The School of Music is dedicated to bringing guests to campus for the enrichment of students and the community. Each fall the Woods Piano Concert Series hosts an internationally acclaimed classical pianist and the spring Jazz Piano Concert Series brings top or emerging artists to campus. Alumni perform on campus as recipients of the Encore or Curtain Call Award.
Belmont requires all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear masks when indoors.
All guest performances are free of charge and open to the public.
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
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
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.