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Blair Suzuki Violin Performing Group and Blair Children’s Cello Choir, Apr. 12

Nov. 15, 2014—Blair Suzuki Violin Performing Group Carol Smith, director and Blair Children’s Cello Choir Kirsten Cassel Greer, director Sunday, April 12 2:30 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall

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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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Violists Olivia Palazzolo, Dana Kelley at Primrose competition this week

Jun. 6, 2014—Olivia Palazzolo, age 17, and Blair alumna Dana Kelley, B.Mus. ’12, depart for the Primrose International Viola Competition on Saturday June 7. They are two of just 30 violists ages 15-29 selected to compete in the live rounds of the competition. Their fellow quarter-finalists are from Australia, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Korea, the United...

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WEATHER NOTE: Curb Youth Symphony, April 28

Apr. 28, 2014—From Curb Youth Symphony Director Carol Nies: Dear CYS members, The CYS will rehearse this evening. However, if it is dangerous in the area that you are coming from, please do not come until the danger has passed. Please check the weather radar map (moving interactive radar that shows green as rain and red as...

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Blair School celebrates 50 years of music education, 3 p.m. March 16

Mar. 4, 2014—  In 2014, the Blair School of Music celebrates 50 years of educating musicians in Nashville. Initially the Blair Academy of Music, which was devoted to teaching music to precollege and adult students, the Blair School has thrived, growing and expanding its mission over 50 years to become one of the nation’s highly esteemed music...

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Blair students take top honors at NSO Curb Concerto finals

Mar. 3, 2014—The finals of the Nashville Symphony’s annual Curb Concerto Competition were held Sunday, March 2, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center, and all three top finalists are Myra Jackson Blair Scholars in the Blair School’s precollege program. Violist Olivia Palazzolo won the grand prize, and will perform as featured soloist with the Nashville Symphony and Curb Youth...

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WEATHER NOTE: See which lessons and programs are cancelled

Mar. 3, 2014—Some Blair School classes and lessons will be cancelled on Monday, March 3, due to icy weather conditions. This post will be updated frequently. If you have specific questions, contact your instructor directly. Blair Children’s Chorus program: All rehearsals today were already cancelled due to spring break. Curb Youth Symphony: Tonight’s rehearsal is cancelled. Steve...

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Nolan Harvel, Nashville Boychoir member, picked as featured soloist with Nashville Symphony

Feb. 6, 2014—Blair School precollege student Nolan Harvel, a guitar student and member of the Nashville Boychoir, will be one of the featured soloists with the Nashville Symphony May 29-31. The program is part of the Nashville Symphony Chorus’ 50th anniversary celebrations, and features the chorus on Leonard Bernstein’s Chichister Psalms, Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915...

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Feb. 3 – Curb Youth Symphony WILL rehearse tonight

Feb. 3, 2014—Curb Youth Symphony families, please note: Even though Metro Nashville Pubic Schools were closed today (Feb. 3), CYS will rehearse tonight. Student musicians should plan to arrive at the regular time.

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Precollege scholarship applications for 2014-15 due March 14

Jan. 17, 2014—Applications are available now for scholarships for the Blair School’s precollege program for the 2014-15 academic year. Applications may be picked up in the Blair office or downloaded from the website. Applications are due March 14, 2014.

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