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Curb Youth Symphony, featuring Chloe Harvel, Jenna Mangum, Kaili Wang and David Bender, March 9

Curb Youth Symphony Carol Nies, director Monday, March 9 8 p.m., Ingram Hall The Curb Youth Symphony performs works by Tchaikovsky, Mozart and Rossini, with featured soloists Chloe Harvel, Jenna Mangum and Kaili Wang on violin and David Bender on cello.

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Collaborative pianist Warren Jones returns to Blair for master class residency, March 13-15

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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VORTEX and the American Gamelan, March 15

VORTEX percussion Michael Holland, artistic director VORTEX and the American Gamelan With New Dialect Sunday, March 15 Noon: Documentary film: LOU HARRISON: A World of Music, Portrait of a great composer who followed his own dreams. Trading a fast-paced New York career for a cabin in the woods, Harrison embraced “world music” before the term…

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An evening of chamber music with Matthew Hunter, viola, March 18

An Evening of Chamber Music With Matthew Hunter, viola, the Blair String Quartet, and student musicians Wednesday, March 18 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Violist Matthew Hunter of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra joins Blair students and the Blair String Quartet for a chamber music concert that includes Brahms’ Op. 111, G Major…

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Berlin Philharmonic violist Matthew Hunter leads Vanderbilt String Orchestra, March 19

Vanderbilt String Orchestra Robin Fountain, conductor Thursday, March 19 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Violist Matthew Hunter of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra joins the String Orchestra this week as guest coach and leader. The program will include a number of works by seminal 16th-century English composer Thomas Tallis. Presented with gratitude to an anonymous friend of…

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Béla Fleck performs at Blair March 24-25, for CBDNA conference

2015 College Band Directors National Association Conference March 24-28 The Blair School is honored to host the biennial meeting of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA). All concert events are free and open to the public, although priority seating will be reserved for conference attendees.   For the official conference website, click here. Tuesday,…

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UPDATE: Piano master class with Joaquín Achúcarro, Nov. 18

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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Curb Youth Symphony, May 4

Monday, May 4 7:30 p.m., Ingram Hall Curb Youth Symphony Carol Nies, director Presented with gratitude to the Valere Blair Potter Trust for its generous support of the Blair School

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Youth orchestra program celebrates end of season, May 5

Tuesday, May 5 7:30 p.m., Ingram Hall Nashville Youth Repertory Orchestra Craig Madole, director Youth Strings Orchestras, Reading Orchestra, and Beginning Reading Orchestra Celeste Tuten, director Presented with gratitude to the Valere Blair Potter Trust for its generous support of the Blair School

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A host of harpists? Blair Harp Ensemble, April 2

Blair Harp Ensemble Marian Shaffer, director Thursday, April 2 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Blair’s harp students take center stage for an enchanting musical evening showcasing the “sweetest of strings.”

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