Archive for Month: April 2013

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Spring is in the Air, Including Two New ALIAS World Premieres

ALIAS’s cellist Matthew Walker and violist Chris Farrell have a lot to be excited about this Spring. On May 22nd, they’ll each be introducing their World Premiere compositions. Both Matt and Chris took a few minutes to tell us why they’re so excited about ALIAS’s season-closing performance. Q: Matt, tell […]


The Nashville Ballet and ALIAS Tell the Story of Macbeth Through Kenji Bunch’s Music

A choreographer with a deep affinity for music, Nashville Ballet’s CEO and Artistic Director Paul Vasterling has created more than 40 works, ranging from classical, full-length story ballets to more contemporary one-acts set to the music of local artists. Now he’s joined forces with ALIAS to use Kenji Bunch’s music […]


Board Member Ron York Hosts Art Event to Benefit ALIAS

ALIAS Board Member Ron York, owner of York & Friends Fine Art, held his 2nd Anniversary & Gallery Expansion celebration on March 9th. More than 600 art lovers attended and were treated to a solo performance by ALIAS cellist Matt Walker, who featured an excerpt from Three Portraits for string […]


Call for Volunteers: Arts & Flowers Returns July 20th

“Last year’s event was a breathtaking extravaganza and an imaginative culmination of creativity. This year, even more of Nashville’s top artists and floral arrangers will participate, marrying their talents to produce gorgeous, unique collaborations.” – Nashville Arts Magazine What began as ALIAS’s simple, creative fundraising idea has blossomed into Nashville’s […]


ALIAS Springs Forward with New Education and Community Programs

An important part of the ALIAS mission is to reach out to different types of audiences who might otherwise not have access to classical and chamber music performances. Through the ensemble’s Education and Community Programs (ECP), ALIAS performs for children and adults at schools, libraries and other organizations, such as […]


A Warm Welcome for Our New Board Members

Thanks to the donations and volunteer hours from our Board of Directors, ALIAS is able to give back to the community, while fulfilling its mission to achieve innovative repertoire and artistic excellence. Without the support of our Board, along with our generous Sponsors and Donors, there would be no World […]


ALIAS Winter Concert and World Premiere Receives Rave Reviews

According to classical music critic John Pitcher, ALIAS is continuing its tradition of introducing innovative music repertoire with yet another World Premiere. Sonata for Oboe and Piano was featured at the ensemble’s Winter concert, held February 16th at Vanderbilt’s Blair Turner Recital Hall. (Read Pitcher’s full review in ArtsNash: “Classical […]