Quartner Note
Top Spot

Top Spot

For music students, preparing for competitions and auditions has to be about more than winning.


In the VORTEX with Cage and Cunningham

In the VORTEX with Cage and Cunningham

Surprises are in store when Blair’s percussion ensemble VORTEX joins with former dancers of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company and Nashville’s Company Rose on Sunday, April 1.


Making Music for Each Other

Making Music for Each Other

Chamber music, with its graceful, intimate character, presents a special set of challenges and pleasures to the musicians who play it.


The Treble and Bass of a Balanced Life

The Treble and Bass of a Balanced Life

In music, balance is the harmonic poise, the requisite equilibrium given to a chord, a melody or a group of instruments. In life, balance is the constant recalibration of obligations and passions. Quarter Note recently spoke to two Blair alumni to discover how divergent paths can lead to a fulfilling euphony.