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

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

Posted on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in , , ,


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

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…

Posted on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in , , , ,


Violists Olivia Palazzolo, Dana Kelley at Primrose competition this week

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…

Posted on Friday, June 6, 2014 in , , ,


WEATHER NOTE: Curb Youth Symphony, April 28

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…

Posted on Monday, April 28, 2014 in , ,


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

  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…

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Blair students take top honors at NSO Curb Concerto finals

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…

Posted on Monday, March 3, 2014 in , , , ,


WEATHER NOTE: See which lessons and programs are cancelled

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…

Posted on Monday, March 3, 2014 in ,


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

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…

Posted on Thursday, February 6, 2014 in , , , ,


Feb. 3 – Curb Youth Symphony WILL rehearse tonight

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.

Posted on Monday, February 3, 2014 in , ,


Precollege scholarship applications for 2014-15 due March 14

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.

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 in ,