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Vanderbilt Concert Band Showcase

Friday, February 01, 2019,

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  • Location: Blair School of Music, Ingram Hall • 2400 Blakemore Avenue • Nashville, TN 37212

Friday, February 1

6:30 and 8 p.m.

Ingram Hall

Vanderbilt Concert Band Showcase

The Blair School invites three distinguished public school band programs to join the Vanderbilt Wind Symphony for this musical celebration. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. with performances by Bellevue Middle School (Paul Waters, director) and Oliver Middle School (Susan Waters, Katie Harrah and Kevin Jankowski, directors), with onstage workshops by Erin Charles. At 8 p.m. the festivities continue with a concert featuring Stewarts Creek High School, conducted by Debbie Burton and Michael Chester, and the Vanderbilt Wind Symphony, conducted by Thomas Verrier with piano soloist Karen Ann Krieger. The Wind Symphony’s program, titled “Broadway and Beyond,” will include Leonard Bernstein’s Profanation, from Symphony No. 1, Jeremiah (arr. Frank Bencriscuitto), George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (arranged by Thomas Verrier), and Robert Russell Bennett’s Symphonic Songs.

Presented with gratitude to the Washington Foundation for its generous support of the Blair School

This event is free and open to the public. Parking for this event is available for free in West Garage (2500 Children's Way) through the Children's Way entrance.