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Elizabeth Cook headlines 10th Annual Appalachian Celebration, April 20

  Soulful country singer Elizabeth Cook will headline the Blair School of Music’s 10th Annual Appalachian Celebration 2013, scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at the Blair School’s Ingram Hall. She’s joined by Tim Carroll on guitar, Bones Hillman on bass, and Blair professor Matt Combs on fiddle and mandolin. Acoustic guitar phenom David…

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2013 in , ,


Percussionist Kuniko Kato marimba recital, Feb. 27

Japanese percussionist Kuniko Kato, a gifted marimba player and multi-instrumentalist, will perform a marimba concert at Blair School of Music’s Turner Hall at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27. Kuniko’s program, “History of Marimba Music in Japan,” will showcase Kuniko’s interpretations of popular marimba pieces by great Japanese composers. The second half of the program…

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 in , ,


Pianist Florence Millet in residence Feb. 7 and 9

Pianist Florence Millet, a founding member of the acclaimed Lion’s Gate Trio and a prize-winning soloist, conducts a residency at Blair this week, leading master classes in solo piano and chamber music performance. She caps the residency with a concert performance of works by Federico Mompou, Leoš Janáček, Ludwig van Beethoven, Alexander Scriabin, contemporary French…

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2013 in , ,


Violinist Ani Kavafian conducts master classes Jan. 29-30

Violinist Ani Kavafian, a 34-year veteran of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and violin professor at Yale University, will be in residence at Blair January 29-30 to conduct master classes in violin and chamber music performance. Kavafian conducts a violin master class from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Steve & Judy Turner…

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in ,


Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet in residence at Blair

For the third year in a row, the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet, the world’s most celebrated woodwind quintet, returns to the Blair School of Music. This year’s residency will be an exciting week of master classes, collaborations, and guest conducting, culminating in two major collaborative concert performances. Tuesday, January 29 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oboe master…

Posted on Monday, January 21, 2013 in , ,