Nashville in Harmony Announces Retirement of Don Schlosser, Application Details for New Artistic Director
Schlosser’s final local performance to take place Spring 2020, Artistic Director
interviews to begin February 2020
September 19, 2019 – Nashville, TN – Nashville in Harmony (NiH), a 120-voice
mixed citywide chorus of LGBTQ+ people and their allies, has announced the
retirement of Artistic Director Don Schlosser. The organization is now accepting
applications for a new Artistic Director to lead the 2020/21 concert season.
Don Schlosser will be retiring after 16 years as the Artistic Director with NiH. His
last local performance will take place in Spring of 2020, and his final performance
will be at the National GALA Festival in Minneapolis, MN in July 2020, where NiH
will perform as a featured chorus.
During Don’s time as Artistic Director, NiH has grown from 19 to more than 120
members. The chorus was recently chosen by Nashville Scene as Best Community
Chorus, and their most recent season featured the world premiere of Spectrum by
composer TJ Cole in collaboration with Intersection, a local contemporary music
“Nashville in Harmony has absolutely been the most rewarding opportunity of my
life,” said Schlosser. “I am deeply grateful to all the singers through the years who
have shared this mission to use music to build community and create social change
together. I am confident that the group is poised for a future of new heights of
artistry and of profound impact not only in middle Tennessee, but around the
The organization is now accepting applications for the contract Artistic Director
position, with interviews beginning February 2020. Interested applicants should
send their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We are grateful for these last 16 years with Don. He is intricately and beautifully
woven into the Nashville in Harmony tapestry, and he will live forever in the
heartbeat of this organization,” said Judy Kibler, NiH President. “His artistic
leadership has created a strong foundation, upon which we are confident and
excited to continue to build an enduring future.”
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