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Student tickets available for novelist Jonathan Franzen, Sept. 23

Sep. 18, 2015—Novelist Jonathan Franzen, author of The Corrections and Freedom, will speak at the Blair School’s Ingram, Hall on Wednesday, September 23, talking about his new novel, Purity. Tickets are $33.50, which includes a copy of the book. Tickets are available through the Salon@615 website. Discounted student tickets are available for just $5, and the ticket...

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“College 101” info session for high school students, families, Aug. 30

Aug. 21, 2015—The Blair School of Music admissions team invites high school students and parents to “College 101: The Blair Necessities.” We’ll answer questions and offer guidelines to prepare for any college application and/or music school audition — not just for the Blair School — and provide a general overview of financial aid and scholarship opportunities. If...

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Our Suzuki program is expanding – open house August 15

Aug. 4, 2015—This fall, the Blair School of Music is expanding our Suzuki violin program. We’ve added a new instructor, Tina Simpson, and expanded the hours of our existing instructors. It’s the perfect time to get your child involved! Suzuki instruction builds students’ self-discipline and character. It does require a commitment from parents as well as students,...

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UPDATE: Additional dates for Suzuki interviews

Jun. 22, 2015—Carol Smith, director of the Blair School’s Suzuki strings program, has added an additional information session for families interested in Suzuki instruction for Fall 2015. Sessions will be held 10-11 a.m. Saturday, August 8, and 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, August 15, in Room 1161 at the Blair School. Families interested in Suzuki should attend one of...

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UPDATE: New dates for Fall 2015 precollege piano auditions

Jun. 22, 2015—There has been a change in the dates for precollege piano auditions for students with one or more years of previous study. These placement interviews are for students who plan to take private piano lessons at Vanderbilt’s Blair School in the Fall 2015 semester. Auditions will now be held on the following dates: Saturday, August...

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Joy Calico delivers Distinguished Lecture in Berlin, June 30

May. 26, 2015—Joy H. Calico, professor of musicology and European studies and director of the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies, has been invited to deliver the German Studies Association/Berlin Program Distinguished Lecture at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany, on June 30. Calico’s lecture will examines the cultural history of postwar Europe through the...

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Kaili Wang, Maggie Kasinger, David Bender win at Curb Concerto Competition

Mar. 16, 2015—For the second year in a row, Blair School precollege students took top honors at the annual Nashville Symphony Curb Concerto Competition, held March 15 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Violinist Kaili Wang, a student of Carolyn Huebl, associate professor of violin, was the grand prize winner. Wang, 15, is a ninth-grade student at Harpeth Hall...

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Philharmonia youth orchestra, May 17

Mar. 15, 2015—Sunday, May 17 7 p.m., Ingram Hall Philharmonia Carol Nies, director Our newest youth orchestra presents its season-ending concert! Presented with gratitude to the Valere Blair Potter Trust for its generous support of the Blair School

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Blair Children’s Choruses celebrate end of season, May 10

Dec. 16, 2014—Sunday, May 10 2 p.m., Ingram Hall Blair Children’s Choruses Tucker Biddlecombe and Mary Biddlecombe, directors Featuring the Blair Children’s Concert Choir, Young Men’s Chorus, Chorale, Blair Choristers, Nashville Boychoir, and Training Choir. Presented with gratitude to the Valere Blair Potter Trust for its generous support of the Blair School

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Precollege Scholarship Recitals show off talented young musicians, April 22, 23 & 25

Dec. 15, 2014—Wednesday, April 22 and Thursday, April 23 6 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Saturday, April 25 5 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Blair Precollege Program Scholarship Recitals Blair’s finest precollege students present a varied program of solo works for strings, brass, woodwinds, piano, harp, voice, and percussion.

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