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Blair School unveils the Kraus Collection, Oct. 24

On October 24, immediately following the Blair String Quartet’s performance in Ingram Hall, the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University will formally unveil the Kraus Collection, a set of five music-themed paintings by noted artist Harold Kraus. The collection includes “Splendid Pipes,” a new work by Kraus that depicts the Blair School’s new Dobson…

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2015 in , , , , ,


An evening of chamber music with Matthew Hunter, viola, March 18

An Evening of Chamber Music With Matthew Hunter, viola, the Blair String Quartet, and student musicians Wednesday, March 18 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Violist Matthew Hunter of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra joins Blair students and the Blair String Quartet for a chamber music concert that includes Brahms’ Op. 111, G Major…

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 in , , , ,


CONCERT UPDATE: A Viennese evening with the Blair String Quartet, April 20

CONCERT UPDATE: This concert was originally scheduled for February 20, but was postponed due to weather. SIGNATURE SERIES Blair String Quartet Stephen Miahky and Cornelia Heard, violins, John Kochanowski, viola, Felix Wang, cello Monday, April 20 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Blair String Quartet presents an all-Viennese program representing different masters…

Posted on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Blair Presents: Cornelia Heard and Friends

Saturday, November 1 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Cornelia Heard, Blair School of Music faculty member since 1982, was one of the first students to enroll at the Blair Academy of Music in the fall of 1964. To celebrate her milestone affiliation with the Blair School, Heard will be joined for this…

Posted on Sunday, October 26, 2014 in , , , ,


Blair String Quartet introduces first violin Stephen Miahky, Oct. 4

Signature Series: Blair String Quartet Saturday, October 4 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Stephen Miahky and Cornelia Heard, violins, John Kochanowski, viola, Felix Wang, cello The Blair School of Music is pleased to present the Blair String quartet’s inaugural performance with new First Violinist Stephen Miahky. The program includes one of W.A. Mozart’s most amiable and…

Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 in , , ,


Photos from Blair’s 50th Anniversary Gala Concert, March 16, 2014

  A combination of precollege, collegiate, and alumni singers and musicians performed John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” on March 16 at the Blair School of Music 50th Anniversary Gala Concert. For more information on future 50th anniversary concerts, visit “Blair Events” on our home page. Watch the Blair 50th year video here. Photos by Anne…

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Christian Teal

Chris Teal, a beloved teacher and performer at Blair for 42 years, retires

As the Blair School of Music celebrates its 50th anniversary, one who has been a steady presence since Blair’s days on 18th Avenue South will be saying goodbye. Christian Teal, Joseph Joachim Professor of Violin and member of the Blair String Quartet, will retire at the end of the academic year after forty-two years of…

Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in


Blair School appoints Stephen Miahky as first violin of Blair String Quartet

The Blair School of Music has appointed Stephen Miahky as associate professor of violin and the new first violin of the Blair String Quartet, Blair School Dean Mark Wait announced today. “Steve Miahky is a consummate artist,” said Wait. “When he came to Vanderbilt to interview, he taught a master class of penetrating insight, gave…

Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in , , , ,


Blair School celebrates 50 years of music education, 3 p.m. March 16

  In 2014, the Blair School of Music celebrates 50 years of educating musicians in Nashville. Initially the Blair Academy of Music, which was devoted to teaching music to precollege and adult students, the Blair School has thrived, growing and expanding its mission over 50 years to become one of the nation’s highly esteemed music…

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Blair String Quartet performs at The Commons (video)

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 in , , ,