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Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra seeks conductors for 2020-21

Apr. 9, 2020—Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra is looking for conductors for the 2020-21 school year! Founded in 2012, the Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra (VCO) is Vanderbilt University’s largest student-run orchestra. Their purpose is to bring together musicians from all aspects of the Vanderbilt community and share the music we love. They rehearse every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and perform...

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Live-streamed events at Blair February 24-March 2

Feb. 23, 2020—Select events at the Blair School of Music may be viewed live online via our live-streaming service. Schedule is subject to change without notice. Questions, comments and service issues may be submitted via the web form at the bottom of the streaming page.   No events are currently scheduled for live streaming this week. Please...

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Job alert: Musicology/Ethnomusicology Academic Pathways postdoc position

Oct. 3, 2019—The Academic Pathways Postdoctoral Fellowship at Vanderbilt is a research/mentorship program that is designed to bridge fellows between academic training and entry-level faculty positions. The program includes teaching and leadership training, grant and manuscript writing and preparation, a multi-level mentoring framework, as well as substantial “protected time” for the pursuit of each fellow’s academic and scholarly objectives. Fellows...

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Douglas Shadle celebrates book launch

May. 8, 2019—From Left: John R. Schmidt, Shadle, Alex Ross, Riccardo Muti (Photo: Dennis Polkow)   Douglas Shadle (Associate Professor and Chair, Musicology) celebrated the publication of the book A Portrait in Four Movements: The Chicago Symphony under Barenboim, Boulez, Haitink, and Muti (U. of Chicago, 2019) at a panel discussion featuring his co-editor, former US Associate...

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