Vanderbilt Blair School of Music
Mar. 5, 2021—"Vanderbilt Virtuosi," an album of works composed and performed by faculty and alumni of Vanderbilt Blair School of Music and spearheaded by Molly Barth, was released on the Blue Griffin label in February.
Mar. 3, 2021—Associate Professor of Musicology Douglas Shadle's latest book explores how Antonín Dvořák’s New World Symphony raised new questions in classical music about the place of African American music within the broader musical culture of the United States.
Musical Arrangements: Vanderbilt Blair School of Music adapts practices and performances to navigate COVID-19
Feb. 23, 2021—The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire Vanderbilt community to change its routines. But because of the live-performance nature of music schools, the Blair School has implemented numerous precautions to ensure that faculty and students remain safe—all while maintaining a semblance of the highly personalized instruction for which Blair is known.
Strong Together: The Vanderbilt community’s hallmark spirit of compassion and courage shines through in turbulent times
Feb. 18, 2021—Whatever difficulties we face—in the world at large and closer to home—a united Vanderbilt spirit of compassion, intelligence, strength and courage pervades our community.
Seth Soloway appointed to support performances and external relations at Vanderbilt Blair School of Music
Feb. 2, 2021—Seth Soloway, who was previously executive and artistic director of the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, State University of New York, has been appointed associate dean of presenting and external relations and director of the Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts at Vanderbilt Blair School of Music.
Jan. 29, 2021—The inaugural Vanderbilt Changemakers event featured a discussion with Owen Graduate School of Management alumni Nat Robinson, MBA’07, JD’18, and Tori Samples, BMus’12, MBA’18, about the company they created to provide virtual banking services to refugees and migrants.
Grand opening concert highlights Vanderbilt’s partnership with National Museum of African American Music
Jan. 29, 2021—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the grand opening of the National Museum of African American Music on Saturday, Jan. 30, with a virtual concert from Vanderbilt Blair School of Music featuring works by Black composers. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. CT and will be broadcast from Blair’s livestreaming page.
Jan. 20, 2021—Two Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management alumni will discuss the company they created to provide banking services to refugee populations. The event, "Vanderbilt Changemakers: Leaf Global Fintech," will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to noon CT.
Jan. 5, 2021—Join the discussion on Zoom from the convenience of your home as Mitchell Korn, senior lecturer in music and educational outreach, uses video, images, stories and listening guides to bring great music to life. Classes are two hours in length and held during the day.
Dec. 15, 2020—Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music and Vanderbilt Opera Theatre present an animated production of Ravel's beloved one-act opera 'L’enfant et les Sortilèges' streaming on Blair's livestreaming page and on YouTube beginning Dec. 15.
Nov. 3, 2020—Overcoming daunting challenges is routine for Blake-Anthony Johnson, BMus’12, who in May became CEO of the Chicago Sinfonietta, a pioneering organization in the orchestral world committed to diversity and parity for all.