And the Beat Goes On: A resilient Vanderbilt community finds innovative ways to thrive amid the challenges of COVID-19
May. 14, 2020—As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend lives in countless ways, members of the Vanderbilt community have shown remarkable resilience in the face of the crisis.
Mar. 23, 2020—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente offers thanks in a video message to the Vanderbilt community, and discusses how students, faculty and staff are harnessing creative and innovative solutions to continue their work and learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic in her latest "Open Mind" column.
Nov. 26, 2018—Florence Price was the first African American woman to have her music performed by a major symphony orchestra—in 1933. Vanderbilt Assistant Professor of Musicology Douglas Shadle, the Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir, Tennessee State University countertenor Patrick Dailey and Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Choral Studies and Choral Director Tucker Biddlecombe will perform some of Price’s arrangements of African American spirituals in a free concert Nov. 27 in the Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall at Blair School of Music.
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.
Aug. 18, 2017—The Blair School of Music and Blair alumnus Dean Whiteside host this year's benefit concert for the Shade Tree Clinic on Sept. 2.
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.
Apr. 27, 2016—The Nashville Symphony has announced that Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor and director of choral activities at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, will take over as interim director of the Nashville Symphony Chorus in July.
Apr. 27, 2016—Watch what happens when more than 100 Vanderbilt students, along with University News and Communications, team up for a fresh new take on the university's alma mater.
Oct. 26, 2015—In the next few weeks, the Blair School of Music will present two operas--Michael Hersch's "On the Threshold of Winter" and Leonard Bernstein's "Mass"--that are diametrically opposed in style, scale and staging.
Oct. 30, 2014—Now in its third year, the SEC Faculty Travel Grant Program provides support for selected faculty members to collaborate with colleagues at other Southeastern Conference member institutions.
Nov. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University's Center for Latin American Studies and Blair School of Music will bring to life Misa Criolla – a performance of musical works by the late Argentine composer and pianist Ariel Ramírez – Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Scarritt-Bennett Wightman Chapel.
Dec. 6, 2012—One of the most popular ensembles in Vanderbilt’s precollege division, the Blair Children’s Chorus, will present a free concert at Ingram Hall on Dec.14 at 7:30 p.m. This concert will feature performances by each of the six choirs of the Children’s Chorus, including some traditional holiday favorites. The Blair Children’s Chorus is now under the...