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Summer music camp info session, Jan. 21

January 18, 2018—Is a summer music camp right for my young musician? A workshop for parents of young musicians will be held at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in Room 2190 at Blair. Violin instructor Carolyn Huebl, Suzuki program director Zachary Ebin and associate dean Pam Schneller will discuss the options, from Suzuki Institutes to Madeline Island, and...

‘The Sound of Silent Voices’ sets children’s Holocaust poems to music

December 12, 2017—The Silent Voices Project is a program through which very young contemporary composers write string quartets and trios based on poetry written by children who died in concentration camps during the Holocaust. The pieces have been performed in concerts in Canada and the U.S., and an album was released in November 2017. Blair’s Suzuki program...

Apply now for Spring 2018 Roger Vignoles Mentoring Program for Young Vocal Coaches

December 12, 2017—Attention Vocal Coaches! The Blair School of Music will host the third biennial Roger Vignoles Mentoring Program for Young Vocal Coaches from May 26-29, 2018. This is an intensive four-day program for coaches at the beginning of their professional careers (less than 10 years of experience). The coaches will work with voice majors from the...

A conversation with National Symphony clarinetist Peter Cain, B.Mus. ’07

November 16, 2017—Name: Peter Cain Blair Major/VU: Clarinet Performance Year of Graduation: 2007 Where you live now: Silver Spring, Md. (suburb of Washington D.C.) What does a typical day look like in your career with the National Symphony Orchestra? I’ll have four or five rehearsals and three concerts in a typical week. I’m either at rehearsal or...

Mitchell Korn’s ‘Great Music, Great Films’ starts Oct. 25

October 23, 2017—Join Blair’s Mitchell Korn in a six-class series exploring the great symphonic composers who scored the best in cinema. Hugo Friedhofer’s The Best Years of Our Lives, Franz Waxman’s Sunset Boulevard, Dimitri Tiomkin’s High Noon, Alfred Newman’s Love is a Many-Splendored Thing, Malcolm Arnold’s The Bridge on the River Kwai, and Henry Mancini’s The Pink...

Nashville Symphony’s Day of Music, Oct. 21, features Blair ensembles

October 18, 2017—Head downtown to Schermerhorn Symphony Center anytime between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, for Nashville Symphony’s annual Day of Music. More than 20 performers and groups will perform on three stages throughout the day. Blair performing groups and times are listed below: Noon: Blair Big Band, led by Ryan Middagh 1:30 p.m.:...

A Conversation with Blake-Anthony Johnson, B.Mus. ’12

September 29, 2017—Name: Blake-Anthony Johnson Blair Major/VU: Cello Performance Year of Graduation: 2012 Where you live now: Miami Beach, Fla. What does a typical day look like in your career? That’s really hard to answer! Playing in Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Orchestra rehearsals three to five times a week, followed by concerts Friday and Saturday evenings and Sunday...

CONCERT UPDATE: Sept. 29 Craig Nies recital postponed

September 20, 2017—The Craig Nies concert scheduled for September 29 has been postponed due to injury. The program will now be performed on April 6. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Soprano Ah Young Hong returns to Blair for residency, Oct. 4-6

September 14, 2017—Marvelous and versatile soprano Ah Young Hong made her Blair School performance debut in October 2015, performing Michael Hersch’s monodrama On the Threshold of Winter. This fall she returns for a weeklong residency at Blair, including two performances and a master class. All events take place in Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall and are...

91Classical Radio Fest spotlights Blair musicians, September 8

September 8, 2017—