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Search committee announced to find next dean of Blair School of Music

Aug. 12, 2019—Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed a committee to conduct a national search for the next dean of the Blair School of Music.

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Registration open for Blair Kindermusik classes

Aug. 8, 2019—Blair Academy at Vanderbilt offers seven weekly Kindermusik classes for fall 2019. Taught by Maestro teacher Amy Alley, the tiered program of classes for infants, toddlers, young children and their caregivers teaches age appropriate movement, language, singing and language skills in a joyful and caring way.

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Walk-in piano interviews for Blair Academy lessons are Aug. 10

Jul. 25, 2019—Blair's nationally renowned faculty is dedicated to helping each student achieve his or her particular musical goals, whether they be to achieve at the highest level or play for enjoyment.

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Violin and cello summer program at Vanderbilt brings world-class instruction to Nashville children

Jul. 23, 2019—The Nashville Suzuki Institute is part of the pre-college programs at the Blair School of Music.

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Vanderbilt to partner with National Museum of African American Music

Jun. 27, 2019—Vanderbilt University has announced a long-term partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and a foundational gift to enrich the museum’s educational and research opportunities.

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Five interdisciplinary programs awarded TIPs funding for 2019

Jun. 12, 2019—Five interdisciplinary projects awarded TIPs funding for 2019; a sixth (additional) year call for proposals and funding announced by the provost.

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BBC’s ‘The Arts Hour on Tour’ to record episode at Vanderbilt June 3

May. 29, 2019—The BBC will record an episode of “The Arts Hour on Tour” Monday, June 3, at 6 p.m. in Turner Recital Hall at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music. The event is open to the public, but reservations are required.

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Join audience for recording of ‘BBC Arts Hour on Tour’ at Blair

May. 23, 2019—Host Nikki Bedi presents an evening of music, comedy and discussion featuring key figures in the country music scene exploring the hottest issues in culture and arts in Nashville.

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Song Stylist: Deanna Walker’s new podcast brings her “Blair Hit Songwriter Series” to the masses

May. 23, 2019—Deanna Walker was initiated into the world of hit Nashville songwriting in the usual way. She suffered a broken heart. In the 1990s, Walker’s best friend went through a contentious divorce. An ugly custody battle ensued, which had a traumatizing effect on Walker’s 2-year-old goddaughter. “I just went home and started crying,” Walker recalls. “I...

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Tiny Dorm Concert: Toren Stafford

May. 23, 2019—Toren Stafford, a 20-year-old sophomore studying voice at Blair School of Music, staged a “Tiny Dorm Concert” in Vanderbilt’s Morgan House in March.

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Summer Kindermusik classes available at Blair

May. 13, 2019—Enjoy music, movement, and a special bonding time for caregivers and infants and children through age five.

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Blair School Dean Mark Wait to speak at this year’s Phi Beta Kappa ceremony

May. 7, 2019—Blair School Dean Mark Wait will address the university’s outstanding liberal arts undergraduates at the Phi Beta Kappa induction ceremony May 9.

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