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Music Making

Nov. 22, 2012—This post coming to you fresh from the Yeh kitchen, as Mr. Turkey makes friends with his neighbors Butternut Squash, Carrot, and Potatoes in the Oven. Today I was practicing again. Such is the life. Anyways, I had the strangest feeling: the realization of the complete disconnect among the fingers of my left hand, which tapped the wire strings against the neck of my cello, and my right arm swinging back and forth like a pendulum- right, left, right left- and the noise which was just coming out of the wood. It was so bizarre.

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A Day in the Life of a Blair Student

Nov. 18, 2012—This past Thursday, during an hour break between class and marching band rehearsal, I went to the Turner Recital Hall at the Blair School of Music for a concert.

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Symphonie Fantastique

Nov. 7, 2012—So what better for Blair kids to do on their Friday night than go to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center for a delightful evening of music? We boarded the bus downtown, and when we arrived, we saw around half of our school there. From the pianists to violists to vocalists to horn players, the Blair School of Music had invaded the Nashville Symphony. Yes, that is what we music majors do to kick off our weekends.

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A Concert in Class?

Oct. 12, 2011—This semester one of my favorite classes that I am taking is History of Country Music. During class we learn about various artists and movements that have helped shape country music over the past century, as well as what classifies music as “country.” Before taking this class, I knew that I liked country music, but...

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Mayfield Lodges

Mar. 24, 2011—Even though we still have a little over a month left, I’m getting excited for next year! I already met with my advisor about classes and have a pretty good schedule mapped out. What I really can’t wait for, though, is living in a Mayfield!

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Why You Should Want to be a Musician at Vanderbilt

Dec. 16, 2010—So on Sunday night, the Trans Siberian Orchestra came to play the Bridgestone arena downtown. TSO asked for a few strings players in the southeast that would be available to play for a few gigs..and a friend of mine from music theory class was recommended by someone that knew him and knew the TSO. Yea…short...

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