Music Faculty Performances

The School of Music’s artist-faculty regularly perform for students and the community as members of the Faculty Jazz Group, Woodwind and Brass Quintets, Belmont Camerata or Faculty Concert Series. Many of our faculty are current or former members of the Nashville Symphony or tour with popular recording artists.

All faculty performances are free of charge and open to the public.

January

23

Piano RecitalDr. Kristian Klefstad

Join Dr. Klefstad as he performs classic works by Beethoven and Liszt, along with a little-known keyboard Sonata by Luigi Cherubini and pieces by Ecuador’s greatest composer, Luis Humberto Salgado. 

Date: Monday, January 23, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

30

Faculty Brass Quintet

Faculty ensemble performing compositions for brass instruments. In addition to performing regular recitals at Belmont, the group performs as guest artists at off-campus venues and has also performed at CBDNA, NBA, and TMEA conferences. The program will feature diverse works from the Renaissance to the 21st Century and the second half will include performances by several Belmont School of Music Alumni as well as faculty members Andrew Risinger (organ) and Todd London (percussion).

Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

31

A Trio of Trios

Join Belmont Faculty Sarah Cote, Tiantian Liang, Carolyn Totaro, and Rebecca Van de Ven for an evening of lush post-romantic and impressionistic chamber music that is rarely performed.

Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

February

06

Trombone Showcase Dr. Jeff Phillips

An evening of trombone enchantment featuring works such as the very first piece written for solo trombone in the 17th century through the premiere of a new piece composed by Belmont alumnus, Soren Allen, commissioned by Dr. Jeff Phillips. 

Date: Monday, February 06, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

March

27

Jazz String Septet and Quartet Dr. Bruce Dudley

Bruce Dudley’s DOUBLE QUARTET, consists of Belmont music faculty and alumni, including Tracy Silverman, Ryan Joseph, Carmine Miranda, Alex Graham, Carter Murphey, and Marcus Finnie, will perform works written for string quartet with “jazz” quartet by Dudley, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Ornette Coleman, and others. 

Date: Monday, March 27, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances

April

24

Belmont Camerata

Belmont’s resident faculty chamber ensemble. Individual members are active in the community as soloists in opera, recitals and with orchestras. Many are principal players and members of the Nashville Symphony.

Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
Music Faculty Performances