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Blair String Quartet concert planned for March 24 is cancelled

Due to injury, the Blair String Quartet must regretfully cancel its concert that was scheduled for Friday, March 24. We regret the inconvenience.

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in

Heather Conner and Caleb Harris piano recital postponed to March 23

Pianists Heather Conner and Caleb Harris have postponed their joint recital, originally scheduled for February 17, due to a scheduling conflict. That concert will now take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall. Please update your calendars.

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in

Conversation with Robbie Robertson is CANCELLED

We regret to announce that our Conversation with Robbie Robertson, a Salon@615 event that was scheduled for Tuesday, Dec., 13, has been cancelled due to illness. All tickets will be refunded. Details are available at the Parnassus Books website.

Posted on Saturday, December 10, 2016 in

Pianist Boris Giltburg conducts master class November 14

Acclaimed pianist Boris Giltburg, who will be in Nashville to perform with the Nashville Symphony, will conduct a master class with Blair’s piano majors from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall. Participation in the class is limited to Blair students by audition, but the public is welcome to attend…

Posted on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in , ,

Considering college? Learn “How to Apply to Music School,” 10 a.m. Sept. 17

Thinking about studying music in college? You are CHORDially invited to the Second Annual College Music Admissions Discussion, to be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in Blair Classroom 2192. At the session, led by Blair’s assistant director of admissions, Molly Jewell, and Pam Schneller, associate dean of the Precollege and Adult Program, you’ll…

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 in ,

Marvin Blickenstaff piano workshops, September 17

Acclaimed piano instructor Marvin Blickenstaff will be in residence at the Blair School on Saturday, September 17, for a full day of workshops, lectures and master classes. The sessions are co-sponsored by the Nashville Area Music Teachers Association and the Blair School. All sessions take place in Choral Rehearsal Hall. Blickenstaff  is known among piano…

Posted on Saturday, September 10, 2016 in , , , ,

Salute springtime at A Celtic Celebration, April 16

The Blair School is ringing in spring with A Celtic Celebration! With lots of toe-tapping traditional fiddle music, including the guitar expertise of Canadian Grammy-winning songwriter Gordie Sampson (“Jesus Take the Wheel”), it will be a night to celebrate Scottish, Canadian and Irish culture. The party will continue with Irish band Nosey Flinn (singer Sean…

Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2016 in

Nashville Jazz Composers Collective spotlights Ken Vandermark & Made to Break, and Nashville School of the Arts Big Band, 7 p.m. April 8

An Evening With Jeff Coffin & the Nashville Jazz Composers Collective Featuring: MacArthur Genius Grant Recipient Ken Vandermark & Made to Break and Nashville of the Arts Big Band 7p.m. Friday, April 8, Ingram Hall Tickets: $15 general admission; $5 for students with ID; free for Vanderbilt students with ID Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity…

Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 in , , , ,

Vanderbilt Percussion Group performs March 20 at Blair, April 1 at Frist Center

Vanderbilt Percussion Group is the Blair School of Music percussion studio’s premier performing ensemble, directed by Ji Hye Jung. VPG’s repertoire includes contemporary works for unconducted chamber percussion ensemble. VPG’s spring program includes music that resonates with listeners from all backgrounds, with styles ranging from classical to jazz to R&B and tango. The concert features…

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2016 in , , ,

Comic opera ‘Speed Dating Tonight!’ March 19 at Blair, March 28 at City Winery

Following its grand-scale fall production of Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, Vanderbilt Opera Theatre returns with a change of pace. Written in 2013 by American composer Michael Ching, Speed Dating Tonight! is an immersive, interactive comic opera in one act about ordinary people looking for love in a post-millennial world. This intimate, character-driven show, set in a…

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2016 in , , , ,