Author: Bonnie Ertelt
Nov. 6, 2017—Vanderbilt Opera Theatre, Vanderbilt University Orchestra and the Department of Cinema and Media Arts present Mozart’s "The Marriage of Figaro" Nov. 10 and 12 as a reality TV show in Ingram Hall.
Jul. 1, 2017—As a high school student living with her aunt’s family in Paris, Tennessee, Hattye Thomas Yarbrough inherited a room with a bookcase full of books by African American authors. Works by civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson, poet Langston Hughes, writer W.E.B. Du Bois, and copies of magazines and newspapers such as Negro Digest and...
Apr. 26, 2017—Adult amateur string players are invited to the Blair School of Music for the Adult Summer Chamber Music Institute, June 22-25. Applications are due June 2 for the four-day institute.
Apr. 25, 2017—The combination of music, high academic standards and an openness to explore is what brought Blair School of Music senior Nicole Long to Vanderbilt. She knew from the beginning she wanted to double major in percussion and something academic, though she wasn’t sure what her second subject might be.
Mar. 9, 2017—Roomful of Teeth, a Grammy-winning vocal ensemble dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice, performs at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music at 8 p.m. March 15 in Ingram Hall.
Mar. 1, 2017—The Blair School of Music precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13. Auditions are held by appointment in March and April.
Feb. 3, 2017—World-renowned mezzo-soprano Alice Coote joins master pianist Julius Drake for a performance of Schubert’s 'Winterreise' Feb. 7 at the Blair School of Music.
Jan. 26, 2017—The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet visits the Blair School of Music for a three-day residency Jan. 31–Feb. 2 as part of an ongoing collaborative relationship with Blair.
Dec. 21, 2016—The Blair Big Band, directed by Ryan Middagh, has been selected to play at the Jazz Education Network national conference.
Nov. 14, 2016—German violinist Isabelle Faust and Russian pianist Alexander Melnikov perform the entire "Beethoven Sonatas for Violin and Piano" Nov. 15-17 in Blair’s Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall.