Giving and Volunteering

Donor Recognition

We are thankful for the continued generosity of our alumni, parents, and friends. 

The Patrons Society recognizes donors who make gifts of $2,500 or more annually to the Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music. Learn more about the donor society and our recognition levels.

Types of Gifts

Gifts to Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music may take a number of different forms. To discuss any of these options, please contact the Development office at (615) 322-7650.

Unrestricted Gifts
An unrestricted gift is money that is donated to the school to be used in whatever way best serves the needs of the students, faculty and staff.

Restricted Gifts
While unrestricted gifts afford the school the most flexibility, donations may be made for a specific purpose.

Physical gifts of musical instruments or other items related to the school's mission.

Ways to Make a Gift

  • Online

    Give online

    Make a Gift Online

  • Phone

    Call the Vanderbilt Blair Development and Alumni Relations
    office at (615) 322-7650.

  • By Mail

    Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
    c/o Gift Processing
    PMB 407727
    2301 Vanderbilt Place
    Nashville, TN 37240-7727

  • Stocks or Securities

    Please contact Terry Garmon, Director of Gift and Donor Services, at or (615) 322-3093. Additional information may be found on our stocks and securities website.

    Visit the website

  • Electronic Bank Draft

    To set up an electronic bank draft, call 1-866-882-FUND (3863) or use our printable electronic bank draft form.

    Electronic Bank Draft

  • Planned Gifts

    Learn more about planned gift opportunities to benefit Vanderbilt Blair School of Music.

    Learn More

  • Matching Gifts

    Many employers have matching gift programs that could double or even triple your gift. Learn more about matching gifts.

    Matching Gifts

Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways you can give back to Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music, and we encourage you to find a volunteer activity that interests you. Please fill out our  VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM  to learn more about all of our volunteer opportunities.

A few ways you can volunteer: 

  • Help organize or host an alumni event in your city
  • Mentor a current student
  • Help spread the word about upcoming Vanderbilt Blair events
  • Assist the Vanderbilt Blair admissions office at an admissions event or during audition weekends
  • Share your expertise with current students by participating in a career networking event
  • Participate as a Reunion volunteer by encouraging classmates to come back and give back

Questions?  Email Addie Sullivan in the Vanderbilt Blair Alumni office or call (615) 343-7819.