Choir Ensembles

Big Red Chorus
Chamber Choir
Headmaster's Singers
Jr. School Singers
Band Ensembles

Cardinal Band
Silver Band
Basie Band
Ellington Band
Big Red Rocks
Big Red Rhythm
Orchestra Ensembles

Chamber Orchestra
Prelude Orchestra

Meet the Music Department

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Michael Colavita

    Mr. Michael Colavita 

    Choral Director
    University of Louisville - MME; MM
    Washington and Lee University - BA; BS
    At MBA since 2020
  • Photo of Jordan Frederick

    Mr. Jordan Frederick 

    Cardinal Band, Big Red Rhythm, Ellington Band
    Boston University - MME
    Austin Peay State University - BS
    At MBA since 2016
  • Photo of Jan Pippin

    Mrs. Jan (Sadler) Pippin 

    Cardinal Band, Silver Band, Basie Band, Ellington Band, Big Red Rocks
    University of Tennessee - Degree not conferred
    Austin Peay State University - BS
    Austin Peay State University - MM
    At MBA since 1998
  • Photo of Matthew Smyth

    Mr. Matt Smyth 

    Choir Director; Rock Climbing Head Coach
    Moravian College - BMA
    University of Oklahoma - MM
    At MBA since 2022
  • Photo of Nikki Wilson

    Mrs. Nikki Wilson 

    Orchestra Director
    Georgia State University - MM
    The University of Memphis - BM
    At MBA since 2019

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