathedral Concert Series, a program of the Diocese of Knoxville Music Commission, is dedicated to providing the community with free/low-cost opportunities to experience local, regional, national, and international sacred and classical music ensembles in the effort to support the Arts and foster appreciation for Sacred Music in East Tennessee. For more information, please contact Glenn Kahler (865) 558-4113.
The Diocese of Knoxville Music Commission represents all quarters of the Diocese and serves the laity and clergy of the Diocese of Knoxville. It provides support services and resource management of worship music at both the parish and Diocesan levels. The Commission also acts as a liaison between the office of the Bishop and the local parish musicians. The Commission meets on a regular basis and manages an active roster of activities with the following mission:To promote the Gospel message of Jesus to the glory of God the Father through the mastery of musicianship in service to the Church, to protect the Church’s great repository of sacred music, to preserve the musical traditions of the Church, and those grown organically from them in full accordance with the Liturgy Documents, to support the New Evangelization by fostering respect and appreciation for sacred music in East Tennessee with the mind toward the ecumenical, and to support and enrich the activities pertaining to worship, education, and service of all Diocese of Knoxville Music Ministers. For tickets to our concert events, click here.

Upcoming Events: 

Cathedral Concert Series 2019/2020 (revised 8.29.19)


Friday, February 7@ 7:00 pm Violinists of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Details: Complete Violin Sonatas and Partitas by Johann Sebastian Bach.  Featuring the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra Violins led by Mr. William Shaub, KSO Concertmaster.

Admission and Ticket Information TBA. (doors open 1 hour before the concert)

Please Respect our Sacred Space: No Food/Drink/Gum

Spring 2020 (TBA)
Sunday, April 5 @ 6:00 pm Oak Ridge Community Band

Details: Hosanna! Palm Sunday Celebration

The Oak Ridge Community Band, under the direction of Mr. Shaun Salem, is proud to be one of the most active music organizations in Tennessee and one of the oldest organizations in the city of Oak Ridge and is dedicated to providing quality band music for the Greater Knoxville Area.  

Admission is Free: Seating is Limited, Tickets are available at the Paraclete Books and Gifts Store (located on the Cathedral campus) 865.588-0338, or at the door (doors open 1 hour before the concert) 

Please Respect our Sacred Space: No Food/Drink/Gum