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Author: Kristin Whittlesey

Qualities Applicable to Music and Medicine: Rachel Miles, BMUS’20

Apr. 30, 2020—When applying to colleges, Rachel Miles wanted to keep her options open. Vanderbilt proved to be the perfect fit for the Brunswick, Ohio, native, who majored in oboe performance through the Blair School and minored in chemistry and biological sciences through the College of Arts and Science.

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Blair professor’s new album tops Billboard classical charts

Aug. 7, 2017—Composition professor Michael Kurek’s new album "The Sea Knows" has held the top position on Billboard’s Traditional Classical Albums chart for three weeks, since its July 14 release.

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Blair’s Conversations Series welcomes five-time Grammy nominee and guitar virtuoso Robben Ford

Jan. 19, 2016—The Blair School of Music’s Conversations Series will welcome five-time Grammy nominee and guitar virtuoso Robben Ford Feb. 2 for an intimate on-stage conversation, a brief performance, and Q&A session with the audience.

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Jonathan Franzen to discuss new novel Sept. 23 at Ingram Hall

Sep. 18, 2015—National Book Award-winning author Jonathan Franzen will discuss his new novel, "Purity," Sept. 23 in Ingram Hall at Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music.

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Blair School of Music spring series announced

Jan. 9, 2015—The spring 2015 concert season at Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music is full of firsts.

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Blair School to host ‘A Conversation with Sheryl Crow’ Nov. 4

Oct. 7, 2014—Musician Sheryl Crow will speak in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music Nov. 4 as part of the school’s Conversations Series. The event is free and open to the public.

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Blair fall concert series kicks off Sept. 24

Aug. 8, 2014—The Fall 2014 concert season at The Blair School of Music kicks off with Clare College Choir from Cambridge, England, Sept. 24.

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Blair School of Music hosts ‘A Conversation with Grammy-winning guitarist Peter Frampton’

Sep. 26, 2013—The Blair Conversations Series returns Monday, Dec. 9, with Senior Lecturer Jen Gunderman conducting an informal on-stage conversation with rock legend Peter Frampton, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

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