In April 2019, Inversion Vocal Ensemble performed with Brandi Carlile, Marcus Hummon, Ruby Amanfu and others in "Love On Fire", a benefit concert for Thistle Farms. In January 2019, Inversion was the feature performers for Nashville Symphony's annual "Let Freedom Sing" Martin Luther King celebration concert. In April 2018, Inversion was a feature performer in "Nick Cave FEAT. Nashville" at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This performance gained Inversion EMMY-award nomination recognition.


In April 2016, Inversion Vocal Ensemble was requested by the National Civil Rights Museum to sing at their inaugural memorial service for Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Inversion was requested specifically to sing their rendition of "Precious Lord", King's favorite hymn. The event was attended by Mayors of Memphis and Shelby County, thousands of spectators, and King's comrade, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson.  

In July 2013, Inversion performed as featured artists for the opening of the annual convention of the National Association of Negro Musicians. In November 2014, Cheekwood Museum and Botanical Gardens and the National Museum of African-American Music presented Inversion in concert as the closing act of the Drawing Room Concert Series, to commemorate the work of artist William Edmondson.

In 2015, Inversion has been presented in concert by The Roland Hayes Committee at the Harris Arts Center, The Summer Hill Heritage Center, and featured in recital with Dr. Gail Robinson-Oturu and Dr. Roland Carter.

In May 2015, Inversion premiered the concert theatrical, FREDERICK DOUGLASS: The Making of a Prophet. Inversion was chosen for this work by its composer, GRAMMY-award winning songwriter Marcus Hummon.

In October 2015, Inversion was selected as the only vocalists to perform on the mainstage of Schermerhorn Symphony Center's Laura Turner Concert Hall for the Nashville Symphony Free Day of Music. In December, Inversion returned to Cheekwood to celebrate the holiday season.

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Born from a desire to showcase an array of talented friends, Inversion Vocal Ensemble brings an eclectic vibe to a variety of musical genres. Comprised of classically trained students and alumni of Tennessee State University, Oakwood University, Vanderbilt University, Morehouse College, University of Tennessee, and Union University, Inversion performs classical, contemporary gospel, jazz standards, and inspirational music like never before!

About Inversion

Tennessee Arts Academy

Nashville, TN

Franklin Masonic Hall

(as the first African-American performers)

McAfee Concert Hall

"Frederick Douglass:
An American Prophet"

by GRAMMY winner Marcus Hummon

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

"Outstanding... for them to unite in voice and sing songs like that is just unbelievable!"

​-Mayor Rogers Anderson (Willamson County Herald) 


​-Nashville Scene 

On Stage with:

Notable Engagements:

The Ryman Auditorium

Noah Liff Opera Center

"The voices of this group were so professional, and their choices of music were beautiful! Our congregation enjoyed... their uplifting concert. Bravo!"

​-Rev. Rosemary Brown, Monroe Street United Methodist 

Sacred Space for the City

Concert Series

at Christ Church Cathedral

Nashville, TN


Arts at the Airport:
Metro Nashville Arts Commission

Nashville, TN

Cheekwood Museum and Gardens

Roland Hayes Museum

Calhoun, GA

National Civil Rights Museum - Inaugural MLK Commemoration 

Carnton House

presented by the City of Franklin

Concert Series:

Sanctuary on the Square Concert Series

Memphis, TN

Cathedral Arts Concert Series

Knoxville, TN

Nick Cave feat. Nashville

*EMMY nomination

Inversion vocal ensemble Nashville gospel choir soul classical singer singing group booking act professional spirituals jazz opera

"Let Freedom Sing"

with the Nashville Symphony

​Inversion Vocal Ensemble

Venues Performed:

"Love on Fire"

The Ryman Auditorium​​​​


Nashville Opera:

The Opera Club

Nashville Opera Club

Nashville, TN

Brandi Carlile

The Fairfield Four

Rivers Rutherford

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Marcus Hummon

Becca Stevens

Tanya Tucker

Levi Hummon

Buddy Greene

Dr. Roland Carter

Ruby Amanfu

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Diana Thomas