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Pianist Boris Giltburg conducts master class November 14

Nov. 9, 2016—Acclaimed pianist Boris Giltburg, who will be in Nashville to perform with the Nashville Symphony, will conduct a master class with Blair’s piano majors from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall. Participation in the class is limited to Blair students by audition, but the public is welcome to attend...

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Marvin Blickenstaff piano workshops, September 17

Sep. 10, 2016—Acclaimed piano instructor Marvin Blickenstaff will be in residence at the Blair School on Saturday, September 17, for a full day of workshops, lectures and master classes. The sessions are co-sponsored by the Nashville Area Music Teachers Association and the Blair School. All sessions take place in Choral Rehearsal Hall. Blickenstaff¬† is known among piano...

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Bang on a Can All-Stars visit Blair for master class Nov. 19

Nov. 17, 2015—While in Nashville to perform Julia Wolfe’s acclaimed “Steel Hammer” at OZ Arts Nashville this weekend, Bang on a Can All-Stars will visit Blair for a chamber music master class. The class will take place from 12:20-2:25 p.m. Thursday, November 19, in Instrumental Rehearsal Hall. Participation in the class is limited to Blair students by...

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

Dec. 1, 2014—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...

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Acclaimed Costa Rican trumpeter Jose Sibaja in residence Feb. 9-11

Nov. 18, 2014—Guest Artist Residency Jose Sibaja, trumpet Monday, February 9 2:15-3:15 p.m. Brass chamber music coaching, location TBD Tuesday, February 10 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Work with the Blair Big Band, Instrumental Rehearsal Hall 1:10-2:25 p.m. Trumpet master class, Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Wednesday, February 11 7-8 p.m. Recital, Choral Hall Jose Sibaja is one...

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Master Class: Mauricio Fuks, violin, Feb. 14 & 15

Nov. 18, 2014—MASTER CLASS Mauricio Fuks, violin Saturday, February 14 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m., Choral Hall Sunday, February 15 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Choral Hall

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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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Collaborative pianist Warren Jones returns to Blair for master class residency, March 13-15

Nov. 17, 2014—MASTER CLASSES Warren Jones, collaborative pianist Friday, March 13-Sunday, March 15 Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Marvelous collaborative pianist Warren Jones has performed numerous times at Blair accompanying guest vocalists. Now he returns to coach teams of student pianists and singers in collaborative master classes. Classes take place 7-9 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.-noon,...

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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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Master class with oboist Linda Strommen, March 17

Nov. 17, 2014—MASTER CLASS Linda Strommen, oboe Tuesday, March 17 2:30 p.m., Choral Hall Linda Strommen is Professor of Oboe at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, a regular guest faculty teacher at The Juilliard School, and a faculty member of the Interlochen Arts Camp and the New York String Orchestra Seminar. A former member of the...

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