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:

MAY 21, 2016: chatterbird will be the Ensemble in Residence for the National Association of Composers (USA) Annual Conference, to be held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 19-21. chatterbird will partner with NACUSA composers to perform winning scores from John Mayrose, Baljinder Sekhon II, Jeff Morris, Roger Briggs, Lansing McLoskey, Ingrid Stölzel, Nicholas Omiccioli, and Young Composer Competition winner Tyler Capp. Scores were submitted via a national call. chatterbird will perform a “best of” set, featuring our favorite repertoire as well. Concerts will be on Saturday, 5/21, at 2 and 8 PM at Powell Hall, on the University of Tennessee campus. Both concerts are free and open to the public.

JUNE 2016: chatterbird will perform Halldór Smárason‘s 1972 – II. Game 13, for amplified chess set, chamber ensemble, and electronics, as a part of Tony Youngblood’s Modular Art Pods installation at OZ Arts Nashville. More details coming soon!


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