Blair faculty win six awards at Nashville Scene’s Best of Nashville

The Nashville Scene has released the winners of its annual Best of Nashville awards, and Blair faculty members brought home six Writers’ Choice awards.

Best New Classical Recording: Carolyn Huebl, violin, and Mark Wait, piano, for their Naxos Records release, Stravinsky: Works for Violin and Piano.

Best Chamber Music Performance: The Blair String Quartet, for its world-premiere performance of Michael Hersch’s Images from a Closed Ward.

Best Avant-Garde Classical Performance: VORTEX Chamber Ensemble, for the John Cage centennial celebration.

Best New Classical Composition: Michael Alec Rose, for Burlesques Before the Ark.

Best Classical Accomplishment: Craig Nies, piano, for completing J.S. Bach’s entire Well-Tempered Clavier in concert.

Best New Modern Dance Composition: Blair resident ensemble ALIAS Chamber Ensemble and the Nashville Ballet for Arabian Blues.

Read more about our winners, and all the other amazing arts honorees.

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