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Michael Slayton

Pro Performance: New commissioning project gives Blair composition students a taste of professional life

Feb. 19, 2019—The composer Michael Slayton can’t remember the first time an ensemble performed one of his pieces. That’s perhaps not surprising, since Slayton’s works, especially his chamber music, are now frequently commissioned and performed the world over. But Slayton is certain of one thing: His music was never performed professionally during his undergraduate years. “In those...

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Album spotlights Blair School’s Biddlecombe and students

Mar. 26, 2018—The album "Music in the Listening Place," featuring the Vanderbilt Chorale and directed by Tucker Biddlecombe, has been released on Navona Records.

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Diverse perspectives on abstract art focus of exhibition March 17-May 26

Mar. 3, 2016—“Close Readings: American Abstract Art from the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery Collection” will feature the unique interpretations of more than 35 faculty and students from disciplines across the university, providing fresh, new insights into how we look at art.

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