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Fall 2009 Category

Tutti: News About Faculty

Aug. 6, 2009—Joy Calico, associate professor of musicology, delivered a paper at the “Music in Poland since 1945” conference in Canterbury, England, in May and then conducted archival research in Vienna, Austria; Leipzig, Germany; and Prague, Czech Republic, for a month. This spring she published a book review in Journal of Interdisciplinary History and joined the international...

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The Blair School of Music Patrons Society

Aug. 6, 2009—The Blair School of Music is honored to receive the annual unrestricted gifts of $1,000 or more from the individuals and companies listed below between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009. The Chancellor’s Council ($10,000+) BMI Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Byrd Mr. and Mrs. Frank E. Genovese Mrs. Landis Bass Gullett The Sartain...

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Ward and Wilson scholarship winners announced

Aug. 6, 2009—Wilma Ward provided scholarships for eight students at Blair during her lifetime, and David K. (Pat) Wilson, former chairman and life member of the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, gave tirelessly to the Blair school, often in memory of his wife, Anne Potter Wilson. These two beloved and generous friends also designated bequests to create...

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Alexander Heard, fifth chancellor of Vanderbilt, dies

Aug. 6, 2009—Alexander Heard, an adviser to three U.S. presidents who, as Vanderbilt’s fifth chancellor, guided the university smoothly through the stormy period of the 1960s and 1970s without the unrest and violence that afflicted many college campuses, died July 24 at his home after a long illness. He was 92. “For more than 40 years, Alex...

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Tutti: photos

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Quarter Note Staff

Aug. 6, 2009—The Blair Quarter Note, a newsletter of the Blair School of Music, is published twice a year in cooperation with Development and Alumni Relations Communications for alumni, current students and their parents, and other friends of the School. The Blair Quarter Note, Vol. 33, No. 2, Fall 2009 © 2009 by Vanderbilt University. All rights...

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2009 Commencement Honors and Awards

Aug. 6, 2009—Founder’s Medalist: Kathryn Moreadith Banner Bearer: Julie Aiken Alma Mater Vocalist: Jena Carpenter Student Marshals: Molly Reinker and Sam Parler New Members of the Eta Iota chapter of Pi Kappa Lambda Class of 2009 Sam Parler Molly Reinker Alina Satterfield Class of 2010 Lindsay Cunningham Jordan Holland Alexandra Matloff Arreanna Rostosky Johna Smith Vanderbilt University Summer...

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Get connected with VUconnect, Vanderbilt’s new online community

Aug. 6, 2009—Vanderbilt has recently launched VUconnect, a new online community for alumni and students. Replacing Dore2Dore, VUconnect includes new and enhanced features. With VUconnect, you can share your latest news, find old friends and classmates, build networking relationships, share career advice and leads, locate a nearby alumni chapter, sign up for events—and connect with Vanderbilt, wherever...

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From the Dean

Aug. 6, 2009—You have read in previous issues of the Blair Commissioning Project, funded by the James Stephen Turner Family Foundation, which is producing major works for the school’s leading chamber ensembles. This issue deals with one of the most ambitious commissions: Susan Botti’s Gates of Silence, composed for the members of the Blakemore Trio.

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Join us for the Fall 2009 Concert Series Performances

Aug. 6, 2009—As always, nearly all concerts, lectures, guest artist performances, master classes and special events are free and open to all. Complimentary valet parking is provided for many events, and free self-parking in South Garage is available for all concerts listed in the fall calendar. Highlights include: BLAIR SIGNATURE SERIES A Plucked String Event, John Johns, guitar Chair...

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