Knoxville Symphony hosts Show House

East Tennessee residents and visitors are invited to collect home decorating tips and inspiration at the 30th annual Knoxville Symphony League ShowHouse, which will be open until May 10, 2017.

The 4,510-square- foot home is located in a new subdivision on Artisan Row off Westland Drive and features the handiwork of 13 of the area’s most prestigious local designers and artisans. The Symphony ShowHouse will be open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Single tickets to tour the house are $15, while a season pass is $25.

The Foxhollow Goodson smart home In the newly developed neighborhood is wired for all smart home capabilities, including intuitive thermostat and panel to control all functions of the home. The home also features a master suite with spacious custom closets, formal dining room, great room with two-story ceilings, large patio with exquisitely manicured courtyard and chef-grade kitchen. This home highlights the juxtaposition of sleek industrial features and reclaimed wood.

“The Knoxville Symphony League has been organizing and sharing show houses with the community for the past 30 years,” said Rhonda Webster, chair of the Knoxville Symphony League ShowHouse, which benefits the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. “We hope everyone will visit the Symphony Show House and enjoy how unique and inspiring this particular home is while also being able to support the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.”

The on-site symphony gift shop also will offer decorating ideas and an assortment of items for sale. A portion of the items sold in the gift shop will benefit the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra.

Guests will experience live music at various times while visiting the Symphony ShowHouse. Complimentary parking and shuttle services are available at First Church of God, located at 6708 Westland Drive.

The following local designers and artisans are involved with the 2017 Symphony ShowHouse:

Jeffrey Hansen and Linda Cox of Bill Fox Furniture

Scott Bishop of Westwood Antique & Design Market

Jeff Heiskell of Ethan Allen Design Center

Mitzi Mayer of Perpendicular Design

Gail Reed of Trend and Traditions

Susan Gates of The Velvet Pug

Joyce Simms of The Painted Pig

Kim Jackson and Meg Troutman of O.P. Jenkins

Janet Greer of Friedman’s Appliances

Regina Turner, artist

Tom Cover, artist


The Knoxville Symphony League (KSL) is a guild of volunteers who organize fundraising events to benefit the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, specifically the education and community partnerships programs, including scholarships for students involved in the Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestras. The Knoxville Symphony League hosts three pillar fundraisers each season, including the annual Symphony Ball, the Elegant Dining Series and the Symphony ShowHouse. These events fund KSO programs that provide cultural and educational outreach in the community.