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Pops ensemblePops, directed by Bailey Rankin, is a large mixed commercial vocal ensemble that performs a wide variety of musical styles. The group performs as several small groups that represent the range of genres the music industry incorporates. Pops includes a versatile band that contributes both as instrumentalists and creative arrangers. In Pops, students will gain industry-standard experience, performing all marketable styles of commercial music. In addition, students will prepare for experience in other vocal ensembles at Belmont. This will be achieved through rehearsal, instruction, coaching by peers and director, and performing. Structure of the course will be organized to foster and execute individual and ensemble creativity.

Pops is open to sophomore-or-above Commercial Music Majors by audition. Rehearsals are from 3:00pm - 4:50pm on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Belmont Pops offers one hour of ensemble credit.

For more information, contact Bailey Rankin.