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Sign up to audition for Curb Youth Symphony and Nashville Youth Orchestra Program

The Blair School is now accepting reservations for auditions for the 2017-18 season of Curb Youth Symphony and Nashville Youth Orchestra Program. Auditions will be held in August. Reserve your audition now by emailing your name, instrument, grade and cell phone number to the NYOP Auditions Coordinator. The Nashville Youth Orchestra Program includes the Curb…

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in , ,


Audition for Blair Children’s Choruses this summer

Audition dates have been set for the Blair Children’s Choruses for the 2017-18 season: Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m.-noon Monday, May 22, 5-7 p.m. Saturday, August 5, 10 a.m.-noon Monday, August 7, 5-7 p.m. All auditions will be held in room 1109C at the Blair School of Music. Signs will be posted. No prepared piece…

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 in ,


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 , , , ,