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Dwayne Sagen and Roland Schneller

Sagen and Schneller retire

Dwayne Sagen, left, and Roland Schneller retired from the Blair School of Music June 30. Sagen, who served as assistant dean of admissions at Blair and also as director of bands since 1986, was honored with a composition written for him by Michael Kurek, associate professor of composition. Monument was given its world premiere at…

Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015 in ,


Pianist Roland Schneller honored on Sept. 13 for 50+ years teaching at Blair

To help him celebrate more than 50 years of teaching at the Blair School of Music, current and former piano students of Roland Schneller will perform in concert in his honor. All of these artists were once precollege students at Blair Academy/Blair School of Music. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 13,…

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014 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 , , , ,