What are the costs for students to participate in the performance onstage at the Ryman Auditorium?

1) There is no cost for students to perform at the Ryman Auditorium.

2) Students will be required to memorize the performance music you receive from your choir director.


What if I’m a parent of a performing student and wish to attend the concert?

The “1000 Voices of Christmas” show will go on sale March 1, 2019.  At that time, tickets can be purchased thru Ticketmaster, The Ryman Auditorium Box Office or thru The Nashville Pops Orchestra Office.


Will it cost for a choir director of a participating school to attend the concert?

Choir directors of participating schools are important to our mission and integral to helping the concert go smoothly.  We are comping one ticket per choir director for the performance. In addition, one song on the program will honor all choir directors with the chance to perform on stage at the Ryman Auditorium with the Nashville Pops Orchestra.


Will there be anything I can have as a keepsake of the performance at the Ryman Auditorium?

Yes, we are pleased to confirm we will be producing a Commemorative Program of this concert for $49. This program will be available for preorder on the website and, of course, at the Ryman Auditorium on the night of the performance.  This Full-Color Program Book will be a beautifully printed, lasting souvenir of the performance, featuring beautiful photographs of the students performing and will contain fascinating information about the artists and the music. For full details click HERE.

What is the performance attire for the “1000 Voices of Christmas” concert?

Ladies: Long Black Dress.

Please no jewelry and no perfume.

Men: White Shirt, Black Pants, Black Socks.

Bow tie or regular long black tie. Black blazer/suit jacket optional.

Please no cummerbund and no cologne.


What are the essential items for vocalists to bring on the day of the performance?

Music must be memorized, so there is no need to bring your sheet music.

As few personal items as possible because holding space is limited at the Ryman Auditorium.


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