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.

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

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

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
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28

Instrumental Honors Recital

Select Music students perform Classical solos and chamber works.

Date: January 28, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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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
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09

Composition Honors Recital

Compositions written and performed by students.

Date: February 09, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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26

Voxology

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

Date: March 26, 2022
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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April

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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