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Summer Circuit: Performance opportunities and professional connections abound at summer music festivals

Summer Circuit: Performance opportunities and professional connections abound at summer music festivals

Cornelia Heard has spent nearly every summer since she was in eighth grade at a music festival. “I went to the Rocky Mountain Summer Music Center that first summer,” she remembers, “and the Blair String Quartet was there with Stephen Clapp.” Clapp, a former music professor at Peabody College andRead More

Take a Chair: A new $30 million investment to support faculty could lead to innovations that will save your life and shape the world’s future

Take a Chair: A new $30 million investment to support faculty could lead to innovations that will save your life and shape the world’s future

In this feature, Vanderbilt Magazine highlights just a few of the wide-ranging research endeavors being undertaken by the university’s current chair holders—from the creation of low-cost, potentially lifesaving materials that can warn of structural failures to discoveries explaining the mechanisms of addiction.

Roland Schneller (JOE HOWELL)

Blair Celebrates 50 Years

Blair School of Music begins the academic year by continuing its 50-year celebration. On Sept. 13 it honored Roland Schneller, the longest-serving member of the Blair faculty and holder of the Chancellor’s Chair in Piano, with an evening of music.