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Middle TN Sinfonietta Presents ‘The Nutcracker’

Hear the festive holiday classic with dancers from the SoZo Dance Academy on Dec. 9 - 10, 2023.

Experience Tchaikovsky’s classic holiday tale β€” with a Murfreesboro twist! The Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta’s third annual production of The Nutcracker returns in Murfreesboro at the Siegel High School Theatre on Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10.

Hear the festive musical suite played live by the Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta with dancers from the SoZo Dance Academy. There will be three performances on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 1 and 6 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. The Siegel High School Theatre is located at 3300 Siegel Road, Murfreesboro.Β 

About Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta

The Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta (MTS) is a volunteer orchestra dedicated to bringing musical and artistic experiences to the Middle Tennessee area. Founded in January 2021 by current Music Director Jeffrey Keever, the mission provides musical and artistic awareness through performance, outreach and collaboration.Β 

About SoZo Dance Academy

SoZo Dance Academy is a full-service dance school led by Anna Claire Rosson. Sozo’s mission is to provide dancers of all ages with a safe and positive environment to learn, and is a production and technique-based company, choosing to focus on art over competition. SoZo offers a variety of classes in ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical and hiphop, and also offers private dance lessons for dance team tryouts, wedding dances and general technique.” 

Tickets to “The Nutcracker” in Murfreesboro are $10 and can be purchased in advance at

For more information about the Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta, visit For more information about the SoZo Dance Academy, visit


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.