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.

September

20

Composition Honors Recital

Selected compositions written and performed by students.

Date: September 20, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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23

Brown Bag Concert Series – String Chamber Orchestra

String music majors and non-majors performing in a concert ensemble.

Date: September 23, 2022
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium (Outside)
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23

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

Woodwind, brass and percussion majors and non-majors perform chamber music, traditional and contemporary works.

Date: September 23, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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30

Brown Bag Concert Series – World Percussion Ensemble

This ensemble studies and performs global rhythms including the steel drum sounds of Trinidad and the dance rhythms of West Africa

Date: September 30, 2022
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium (Outside)
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October

02

Classical Singers Recital

Recital by classical vocalists selected by an audition process.

Date: October 02, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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05

Jazz Band I & II

Performing big band swing to modern jazz-fusion

Date: October 05, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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07

Brown Bag Concert Series – Jazz String Septet & Quartet

String students combining classical traditions with jazz and other popular styles.

Date: October 07, 2022
Time: 12:00pm
Venue: MPAC Atrium (Outside)
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11

Bass & Commercial Guitar Ensembles

Instrumentalists perform a mix of jazz and rock.

Date: October 11, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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12

Jazz Small Group

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

Date: October 12, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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12

Rock Ensembles

A primarily instrumental performance of rock ranging from fusion to heavy metal.

Date: October 12, 2022
Time: 8:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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13

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: October 13, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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23

Chorale and Bel Canto

Chorale is Belmont’s flagship classical choral ensemble. This auditioned, mixed ensemble performs diverse literature from all genres.

Date: October 23, 2022
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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26

Bluegrass Ensemble

An acoustic ensemble performing challenging and creative contemporary and traditional bluegrass.

Date: October 26, 2022
Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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26

Company

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

Date: October 26, 2022
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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29

Jazzmin

Jazz vocalists performing blues, swing, bebop, vocalese and contemporary music.

Date: October 29, 2022
Time: 6:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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29

Southbound

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

Date: October 29, 2022
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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30

Classical String Quartets

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

Date: October 30, 2022
Time: 3:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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30

Chamber Brass Ensemble

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

Date: October 30, 2022
Time: 5:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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November

06

Voxology

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

Date: November 06, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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08

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

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

Date: November 08, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

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09

World Fiddle Ensemble & Pops

World Fiddle Ensemble is a string music group showcasing inspiring and innovative folk music from around the world. Pops consists of several small vocal groups representing the range of genres the music industry encompasses.

Date: November 09, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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11

Phoenix

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

Date: November 11, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Massey Concert Hall
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16

Classical Guitar Ensemble

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

Date: November 16, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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21

Percussion Ensemble

Chamber percussion ensemble performing standards and new compositions.

Date: November 21, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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December

03

CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT

Celebrate the holiday season with an annual Belmont University tradition, Christmas at Belmont. Hear the musical diversity and rich talent of the School of Music. We are thrilled to announce that this will be the first-time tickets are open to the public. The concert features familiar carols, classical masterworks, world music and seasonal favorites. More than 600 student musicians will join the School of Music faculty to present this Nashville tradition. 

Date: December 03, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

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04

CHRISTMAS AT BELMONT

Celebrate the holiday season with an annual Belmont University tradition, Christmas at Belmont. Hear the musical diversity and rich talent of the School of Music. We are thrilled to announce that this will be the first-time tickets are open to the public. The concert features familiar carols, classical masterworks, world music and seasonal favorites. More than 600 student musicians will join the School of Music faculty to present this Nashville tradition. 

Date: December 04, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Venue: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

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06

New Music Ensemble

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

Date: December 06, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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12

Belmont Camerata – Camerata Christmas

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

Date: December 12, 2022
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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24

Christmas Eve Carillon Concert – Richard Shadinger

Continuing a tradition begun during the Ward-Belmont days, the concert features traditional Christmas music played on the tower’s 42-bell carillon.

Date: December 24, 2022
Time: 1:00pm
Venue: McAfee Concert Hall
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