Alumnus Elliott McClain performs at Nashville International Airport as part of ADA Week

Elliott McClain plays piano in a studio

When the Nashville International Airport commemorated ADA Week recently, Belmont alumnus Elliott McClain showcased his talents on piano in collaboration with Borderless Arts Tennessee, an organization committed to inclusive and accessible arts programs for people with disabilities. 

As McClain performed and entertained airport guests several participants of Borderless Arts also had their art displayed at the airport. 

McClain has been blind since birth and began playing piano at the age of 4. He received his Bachelor of Music in Commercial Music at Belmont University as well as a Master of Music from the College of Visual and Performing Arts. 

In addition to BNA, McClain has performed at a host of distinguished venues. He has been a soloist in a Millennium Stage performance at the Kennedy Center as well as a member of the pop trio Lake Rise Place performing at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Ryman Auditorium, Tennessee Performing Arts Center and the Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.