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Event attendance policies for Fall 2021

Aug. 16, 2021—As COVID-19 continues to be a concern, the Blair Sch0ool of Music is implementing the following in-person attendance policies for concerts and events taking place this fall: All Vanderbilt community members (students, faculty and staff) are welcome to attend our events and recitals. No external participants from outside the Vanderbilt community are allowed to attend...

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Vanderbilt University Orchestra closes season with Bartók

Apr. 21, 2021—The Vanderbilt University Orchestra, under conductor Robin Fountain, winds down its Spring 2021 concert season with a prerecorded performance of Béla Bartók’s “Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz. 10.” This iconic masterpiece of the 20th century is scored for double string orchestra, piano (often in a solo role, played here by student Catharine Jackson),...

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Blair School hosts outdoor steel band and opera performances

Apr. 8, 2021—Vanderbilt Opera Theatre presents ‘Albert Herring’ April 16; Vanderbilt Steel Bands perform April 18 The Blair School of Music, which has been offering online-only concerts this semester, is hosting two outdoor in-person performances on Wilson Lawn that are open to Vanderbilt students, faculty and staff. Admission is free, but tickets are required, and admission will...

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Vanderbilt Blair School celebrates grand opening of National Museum of African American Music

Jan. 20, 2021—On January 30, Vanderbilt Blair School of Music plans a concert of music by Black composers in honor of the public grand opening of the new National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM). The program will include performances from Vanderbilt Blair faculty, undergraduates and Blair Academy students, and will cover a wide range of musical...

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The Blair String Quartet performs online and in 3D virtual reality

Sep. 30, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic has forced performing arts organizations to get increasingly creative in how we present performances both safely and accessibly. Thanks to the tireless work of our technical crew, the Blair On Air live-streamed fall concert series has been a huge success so far. And this month we’re taking the technological leap into virtual...

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