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If you or your child is involved in our precollege and adult education program, we want to hear from you! We are very interested in hearing about your experiences as a student at the Blair School. Your feedback and suggestions are very important to us, as we strive to maintain and improve the high quality…

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in , , ,

Roland Schneller

As Blair approaches its 50th anniversary, so does pianist Roland Schneller

As Blair approaches its 50th anniversary, one faculty member has been there all the way Roland Schneller is that rarest of individuals in the 21st-century American workforce—someone who has spent his entire career with one employer. “After 50 years, there are still moments every day when I finish a lesson and think, ‘Gosh, they’re paying…

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

Blair precollege students organize concert to benefit ‘The Contributor’

Allison Pao, John Hartley and Jocelyn Hartley, all students at MLK High School and members of the Curb Youth Symphony at the Blair School, have organized a concert to benefit The Contributor. The Contributor is a local newspaper that offers homeless Nashvillians the opportunity to make a living by selling the paper on street corners…

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

Blair School partners with Nashville School of the Arts

The Blair School of Music is pleased to announce Friends & Partners in Music, a new partnership with Nashville School of the Arts, Nashville’s arts magnet public high school. With the 2013-14 school year, we begin a partnership of mutual support dedicated to enriching a quality music education for our children. On September 16, representatives…

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in , , , ,

Blair hosts “musical petting zoo” in Centennial Park Sept. 7

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? The Blair School is hosting a Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at Musicians Corner in Centennial Park, 13:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, in the Kidsville Tent at Musiciand Corner, in Centennial Park. Blair’s talented Precollege Honor Scholars will give a hands-on introduction to instruments of…

Posted on Friday, September 6, 2013 in ,

Blair grad Brian Biederman featured in Huffington Post

What can you do with a Blair degree? Ask Brian Biederman. The 2010 Blair School graduate, now a middle school music teacher in Nashville, is featured on the Huffington Post for his Littlestone Music Academy, a summer music program he launched this summer at Montgomery Bell Academy. Read the entire story here. Congratulations, Brian!

Posted on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 in , ,

Blair Children’s Chorus in Costa Rica, June 12-18

From June 12th to the 18th, the Blair Children’s Chorus will be touring to San José, Costa Rica on a musical performance tour. The Girls’ Concert Choir will combine with several other youth choirs form the United States, including the Charlotte Children’s Chorus and the Cary Academy Choir, all while spending several days rehearsing with…

Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2013 in , , ,

Side-by-Side: Curb Youth Symphony and Nashville Symphony, 7 p.m. May 16 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center

The annual Side-by-Side concert, which pairs the Blair School’s Curb Youth Symphony with the Nashville Symphony, will take place at 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Admission is free and open to the public. This annual event also serves as a showcase for the grand prize winner of the Nashville Symphony’s Curb…

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 in , , , , , ,

Lineup released for Precollege Chamber Music Recital, 2 p.m. April 28

The Blair School’s precollege chamber music program wraps up its Spring 2013 season with a diverse concert program at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall. Nine ensembles will perform, followed by a reception. The concert program features: Jenna Mangum, violin; Jonathan Hearn, oboe; and Rebecca Rousseau, piano Coaches: Roger…

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in , , ,

Recent precollege program awards and honors

Joy Fan won the Kentucky MTNA Junior Strings Division. Joy is a student of Connie Heard. Chloe Harvel, violin, won honorable mention in Junior Strings at the MTNA Southern Division competition in January 2013. Chloe is a student of Carolyn Huebl. Nolan Harvel, guitar, won the Columbus State Guitar Symposium Division III (grades 8 &…

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in , , ,