• Bass Instructor
    Email: sbenne@leeuniversity.edu

    Steve Benne is principal double bassist with the Knoxville Symphony. Previously, he was principal double bassist with the New American Chamber Orchestra.

    Benne has performed at the Grec Festival, the Korsholm Music Festival, the Priory of Chirens Chamber Music Festival, and the Uppsala Festival. In the U.S., Benne has performed with the Florida International Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Grand Teton Music Festival.

    He was one of the consortium soloists to premier the Harbison Concerto for the Bass Viol with the Knoxville Symphony.

    Benne’s teachers include Lawrence Hurst, Stuart Sankey, and Eldon Obrecht. He plays a Cremonese bass made in 1683 by Aegidius Barzellini.

Music Events Calendar

2/06
Education for Eli Benefit Concert
Begins at 3:00 PM | Read more

Pangle Hall
Education for Eli Benefit Concert
Evaneglistic Singers and Campus Choir join together to raise support for Elianna, who was was born with a rare neurological disorder that affects the Cerebellum in the brain. Funds raised will be...
2/08
Faculty Wind Quintet
Begins at 7:30 PM | Read more

Squires Recital Hall - Humanities Center
Faculty Wind Quintet
1120 North Ocoee Street NE
2/12
School of Music Major Auditions
All day | Read more

School of Music Major Auditions
For more information, please contact McKenna Fetzer at mfetzer@leeuniversity.edu
2/12
Honor Choir
Begins at 12:00 AM | Read more

Honor Choir
Contact the School of Music for more information: 423-614-8240
2/13
Honor Choir
All day | Read more

Honor Choir
Contact the School of Music for more information: 423-614-8240
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