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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’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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Blair offers ‘Cuddle and Bounce’ for newborns, infants and crawlers

Jan. 18, 2016—The Blair School of Music’s “Cuddle and Bounce” class is designed for new parents and their babies.

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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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Blair offers wide range of lessons, classes and ensembles for spring

Dec. 31, 2015—Blair School of Music offers a vast array of private lessons, classes and ensembles during the spring semester as part of its Precollege and Adult Program.

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Listen: Register now for Vanderbilt Osher winter 2016 classes

Dec. 14, 2015—Learn how to play the steel drums, watch a performance of "King Lear," and much more during the Vanderbilt Osher Lifelong Learning winter classes, open to all adults 50 and older.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements

Nov. 23, 2015—Read about faculty, staff and student awards, appointments and achievements.

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Kudos: Read about faculty and staff awards, honors and achievements

Oct. 27, 2015—Read the latest faculty and staff awards, honors and achievements.

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Blair stages fall operas at opposite ends of the scale

Oct. 26, 2015—In the next few weeks, the Blair School of Music will present two operas--Michael Hersch's "On the Threshold of Winter" and Leonard Bernstein's "Mass"--that are diametrically opposed in style, scale and staging.

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10 questions with Erin Elgass, the field commander of the Spirit of Gold Band

Sep. 30, 2015—Erin Elgass, a Blair Music Education major and an alto saxophone player, is the junior field commander for the Spirit of Gold Band. In the wake of the Commodores’ big win against Austin Peay, Elglass discusses perfecting the sound that rallied the Commodores to the victory.

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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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Listen: Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City bridges cultures with video technology

Sep. 11, 2015—A custom-designed gold shipping container at The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons will become the "Vanderbilt Portal to Mexico City" Sept. 18 through Oct. 12 for the Nashville community to engage across cultures with one-on-one conversations.

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