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Free Day of Music 2016

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Here is your interactive, one-stop rundown of the Nashville Symphony’s 11th Annual Free Day of Music. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 22, as always at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

Performances showcasing more than 20 different musical acts will be held from 11 am to 9 pm on four stages located both inside and outside Schermerhorn.  A diverse array of performers from throughout the community will present a wide range of musical styles including classical, country, rock, jazz, soul, world music and more.  Follow the links to learn more about each performer or ensemble.

 

The Nashville Symphony conducted by Associate Conductor Vinay Parameswaran perform at Free Day Of Music 2015

Laura Turner Concert Hall

12:00 – 1:00 pm ~ Nashville Symphony

1:45 – 2:30 pm ~ Music City Baroque

3:15 – 4:00 pm ~ Nashville Philharmonic

4:45 – 5:30 pm ~ Nashville Symphony Chorus

6:15 – 7:00 pm ~ Organ Recital with Andrew Risinger

7:45 – 9:00 pm ~ Youth Orchestra Festival featuring Curb Youth Symphony and Music City Youth Orchestra

 

Revolfusion heats up the night on One Symphony Place at Free Day of Music 2015

One Symphony Place

11:00 – 11:45 am ~ The National Museum of African American Music presents Emerging Artist Morgan Bosman (Soul)

1:00 – 1:45 pm ~ Tyme (Classic Rock)

2:30 – 3:15 pm ~ Global Education Center (African Drum & Dance)

4:00 – 4:45 pm ~ Quinn Deveaux & Blue Beat Review (Soul)

5:30 – 6:15 pm ~ Big Picture Pops Ensemble (student ensemble from Nashville Big Picture High School)

7:00 – 7:45 pm ~ Music City Swing (Big Band)

 

Upasana Performing Arts perform on the Courtyard Stage, Free Day of Music 2015

Courtyard Stage

11:00 – 11:45 am ~ Ukeladies and the Dudes (Nashville Symphony Volunteers Ukulele Ensemble)

1:45 – 2:30 pm ~ World Fiddle Ensemble (Alternative String Band)

3:15 – 4:00 pm ~ VSA TN/Blair Dulcimer Choir (traditional)

4:45 – 5:30 pm ~ Alissa Lindemann (singer/songwriter)

6:15 – 7:00 pm ~ Mandy Cook (singer/songwriter)

 

Bitner Finest Ales swinging hard in Curb Education Hall at Free Day of Music 2015

Curb Family Music Education Hall

11:00 – 11:45 am ~ Middle Tennessee Suzuki Association (student string ensemble)

1:00 – 1:45 pm ~ Meet the Conductors with Giancarlo GuerreroVinay Parameswaran and Tucker Biddlecombe

2:30 – 3:15 pm ~ MTSU Center for Chinese Music & Culture (traditional Chinese)

4:00 – 4:45 pm ~ MET Singers (youth choir)

5:30 – 6:15 pm ~ chatterbird (alternative classical)

7:00 – 7:45 pm ~ Nashville State Community College Jazz Ensemble

 

Free Day of Music will also include a Kids Zone from 1 – 4 pm featuring the Symphony’s popular Instrument Petting Zoo, arts & crafts, and more, and the Schermerhorn box office will be open from 10:30 am to 7:00 pm.  Cherry Street Eatery & Sweetery will be open from 10:30 am to 6:45 pm.

Free Day of Music is FREE!

 


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  1. […] Saturday, October 22, approximately 6,700 people attended our annual Free Day of Music – this is the Nashville Symphony’s biggest community engagement event of the […]

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