Blair School Of Music

  • 2024 Blair Student Showcase

    Blair Student Showcase performers announced

    The Student Showcase Committee has announced the chosen performers for the 2024 Blair Student Showcase Concert, Friday, January 26. Performers will include: Catie Brenmark, bassoon Riley Eddins, baritone; and Alekzander Waller, piano Maxwell van Hoeij, violin Victoria Kim, piano Levi Pabst, baritone Percussion Quartet:… Read More

    Jan. 19, 2024

  • Cécile McLorin Salvant

    3x Grammy winner Cécile McLorin Salvant to perform at Blair on January 12

    Update: This event is now sold out. If you would like to be on a waiting list, please click here. Blair School of Music will welcome Cécile McLorin Salvant and pianist Sullivan Fortner to Ingram Hall on Friday, January 12, 2024, 8:00 p.m. A three-time Grammy Award winner… Read More

    Dec. 10, 2023

  • 20th Century Mosaic

    New album from Jared Hauser and Caleb Harris: 20th Century Mosaic

    A new album from Jared Hauser, Blair associate professor of oboe, is out today, Friday, December 8. Entitled 20th Century Mosaic, Music for Oboe and Piano, the project is a collaboration with pianist Caleb Harris. Hauser describes the project as “a collection of seminal 20th century works for oboe and… Read More

    Dec. 8, 2023

  • Vanderbilt Percussion Group

    Vanderbilt Percussion Group prepares for tour of Korea

    Blair School of Music’s Vanderbilt Percussion Group will embark on a groundbreaking tour of Korea, December 6-13. Led by percussion professors Ji Hye Jung and Lee Vinson, the weeklong trip will include a performance at Seoul National University, a masterclass session at the Korean National University of Arts, attending a… Read More

    Dec. 4, 2023

  • Wadada Leo Smith

    Vanderbilt welcomes music great Wadada Leo Smith this week

    Photo: Jimmy Katz Lauded musician, composer, and educator Wadada Leo Smith will be at Vanderbilt November 28 – December 1 for a residency that will include two musical performances and a special forum interview event. A creative visionary, Smith’s lengthy list of accomplishments and accolades includes a Guggenheim Fellowship, Doris… Read More

    Nov. 27, 2023

  • MTNA National Competitions

    Blair students shine at MTNA Competitions

    Blair School of Music students received numerous awards at the state level of the Music Teachers National Association Competitions, held last month at Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville. The annual event featured 97 students, ages 11-26, competing in piano, string, vocal, and woodwind categories. In the Piano Competition, Josephine Borne… Read More

    Nov. 26, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    GRAMMY nominations announced for Edgar Meyer, Dashon Burton, and William Brittelle

    Edgar Meyer, Dashon Burton, William Brittelle.           Blair School of Music is well represented in the nominations for the 66th GRAMMY Awards, with a total of five selections announced on November 10. Edgar Meyer, Blair adjunct associate professor of bass and a five-time GRAMMY winner, received… Read More

    Nov. 13, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    Blair School of Music celebrates Florence Price with November 14 concert

    The Vanderbilt University Orchestra, conducted by Ernesto Estigarribia Mussi, will pay tribute to groundbreaking musician, composer, and educator Florence Price with its November 14 concert, 8:00 p.m., in Martha Ingram Hall.  The program will include a guest performance by pianist Susan Yang. The event is the culmination of the monthlong… Read More

    Nov. 10, 2023

  • Vanderbilt University

    New album from Jeremy Wilson releases on Thursday, November 9

    The third solo album from Blair Professor of Trombone, Jeremy Wilson, Aurora, is set for release on Thursday, November 9. “The project is infused from top to bottom with joy, celebration, fun, and most of all… hope,” said Wilson. “It features seven epic new works for trombone by gifted composers… Read More

    Nov. 7, 2023

  • Jessie Montgomery

    Jessie Montgomery returns to Blair School of Music for masterclass and concert

    big dog little dog Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music will welcome acclaimed composer, violinist, and educator, Jessie Montgomery, to Ingram Hall on Thursday, November 9. Montgomery will perform with bassist Eleonore Oppenheim, a duo styled as big dog little dog. The concert event will mark the culmination of a… Read More

    Nov. 3, 2023