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. 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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.