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Nashville Youth Repertory Orchestra, Youth Strings Orchestras and Reading Orchestra, Dec. 9

Tuesday, December 9 7:30 p.m., Ingram Hall Craig Madole director of Nashville Youth Repertory Orchestra Celeste Holbrook Tuten director of Youth Strings Orchestras and Reading Orchestra

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Blair Precollege Scholarship Recitals, Dec. 10, 11 and 13

Blair Precollege Scholarship Recitals Wednesday, December 10 – 6 p.m. Thursday, December 11 – 6 p.m. Saturday, December 13 – 5 p.m. Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Our best high school performers present three varied programs of solo pieces. Strings, piano, brass and woodwinds perform works that range from Baroque to modern. Please come…

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Blair Children’s Choruses perform works by American composers, Dec. 14

Sunday, December 14 2 p.m., Ingram Hall Mary Biddlecombe, Artistic Director Our American Composers This performance will feature performances by the ensembles of the Blair Children’s  Chorus Program, including the Chorale, Girls’ Concert Choir, Young Men’s Chorus, Boychoir, Choristers, and Training Choir. The music of American composers will be performed, including a series of works…

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Richard Strauss’ ‘Enoch Arden’ in piano and poetry, Jan. 20

NIGHTCAP CONCERT SERIES Melissa Rose, piano, and Jim Lovensheimer, narrator With pre-concert talk by Joy Calico Tuesday, January 20 Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall 8 p.m. Pre-concert talk 8:30 p.m. Performance Enoch Arden by Richard Strauss Lovensheimer and Rose perform Enoch Arden, Richard Strauss’ melodrama setting of an 1864 epic poem by Alfred, Lord…

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International artistry from The Merling Trio, Jan. 21

Guest Artists The Merling Trio Wednesday, January 21 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Now celebrating its 26th season with original members Bruce Uchimura, cello, Renata Artman Knific, violin, and Susan Wiersma Uchimura, piano, the Merling Trio is in residence at Western Michigan University. A truly international trio, it brings together musicians from…

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Felix Wang pairs cello with a host of intriguing instruments, Jan. 29

FACULTY RECITAL Felix Wang, cello With Polly Brecht, organ, Bil Jackson, clarinet, John Johns, guitar, and Christina McGann, violin Thursday, January 29 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Versatile powerhouse cellist Felix Wang gives a recital featuring pieces pairing the cello with a host of different accompanying instruments, including continuo organ, guitar, clarinet…

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Acclaimed Costa Rican trumpeter Jose Sibaja in residence Feb. 9-11

Guest Artist Residency Jose Sibaja, trumpet Monday, February 9 2:15-3:15 p.m. Brass chamber music coaching, location TBD Tuesday, February 10 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Work with the Blair Big Band, Instrumental Rehearsal Hall 1:10-2:25 p.m. Trumpet master class, Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Wednesday, February 11 7-8 p.m. Recital, Choral Hall Jose Sibaja is one…

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‘Can You Hear Me?’ A modern musical fable, Feb. 10

NIGHTCAP CONCERT SERIES Ben Harris, piano, Preston Orr, baritone, Gayle Shay, mezzo-soprano, and Jeremy Wilson, trombone Tuesday, February 10 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Can you hear me? A Modern Musical Fable June has a problem. After 11 years of marriage, she thought she understood her husband perfectly. And then, one morning,…

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Guest Artists: The Cavell Trio, Feb. 10 & 11

GUEST ARTIST RESIDENCY The Cavell Trio Tuesday, February 10-Wednesday, February 11 Tuesday, February 10 Oboe master class: 2:35 p.m.-3:10 p.m., Choral Hall Bassoon master class: 4:30 p.m.-6 .p.m, Instrumental Rehearsal Hall Wednesday, February 11 Clarinet master class: Noon-2 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Recital: 2:10pm-3 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Founded…

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Peter Kolkay, bassoon, explores virtue vs. virtuosity, Feb. 11

FACULTY RECITAL Peter Kolkay, bassoon With Philip Dikeman, flute, Felix Wang, cello, and Polly Brecht, harpsichord Wednesday, February 11 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Virtue/Virtuosity Bassoonist Peter Kolkay explores the complementary yet problematic relationship between virtue and virtuosity in works by Philipp Friedrich Böddecker, Heinz Holliger, John Cage and Antonio Vivaldi. He…

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