Ryan Middagh

  • Vanderbilt University

    Blair jazz program receives 13th Downbeat Magazine Student Music Award

    The Blair Big Band has been honored with its 13th DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award. The Blair School of Music jazz program has been honored with its 13th DownBeat Magazine Student Music Award in an announcement released today. The Blair Big Band is a 2024 winner in the Undergraduate… Read More

    May. 9, 2024

  • Ryan Middagh, director of jazz studies, wins Chancellor’s Cup

    Ryan Middagh, director of jazz studies, wins Chancellor’s Cup

    Oct. 17, 2019

  • Blair Faculty News

    Blair Faculty News

    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. Read More

    Jul. 2, 2015

  • Blair welcomes eight faculty members in 2014-15

    Blair welcomes eight faculty members in 2014-15

    Stephen Miahky, Joseph Joachim Professor of Violin A teaching continuum More than most professions, music celebrates the line of succession from teacher to student. Almost all master performers are also master teachers, passing on knowledge gained from experience to the next generation. Read More

    Jun. 30, 2015

  • Blair precollege, adult and undergraduate students learn from each other

    Blair precollege, adult and undergraduate students learn from each other

    Jenna Mangum, precollege violin student of Connie Heard, performs at a weekly studio class that includes both precollege and college students. Photo by Susan Urmy   Most undergraduate students don’t have much contact with younger or older learners during their college years. They inhabit a sort of… Read More

    Jun. 30, 2015