Schedule of Events

You are invited to join us this spring as the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts opens to the public with Opera, Musical Theatre, Theatre, and Dance productions, two alumni performances and the celebratory President’s Concert. An additional 30 student ensemble and faculty concerts, musical theatre run and a theatre production will be held at other campus venues.

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.

January

18

Faculty Recital – Dr. Carolyn Totaro, flute, and Dr. Kristian Klefstad, piano

Short & Suite: three suites for flute and piano by John Rutter, Katherine Hoover, and Charles Widor.

Date: January 18, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

19

Jazz Piano Concert Series – Renee Rosnes Duo, featuring Peter Washington

Premier Jazz pianist and composer Renee Rosnes has released 17 recordings and has appeared on many others with such masters as Joe Henderson, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, and legendary bassist Ron Carter. She will be accompanied by bassist Peter Washington.

Date: January 19, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Guest/Alumni Performances

22

Graduate Honors Recital

Select Graduate students perform solos and chamber works ranging from Classical to Commercial styles.

Date: January 22, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

TBD

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 has also performed at CBDNA, NBA, and TMEA conferences.

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

28

Instrumental Honors Recital

Select Music students perform Classical solos and chamber works.

Date: January 28, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

31

Faculty Concert Series – Dr. Abigail Santos

A celebration of Latin American Music. Santos will perform compositions by Hispanic Caribbean, Central and South American composers that represent the diverse styles and genres within the Latin-American repertoire.

Date: January 31, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

February

04

A cappella showcase

Featuring Belmont’s student-run A capella groups including the Beltones, Prismatics, Pitchmen, Intonations and Saved by the Belles.

Date: February 04, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Music Student Performances

06

Belmont Camerata

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

Date: February 06, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

08

Curtain Call Award Concert – Russell Dickerson

Nashville-based singer and songwriter Russell Dickerson (Commercial Music, 2011) will perform and receive the Curtain Call Award. The award honors Commercial Music alumni for their achievements in music.

Date: February 08, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Guest/Alumni Performances

09

Composition Honors Recital

Compositions written and performed by students.

Date: February 09, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

15

Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra

University Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra made up of 80+ instrumentalists with more than 50 string players. String Chamber Orchestra provides music majors and non-majors the opportunity to perform literature not typically performed by the Symphony Orchestra.

Date: February 15, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

16

Commercial Guitar and Bass Ensemble

Instrumentalists performing a mix of jazz and rock.

Date: February 16, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

18

Wind Ensemble

Woodwind, brass and percussion students performing chamber music, traditional and contemporary works.

Date: February 18, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

25

Peter and the Starcatcher

The prequel to Peter Pan about how an orphaned boy becomes the legendary boy who never grew up.

Date: February 25, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
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Theatre & Dance Performances

26

Peter and the Starcatcher

The prequel to Peter Pan about how an orphaned boy becomes the legendary boy who never grew up.

Date: February 26, 2022

Time: 1:00pm

Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

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Theatre & Dance Performances

26

Peter and the Starcatcher

The prequel to Peter Pan about how an orphaned boy becomes the legendary boy who never grew up.

Date: February 26, 2022

Time: 7:30pm

Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

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Theatre & Dance Performances

27

Peter and the Starcatcher

The prequel to Peter Pan about how an orphaned boy becomes the legendary boy who never grew up.

Date: February 27, 2022

Time: 2:00pm

Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

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Theatre & Dance Performances

27

Concert Band and Nashville Youth Wind Ensemble

Concert Band provides wind and percussion music majors and non-majors with opportunities to perform in a concert ensemble. Nashville Youth Wind Ensemble provides the same opportunities to high school students.

Date: February 27, 2022
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

March

02

Classical Guitar Ensemble

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

Date: March 02, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

04

Godspell

The parables of Jesus are brought to life on stage through skits and the eclectic music of Stephen Schwartz featuring beloved songs such as “Day by Day” and “All Good Gifts” which convey Christ’s message of kindness, tolerance and love. 

Date: March 04, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
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Musical Theater & Opera Performances

05

Godspell

The parables of Jesus are brought to life on stage through skits and the eclectic music of Stephen Schwartz featuring beloved songs such as “Day by Day” and “All Good Gifts” which convey Christ’s message of kindness, tolerance and love. 

Date: March 05, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater & Opera Performances

05

Godspell

The parables of Jesus are brought to life on stage through skits and the eclectic music of Stephen Schwartz featuring beloved songs such as “Day by Day” and “All Good Gifts” which convey Christ’s message of kindness, tolerance and love. 

Date: March 05, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater & Opera Performances

06

Godspell

The parables of Jesus are brought to life on stage through skits and the eclectic music of Stephen Schwartz featuring beloved songs such as “Day by Day” and “All Good Gifts” which convey Christ’s message of kindness, tolerance and love. 

Date: March 06, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater & Opera Performances

07

Classical String Quartets

The Classical String Quartets led by Dr. Carmine Miranda will perform Classical music written for String Quartets.

Date: March 7, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Harton Recital Hall
Music Student Performances

10

Encore Award – Kelly Lenahan

Alumna Kelly Lenahan (Music Performance, 2016) will accept the Encore Award and present a piano recital featuring faculty guests and the University Orchestra. The award honors Classical Music alumni for their achievements in music.

Date: March 10, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Guest/Alumni Performances

22

Pops

Several small vocal groups that represent the range of genres the music industry incorporates.

Date: March 22, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

24

Company

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

Date: March 24, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

25

Opera Theatre – Ruth by Ronald Beckett

A sacred drama intertwined with themes of faith, loyalty, community, acceptance, and women’s strength.

Date: March 25, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
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Musical Theater & Opera Performances

25

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: March 25, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
Tickets: Box Office link to come
Theatre and Dance Performances

26

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
Tickets: Box Office link to come
Theatre and Dance Performances

26

Rock Ensemble

Primarily instrumental performances of rock ranging from fusion to heavy metal.

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

26

Voxology

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

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

26

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
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Theatre and Dance Performances

26

Phoenix

Pop Rock ensemble whose vocalists and band members perform current and classic hits.

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

27

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: March 27, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Theatre and Dance Performances

27

Opera Theatre – Ruth by Ronald Beckett

A sacred drama intertwined with themes of faith, loyalty, community, acceptance, and women’s strength.

Date: March 27, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Troutt Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater and Opera Performances

28

Percussion and World Percussion Ensembles

Chamber percussion ensemble performing standards and new compositions. World Percussion features global rhythms including the steel drum sounds of Trinidad and the dance rhythms of West Africa.

Date: March 28, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

30

Jazz Septet and Quartet

String students combining classical traditions with jazz and other popular styles

Date: March 30, 2022
Time: 10:05am
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

30

Jazz Small Groups II & III and Jazz Band II

Performing big band swing to modern jazz-fusion.

Date: March 30, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

31

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: March 31, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
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Theatre and Dance Performances

31

Jazz Small Group I and Faculty Jazz Group with Greg Tardy

Students and faculty perform a variety of styles from big band swing to modern jazz-fusion. Special guest Greg Tardy is a saxophonist and educator.

Date: March 31, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

April

01

42nd Street

Based on the 1933 movie, 42nd Street is the classic Broadway backstory of a young chorus girl given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a star. Featuring sensational tap performances and showtunes including the title song “42nd Street”, “We’re In the Money” and “Shuffle Off to Buffalo”.

Date: April 01, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
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Musical Theater and Opera Performances

01

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: April 01, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Theatre and Dance Performances

02

42nd Street

Based on the 1933 movie, 42nd Street is the classic Broadway backstory of a young chorus girl given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a star. Featuring sensational tap performances and showtunes including the title song “42nd Street”, “We’re In the Money” and “Shuffle Off to Buffalo”.

Date: April 02, 2021
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater and Opera Performances

02

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: April 02, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Theatre and Dance Performances

02

42nd Street

Based on the 1933 movie, 42nd Street is the classic Broadway backstory of a young chorus girl given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a star. Featuring sensational tap performances and showtunes including the title song “42nd Street”, “We’re In the Money” and “Shuffle Off to Buffalo”.

Date: April 02, 2021
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater and Opera Performances

02

Kodachrome

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs. A play about love, nostalgia, the seasons and how we learn to say goodbye.

Date: April 02, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Black Box Theater
Click here to purchase tickets
Theatre and Dance Performances

02

Jazzmin and Jazz Band I

Vocal ensemble Jazzmin and instrumental ensemble Jazz Band I will perform a variety of styles.

Date: April 02, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

03

Chamber Brass

A recital of brass music for a variety of instrument combinations.

Date: April 03, 2022
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

03

42nd Street

Based on the 1933 movie, 42nd Street is the classic Broadway backstory of a young chorus girl given a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a star. Featuring sensational tap performances and showtunes including the title song “42nd Street”, “We’re In the Money” and “Shuffle Off to Buffalo”.

Date: April 03, 2021
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Click here to purchase tickets
Musical Theater and Opera Performances

04

Classical Performers

A showcase of classical music students. Vocalists and instrumentalists are selected by audition to perform as soloists with the University Symphony Orchestra.

Date: April 04, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

05

Bluegrass Ensemble

An acoustic ensemble performing challenging and creative bluegrass with an emphasis on contemporary artists.

Date: April 05, 2022
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

05

Southbound

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

Date: April 05, 2022
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

06

World Fiddle Ensemble

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

Date: April 06, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

07

Women's Choir and Chamber Singers

Women's Choir is a treble choir that performs sacred and secular music. Chamber Singers performs unaccompanied choral and secular music.

Date: April 07, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

09

Mixed Bill

Mixed Bill XVIII: Blue Skies The annual dance production featuring the BU Dance Company in a concert of uplifting and insightful dance works, created in an array of dance styles by faculty, students, and special guest artists from Nashville's di Mossa dance company.

Date: April 09, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
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Theatre and Dance Performances

09

Mixed Bill

Mixed Bill XVIII: Blue Skies The annual dance production featuring the BU Dance Company in a concert of uplifting and insightful dance works, created in an array of dance styles by faculty, students, and special guest artists from Nashville's di Mossa dance company.

Date: April 09, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Click here to purchase tickets
Theatre and Dance Performances

10

Mixed Bill

Mixed Bill XVIII: Blue Skies The annual dance production featuring the BU Dance Company in a concert of uplifting and insightful dance works, created in an array of dance styles by faculty, students, and special guest artists from Nashville's di Mossa dance company.

Date: April 10, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Click here to purchase tickets
Theatre and Dance Performances

10

Belmont Chorale and University Singers

Choral music performance by Chorale, Belmont’s flagship classical choral ensemble, and University Singers.

Date: April 10, 2022
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

11

Belmont Camerata

Belmont’s resident faculty chamber ensemble.

Date: April 11, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

12

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

Woodwind, brass and percussion students performing chamber music, traditional and contemporary works.

Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Student Performances

23

President's Concert

The end of the year concert featuring a variety of Music student ensembles that showcase the diverse musical styles in Belmont’s program. The Applause Award will be presented to an individual or organization for their contribution to the Arts. All ticket proceeds support student scholarships.

Date: April 23, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
Tickets: Box Office link to come
Music Student Performances

25

New Music Ensemble

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

Date: April 25, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
Music Student Performances