Login with Facebook         Create Account


    Regions FREE Day of Music

    Presented by at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    October 1, 2011


    Regions FREE Day of Music

    This hugely popular event invites the entire community to Schermerhorn Symphony Center to enjoy free musical performances all day long and into the night. Part of the Nashville Symphony’s mission to make our concert hall accessible to everyone, the FREE Day of Music will feature a wide variety of local ensembles performing throughout the building. The music will range from classical to jazz to pop, with a morning concert by the Nashville Symphony in Laura Turner Concert Hall.

    11-11:45 a.m. Nashville Symphony
    Family concert featuring music from Appalachian Spring, West Side Story and more

    12:15-1 p.m. Organ Showcase featuring Andrew Risinger
    Nashville Symphony’s organ curator performs selections on the Martin Foundation Concert Organ

    1:30-2:15 p.m. Nashville Praise Orchestra

    This 55-member community orchestra includes musicians from local churches

    2:45-3:30 p.m. The Blair Suzuki Players

    Eighty-member ensemble of students studying Suzuki violin at Blair School of Music

    4-4:45 p.m. Nashville Philharmonic
    This 60-member community orchestra is conducted by Chris Norton, with a guest appearance by the NSO’s Roger Wiesmeyer on English horn

    5:15-6 p.m. Nashville in Harmony

    Nashville's gay and lesbian mixed choir

    6:30-7:15 p.m. Nexus Chamber Orchestra
    Featuring some of Nashville's finest studio orchestral musicians

    7:45-8:45 p.m. Nashville Youth Orchestras featuring Williamson County Youth Orchestra, Music City Youth Orchestra, Curb Youth Orchestra
    Three local youth orchestras share the stage at this showcase of emerging local talent

    9:30-10:30 p.m. Rumba

    This 10-piece band is made up of Latin American musicians who work for nonprofit Conexion Americas


    11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fisk Jubilee Singers
    This vocal ensemble from Fisk University carries on a tradition dating back to 1871

    1-1:45 p.m. Nashville Symphony Chamber Chorus

    An ensemble of select singers from the Nashville Symphony Chorus led by Chorus Director George Mabry

    2:15-3 p.m. Pat Coil Duo
    Pianist Coil and bassist/vocalist Jim Ferguson perform jazz standards

    3:30-4:15 p.m. Nashville Flute Choir

    A group of 15 flutists from the Nashville area

    4:45-5:30 p.m. Horacio Guendulain plays Prokofiev
    Classical pianist performing Prokofiev's Sonata No. 3 and other solo piano works

    6-6:45 p.m. Nashville Singers
    A men's choir that celebrates the power of the human voice to entertain, educate, unite, uplift, enrich and inspire

    7:15-8 p.m. Lipscomb University A Cappella Choir
    Fifty-member chorus auditioned from students attending Lipscomb University

    8:30-9:15 p.m. Bone Therapy
    Trombone choir featuring musicians from the local medical community

    12:15-1 p.m. Corporation Insania featuring MK Cherryholmes
    Making their debut, a new eclectic rock band led by Molly Cherryholmes

    1:45-2:30 p.m. Josiah Carr
    Up-and-coming artist performs an array of styles, including covers and original tunes

    3-3:45 p.m. Vanderbilt University’s Sankofa African Percussion Ensemble

    Drumming ensemble performing music from Ghana and West Africa

    4:30-5:15 p.m. Serenatta Latin Romantic Band
    Performing a wide range of Latin music, including tangos from Argentina, bossa novas from Brazil and boleros from Mexico

    6-6:45 p.m. Jack Daniel’s Silver Cornet Band
    Step back in time with this brass band featuring some of Nashville's finest musicians

    10-11 a.m. Ram Corps
    This brass and percussion ensemble will march across the Shelby Street Pedestrian bridge and perform, with choreography, on Symphony Place

    11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Belmont University Small Group
    Auditioned students from Belmont’s commercial music program

    1-2 p.m. Tyme
    Featuring Nashville Symphony President & CEO Alan Valentine on drums, this band covers rock ’n’ roll from the 1960s and ’70s

    2:45-3:30 p.m. Rahsaan Barber and Everyday Magic
    One of Nashville's finest saxophonists, Rahsaan Barber leads this progressive jazz band

    4:15-5 p.m. The Chester Thompson Trio

    Versatile bass-drums-piano trio featuring Chester Thompson, drummer for Phil Collins

    5:45-6:30 p.m. The Skip Cherryholmes Quintet
    New bluegrass band will premiere their forthcoming album

    7:15-8 p.m. Music City Swing
    A 21-piece big band playing music from the ’40s through today

    8:45-9:30 p.m. Lake Rise Place

    Jazz/pop trio performing originals and songs made famous by legends such as Ray Charles

    10:30-11 p.m. South Jordan
    Pop/rock band plays songs from their forthcoming album on Island Def Jam Records 

    Schermerhorn Symphony Center

    1 Symphony Place
    Nashville, TN 37201

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free Admission

    General Day and Time Info:

    Saturday 10:00am

    Phone: (615) 687-6400

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

    Official Website

    Connect with this Organization:
    Facebook  |  Twitter  | 

    Facebook Comments


    Upload Videos

    Do you have an event or community video you would like to share?

    We reserve the right to reject any video considered inappropriate to our audience.

      • Join Our Mailing List


      • Find Your People, Find Your Events

      © 2014 - The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
      Contact Us I Privacy Policy/Terms of Service | Site Feedback