Visit the campus
Schedule a Tour
Visiting our campus provides an excellent opportunity to picture yourself here as a student. Blair tours begin with a 30-minute information session, followed by a 30-minute tour of the school. To schedule a tour of the Blair School of Music, please complete the registration form at the bottom of the page. Fall 2016 dates will be available in August. If you'd like to schedule a tour of Vanderbilt University's main campus, you may do so at the Vanderbilt Admissions website.
Please Note: If you are scheduling a visit for a group larger than 15, and less than 50, please call the Blair Admissions Office at 615.322.6181 so that special arrangements can be made. Not all requests can be accommodated, and we are unable to accommodate any group larger than 50. Please provide at least three weeks advance notice for large group tours to be scheduled. Groups traveling by bus may be dropped off at the Blair School main entrance (2400 Blakemore Avenue--the main circle drive is on Children's Way). Please confirm parking arrangements with Blair Admissions; parking is available in Lot 74A
Schedule a Lesson
Private lessons may be scheduled for those students who are current or rising high school seniors intending to major in music. If you are interested in a private lesson with a Blair School faculty member, please contact them directly for details (availability, lesson policies, possible fees, etc.). Please find a list of faculty by department here.
Please Note: Schedules vary during the summer months and our faculty are often unable to accommodate lessons during this time. If you have a question about specific summertime availability, please contact Blair Admissions.
Prospective students are welcome to observe some of our classes and rehearsals. Please check our list of available classes to see what interests you, and then contact Blair Admissions to submit your class visit request. Please note: Classes and rehearsals are now out of session for the summer months and will resume on August 24, 2016 for the Fall semester. Please check back in August for an updated list of classes available for observation.
Events in your Location
If you are unable to visit our campus, we encourage you to register for one of the NACAC Performing and Visual Arts Fairs in your area. We will be representing the Blair School of Music at the following events, so please come visit our booth! Registration is free of charge, but required for attendance. You can register here.
2016 Performing and Visual Arts Fairs--Blair School of Music Calendar
Chicago PVA Fair Sunday, September 24: 1:00-3:30pm
St. Louis PVA Fair Sunday, September 25: 1:00-3:30pm
Cincinnati PVA Fair Monday, September 26: 6:30-8:30pm
Minnesota PVA Fair Saturday, October 8: 1:00-3:00pm
Interlochen PVA Fair Sunday, October 9: 1:00-3:00pm
Atlanta PVA Fair Monday, October 10: 6:00-8:00pm
Nashville PVA Fair Thursday, October 13: 7:00-9:00pm
Ft. Lauderdale PVA Fair Tuesday, October 18: 7:00-9:00pm
New York City PVA Fair Wednesday, October 19: 6:00-9:00pm
San Diego PVA Fair Thursday, October 20: 7:00-9:00pm
Los Angeles PVA Fair Saturday, October 22: 1:00-3:30pm
San Francisco PVA Fair Sunday, October 23: 1:00-3:00pm
Portland PVA Fair Monday, October 24: 7:00-9:00pm
Seattle PVA Fair Tuesday, October 25: 7:00-9:00pm
Las Vegas PVA Fair Wednesday, October 26: 7:00-9:00pm
Boston PVA Fair Thursday, October 27: 7:00-9:00pm
Philadelphia PVA Fair Saturday, October 29: 1:00-3:00pm
Denver PVA Fair Sunday, October 30: 1:00-3:00pm
Houston PVA Fair Tuesday, November 1: 7:00-9:00pm
Dallas PVA Fair Thursday, November 3: 7:00-9:00pm
Austin PVA Fair Sunday, November 6: 1:00-3:00pm
Washington D.C. PVA Fair Sunday, November 6: 1:00-3:30pm