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‘Master classes’

UPDATE: Piano master class with Joaquín Achúcarro, Nov. 18

Nov. 17, 2014—Brilliant Spanish pianist Joaquín Achúcarro comes to Nashville this week to perform Brahms’ monumental Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Nashville Symphony (Nov. 20-22). While in town, he’ll conduct a master class with Blair’s piano students. Participation in the class is limited to Blair piano majors by audition, but the public is welcome to attend....

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Pianist Michael Chertock hosts master classes, April 9

Nov. 15, 2014—Master Class Michael Chertock, piano Thursday, April 9 2:45-5 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Pianist Michael Chertock of the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, an highly acclaimed and prolific orchestral soloist and Telarc recording artist, conducts master classes with Blair’s piano students. Participation in the class is limited to Blair students by...

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Juilliard violist Heidi Castleman hosts master class via video, Feb. 26

Nov. 13, 2014—Juilliard viola professor Heidi Castleman, one of the leading viola pedagogues in the U.S., will conduct a master class with Blair viola students via videoconference from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. February 26, in Blair’s Choral Hall. Blair’s viola studio won the class through a membership drive with the American Viola Society. Viola students Libby Doubrawa, Daniel...

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Master class with oboist ToniMarie Marchioni, Nov. 11

Nov. 1, 2014—Oboist ToniMarie Marchioni, assistant professor of oboe at the University of Kentucky, conducts a master class with Blair’s oboe students from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Choral Hall. Marchioni has performed in Europe, South America, Asia, and throughout the United States. Appointed to the University of Kentucky in 2013, she is a member of...

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Grammy-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham performs Sept. 27

Sep. 22, 2014—Grammy-winner Susan Graham — dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone magazine —and pianist Bradley Moore will perform at Blair’s Ingram Hall at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 27. Graham achieved international stardom within a few years of her professional debut. Her operatic roles span four centuries, from Monteverdi’s Poppea to Jake Heggie’s Sister Helen Prejean (Dead...

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Photos from master classes taught by members of the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

Jul. 2, 2014—  master class (‘ma:str klas) A class taught by an accomplished musician who individually instructs advanced students in performance and technique, often before an audience —Webster’s New World Dictionary Multiply accomplished musicians and classes by five, and it must mean that the world-renowned Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet has returned to the Blair School of Music. For the fourth...

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Collaborative pianist Roger Vignoles master class, June 10, concert June 12

May. 27, 2014—The Blair School is gearing up for its inaugural Mentoring Program for Young Professional Vocal Coaches, which will run June 9-12. Outstanding collaborative pianist Roger Vignoles will mentor four teams of young professional coaches and Blair voice majors. Events open to the public include a master class on June 10 and a recital on June...

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Blair Composers concert, Oct. 28, with special guests Ovidiu Marinescu, cello, Mario Falcao, harp

Oct. 24, 2013—The Blair Composers concert on Monday, October 28, is a wide-ranging affair, spotlighting some of the Blair School’s best faculty and student musicians performing works written by the composition faculty. Included on the program are two world-premiere performances of pieces by Michael Kurek, both featuring guest artists Ovidiu Marinescu, cello, and Mario Falcao, harp. Both...

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Parking note for Wilson Southerland master class, Saturday, Oct. 19

Oct. 18, 2013—If you are coming from off-campus for Wilson Southerland’s master class in collaborative piano on Saturday, Oct. 19 from noon-3 p.m., there is a Vanderbilt football game going on at the same time, but parking for the master class is still FREE in West Garage. Just tell the parking attendant you’re here for a Blair...

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Sheherazade Trio in residence October 7-8

Oct. 7, 2013—Monday, Oct. 7 Sheherazade Trio concert, 8 p.m. in Turner Hall Tuesday, Oct. 8 Violin master class with Susan Waterbury, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in Turner Hall Cello master Class with Elizabeth Simkin, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 2192 Chamber music master class with pianist Jennifer Hayghe, 5:30-7 p.m. in Turner Hall About The Sheherazade Trio The women...

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