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Nashville Symphony Sensory Friendly Concert

Date: March 25, 2017

Time: 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201

Nashville Symphony presents a Sensory Friendly Performance of Reach for the Stars

Led by Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero and President and CEO Alan D. Valentine, the Nashville Symphony has established an international profile with its innovative programming and steadily expanding discography. Founded in 1946, the orcehstra is one of Tennessee's largest and longest-running nonprofit performing arts organizations. With 170 performances annually, the Symphony's concert schedule encompasses a diverse mix of classical, pops, jazz, and family programs, along with extensive community outreach efforts.


  • Flexible seating – it's OK to move around!
  • No shushing – it's OK to make noise!
  • Booster seats available
  • Quiet spaces available
  • Pre-concert activities including crafts, instrument petting zoo, and resource fair featuring organizations offering inclusive programming
  • Trained staff on site
  • Accessible seating


Description of Reach for the Stars

Celebrate Music of John Williams, Beethoven and so much more – Gather your entire family. Join your Nashville Symphony as we partake in a fun and engaging concert for everyone, and specially designed for people with autism and sensory sensitivities. We’re creating safe and welcoming environment where concertgoers of all ages can move freely, make noise and retreat to a quiet area when needed. Accessible seating is available.


Tickets can be purchased on the Nashville Symphony's Website.

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).