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Live-streamed events at Blair November 12-19

Nov. 11, 2018—Select events at the Blair School of Music may be viewed live online via our live-streaming service. Schedule is subject to change without notice. Questions, comments and service issues may be submitted via the web form at the bottom of the streaming page.   November 14 • Student Chamber Ensembles, Steve & Judy Turner Recital...

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See the schedule for the Precollege Festival of Music, Sept. 23

Sep. 17, 2018—The second annual Precollege Festival of Music will take place at the Blair School from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, with tons of musical family fun throughout the school! All events are free and open to the public. Here’s what’s happening when: 1-5 p.m. Musical instrument petting zoo, crafts, face painting and bake sale (Blair...

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A conversation with violist Dana Kelley, BMus ’12

Sep. 7, 2018—Name: Dana Kelley Blair major: Violin performance Year of graduation: 2012 Where you live now: New York, N.Y. Profession: violist in the Argus Quartet, and the newest member of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra for the 2018-19 season. What does a typical day look like in your career? Each day is a little different. I’m in...

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Linde B. Wilson scholarships bring student dreams to life

Aug. 31, 2018—Some children excel at soccer. Others take to dance. Natalie Vlach, as a young girl, fell in love with her electronic keyboard. Unlike some childhood infatuations, however, Vlach’s passion for piano endured and deepened, leading eventually to her winning the Linde B. Wilson scholarship at the Blair School. Vlach was just 7 when she began...

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A conversation with composer Evan Mack, B.Mus. ’03

Aug. 28, 2018—Name: Evan Mack Blair Major/VU: Piano performance Year of Graduation : 2003 Where you live now: Albany, N.Y. Profession: Composer, librettist and pianist; teaching professor in piano, composition and music theory at Skidmore College (eight years) What does a typical day look like in your career? I am always dealing with something in the short,...

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Jonathan Raviv, B.Mus. ’03, wins at Tonys with ‘The Band’s Visit’

Jun. 12, 2018—The Band’s Visit, a musical about an Egyptian orchestra stuck for a night in a remote Israeli town, swept the Tony Awards on June 10, winning 10 awards including Best Musical. The show’s small cast, which features Katrina Lenk and Tony Shalhoub in the lead roles, also features Blair alumnus Jonathan Raviv (B.Mus. ’03 in...

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Registration is open for the Nashville Summer Orchestral Institute

Mar. 8, 2018—The Nashville Summer Orchestral Institute, an intensive weeklong summer program, returns to the Blair School May 28-June 1. Students in grades 8-12, graduate students and adults spend a week in intensive orchestral sessions, master classes, sectional rehearsals and a concerto competition. The week culminates in a full orchestra concert in Ingram Hall. Financial aid is...

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Blair students are winners at Nashville Symphony Curb Concerto Competition

Feb. 28, 2018—Several Blair precollege students were top finishers at the Nashville Symphony‘s annual Curb Concerto Competition. Violinist Maggie Kasinger (center), a student of Carolyn Huebl, was first runner-up. Horn player Shawn Zheng (left) and pianist Luke Turner (right) were both finalists. Zheng is a student of Leslie Norton and Turner studies with Heather Conner.

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