Sep 20 2022
Chamber Ensemble: The Jonah People

Chamber Ensemble: The Jonah People

Presented by Nashville Symphony at Scarritt Bennett Center

Chamber Ensemble: The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph

Free Community Event

Check out the Nashville Symphony's neighborhood residency in Edgehill, featuring FREE ensemble performances, educational programs and unique collaborations! Tickets are not required for public events, and entry is granted on a first come, first served basis. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each performance.

Storytime Ensemble
4pm - 5pm | Edgehill Public Library
Explore some of Aesop's Fables and other stories through music, movement, and fun! Great for Preschool and Kindergarten. Features resources and visuals to promote accessibility and neurodiversity.

Chamber Ensemble - The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph
7pm - 8:30pm | Scarritt Bennett Center
Drawing inspiration from the Nashville Symphony’s forthcoming commission, The Jonah People: A Legacy of Struggle and Triumph by Hannibal Lokumbe (né Marvin Peterson), this chamber ensemble will present a program of works by African American composers. This performance will highlight the music of Jessie Montgomery, Florence Price, and Daniel Bernard Roumain.

Visit HERE to learn about more events happening in Edgehill on this day.

Music in My Neighborhood Series
In fall 2022, the Symphony will premier its first Music in My Neighborhood series, bringing free ensemble performances, educational programs, and unique collaborations to a neighborhood in Nashville. Activities include ensembles and sectionals in schools; after school clinics in Community centers and local nonprofits; Chamber music performances with Nashville Symphony Musicians; a full orchestra performance, and an end-of-week celebration with food, performances, artwork, and interactive activities highlighting Edgehill’s unique arts and culture scene. The Symphony strives to serve the city of Nashville by working with the community to make music for the community.

Source: Nashville Symphony

Admission Info

FREE Event
Open to the public.

Note: The Chamber Ensemble will take place at the Scarritt Bennett Center. Other events will take place at various venues throughout the day. Visit HERE to learn more.

Dates & Times

2022/09/20 - 2022/09/20

Additional time info:

7pm - 8:30pm Chamber Ensemble at Scarritt Bennett Center
10am - 12:30pm Dress Rehearsal & Conductor Q&A at Montgomery Bell Academy
1:30pm - 2:30pm Brass Quintet at Carter Lawrence Elementary
4pm - 5pm Drum Circle at Salama Urban Ministries
4pm - 5pm Storytime Ensemble at Edgehill Public Library





Location Info

Scarritt Bennett Center

1027 18th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212

Accessibility Info