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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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A choral and orchestral tour de force — Haydn’s ‘Creation,’ April 14

Nov. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt Symphonic Choir and Vanderbilt Oratorio Orchestra Tucker Biddlecombe, conductor Tuesday, April 14 8:00 p.m., Ingram Hall Creation, by Franz Joseph Haydn With Amy Jarman, soprano, Thomas Mulder (Blair ’12), tenor, and Jonathan Retzlaff, lyric baritone In the final student ensemble performance of this academic year, Blair’s choral and orchestral forces combine to perform arguably...

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Vanderbilt Chorale and Symphonic Choir, Oct. 25

Oct. 22, 2014—Vanderbilt Chorale and Symphonic Choir Saturday, October 25 8 p.m., Ingram Hall Tucker Biddlecombe, director The Warp and Woof This joint choral concert will open with polychoral motets by Johann Sebastian Bach, and Heinrich Schütz, featuring Blair’s new Guitarri continuo organ. We’ll journey to France with chansons by Francis Poulenc and the four motets of...

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Vanderbilt Symphony Orchestra, Vanderbilt Chorale and Symphonic Choir

Sep. 8, 2014—Vanderbilt Symphony Orchestra and Vanderbilt Chorale and Symphonic Choir Friday, September 12 6 p.m., Ingram Hall Free and Open to the Public Robin Fountain conductor of Vanderbilt Symphony Orchestra Tucker Biddlecombe conductor of Vanderbilt Chorale and Symphonic Choir German Masters Psalms of David: I was glad when they said unto me, by Heinrich Schütz Symphony...

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Photos from Blair’s 50th Anniversary Gala Concert, March 16, 2014

Jun. 27, 2014—  A combination of precollege, collegiate, and alumni singers and musicians performed John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” on March 16 at the Blair School of Music 50th Anniversary Gala Concert. For more information on future 50th anniversary concerts, visit “Blair Events” on our home page. Watch the Blair 50th year video here. Photos by Anne...

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