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Blair hosts international clarinet competition

Mar. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music hosts the 2017 Backun International Clarinet Competition March 9-11, welcoming young musicians from around the world competing for $15,000 in awards.

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

Mar. 1, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards, appointments and achievements.

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Feast your ears on Roomful of Teeth at Employee Appreciation concert, reception March 15

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.

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Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet visits Blair for residency and concert

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.

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New faculty: Jose Sibaja brings performance experience, trumpet fundamentals to Blair

Oct. 5, 2016—Jose Sibaja is a versatile performer in demand for his ability to teach and play trumpet in a variety of styles—classical, Latin, jazz and pop. “I like quality music, and quality music comes in a lot of different flavors,” he said.

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New University Faculty 2016

Oct. 4, 2016—A complete list of new university faculty for the 2016-17 academic year Blair School of Music Tyler Nelson, associate professor of voice B.M., University of Utah, 2004 M.M., University of Utah, 2006 D.M., Florida State University, 2009 Nelson is one of America’s most promising young tenors. Already enjoying success in a wide variety of concert...

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University begins faculty approval process for new undergraduate business minor

Sep. 12, 2016—The curricular proposal to launch a new trans-institutional undergraduate business minor has been sent to the four undergraduate schools and the Owen Graduate School of Management for review by their governance bodies. If approved, the proposed minor will launch in fall 2017.

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Jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon visits Blair Tuesday for master class and performance

Sep. 12, 2016—The Nashville Jazz Composers Collective, the Blair School of Music’s professional jazz ensemble in residence, welcomes guest trombonist and composer Wycliffe Gordon, a veteran of the Wynton Marsalis Septet and Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.

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Fall session of Blair School’s Kindermusik begins Sept. 6

Sep. 5, 2016—The Blair School of Music's nationally acclaimed Kindermusik program is designed for children from infancy to 6 years of age and their caregivers. Participants enjoy singing, listening, dancing, interacting socially and playing simple instruments.

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Science of Song symposium set for Sept. 12 at Vanderbilt

Aug. 23, 2016—Blair School of Music will host a one-day symposium Sept. 12 called "The Science of Song."

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Listen: Astronomy, jazz and politics among VU Osher fall classes

Aug. 19, 2016—Renowned Vanderbilt professors and other experts will teach classes this fall on the 2016 elections, astronomy, prisons and more for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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