chatterbird is a Nashville-based alternative classical ensemble, dedicated to exploring uniquely orchestrated chamber music.


Thanks to the Nashville Scene for naming chatterbird Best Chamber Ensemble in 2015’s Best of Nashville awards!

“Founded just a year ago, the delightful alt-classical group chatterbird has

all but redefined Nashville’s classical landscape…” – John Pitcher, Nashville Scene

Our 3/10/16 concert at the Emma Bistro was a blast!

Thanks to the Nashville Scene for the Critics’ Pick and to WPLN for the in-depth preview.

Check out our review in Nashville Arts Magazine.


Upcoming appearances:


10/30/16, 10 PM: SKULL’S RAINBOW ROOM, with Jonny Gowow and the Japanese Cowboys, playing a set of frightfully fun Halloween tunes to accompany a bevy of burlesque-dancing beauties. Wear a costume and join us! $10 at the door.

12/1/16, 7 PM: WOOD/WIRE, at WELD Nashville (90 Oceanside Drive, Nashville)

chatterbird performs a new program of music featuring guzheng soloist Wu Fei. Repertoire includes works by Kate Soper, Halldor Smarason, Thierry de Mey, Eve Beglarian, Daniel Wohl, and the world premiere of a piece for guzheng and chamber ensemble by Bryan Clark. We’ll be joined for an opening set by Shane Parish (Ahleuchatistas). Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here. RSVP on facebook and invite your friends by clicking here.

3/30/16 – 4/1/16: TED HEARNE RESIDENCY, at WELD Nashville

chatterbird hosts award-winning composer Ted Hearne for a weekend of his music, including the stunning, thought-provoking Katrina Ballads as well as an intimate set of his songs.



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