The Music Library is the primary source for music and music literature in the UTK Libraries. It provides resources and information services to support the University’s programs in music and music education, as well as serving music reference and research needs for the University and local community.
The library maintains a comprehensive music collection of over 56,000 items, including scores, books, microfilm, sound and video recordings, CD-ROMs, and Internet access to resources beyond our walls.
Staff and Faculty
Associate Professor & Music Librarian for Tech Services
Nathalie works as the professional cataloger for music. She is responsible for overseeing all activities related to the cataloging and processing of music materials. She also provides collection development, reference, and bibliographic instructional services for the School of Music faculty and students. Contact Nathalie for consultation for your music research needs.
Originally from Puerto Rico, Nathalie holds a Bachelors of Music in Cello Performance and a Masters in Library and Information Science from LSU. Among her favorite activities are playing chamber music with friends, reading, swimming, and hiking. These days, her family occupies most of her free time.
Associate Professor & Coordinator, George F. DeVine Music Library
Chris is responsible for public services in the Music Library. He supervises the staff, offers help on the reference desk, provides instruction, and works to build the Music Library collection. Call on Chris for consultation for your music research needs.
Chris holds a Master of Science in Information Science from the University of Tennessee. He also gardens a little, and nurtures an abiding interest in various forms of American folk and popular music. He, his wife (Candice), and their son (Will) make their home in Jefferson City.
Library Supervisor (Daytime)
Reese is the Daytime Supervisor of the Music Library. Among his many duties, he manages circulation activities, coordinates the reserve operation, assists with reference queries, and hires, trains, and supervises student library assistants.
Reese is currently working on his Master of Science in Information Science from the University of Tennessee. He has worked at a number of academic libraries and has an interest in public services and electronic resources. He also enjoys reading, running, and hiking.
Library Supervisor (Evenings and Sundays)
Kate is the Evening Supervisor of the Music Library. She assists patrons with reference queries and circulation services, maintains the Music Library’s website and computers, and processes new acquisitions. Her other responsibilities include supervising and training student library assistants.
Kate, proudly, holds a Master of Music degree in voice/opera from the University of Tennessee. While completing her studies, she worked in the DeVine Music Library as the first graduate student library assistant, creating displays for outreach events. Kate enjoys performing, researching, and listening to opera, musical theater, art song, and jazz. Her research and reading interests include vocal pedagogy and performance psychology. Outside the realm of music, Kate plays tennis, enjoys cross-training, and watches college football…Go Vols!
Student Library Assistants
We are proud of the student library assistants who staff our circulation desk. Through the years many of them have been recognized library-wide for their outstanding service to the Libraries.
Student Library Assistants
- Will Eakin
- Kevork Esmeryan
- Austin Fox
- Angela Lois
- Jill Vogel
- Hunter Wilburn
- Rachel Clarke
- Vishwa Patel
Graduate Student Library Assistant
SLA Award of Excellence Winners
- Will Eakin, 2019
- Megan Whiteman, 2016
- Taylor Kress, 2015
- Marquis McGee and Inna Karsheva, 2014
- Nick Gulick, 2009
- Rosann Wilson, 2007
- Jeannine Souder, 2006
- Rebekah Smeltzer, 2005
- Tiffany Wild, 2004
- Marshunda Smith, 2002
- Lora Brown, 1999
- Laurie Lee, 1998
- Lorri Keeling, 1997
- Luke Batson, 1996
- Eric White and Marcus Green
- 1995; Ed Richardson, 1994
Graduate Commons Officially Open
The long-awaited space just for graduate students in Hodges Library is now officially open to all graduate students.
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