MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- On Thursday , March 7, the Murfreesboro Symphony and The Murfreesboro Symphony Chorus will present “Music of Heaven and Earth.”
The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on 265 West Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro and will include the Requiem by Gabriel Faure, John Rutter’s For the Beauty of the Earth and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Guest soloist will be soprano Dina Cancryn and the MSO Chorus is directed by Angela Tibbs.
A Tour of Musical Europe, 1664-1741: Music for violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord will take place Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, 2400 Blakemore Ave., Nashville
Tennessee Valley Winds Community Concert Band Performance
Murfreesboro, TN- The Tennessee Valley Winds will perform a free concert under the direction of Dr. Steve Rhodes on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at 8:00 pm. This concert is presented as a part of the Wind Band Conference hosted by Middle Tennessee State University. Music will include works by Joseph Wilcox Jenkins, Vincent Persichetti, Arthur Bird, Mark Camphouse and John Philip Sousa.
Nashville Ballet displays its Attitude Feb. 15 – 17 when it presents three works from some of the country’s most dynamic, cutting-edge choreographers for a performance full of compelling and inspiring contemporary dance.
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
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.
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.