Mar. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt University has tapped Lorenzo Candelaria, dean and professor of music at Purchase College, State University of New York, as the next dean of Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music following an extensive international search.
Mar. 23, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente offers thanks in a video message to the Vanderbilt community, and discusses how students, faculty and staff are harnessing creative and innovative solutions to continue their work and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Jan. 13, 2020—The GlobalVU Initiative will launch a workshop series this spring showcasing Vanderbilt’s research to scholars, intellectuals and policymakers from around the globe.
Oct. 19, 2019—Join The Blair School of Music on Sunday, Nov. 3, for an afternoon of Venezuelan art—including chamber music, a photography exhibit and the Vanderbilt Wind Symphony conducted by Thomas Verrier and featuring Manuel Rangel, maracas, and visiting composer Ricardo Lorenz. The event will be from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Blair School, 2400 Blakemore Ave.
Oct. 14, 2019—Social status, unrequited love, marriage and madness are central themes of two upcoming chamber operas presented by Vanderbilt Opera Theatre and Vanderbilt University Orchestra.
Sep. 18, 2019—An interdisciplinary group of Vanderbilt researchers is launching a pilot study regarding the effect of live music on patients, families and staff in the VUMC adult intensive care unit and is inviting musical members of the VU community to help. Vanderbilt University undergraduates are encouraged to participate and investigate using the experience to develop their Immersion projects.
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.
Jul. 8, 2019—Registration for the spring 2020 semester is now open. Visit the Blair website and explore the possibilities.
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.
May. 13, 2019—Summer offerings available for teens and adults through the Blair School of Music includes a variety of courses, lectures and recitals.
May. 10, 2019—Vanderbilt University recognized exceptional graduating students from each of its undergraduate and professional schools on Friday, May 10, during this year’s Commencement ceremonies.