Nashville Symphony Amy Grant Tickets
Nashville Symphony Amy Grant is a fabulous concert featuring one of the foremost symphony orchestras in the US, performing with one of the most famous American artists, often dubbed the Queen of Christian Pop. This is one of the most anticipated events in American music, an event for which many have already ordered Nashville Symphony Amy Grant tickets.
The Nashville Symphony Amy Grant concert features a symphony orchestra that was founded in 1946 and which calls the Shermerhorn Symphony Center. Its principal conductor is Giancarlo Guerrero and it plays nearly one hundred and forty concerts each year, often to sold out audiences. The orchestra saw its beginning in an earlier group of musicians founded in 1920 an ensemble and elected George Pullen Jackson, a Vanderbilt University professor and music critic for the Nashville Banner, as its first president. The orchestra, however, like other organizations of the time suffered from The Depression. However, in 1945, war veteran Walter Sharp campaigned for a new orchestra and thus was the Nashville Symphony founded.
The first music director of this new orchestra was William Strickland, a conductor from New York City. Its first concert was at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, with William Strickland leadint the orchestra for the next five seasons, settings standards that all conductors since then have sustained. He was followed by Guy Taylor, who was the conductor from 1951 until 1959, followed by Willis Page until 1967, Thor Johnson until 1975 and then Michael Charry until 1982. During Michael Charry’s reign, the symphony moved from the War Memorial Auditorium to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.
In 1983, Kenneth Schermerhorn became the new principal conductor and music director of this symphony, which is set to perform at the Nashville Symphony Amy Grant concert. It was during his reign that the orchestra saw many magnificent changes, increasing its popularity through recordings, tours and TV broadcasts, with performances at places such as Carnegie Hall. In 2006, Kenneth Schermerhorn passed away, followed by Leonard Slatkin appointed the artistic advisor of the orchestra until 2009. In 2006, the orchestra founded the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, which is home to the Laura Turner Concert Hall. The first concert at the new center featured a Triple Concert world premiere with Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain and Bela Fleck.
Amy Grant is a famous American artist performing at this concert with the Nashville Symphony. From Nashville herself, she is a singer, songwriter, musician, actress and author best known for her Christian contemporary music and pop. A guitarist, she has been active since 1976 and has released music through such record labels as Myrrh, Word, A&M and Sparrow Records. She has also played and performed with the likes of Michael W. Smith, Vince Gill and Gary Chapman, amongst others. Dubbed the Queen of Christian Pop, she is the Best Selling Contemporary Christian Music Singer of all time, having sold thirty million albums to date. She debuted in Christian music during the ighties with a number of songs, such as The Next Time I Fall, which ranked first on the Billboard Hot 100 and was a duet with Peter Cetera.
She went on to become one of the first artists to crossover into mainstream pop music, with many famous albums and number one albums. To date, she has also won twenty five Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, six Grammy Awards and was the first ever Christian music artist with a platinum certified album, with one of her albums having five million copies of it sold. She has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and, together with one of the finest orchestras in the US, she is performing at a concert for which Nashville Symphony Amy Grant tickets are bound to be sold out.
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