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

Nov. 17, 2014—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...

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Violinist Stephen Miahky makes his solo debut at Blair, March 20

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Stephen Miahky, violin with Amy Dorfman, piano, and Polly Brecht, harpsichord Friday, March 20 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall J.S. Bach, Sonata in E major, BWV 1016 Charles Ives, Second Sonata Luciano Berio, Sequenza VIII for Solo Violin Johannes Brahms, Sonata in A major, Op. 100 Stephen Miahky, in his...

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An exciting evening with Blair’s jazz faculty, March 27

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Blair’s Jazz Department Friday, March 27 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Vanderbilt Jazz Faculty — Bruce Dudley, Liz Johnson, Jerry Kimbrough, Ryan Middagh, Derrek Philips and Roger Spencer — will present a diverse recital of music ranging from the Great American Songbook to new compositions and arrangements from the...

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Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin, continue Mozart series, March 29

Nov. 17, 2014—SIGNATURE SERIES Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin Sunday, March 29 8 p.m., Ingram Hall The Mozart Sonatas for Piano and Violin Pianist Nies and violinist Huebl, over the course of four evenings throughout the 2014-15 concert season, perform W.A. Mozart’s entire set of 16 sonatas for piano and violin. This is an incredible...

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CONCERT UPDATE: ALIAS Chamber Ensemble winter concert postponed

Nov. 16, 2014—FEB. 17 WEATHER UPDATE: Due to severe winter weather, the February 17 concert from ALIAS Chamber Ensemble has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date. TICKETED EVENT ALIAS Chamber Ensemble Tuesday, February 17 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Daniel Elder, The Ties Eternal, for soprano, two violins, two cellos,...

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ALIAS performs postponed program of world premieres, May 6

Nov. 16, 2014—NOTE: This concert was originally scheduled for February 17, but was postponed due to severe winter weather. Tickets purchased for the original date will be honored. TICKETED EVENT Wednesday, May 6 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall ALIAS Chamber Ensemble Daniel Elder, The Ties Eternal, for soprano, two violins, two cellos, and percussion...

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Wide-ranging instrumental evening from Blair Brass Quintet, April 6

Nov. 15, 2014—SIGNATURE SERIES Blair Brass Quintet Monday, April 6 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The quintet performs a diverse brass program including George Frideric Handel’s Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Jörg Widmann’s Three Canzoni, Charles Whittenberg’s Little Fantasy on a Bach Advent Chorale, John Stevens’ Urban Images, Isaac Albéniz’s Asturias, and Douglas...

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Blair Big Band hosts Jeff Coffin and new Nashville Jazz Composers Collective, April 9

Nov. 15, 2014—TICKETED EVENT Blair Big Band Ryan Middagh, director with Jeff Coffin and introducing The Nashville Jazz Composers Collective Thursday, April 9 8 p.m., Ingram Hall The Blair Big Band closes its concert season with Grammy-winning saxophonist Jeff Coffin. Coffin is an internationally recognized saxophonist, bandleader, composer and educator, a member of the Dave Matthews Band and...

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Violinist Christina McGann makes Blair solo debut, Apr. 13

Nov. 15, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Christina McGann, violin, and Jingwen Tu, piano Monday, April 13 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Violinist Christina McGann makes her Blair School concert debut with guest pianist Jingwen Tu for a delightful duet program including Arnold Schöenberg’s Fantasy for Violin and Piano, Op. 47, Robert Schumann’s Sonata No. 1 in...

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A choral and orchestral tour de force — Haydn’s ‘Creation,’ April 14

Nov. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir and Vanderbilt Oratorio Orchestra Tucker Biddlecombe, conductor Tuesday, April 14 8:00 p.m., Ingram Hall Creation, by Franz Joseph Haydn With Amy Jarman, soprano, Thomas Mulder (Blair ’12), tenor, and Jonathan Retzlaff, lyric baritone In the final student ensemble performance of this academic year, Blair’s choral and orchestral forces combine to perform arguably...

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