Bravo Banquet

Bravo! The Tennessee Arts Academy Awards Banquet and Performance


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On Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., participants will gather for the Tennessee Arts Academy Bravo! Awards Banquet and Performance in the Curb Event Center Arena on the Belmont campus. This night is designed to honor and reward the hard work and artistic talents of all of the Academy participants. The banquet will include an elegant full-course dinner. Music will be provided by Jeff Lisenby on piano. To begin the evening, the Lamar Alexander Founder's Award of Distinction will be presented to Tennessee Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, in honor of his strong support of arts and education in our state. After dinner, the Distinguished Service Award will be presented to the Oscar, Emmy and Tony Award-winning scenic and costume designer Tony Walton, in recognition of his extraordinary talents and artistry. The evening will conclude with a special performance featuring Broadway musical theatre star Laura Osnes, accompanied by music director and pianist Fred Lassen.




The Bravo! Awards Banquet is generously sponsored by a gift from Belmont University.

The appearance of Laura Osnes and Fred Lassen is made possible by a generous gift from Pat and Thane Smith.