Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Brad Blackburn

Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Brad Blackburn

Senior Brad Blackburn will be taking the Best of the Best stage for a third time in his college career on Saturday. Blackburn is a veteran of the showcase series, as he has won an ASCAP Writers’ Night every year since he was a sophomore. Despite his past success, Blackburn […]

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Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Matt Roy

Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Matt Roy

He loves vintage guitars, country music and highway rock ‘n’ roll. He recently won an ASCAP Writers’ Night in front of a panel of two music industry representatives and a legendary Nashville songwriter. Now he will be performing at the Best of the Best Showcase Saturday night. Matt Roy, a […]

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Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Jordan Xidas

Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Jordan Xidas

Jordan Xidas grew up surrounded by music. His brother graduated from Belmont University and went on to play drums for Nashville artist Steve Moakler, and his father was in the jingle industry. “I can’t remember a time when he wasn’t playing guitar and I wasn’t singing along in the backseat,” […]

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Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Anna Vaus

Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Anna Vaus

Last summer, she opened for Hunter Hayes in San Diego and in July, was chosen for the Miranda Lambert Scholarship. In March, she won the ASCAP Writers’ Night and will be performing at the Best of the Best Showcase on Saturday. Anna Vaus, a junior songwriting major at Belmont University, […]

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Office Concerts: Best of the Best

Office Concerts: Best of the Best

The Best of the Best Showcase will be taking place in the Curb arena Saturday night. The four headliners joined the Vision for office concerts and shared what they are excited about for their performance. Alyssa Newton, winner of Christian Showcase, performed “Mercy on Me.” Estef, winner of Urban Pop […]

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Office Concerts: Jack Van Cleaf

Office Concerts: Jack Van Cleaf

Sophomore Jack Van Cleaf of Encinitas, California, has garnered a reputation on campus for his soft folk melodies and brilliantly incisive and refreshing lyrics. As a sophomore songwriting and English double major, Van Cleaf has already been featured in a number of writers rounds, Amplify shows and on-campus projects like […]

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Bruin Beats: SGA President Chris Dickerson

Bruin Beats: SGA President Chris Dickerson

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For our fourth installment, Student Government Association President Chris Dickerson shared 10 of his favorite songs with the Vision. Dickerson explains his playlist selections below.  On May 6, I […]

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Office Concerts: Dylan Brady

Office Concerts: Dylan Brady

  Dylan Brady, a freshman songwriting major at Belmont University, has opened for artists like Meghan Trainor, Zac Brown Band and 5 Seconds of Summer– all before the age of 18. He got the opportunity to open for Meghan Trainor in 2014 when she played a show in Long Island, […]

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REVIEW: Musical theatre department produces another must-see with ’9 to 5: The Musical’

REVIEW: Musical theatre department produces another must-see with ’9 to 5: The Musical’

A dark stage is cast with a blue light emanating from a clock-shaped ceiling fixture. The fixture reads “9 to 5: The Musical.” The auditorium is filled with muffled conversation of an eager audience, patiently waiting for the show to begin. Music begins to play as the auditorium lights dim, […]

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PHOTOS: Students travel without needing passport at World Culture Festival

PHOTOS: Students travel without needing passport at World Culture Festival

Students had the chance to travel around the world in a couple hours on March 24 at the 2017 World Culture Festival held in the Beaman Student Center. Everything from dances, music and martial arts graced the stage to show off the different cultures of the world starting at 4:30 […]

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Bruin Beats: Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham

Bruin Beats: Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For our second installment, Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham shared 10 of his favorite songs. Cunningham explains why he chose each song below. I’m glad to share the […]

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Bruin Beats: Vice President for Spiritual Development Todd Lake

Bruin Beats: Vice President for Spiritual Development Todd Lake

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. Vice President for Spiritual Development Todd Lake shared 10 of his favorite songs with the Vision for our third installment. Lake explains why he chose each song below. There is […]

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