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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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Live-streamed events at Blair April 30-May 8

Apr. 29, 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. SPECIAL NOTE: We are aware of recurring technical issues with the live-streaming...

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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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A conversation with Andy Villemez, composer, performer and piano professor, B.Mus. ’10

Feb. 23, 2018—Name: Andy Villemez Blair Major/VU: Piano Performance Year of Graduation: 2010 Where you live now: Cincinnati, Ohio What does a typical day look like in your career? I wear many hats and do many different things. I am partly a professor. I teach courses in piano, piano literature, and piano pedagogy. I am partly a...

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Blair Children’s Chorus members picked for regional honors choir

Feb. 13, 2018—At the ACDA Southern Region convention,  four honor choirs will gather to rehearse and perform under the baton of outstanding conductors. Twenty-eight Blair Children’s Chorus students were chosen through auditions to participate. The regional auditions included students from 11 states: Tennessee, Alabama, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida....

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Applications now open for 2018-19 precollege scholarships

Jan. 30, 2018—Applications are now open for scholarships to the Blair School’s precollege programs for the 2018-19 academic year. Merit- and need-based scholarships are available for private instruction and Suzuki violin and cello. Learn more about our scholarship programs and download the application.

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