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A conversation with alumna Emily Nelson, B.Mus. ’10

Sep. 30, 2015—We enjoyed spending an afternoon catching up with Blair School of Music alumna Emily Nelson, B.Mus. ’10. She talked about how Blair helped shape her as a person and a musician, and how Vanderbilt as a whole helped her discover what she wanted to do with her life. From teaching cello lessons and playing with...

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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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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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Suzuki Cello Graduation and Festival Concert, April 25

Dec. 15, 2014—Suzuki Cello Graduation and Festival Concert Anne WIliams and Kirsten Cassel Greer, directors Saturday, April 25 1 p.m., Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall

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

Nov. 19, 2014—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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Guest Artist: Michael Samis, cello with Amy Dorfman, piano, Feb. 12

Nov. 18, 2014—GUEST ARTIST Michael Samis, cello with Amy Dorfman, piano Thursday, February 12 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Cellist Michael Samis, recognized for his “shining and expressive” playing (The Tennessean) and “haunting” tone (Cincinnati Post), and Blair pianist Amy Dorfman collaborate in works by composers who had a voice in human rights. The...

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Guest Artist: Paul Christopher, cello with Elena Bogaczova, piano

Oct. 19, 2014—Thursday, November 13 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Christopher and Bogaczova, faculty members at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, perform a program of works by Arnold Bax, Gabriel Fauré, Jacques Offenbach and Iannis Xenakis.

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Sheherazade Trio in residence October 7-8

Oct. 7, 2013—Monday, Oct. 7 Sheherazade Trio concert, 8 p.m. in Turner Hall Tuesday, Oct. 8 Violin master class with Susan Waterbury, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Turner Hall Cello master Class with Elizabeth Simkin, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 2192 Chamber music master class with pianist Jennifer Hayghe, 5:30-7 p.m. in Turner Hall About The Sheherazade Trio The women...

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