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Novelist Julian Barnes and pianist Angela Hewitt in residence March 23-25

Booker Prize-winning novelist Julian Barnes and highly acclaimed pianist Angela Hewitt join forces for an exciting musical and literary residency at the Blair School March 23-25. This is an exceptionally rare opportunity to see two such important and esteemed artists from different disciplines on the same stage. It will be an unforgettable week of prose…

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in , , , ,


Our Suzuki program is expanding – open house August 15

This fall, the Blair School of Music is expanding our Suzuki violin program. We’ve added a new instructor, Tina Simpson, and expanded the hours of our existing instructors. It’s the perfect time to get your child involved! Suzuki instruction builds students’ self-discipline and character. It does require a commitment from parents as well as students,…

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 in , ,


UPDATE: Additional dates for Suzuki interviews

Carol Smith, director of the Blair School’s Suzuki strings program, has added an additional information session for families interested in Suzuki instruction for Fall 2015. Sessions will be held 10-11 a.m. Saturday, August 8, and 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, August 15, in Room 1161 at the Blair School. Families interested in Suzuki should attend one of…

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015 in , , , , ,


Kaili Wang, Maggie Kasinger, David Bender win at Curb Concerto Competition

For the second year in a row, Blair School precollege students took top honors at the annual Nashville Symphony Curb Concerto Competition, held March 15 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Violinist Kaili Wang, a student of Carolyn Huebl, associate professor of violin, was the grand prize winner. Wang, 15, is a ninth-grade student at Harpeth Hall…

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015 in , , , , , ,


Suzuki Violin Graduation and Festival Concert, April 25

Suzuki Violin Graduation and Festival Concert Carol Smith, director Saturday, April 25 3 p.m., Steve and Judy Turner Recital Hall  

Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014 in , , , ,


Master Class: Mauricio Fuks, violin, Feb. 14 & 15

MASTER CLASS Mauricio Fuks, violin Saturday, February 14 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30-3:30 p.m., Choral Hall Sunday, February 15 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Choral Hall

Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in , , ,


Guest Artist: Charles Castleman, violin, Feb. 24

GUEST ARTIST Charles Castleman, violin Tuesday, February 24 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Charles Castleman has been soloist with the orchestras of Philadelphia, Boston, Brisbane, Chicago, Hong Kong, Moscow, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Seoul and Shanghai. Medalist at Tchaikovsky and Brussels, his Jongen Concerto is included in a Cypres CD…

Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in , , ,


Violinist Stephen Miahky makes his solo debut at Blair, March 20

FACULTY RECITAL Stephen Miahky, violin with Amy Dorfman, piano, and Polly Brecht, harpsichord Friday, March 20 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall J.S. Bach, Sonata in E major, BWV 1016 Charles Ives, Second Sonata Luciano Berio, Sequenza VIII for Solo Violin Johannes Brahms, Sonata in A major, Op. 100 Stephen Miahky, in his…

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 in , , ,


Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin, continue Mozart series, March 29

SIGNATURE SERIES Craig Nies, piano, and Carolyn Huebl, violin Sunday, March 29 8 p.m., Ingram Hall The Mozart Sonatas for Piano and Violin Pianist Nies and violinist Huebl, over the course of four evenings throughout the 2014-15 concert season, perform W.A. Mozart’s entire set of 16 sonatas for piano and violin. This is an incredible…

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 in , , , , , ,


Violinist Christina McGann makes Blair solo debut, Apr. 13

FACULTY RECITAL Christina McGann, violin, and Jingwen Tu, piano Monday, April 13 8 p.m., Steve & Judy Turner Recital Hall Violinist Christina McGann makes her Blair School concert debut with guest pianist Jingwen Tu for a delightful duet program including Arnold Schöenberg’s Fantasy for Violin and Piano, Op. 47, Robert Schumann’s Sonata No. 1 in…

Posted on Saturday, November 15, 2014 in , , ,