Music Student Performances

Belmont University’s School of Music offers students a variety of performing ensembles that showcase the School of Music’s incredible musical diversity. With 25 instrumental and 14 vocal ensembles, audiences are sure to find a style they enjoy, including chamber music, orchestral, choral, jazz, bluegrass, country, popular hits or gospel.

Musical Theatre and Opera 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. Some student events may be live streamed. Visit the live stream page  for more information.

January

21

Graduate Honors Recital

Select graduate students perform solos and chamber works ranging from classical to commercial styles.

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2023
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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February

08

Composition Honors Recital

Compositions written and performed by students.

Date: Wednesday, February 08, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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09

Belmont University String Chamber Orchestra & Symphony Orchestra

University Orchestra is a full symphony orchestra made up of 80+ instrumentalists with more than 50 string players. Programming includes masterworks of the symphony and concerto.

Date: Thursday, February 09, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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13

Bass Ensemble

Instrumentalists performing a mix of jazz and rock.

Date: Monday, February 13, 2023
Time: 10:00am
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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17

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

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

Date: Friday, February 17, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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21

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: Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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28

Commercial Guitar Ensemble

Instrumentalists performing a mix of jazz and rock.

Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Time: 10:00am
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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March

01

Jazz Septet & Quartet

String students combine classical traditions with jazz and other popular styles

Date: Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Time: 10:00am
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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01

Rock Ensemble

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

Date: Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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16

Pops

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

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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16

Voxology

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

Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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21

Company

An award-winning commercial vocal ensemble that performs fresh, modern pop music with electric choreography.

Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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21

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: Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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22

Chamber Brass

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

Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Time: 10:00am
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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24

Phoenix

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

Date: Friday, March 24, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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27

Classical String Quartets

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

Date: Monday, March 27, 2023
Time: 10:00am
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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29

World Fiddle Ensemble

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

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Time: 10:00am
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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29

Jazz Small Group II & III

Advanced student instrumentalists performing a mix of popular music and jazz.

Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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30

Jazz Band II

Performing big band swing to modern jazz-fusion.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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April

01

Chorale and Bel Canto

Choral music performance by Chorale, Belmont’s flagship classical choral ensemble, and Bel Canto, a treble choir that performs sacred and secular music.

Date: Saturday, April 01, 2023
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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02

University Singers/Chamber Singers/Belmont University String Chamber Orchestra

Chamber Singers and University Singers perform choral music alongside the Belmont University String Chamber Orchestra.

Date: Sunday, April 02, 2023
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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04

Bluegrass Ensemble & Southbound

Bluegrass is an acoustic ensemble performing challenging and creative contemporary and traditional bluegrass. Alongside Bluegrass, Southbound will perform country originals, current hits and classic favorites.

Date: Tuesday, April 04, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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14

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

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

Date: Friday, April 14, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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17

Percussion Ensemble & World Percussion

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: Monday, April 17, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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22

President's Concert & Reception

A scholarship benefit gala evening featuring a concert that puts the spotlight on the talented students in the School of Music. All donations and proceeds from tickets to the reception go directly to scholarships for Music and Theatre students.

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2023
Time: 5:30pm
Venue: The Fisher Center for the Performing Arts
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25

New Music Ensemble

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

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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