Romance blossoms from nurtured friendship

Romance blossoms from nurtured friendship

Romance blossoms from nurtured friendship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. David Coffey, professor of history and chair of the department of History and Philosophy, is pictured with his wife Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, in the UTM quad. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. David Coffey, professor of History and chair of the department of History and Philosophy, is pictured with his wife Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, in the UTM quad. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. Coffey helped Dr. Hill build a koi pond in her backyard before they were married, and now they get to enjoy it together. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Coffey helped Dr. Hill build a koi pond in her backyard before they were married, and now they get to enjoy it together. (Julie Hill)

C. T. Hill and Brenda Harrison, Dr. Julie Hill's parents, before UTMB's (what UTM was called in 1962) Military Ball on Jan. 26, 1962. (Julie Hill)

C. T. Hill and Brenda Harrison, Dr. Julie Hill’s parents, before UTMB’s (what UTM was called in 1962) Military Ball on Jan. 26, 1962. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, enjoys a tender moment with her dad, C. T. Hill. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, enjoys a tender moment with her dad, C. T. Hill. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Hill and Dr. Coffey spend their free-time remodeling their 92-year-old home. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Hill and Dr. Coffey spend their free-time remodeling their 92-year-old home. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill and Dr. David Coffey wave goodbye to some of their family on their wedding day, May, 17, 2008. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill and Dr. David Coffey wave goodbye to some of their family on their wedding day, May, 17, 2008. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill facilitates a drum circle at St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill facilitates a drum circle at St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill conducts the UTM Faculty Steel Band in the Fulton Theater of the old Fine Arts Building in April of 2009. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill conducts the UTM Faculty Steel Band in the Fulton Theater of the old Fine Arts Building in April of 2009. (Julie Hill)

The Caixa Trio poses for a promotional shot in 2010. Featured from left to right is Amy Smith, Julie Davila and Dr. Julie Hill. (Julie Hill)

The Caixa Trio poses for a promotional shot in 2010. Featured from left to right is Amy Smith, Julie Davila and Dr. Julie Hill. (Julie Hill)

The band 27bstroke6 relaxing on the band's Dodge truck in 2000. Featured on the back row from left to right is Jay McCutheon who plays drums; Andy Wilhite who plays guitar and organ; and Dr. Julie Hill who plays percussion. Featured on the front row from left to right is Micah Barnes who plays bass and sings lead vocals; and Matt Adams who plays guitar. (Julie Hill)

The band 27bstroke6 relaxing on the band’s Dodge truck in 2000. Featured on the back row from left to right is Jay McCutheon who plays drums; Andy Wilhite who plays guitar and organ; and Dr. Julie Hill who plays percussion. Featured on the front row from left to right is Micah Barnes who plays bass and sings lead vocals; and Matt Adams who plays guitar. (Julie Hill)

Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, is teaching her Percussion Ensemble class. Featured from left to right in the back row is freshman Music Ed. major Michael Godwin playing the Chimes; sophomore Music Ed. major Michael Fountain playing the Xylophone and Triangles; freshman Music Ed. major Andie Fisher playing the Glockenspiel; present but out of the picture's angle are freshman Music Ed. major Trice Mayhall playing the Crotales and junior Music Ed. major Michael Kidd playing the Vibraphone. Featured from left to right in the front row is freshman Music Ed. major C. J. Barrow playing the Marimba; freshman Music Ed. major Paul Zacarias playing the Marimba; and freshman Music Ed. major Brandon Blankenstein playing the Marimba. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, is teaching her Percussion Ensemble class. Featured from left to right in the back row is freshman Music Ed. major Michael Godwin playing the Chimes; sophomore Music Ed. major Michael Fountain playing the Xylophone and Triangles; freshman Music Ed. major Andie Fisher playing the Glockenspiel; present but out of the picture’s angle are freshman Music Ed. major Trice Mayhall playing the Crotales and junior Music Ed. major Michael Kidd playing the Vibraphone. Featured from left to right in the front row is freshman Music Ed. major C. J. Barrow playing the Marimba; freshman Music Ed. major Paul Zacarias playing the Marimba; and freshman Music Ed. major Brandon Blankenstein playing the Marimba. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, takes a moment to enjoy the scenery in the UTM quad. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. Julie Hill, associate professor of Music, percussion coordinator, takes a moment to enjoy the scenery in the UTM quad. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. David Coffey is a professor of history and the chair of the History and Philosophy Department. (Sheila Scott)

Dr. David Coffey is a professor of History and the chair of the History and Philosophy Department. (Sheila Scott)

The House Band performs at The Looking Glass in Martin, Tenn. on Sept. 13. Featured in the back is Dr. Chris Brown, professor of philosophy, playing drums. Featured from left to right in the front row is Dr. David Coffey, professor of history and chair of the department of History and Philosophy, playing guitar and singing vocals; Dr. David Carithers, associate professor of English, playing guitar and singing vocals; UTM alumnus Micah Barnes, playing bass; and Dr. Jim Fieser, professor of philosophy, playing lead guitar and backing vocals. (Sheila Scott)

The House Band performs at The Looking Glass in Martin, Tenn. on Sept. 13. Featured in the back is Dr. Chris Brown, professor of Philosophy, playing drums. Featured from left to right in the front row is Dr. David Coffey, professor of History and chair of the department of History and Philosophy, playing guitar and singing vocals; Dr. David Carithers, associate professor of English, playing guitar and singing vocals; UTM alumnus Micah Barnes, playing bass; and Dr. Jim Fieser, professor of Philosophy, playing lead guitar and backing vocals. (Sheila Scott)

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