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Guest Artist: Charles Castleman, violin, Feb. 24

Nov. 18, 2014—GUEST ARTIST Charles Castleman, violin Tuesday, February 24 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Charles Castleman has been soloist with the orchestras of Philadelphia, Boston, Brisbane, Chicago, Hong Kong, Moscow, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Medalist at Tchaikovsky and Brussels, his Jongen Concerto is included in a Cypres CD...

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Guest Artist: Lauren Jacobson, clarinet, Feb. 25

Nov. 18, 2014—MASTER CLASS & GUEST RECITAL Lauren Jacobson, clarinet Wednesday, February 25 Noon-2 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall As a former member of The President’s Own Marine Band and Orchestra, clarinetist Jacobson has performed frequently at the White House and Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. She has also performed with the Kennedy Center Opera...

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Living Sounds puts student composers on display, Feb. 25

Nov. 18, 2014—Living Sounds Wednesday, February 25 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall New works by Blair’s composition majors, performed by their peers. Always an engaging and highly eclectic evening of music. Come hear the next generation of classical composition!

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World premiere performance of Michael Hersch’s ‘Zwischen Leben Und Tod,’ Feb. 26

Nov. 18, 2014—BLAIR PRESENTS Carolyn Huebl, violin, and Mark Wait, piano Thursday, February 26 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall World Premiere: Michael Hersch’s Zwischen Leben und Tod Violinist Carolyn Huebl and pianist Mark Wait present the world premiere of a new work commissioned by the Blair School from groundbreaking American composer Michael Hersch. (Hersch’s...

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CONCERT UPDATE: Daniel Reinker and friends rescheduled for March 1

Nov. 18, 2014—SCHEDULE UPDATE: This concert was originally scheduled for Feb. 16, but was postponed due to severe winter weather. FACULTY RECITAL Daniel Reinker, viola with Francis Perry, theorbo, Jim Lovensheimer, reader, Jared Hauser, oboe, Keith Nicholas, cello, Melissa Rose, piano, and William G. Wiggins, percussion Sunday, March 1 7:30 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall...

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Vanderbilt Steel Bands celebrates 10 years of amazing island sounds, Dec. 1

Nov. 17, 2014—Monday, December 1 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Mat Britain, director Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Vanderbilt Steel Bands program with a musical trip to the beach! Let the Vanderbilt Steel Bands take you on an island cruise — calypso, reggae, soca, and maybe even a holiday tune or two! In addition to the usual...

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Curb Youth Symphony, featuring Chloe Harvel, Jenna Mangum, Kaili Wang and David Bender, March 9

Nov. 17, 2014—Curb Youth Symphony Carol Nies, director Monday, March 9 8 p.m., Ingram Hall The Curb Youth Symphony performs works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Rossini, with featured soloists Chloe Harvel, Jenna Mangum and Kaili Wang on violin and David Bender on cello.

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Mirabelle takes on a triad of trios, March 10

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL The Mirabelle Trio Jared Hauser, oboe, Leslie Norton, horn, and Melissa Rose, piano Tuesday, March 10 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Mirabelle Trio continues its exploration of trios written for oboe, horn and piano. Heinrich Herzogenberg’s romantic trio from 1889 contrasts with a modern trio written a century later...

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VORTEX and the American Gamelan, March 15

Nov. 17, 2014—VORTEX percussion Michael Holland, artistic director VORTEX and the American Gamelan With New Dialect Sunday, March 15 Noon: Documentary film: LOU HARRISON: A World of Music, Portrait of a great composer who followed his own dreams. Trading a fast-paced New York career for a cabin in the woods, Harrison embraced “world music” before the term...

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San Francisco Symphony trombonist Timothy Higgins in residence, March 15-16

Nov. 17, 2014—GUEST ARTIST RESIDENCY Timothy Higgins, trombone Master class: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, Choral Hall Recital: 8 p.m. Monday, March 16, Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Timothy Higgins, Principal Trombonist with the San Francisco Symphony since 2008, will be in residence at Blair March 15-16 for master classes and a joint recital with Blair...

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