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

Nov. 18, 2014—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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Guest Artists: The Cavell Trio, Feb. 10 & 11

Nov. 18, 2014—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

Nov. 18, 2014—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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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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Vanderbilt University Orchestra and Vanderbilt Wind Symphony, Feb. 13

Nov. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt University Orchestra Robin Fountain, conductor and Vanderbilt Wind Symphony Thomas Verrier, conductor Friday, February 13 8 p.m., Ingram Hall The Vanderbilt Orchestra performs the entr’actes from Franz Schubert’s Rosamunde and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 4. The Wind Symphony performs works including John Harbison’s Three City Blocks.

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Cool jazz for a hot Valentine! Nashville Jazz Orchestra with Blair Big Band, Feb. 14

Nov. 18, 2014—Nashville Jazz Orchestra Jim Williamson, director with Blair Big Band Ryan Middagh, director Saturday, February 14 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Tickets: $20 adults; $15 seniors (65+) and Vanderbilt faculty and staff; free for students with ID. Tickets available at the door.

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Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra’s ‘L’Inspiration d’Amour,’ Feb. 21

Nov. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra Keehun Nam, conductor Saturday, February 21 3 p.m., Ingram Hall L’Inspiration d’Amour Students throughout Vanderbilt come together to present an afternoon filled with drama, romance and the inspiration of love. In its second year, the Vanderbilt Commodore Orchestra brings together undergraduates from all of Vanderbilt’s colleges, along with alumni and residents of...

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‘O Ravishing Delight!’ Art song from soprano Amy Jarman, pianist Jerome Reed and violinist Cornelia Heard, Feb. 22

Nov. 18, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Amy Jarman, soprano and Jerome Reed, piano with Cornelia Heard, violin Sunday, February 22 3 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall O Ravishing Delight! A recital of art song exploring love, tenderness, regret and joy, including Five Hebrew Love Songs by Eric Whitacre, Canticle I: My Beloved is Mine and I Am...

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Guest Artist: John Whitener, tuba, Feb. 23

Nov. 18, 2014—GUEST ARTIST John Whitener, tuba Monday, February 23 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall John Whitener has been principal tuba of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra since 2009. He has recorded with the RSNO extensively and toured throughout Europe and China. He has also performed with many of the world’s great orchestras, including...

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