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Ben Harris

Voice students’ experience enhanced by coaching with collaborative pianists

Voice students at Blair benefit from the coaching expertise of collaborative pianists Voice instruction at the Blair School of Music is now doubly enriched by the presence of two full-time vocal coaches/collaborative pianists who work exclusively with undergraduate voice majors. In addition, a master class in collaborative piano has been established to allow teams of…

Posted on Thursday, September 19, 2013 in , , , , , , ,


Pianist and recording engineer Sergei Kvitko, April 15-16

Sergei Kvitko, a dynamic pianist in the Russian tradition, brings to Blair a concert program that has been hailed by American Record Guide as “startling and dramatic,” and by Fanfare Magazine as “masterful, intuitive playing, albeit not without some interesting quirks.” Kvitko’s program, “Of Lands and People Far Away,” will include: J. S. Bach/Sergei Kvitko…

Posted on Monday, April 15, 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 , ,