In Harmony Music of Middle Tennessee

The Rising Star Choir


The Rising Star Choir-Nashville is an inclusive choir for children with special needs ages 7 to 18 housed at Belmont University. 

The goal of this choir is to provide a successful choral singing experience that is meaningful and enriching for all who are involved.   This music enrichment program is FREE to families with children and youth who are diagnosed with Autism, Downs Syndrome, or other special needs effecting cognitive and social delays. 

The Rising Star Music Fund is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to supporting music education, encouraging the study and making of music, and providing opportunities for children with special needs or in under-served communities to access well-balanced, comprehensive, and high-quality programs of music instruction.

Carrie Friddell, MT-BC, owner of In Harmony Music of Middle Tennessee, proudly directs this choir.   For more information call: 615-390-3207 or email at

Now taking new members! 

Register your child/youth for the 2018 Winter/Spring Seasons

Younger Choir:  Ages 7-11 years 2:00 -2:45 PM

Older Choir:  Ages 12-18 years 3:00 – 3:45 PM

Rehearsals every Sunday, January – April, in Room 12 at the Massey Performing Arts Center on the Belmont University Campus. Click this link to register:

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