Schedule of Events

You are invited to join us this fall for live performances as we offer 34 concerts by students and faculty, an opera workshop, a dance recital, a weekend of musical theatre and two theatre productions.

The students in the College of Music and Performing arts are working to hone their talents for stages across the world. With a variety of free concerts and affordable theatre and musical theatre productions, you can have a seat to see rising stars of Belmont.

Belmont requires all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks when indoors.

Musical Theatre and Theatre tickets are available through the Belmont Box Office. All faculty and student ensemble performances and recitals are free of charge and open to the public.

September

17

Brown Bag Concert Series – Jazz Small Groups II & III

Instrumentalists learning a variety of jazz styles and improvisation

Date: September 17, 2021
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium
Music Student Performances

24

Brown Bag Concert Series – String Chamber Orchestra & Concert Band

String, wind, brass and percussion music majors and non-majors performing in a concert ensemble.

Date: September 24, 2021
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium
Music Student Performances

27

Belmont Camerata

Belmont’s resident faculty chamber ensemble. Individual members are well-known to the area as soloists in opera, recitals and with orchestra. Many are familiar as principal players and members of the Nashville Symphony.

Date: September 27, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

28

Composition Honors Recital

Selected compositions written and performed by students

Date: September 28, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

29

Faculty Jazz Group

Faculty and guests performing a variety of jazz styles

Date: September 29, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

October

01

Brown Bag Concert Series – World Percussion Ensemble

This ensemble studies and performs global rhythms including the steel drum sounds of Trinidad and the dance rhythms of West Africa.

Date: October 01, 2021
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium
Music Student Performances

01

Little Women

Adapted from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book about the March sisters

Date: October 01, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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02

Little Women

Adapted from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book about the March sisters

Date: October 02, 2021
Time: 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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03

Little Women

Adapted from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book about the March sisters

Date: October 03, 2021
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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03

Classical Singers Recital

Recital by Classical vocalists selected by an audition process

Date: October 03, 2021
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

04

Belmont Brass Quintet

Faculty ensemble performing compositions for brass instruments. In addition to performing regular recitals at Belmont, the group performs often as guest artists at off-campus venues and conferences.

Date: October 04, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

06

Jazz Band I & Jazz Band II

Performing big band swing to modern jazz-fusion

Date: October 06, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

07

Little Women

Adapted from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book about the March sisters

Date: October 07, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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08

Brown Bag Concert Series – Jazz String Septet & Quartet

String students combining classical traditions with jazz and other popular styles

Date: October 08, 2021
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium
Music Student Performances

08

Little Women

Adapted from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book about the March sisters

Date: October 08, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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08

Wind Ensemble

Woodwind, brass and percussion students perform chamber music, traditional and contemporary works

Date: October 08, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

09

Little Women

Adapted from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved book about the March sisters

Date: October 09, 2021
Time: 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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10

Rock Ensembles

A primarily instrumental performance of rock ranging from fusion to heavy metal

Date: October 10, 2021
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

10

Jazz Small Group

Advanced student instrumentalists performing a mix of popular music and jazz

Date: October 10, 2021
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

11

Belmont Woodwind Quintet

Faculty ensemble performing compositions for woodwinds. The group performs often as guest artists at off-campus venues and conferences. The members of the Belmont Woodwind Quintet are current or past, performers of the Nashville Symphony.

Date: October 11, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

13

Bass & Commercial Guitar Ensembles

Instrumentalists perform a mix of jazz and rock

Date: October 13, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

23

Company

Award winning vocal show ensemble, performs a variety of showtunes and popular music with fully-staged choreography

Date: October 23, 2021
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

23

Jazzmin

Jazz vocalists perform blues, swing, bebop, vocalese and contemporary music

Date: October 23, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

24

Classical String Quartets

Repertoire consisting of a variety of styles, time periods and composers for quartets

Date: October 24, 2021
Time: 1:30pm
Venue: Harton Recital Hall
Music Student Performances

24

Chamber Brass Ensemble

A recital of brass music for a variety of instrument combinations

Date: October 24, 2021
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

27

Classical Guitar Ensemble

Guitar duo, trio, quartet, orchestral arrangements and compositions from a variety of time periods and composers from around the world.

Date: October 27, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

November

01

Percussion Ensemble

Chamber percussion ensemble performing standards and new compositions

Date: November 01, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

02

Woods Piano Concert Series – Joyce Yang

Van Cliburn International Piano Competition medalist and international soloist Joyce Yang returns for her second performance in the annual series.

Date: November 02, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Guest Performances

07

Belmont Chorale & Women's Choir

Chorale is Belmont’s flagship classical choral ensemble. Women’s Choir performs sacred and secular music.

Date: November 07, 2021
Time: 4:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

08

Opera Workshop – Seasons of Love

Performed scenes from various operas.

Date: November 08, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Musical Theatre & Opera Performances

10

Voxology

Gospel and R&B ensemble performing current and classic selections.

Date: November 10, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

10

Urinetown

A humorous musical satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny.

Date: November 10, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
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Musical Theatre & Opera Performances

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10

Phoenix

Pop/Rock ensemble with vocalists and band members performing current and classic hits

Date: November 10, 2021
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

11

Urinetown

A humorous musical satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny.

Date: November 11, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Tickets: Box Office link to come
Musical Theatre & Opera Performances

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12

Bluegrass Ensemble

An acoustic ensemble performing challenging and creative contemporary and traditional bluegrass

Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

12

The Diviners

A friendship between a troubled boy and a down-and-out preacher during the Great Depression. Set in a small town, this work explores how a community responds to challenging times.

Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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12

Urinetown

A humorous musical satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny.

Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Tickets: Box Office link to come
Musical Theatre & Opera Performances

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12

Southbound

Country band and vocal ensemble performing originals, current hits and classic favorites.

Date: November 12, 2021
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

13

The Diviners

A friendship between a troubled boy and a down-and-out preacher during the Great Depression. Set in a small town, this work explores how a community responds to challenging times.

Date: November 13, 2021
Time: 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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13

Urinetown

A humorous musical satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny.

Date: November 13, 2021
Time: 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Tickets: Box Office link to come
Musical Theatre & Opera Performances

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14

The Diviners

A friendship between a troubled boy and a down-and-out preacher during the Great Depression. Set in a small town, this work explores how a community responds to challenging times.

Date: November 14, 2021
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Black Box Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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14

Urinetown

A humorous musical satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny.

Date: November 14, 2021
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Troutt Theatre
Musical Theatre & Opera Performances

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16

World Fiddle Ensemble

A string music group showcasing inspiring and innovative folk music from around the world.

Date: November 16, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

16

Pops

Several small vocal groups representing the range of genres the music industry encompasses.

Date: November 16, 2021
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

18

Faculty Concert Series – Alex Graham & Paulo Oliveira

Brazilian guitarist Paulo Oliveira and saxophonist Alex Graham perform a mix of original compositions, contemporary jazz and popular music

Date: November 18, 2021
Time: 7:30pm

Venue: McAfee Concert Hall

Music Faculty Performances

18

The Diviners

A friendship between a troubled boy and a down-and-out preacher during the Great Depression. Set in a small town, this work explores how a community responds to challenging times.

Date: November 18, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theatre
Theatre & Dance Performances

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19

The Diviners

A friendship between a troubled boy and a down-and-out preacher during the Great Depression. Set in a small town, this work explores how a community responds to challenging times.

Date: November 19, 2021

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Black Box Theatre

Theatre & Dance Performances

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20

The Diviners

A friendship between a troubled boy and a down-and-out preacher during the Great Depression. Set in a small town, this work explores how a community responds to challenging times.

Date: November 20, 2021

Time: 2:00pm and 7:30pm

Venue: Black Box Theatre

 

Theatre & Dance Performances

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December

03

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

Woodwind, brass and percussion students perform chamber music, traditional and contemporary works

Date: December 03, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

03

Dance Comp Production

A student driven production

Date: December 03, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
Theatre & Dance Performances

04

Dance Comp Production

A student driven production

Date: December 04, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
Theatre & Dance Performances

06

New Music Ensemble

Performance of original works by composition students and significant works of 20th and 21st century classical styles.

Date: December 06, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

11

Nashville Children's Choir

The Nashville Children's Choir: a premiere choir for young singers which is in residence at Belmont University and is part of Belmont Academy, a pre-college music program.

Date: December 11, 2021
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall

13

Belmont Camerata – Camerata Christmas

Belmont’s resident faculty chamber ensemble. Individual members are well-known to the area as soloists in opera, recitals and with orchestra. Many are familiar as principal players and members of the Nashville Symphony.

Date: December 13, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

24

Christmas Eve Carillon Concert – Richard Shadinger

Continuing a tradition begun during the Ward-Belmont days, the concert features traditional Christmas music played on the tower’s 42-bell carillon.

Date: December 24, 2021
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Bell Tower
Music Faculty Performances