03.01.18Steinway Piano Galleries Concert

I will be performing my Piano Preludes recital at the Steinway Piano Galleries at 5950 North Point Parkway, Set., 130 in Alpharetta. Concert begins at 7:00 pm and is free and open to the public. For more information call 770-777-1300 or go to their website included in the "Links" section of this website.

02.15.18Berry College New Music Ensemble Concert

This concert will be the inaugural concert of the Berry College New Music Ensemble. The ensemble will utilize both faculty and student artists in works that are brand new, and some that are a bit more "standard" repertoire from the last century.

We hope you will join us for this event. 7:30 pm. Ford Auditorium, open and free to the public.

02.06.18On the Verge Concert Series, Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia is hosting a presentation of my American Evolution: Piano Prelude lecture/recital on the 6th at 7:30. The event will take place at Carol A. Carter Recital Hall in the Foy Building on the Georgia Southern campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

02.02.18Artist Presenter - The Georgia Honors Council

The annual Georgia Honors Council Conference will be meeting at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. My presentation of The American Evolution: Piano Preludes will take place the evening of February 2, with a masterclass for Wesleyan's pianist earlier that day.

10.26.17Faculty Artist Recital

An encore performance of the September 20th performance at Dalton State University. This one will be at Berry College in the Ford Auditorium. 7:30 pm. Free and open to the public.

10.14.17‘Broken Watch: A New Song Cycle on the Poetry of David Bottoms’, Music by Chris Ferebee

At the Eddie Owens Presents @Red Clay Music Foundry, Duluth, Georgia. ‘Broken Watch: A New Song Cycle on the Poetry of David Bottoms’. Tickets information available in the 'Links' section of this website.

09.20.17Guest Artist Recital - Dalton State University

Joining Dr. Ellie Jenkins on horn, Dr. Lauren Denney Wright on clarinet, and Dr. Eric Hanson on double bass, we will be presenting new music that includes a number of instrument combinations. 7:30. Dalton State University. Admission is free

03.23.17Faculty Artist Recital, Berry College

I will be presenting a Faculty Artist Recital at Berry College in the Ford Auditorium. The piano is truly wonderful so I am really looking forward to this concert. Many of the works will be premiere performances. Lots of interesting music to be heard. 7:30, free

03.11.17College Music Society, Great Plains Conference

I have been invited to present my Lecture Recital at the Great Plains CMS Conference. I am very excited to be visiting Lincoln, Nebraska. The folks who live there claim it is a wonderful place.

02.22.17Guest Artist Recital; Gordon State University Georgia

I will be presenting a Guest Artist Recital with my colleague and trumpet professor Adam Hayes. We have not performed together for a few years so I am really looking forward to this recital. 7:30, free

02.06.17Guest Artist Recital

I will be presenting a recital at Dalton State University in Dalton, Georgia. I have played there a number of times and can tell you that the audiences are great and the piano is really nice. 7:30, free.

01.03.17University of Hawaii: International Conference on Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

I will be presenting my Lecture Recital of the American Evolution: Piano Preludes at the university's conference on Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Tough job huh?!
If you just happen to be in the area come to the Ala Moana Hotel, 1:00 Tuesday, January 3, 2017

10.22.16The Girl in White

Berry College music faculty collaborate with the dance program to present the 21st century chamber ballet The Girl in White.
Ford Auditorium, 7:30pm. Free and open to the public

09.29.16Berry College Guest Artist Series, vocalist Chris Holloway

Bach, arias, art songs, spirituals and musical theatre in collaboration with pianist Kris Carlisle.

7:30pm, open and free to the public.

09.21.16The American Evolution: Piano Preludes Lecture Recital

For those of you in the norther reaches of the south, come to the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga for a presentation of The American Evolution: Piano Preludes Lecture Recital. 7:30pm

09.18.16Berry College Chapel Centineal Celebration

Come to Berry College, 3:00 pm Sunday afternoon to celebrate the last 100 years of music in the Chapel. The new college organ and beautiful new Steinway B will be given their grand premiere.

09.13.16The American Evolution: Piano Preludes Lecture Recital

Georgia College, Milledgeville Georgia.

A lecture recital presenting music from the newest release in the American Evolution recording project. Pieces by talented composers in an informal and informational setting. 7:30pm

09.09.16Lecture Recital: Atlanta Music Teachers Association

This is the first of this season's Lecture Recitals of the "American Evolution: Piano Preludes cycle. Stay posted for more to come! 10:00am at Piano Works in Atlanta, Georgia.

10.01.15Oak Hill Trio in Concert

Come to the premiere concert by the newly formed "Oak Hill Trio" consisting of Nathan Lambert violin, Annie Camp cello, and Kris Carlisle piano. 7:30 Ford Auditorium, Admission is free.

09.10.15Faculty Recital

Dr. Carlisle will present a recital of Preludes chosen for his upcoming CD recording "The American Evolution: Piano Preludes". The recording is part of larger project which deals with how contemporary composers use traditional genres of composition. Ford Auditorium, 7:30. Admission is free.

04.07.15Faculty Recital

Drs. Carlisle and Lauren Denney Wright will present works by a variety of composers and will be joined for a special trio by Dr. Nathan Lambert.

01.24.15Master Class: Piano College Solo

Dr. Carlisle will present a Master Class for the winners of the Georgia Music Educators Association State Finals. Savannah Conference Center

01.10.15Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities

Dr. Carlisle will be joined by Middle Tennessee State vocal professor Dina Cancryn in a lecture recital. Art Music and African Americans.