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CONCERT UPDATE: Daniel Reinker and friends rescheduled for March 1

Nov. 18, 2014—SCHEDULE UPDATE: This concert was originally scheduled for Feb. 16, but was postponed due to severe winter weather. FACULTY RECITAL Daniel Reinker, viola with Francis Perry, theorbo, Jim Lovensheimer, reader, Jared Hauser, oboe, Keith Nicholas, cello, Melissa Rose, piano, and William G. Wiggins, percussion Sunday, March 1 7:30 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall...

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The Waldland Ensemble showcases new chamber works, March 26

Nov. 17, 2014—GUEST ARTISTS The Waldland Ensemble Hillary Herndon, viola, Jeremy Reynolds, clarinet, and Bernadette Lo, piano Thursday, March 26 8 p.m., Choral Hall An exciting chamber music recital featuring five new works commissioned from important modern composers. Herndon, of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Reynolds, from the University of Denver, and Lo, visiting professor of piano at...

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Juilliard violist Heidi Castleman hosts master class via video, Feb. 26

Nov. 13, 2014—Juilliard viola professor Heidi Castleman, one of the leading viola pedagogues in the U.S., will conduct a master class with Blair viola students via videoconference from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. February 26, in Blair’s Choral Hall. Blair’s viola studio won the class through a membership drive with the American Viola Society. Viola students Libby Doubrawa, Daniel...

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Olivia Palazzolo wins Tone Award at Primrose International Viola Competition

Jul. 31, 2014—American Viola Society president Nokuthula Ngwenyama presents Blair student Olivia Palazzolo with the Tone Award at the Primrose International Viola Competition.   Blair School precollege student Olivia Palazzolo won the Tone Award at the Primrose International Viola Comptition, held in June at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. Palazzolo, age 17, is a student of...

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Violists Olivia Palazzolo, Dana Kelley at Primrose competition this week

Jun. 6, 2014—Olivia Palazzolo, age 17, and Blair alumna Dana Kelley, B.Mus. ’12, depart for the Primrose International Viola Competition on Saturday June 7. They are two of just 30 violists ages 15-29 selected to compete in the live rounds of the competition. Their fellow quarter-finalists are from Australia, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Korea, the United...

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