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Nashville Performance Tours

Nashville, TN

Nashville Performance Tours

Nashville, TN

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Destination: Nashville, TNType: MusicSubject: Orchestra, Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band

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Here in the home of country music, students can get a taste of the exuberant performances and rich cultural history that define all-American music. With this Nashville performance tour, music lovers will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Grand Ole Opry and modern attractions such as Jack White’s Third Man Studio. Nashville student travelers can soak up Southern charm with visits to antebellum plantations and sips of sweet tea.

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  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Grand Ole Opry
  • Guide Tour of the Hermitage
  • Chance to Record at Jack White’s Third Man Records

Day 1

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Participate in a Music Clinic at Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt’s prestigious Blair School of Music hosts the country’s top music educational professionals. These individuals will share their knowledge with your students during an intimate clinic.

Enjoy Lunch

Tour of the Hermitage (Guided)

The former home of President Andrew Jackson offers a glimpse into life on a prosperous cotton plantation during the antebellum period. Explore expansive grounds and a Greek-revival mansion with original furnishings.

Enjoy Dinner

nashville student performance clinic

Day 2

Enjoy Breakfast at Hotel

Visit Music Row

The center of the country, gospel and Christian music industries, this area near downtown Nashville is home to record labels, recording studios, licensing firms and more. Most notably, students will see RCA’s famed Studio B.

Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

This educational museum preserves and identifies the history of Nashville’s artistic lifeblood, and inductees have made up the Who’s Who of country musicians. Listen to rare recordings and videos, look through hundreds of famous stage costumes and instruments, and marvel at Elvis’ gold Cadillac.

Enjoy Lunch at the Nashville Farmers' Market

Choose between products made from local farmers, artisans and merchants within the quaint setting of a farmer’s market.

Tour and Record at Jack White’s Third Man Records

Visit the hub of the White Stripes Grammy-winning frontman, a space that’s divided between a record store, a live venue, label offices and a novelty emporium. Record with a professional sound technician in this vintage-inspired studio.

Enjoy a Barbeque Dinner

Experience Nashville Symphony Performance at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Watch a performance by this award-winning symphony orchestra in an acoustically-impressive neoclassical hall.

students at third man records in nashville

Day 3

Enjoy Breakfast at Your Hotel

Check out of Hotel

Tour the Ryman Auditorium

The home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974, this former church has hosted performers ranging from Aretha Franklin to Hank Williams to local bluegrass bands.

Enjoy Lunch

Experience Grand Ole Opry Performance

This iconic stage show, often referred to as “the home of American Music,” has hosted live broadcast country performances with everyone from Patsy Cline to Brad Paisley since 1929.

Enjoy Dinner

Depart for Home

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