May. 4, 2017—Growing up in Homs, Syria, Musbah Shaheen excelled in science, eventually enrolling at Damascus University Medical College at 17. After two years, he wanted to “stow away” that chapter of his life in the war-ravaged nation and explore something different.
Apr. 26, 2017—Adult amateur string players are invited to the Blair School of Music for the Adult Summer Chamber Music Institute, June 22-25. Applications are due June 2 for the four-day institute.
Apr. 25, 2017—The combination of music, high academic standards and an openness to explore is what brought Blair School of Music senior Nicole Long to Vanderbilt. She knew from the beginning she wanted to double major in percussion and something academic, though she wasn’t sure what her second subject might be.
Apr. 25, 2017—After hours of thinking about theoretical physics, senior Zachary Bednarke relaxes by playing his trumpet. While running through scales on the instrument, he is also, technically, still doing schoolwork.
Apr. 17, 2017—Robert Fry, senior lecturer in music history and literature, is the recipient of the 2017 Vanderbilt Alumni Education Award.
Mar. 9, 2017—Roomful of Teeth, a Grammy-winning vocal ensemble dedicated to mining the expressive potential of the human voice, performs at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music at 8 p.m. March 15 in Ingram Hall.
Mar. 1, 2017—The Blair School of Music precollege scholarship application deadline is March 13. Auditions are held by appointment in March and April.
Mar. 1, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.
Feb. 22, 2017—Vanderbilt University employees and their guests are invited to feast their ears on the unique sounds of Grammy Award-winning a cappella group Roomful of Teeth March 15, when the group performs at Ingram Hall as part of the Blair School of Music Spring Concert Series.
Jan. 26, 2017—The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet visits the Blair School of Music for a three-day residency Jan. 31–Feb. 2 as part of an ongoing collaborative relationship with Blair.