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Blair Precollege Program

Blair’s precollege and adult summer program open for registration

May. 13, 2019—Summer offerings available for teens and adults through the Blair School of Music includes a variety of courses, lectures and recitals.

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Vanderbilt choral director to make Carnegie Hall debut

Feb. 13, 2019—Associate Professor of Choral Studies Tucker Biddlecombe will make his Carnegie Hall conducting debut on Sunday, Feb. 17, helming Morten Lauridsen’s modern-day classic "Lux Aeterna." The production will include singers from the Blair Children’s Chorus program, specifically the Young Men’s Chorus, who will perform with choristers from five states accompanied by the New England Symphonic Ensemble.

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Blair School offers adult Tai Chi classes for stress release

Dec. 13, 2018—Learn gentle Tai Chi movements and breathing techniques with instructor Cindy Hui-Lio to help ease chronic stress and anxiety. Learn how to “tune in” to your body and balance your movements.

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Blair School of Music offers music lessons, classes and ensembles 

Jul. 19, 2018—From Kindermusik to private lessons in all orchestral and most folk instruments, the Blair School of Music offers a wide array of music-making opportunities to students from birth through adulthood.

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Blair School of Music announces precollege scholarship auditions for 2018-19

Mar. 7, 2018—The Blair School of Music invites students in grades 1-12 to apply and audition for merit and need-based scholarships for private lesson instruction during the 2018-19 academic year.

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Bring your family to Blair’s Precollege Festival of Music Sept. 10

Sep. 1, 2017—The Blair School of Music presents its Precollege Festival of Music on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 5 p.m.

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Blair precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13

Mar. 1, 2017—The Blair School of Music precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13. Auditions are held by appointment in March and April.

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Explore music through Blair adult classes

Aug. 12, 2016—Blair School of Music offers adults private lessons in just about every instrument—strings, brass, piano, woodwinds, voice and folk instruments, including mandolin, dulcimer and fiddle. It’s never too late to start.

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Blair School seeks rising second graders for Piano Pedagogy program

May. 19, 2016—In September, beginning-level piano lessons will be offered at the Blair School of Music at one-half the normal tuition rate for rising second-grade students who enroll through the Piano Pedagogy program.

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Blair precollege scholarship applications due March 14

Feb. 18, 2016—To help young musicians who qualify, Blair offers merit and need-based scholarships by audition to students in grades 3 through 12.

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Blair precollege students shine in local and national events

Jan. 19, 2016—Precollege music students Kaili Wang and Nolan Harvel, both Myra Jackson Blair Senior Honor Scholars at Blair School of Music, are gaining performance experience at notable venues both locally and nationally.

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Blair precollege program offers improvisational Jazz Jam

Jan. 12, 2016—Students in grades 8-12 are invited to join in the Jazz Jam, a once-per-week performance-oriented class whose goal is to share fun, creative approaches to jazz improvisation.

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