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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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Novelist Julian Barnes and pianist Angela Hewitt in residence March 23-25

Mar. 17, 2016—Booker Prize-winning novelist Julian Barnes and highly acclaimed pianist Angela Hewitt join forces for an exciting musical and literary residency at the Blair School March 23-25. This is an exceptionally rare opportunity to see two such important and esteemed artists from different disciplines on the same stage. It will be an unforgettable week of prose...

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UPDATE: New dates for Fall 2015 precollege piano auditions

Jun. 22, 2015—There has been a change in the dates for precollege piano auditions for students with one or more years of previous study. These placement interviews are for students who plan to take private piano lessons at Vanderbilt’s Blair School in the Fall 2015 semester. Auditions will now be held on the following dates: Saturday, August...

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Mirabelle takes on a triad of trios, March 10

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL The Mirabelle Trio Jared Hauser, oboe, Leslie Norton, horn, and Melissa Rose, piano Tuesday, March 10 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall The Mirabelle Trio continues its exploration of trios written for oboe, horn and piano. Heinrich Herzogenberg’s romantic trio from 1889 contrasts with a modern trio written a century later...

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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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International explorations with Brian Utley, saxophone, and Melissa Rose, piano, March 17

Nov. 17, 2014—FACULTY RECITAL Brian Utley, saxophone with Melissa Rose, piano Tuesday, March 17 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Utley’s program is an exploration of the international. Klonos, by Piet Swerts, is described by the composer as a “bravura-like fantasy.” The word itself is of Greek origin, with meanings of “turmoil” or  “an intense...

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The Waldland Ensemble showcases new chamber works, March 26

Nov. 17, 2014—GUEST ARTISTS The Waldland Ensemble Hillary Herndon, viola, Jeremy Reynolds, clarinet, and Bernadette Lo, piano Thursday, March 26 8 p.m., Choral Hall An exciting chamber music recital featuring five new works commissioned from important modern composers. Herndon, of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Reynolds, from the University of Denver, and Lo, visiting professor of piano at...

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Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin, continue Mozart series, March 29

Nov. 17, 2014—SIGNATURE SERIES Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin Sunday, March 29 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, perform W.A. Mozart’s entire set of 16 sonatas for piano and violin. This is an incredible...

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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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