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Tucker Biddlecombe, Director of Choral Activities, named interim director of Nashville Symphony Chorus

Mar. 28, 2016—The Nashville Symphony has announced that Dr. Tucker Biddlecombe, Associate Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, will take over as Interim Director of the Nashville Symphony Chorus in July. Biddlecombe assumes leadership of the chorus from current Director Kelly Corcoran, who will step down from her post following...

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Blair Faculty News

Jul. 2, 2015—Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor of choral activities and choral director, served as conductor for the Florida All-State men’s chorus in 2014. He has also been engaged to conduct two all-state choruses in 2016, the Arkansas All-State Male Chorus and the New York All-State Mixed Chorus.       Mary Biddlecombe, adjunct artist teacher of chorus...

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Blair’s Choral Prism concert unites Blair choral groups with university groups to bring vocal music to a broader audience

Jul. 1, 2015—When Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor of choral activities and choral director, first came to the Blair School of Music in 2012, Blair-based performing choirs were happy to have just a third of Ingram Hall filled for concerts. “There had been times when there were more people on stage than in the audience,” he says. What a...

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Vanderbilt Chorale tours Florida

Jun. 27, 2014—The Vanderbilt Chorale, under the direction of Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor of choral activities and choral director, embarked on a tour of Florida in March. This newly formed ensemble serves as the core of the Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir and is made up of two-thirds Blair music majors, and one-third non-music majors from various schools at...

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Recent faculty hires at Blair meld teaching and performance

Sep. 16, 2013—Two Jobs in One   Jeremy Wilson, associate professor of trombone Few musicians wind up winning their very first orchestral audition, and the percentage of those whose first audition is with the Vienna Philharmonic is likely very slim. That puts Jeremy Wilson, Blair’s new associate professor of trombone, in a class by himself. Wilson was...

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