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Electric violinist Silverman to perform with VU Orchestra at OZ Arts Oct. 5

Sep. 12, 2017—Acclaimed electric violinist Tracy Silverman will perform with the Vanderbilt Orchestra Oct. 5.

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Children’s Hospital patient, doctor bond through music

Aug. 3, 2017—When 17-year-old Ray Cruz was invited to perform at the Ryman Auditorium, he agreed to do it under one condition — that his doctor perform alongside him.

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Music writer summit features biographers of Springsteen, Dylan and Elvis

Oct. 18, 2016—A summit of three of the most prominent music writers in the country will take place at Vanderbilt Oct. 27.

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Symposium explores using music to improve social skills, ease PTSD

Sep. 15, 2016—The Science of Song symposium explored the use of music and singing to help people with developmental disabilities like autism improve their social skills, and others with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) recover from the traumatic events they’ve experienced.

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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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Julian Barnes to give Chancellor’s Lecture, joins pianist Angela Hewitt for Blair residency

Mar. 17, 2016—Booker Prize-winning novelist Julian Barnes and highly acclaimed pianist Angela Hewitt join forces for an exciting musical and literary residency at the Blair School of Music March 23–25.

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All together now: What makes Nashville’s music community so strong

Dec. 8, 2015—Successful arts communities are anchored by three types of "artist-activists," visionaries who create opportunities for artists to develop their craft.

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Musicians not only hear in tune, they also see in tune

Jun. 17, 2015—A new experiment shows that auditory melodies can enhance a musician's visual awareness of written music, particularly when they match.

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The Soundtrack of Civil Rights

Apr. 23, 2015—Watch video of the most recent presentation in the Food for Thought lunchtime series which took place on April 21. In partnership with the National Museum of African American Music and Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Vanderbilt presents a two-part Food for Thought series entitled The Soundtrack of Civil Rights. Panel discussions will explore how music...

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Researchers explore links between grammar, rhythm

Oct. 30, 2014—A child’s ability to distinguish musical rhythm is related to his or her capacity for understanding grammar, according to a recent study from a researcher at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.

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Global panel to discuss copyright law at Vanderbilt

Oct. 21, 2014—There will be a forum on copyright law Oct. 24 in Flynn Auditorium at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Dyer Observatory presents Music on the Mountain with The Mables

Sep. 23, 2014—The Mables will perform a special concert under the stars at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory on Saturday, Sept. 27, to benefit scholarship students attending the Dyer Observers Summer Science Camps.

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