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Trombonist Roland Barber joins Blair School faculty

Trombonist Roland Barber will join the faculty of the Blair School of Music in January 2017 as Adjunct Associate Professor of Trombone and Jazz Studies, teaching trombone, jazz brass and jazz improvisation. One-half of longtime Nashville-based jazz duo The Barber Brothers, Barber has also performed with an impressive and diverse list of artists, including Chaka…

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in , , ,


Acclaimed trumpeter Jose Sibaja joins Blair faculty

The Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt University is pleased to announce the appointment of internationally acclaimed trumpeter Jose Sibaja as Associate Professor of Trumpet. He will join the faculty in August 2016. “I’m incredibly excited to join the Blair School of Music,” said Sibaja, “an institution that believes in the future of music, future…

Posted on Monday, November 9, 2015 in , , , , ,


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 , , , , ,


MOOC update: Jen Gunderman films on location

The Blair School of Music will offer its first MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) early in 2016: “Understanding the Music Business: What is Music Worth,” taught by Assistant Professor of Musicology Jen Gunderman and offered through the Coursera platform. With the help of the Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning, Gunderman recently filmed segments of the…

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2015 in , , , , , , ,


Listen: Joy Calico on Australian National Broadcasting

  Joy H. Calico, Professor of Musicology at the Blair School of Music and Director of the Max Kade Center for European Studies at Vanderbilt University, recently spoke about her latest book, Arnold Schoenberg’s “A Survivor from Warsaw” in Postwar Europe, on Australian National Broadcasting’s The Music Show with Andrew Ford. Listen to the interview…

Posted on Monday, September 21, 2015 in , , , , , ,


Joy Calico delivers Distinguished Lecture in Berlin, June 30

Joy H. Calico, professor of musicology and European studies and director of the Max Kade Center for European and German Studies, has been invited to deliver the German Studies Association/Berlin Program Distinguished Lecture at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany, on June 30. Calico’s lecture will examines the cultural history of postwar Europe through the…

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in , ,


An afternoon of chamber music with The Atlantic Ensemble, Jan. 25

FACULTY RECITAL The Atlantic Ensemble Sunday, January 25 3 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music with the Atlantic Ensemble! The program includes W.A. Mozart’s piano quartet in E-Flat Major as well as the Piano Quartet in C minor of Johannes Brahms.

Posted on Sunday, December 14, 2014 in , ,


Blair Presents: An Introduction to the Blair School’s New Pipe Organ, Feb. 8

  BLAIR PRESENTS An Introduction to the Blair School’s New Pipe Organ Carl Smith, organist Sunday, February 8 3:00 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall This program marks the dedication of the Blair School’s new Dobson pipe organ,whose construction and installation were made possible through a generous gift from Cal Turner Jr. and Laura…

Posted on Saturday, December 13, 2014 in , , , , , , , ,


Philip Dikeman, flute, and Melissa Rose, piano, Jan. 16

Friday, January 16 8:30 p.m. Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Faculty Recital Philip Dikeman, flute and Melissa Rose, piano “Phlutings with Philip” Dikeman and Rose present a varied program include staples of the flute repertoire as well as some hidden gems. Works will include Poulenc, Doppler, Chaminade and Martin, as well as a new…

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 in , , , ,


Guest Recital & Master Class: Yizhak Schotten, Jan. 10-11

GUEST RECITAL & MASTER CLASS Yizhak Schotten, viola With Amy Dorfman, piano, Felix Wang, cello, and Polly Brecht, harpsichord Master Class Saturday, January 10 2 p.m., Choral Hall Performance & Master Class Sunday, January 11 3 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Israeli-born violist Yizhak Schotten, professor of viola at the University of Michigan…

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 in , , ,