East Tennessee (with Knoxville as its cultural hub) is blessed with an especially rich diversity of artistic and cultural resources. The Alliance’s membership represents an amazing variety of performing arts venues and organizations, historical attractions, and museums. Working together, they celebrate and serve East Tennessee’s history, community, and future. Search our members by category or via the search box.
The Knoxville Guitar Society is a community- based organization that supports classical and fingerstyle guitar by hosting national and international concert artists, fostering guitar education, and engaging a wide variety of community members. The Knoxville Guitar Society also fosters the study of the guitar in private studios and at the elementary, secondary, and college levels, and encourages the development of innovative curricula in support of these ends. The Knoxville Guitar Society also promotes the guitar as an ensemble instrument, encourages composition, arrangements, and publication of ensemble music involving the guitar, and supports scholarly research into the guitar’s history and literature.