Thu January 10, 2013

Grammy-nominated ALIAS Presents Concert with World Premiere and Two Wildly Different String Quartets

ALIAS has developed a reputation for championing new music. In its first 10 seasons, ALIAS

Chamber Ensemble has performed over a dozen World Premieres. On its Winter Concert (February 16, 2013 -­‐   8:00 PM – Turner Hall, Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University), the ensemble unveils another new work, this one by composer John Marvin. The Sonata for oboe and piano will be premiered by oboist Roger Wiesmeyer, a much–loved figure in Nashville’s music scene.  

Also on the program are two string quartets, by Johannes Brahms and John Zorn, written over 100

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Wed January 9, 2013

Thirteenth Annual Flute Festival Held at MTSU

The thirteenth annual MTSU Flute Festival, featuring guest artist Kate Lukas of the Jacobs School of Music will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. in the Wright Music Building (WMB) lobby on the MTSU campus.

   An open flute recital by guest artist, Lukas and MTSU faculty pianist, Lillian Pearson will begin at 1:00 p.m. in Hinton Hall followed by a 2:15 master class presented by Lukas.

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Thu January 3, 2013

Nashville Ballet Awarded $5,000 Grant from Community Foundation

Nashville Ballet receives grant

Nashville Ballet was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT) to sustain and expand curriculum-based educational arts programming for underserved populations in schools, community centers and libraries, that reach 25,000 individuals annually.

CFMT is a charitable organization dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the 40 Middle Tennessee counties it serves. It recently awarded grants, totaling $1.3 million, to 273 nonprofits as part of The Foundation’s annual discretionary grant-making process.

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Tue December 18, 2012

Tennessee Valley Winds to Perform Christmas Concert Tonight

The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department presents a free concert:

TN Valley Winds Community Band Concert


Tuesday, December 18, 2012 * 7:30 pm

Patterson Park Community Center

521 Mercury Boulevard, Murfreesboro


Eric Zimmerman, Conductor

Greg Lawson, Associate Conductor


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Wed November 28, 2012

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ Marks 28th Year at MTSU School of Music

The MTSU Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Choral Society will present one of the greatest works associated with the holiday season, Handel’s “Messiah,” to the community on Dec. 2 and 3.

Concerts are scheduled at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, and at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3, in Hinton Music Hall inside MTSU’s Wright Music Building. 

About 140 choristers, along with harpsichord and chamber orchestra, will perform the Christmas portion of the work, which includes some of its most popular recitatives, arias and choruses.

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