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Craig Nies and Carolyn Huebl complete Mozart concert series, April 17

SIGNATURE SERIES Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin Friday, April 17 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, have performed W.A. Mozart’s entire set of 16 sonatas for piano and violin. This is an…

Posted on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in , , , , , , ,


CONCERT UPDATE: A Viennese evening with the Blair String Quartet, April 20

CONCERT UPDATE: This concert was originally scheduled for February 20, but was postponed due to weather. SIGNATURE SERIES Blair String Quartet Stephen Miahky and Cornelia Heard, violins, John Kochanowski, viola, Felix Wang, cello Monday, April 20 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Blair String Quartet presents an all-Viennese program representing different masters…

Posted on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Colleges converge for Tri Star Brass, Nov. 17

This month, the Blair Brass Quintet joins forces with the faculty brass quintets from Belmont University and Middle Tennessee State University. The resulting triple quintet ensemble, the Tri Star Brass, will perform at 7:30 p.m. November 17 at Nashville’s Christ Church Cathedral, 900 Broadway. Under the baton of guest conductor Vinay Parameswaran, the ensemvble will…

Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Blair Presents: Cornelia Heard and Friends

Saturday, November 1 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Cornelia Heard, Blair School of Music faculty member since 1982, was one of the first students to enroll at the Blair Academy of Music in the fall of 1964. To celebrate her milestone affiliation with the Blair School, Heard will be joined for this…

Posted on Sunday, October 26, 2014 in , , , ,


Craig Nies and Carolyn Huebl to play all Mozart’s sonatas for piano and violin

Signature Series: Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin Friday, September 5 Sunday, October 26 Sunday, March 29 Friday, April 17 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Free and Open to the Public The Mozart Sonatas for Piano and Violin Pianist Nies and violinist Huebl, over the course of four evenings throughout the 2014-15 season, perform W.A….

Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in , , , , , ,


A 140th birthday concert for Charles Ives, Oct. 20

Charles Ives 140th Birthday Concert Monday, October 20 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Blair students and faculty celebrate what would have been the 140th birthday of composer Charles Ives with an evening of piano and song. Pianists Melissa Rose, Jennifer McGuire, Ben Harris, Jack Coen, David Rodgers and Craig Nies are joined by vocalists including Jonathan…

Posted on Sunday, October 19, 2014 in , , , , ,


Blair Woodwind Quintet with pianist Jennifer McGuire, Oct. 13

Signature Series: Blair Woodwind Quintet Monday, October 13 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Philip Dikeman, flute, Bil Jackson, clarinet, Jared Hauser, oboe, Leslie Norton, horn, Peter Kolkay, bassoon The Blair Woodwind Quintet presents a program full of melody and lyricism, including a romantic gem by little-known Czech clarinetist and composer Johann Sobeck (1831-1914), as well as…

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A musical European tour with Blakemore Trio, Oct. 10

Blakemore Trio Friday, October 10 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Amy Dorfman, piano, Carolyn Huebl, violin, Felix Wang, cello Goethe described chamber music as “(three) rational people conversing.” The Blakemore Trio pays homage to Franz Joseph Haydn, heralded as the creator of modern chamber music, opening its program with one of his delightful chamber music gems….

Posted on Monday, October 6, 2014 in , , ,


Carl Smith – the 17th Century in music and song, Oct. 12

Faculty Recital: Carl Smith, harpsichord and continuo organ With Elizabeth Bartlett, soprano, Matthew Lammers, violin, and Ann Yeh, cello Sunday, October 12 4 p.m., Choral Hall Musica Settecentesca Seventeenth-century vocal and instrumental music from Italy and Germany, including Claudio Monteverdi, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Heinrich Schütz and Matthias Weckmann.

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 in , , , ,


Guitarist John Johns presents ‘Music for Guitar and Strings,’ Sept. 11

Signature Series: John Johns, guitar with Carolyn Huebl, violin, Kathryn Plummer, viola, and Felix Wang, cello Thursday, September 11 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Guitarist Johns presents a colorful program of music by composers from Italy, Spain, Argentina, Brazil and Austria. Huebl, Plummer and Wang join Johns on Franz Joseph Haydn’s “Guitar” Quartet in D, a…

Posted on Monday, September 8, 2014 in , , , ,