Come take a tour of the spaces that the School of Music has to offer and get a feel for where your classes will be for the day.
Identity and Artistry with Don Chaffer - Burton 200
An exploration of core issues encountered by artists in the pursuit of their craft. Class sessions and assignments include readings, journaling, and hearing the stories of other artists, with emphasis on practical skills for living the creative life and understanding one’s own core identity.
History of Church Music with Randy Gill - Burton 155
A “Magical History Tour” of church music from the Psalms of the Old Testament to today’s praise music by Phi Wickham, Maverick City and others. Along the way we’ll hit highlights like Gregorian chant, the creation of music notation and harmony, the sacred music of Mozart and Stravinsky, the rollicking sounds of gospel, the majesty of classic hymns and lots of other cool stuff.
Q & A with Brown Bannister and Jenny Snodgrass (School of Music Directors) - Shamblin Theatre
Come learn about course offerings and the day to day operations in the School of Music and why we love being here.
Lunch at the Caf with Admissions
University Chorale with Jeanette MacCallum - Ward 223
Bring your voices and love of harmony to our university chorale rehearsal. You will be invited to sing along with all of the university students as they prepare for upcoming performances.
Catalog and Portfolio I with Brown Bannister and Don Chaffer - CEA 102
Designed to instruct upper-level students in the creation, imaging, and marketing of a competitive song catalog or music production portfolio.
Q & A with Benjamen Blasko (Instrumental) - McMeen 206
Q & A with Christopher Bailey (Vocal) - McMeen Lobby
Songwriting I with Don Chaffer - CEA 102
A course focused on bringing songwriting into a critique environment. Students write songs on their own and/or in co-write sessions, then perform them and receive feedback from the professor in class. Basic techniques of craft in harmony, melody, rhythm, form, and lyric are discussed, and students experiment with those techniques in various writing exercises.
Sanctuary with Randy Gill - McMeen 142
Come listen and sing along with members of Sanctuary, our auditioned small praise and worship ensemble.
Q & A Panel with Current Students - Ward Hall
Meet with Individual Faculty:
McMeen 104 - Brown Bannister and Don Chaffer (Commercial Music and Songwriting)
McMeen 110 - Jenny Snodgrass (Music Theory)
McMeen 118 - Donna King (Music History and Music Theory)
A map of the university with parking areas can be found here. Limited visitor Parking will be available in the U shaped parking lot in front of Burton. You can add in One University Park Drive, Nashville, TN 37204 for a GPS address. If those spots are full, please use the parking garage by the Shinn Center.