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New Resource for Streaming Video:

Vanderbilt students, faculty, and staff now have access to, “the world’s leading classical music channel.” Watch full-length concerts, ballets, operas, masterclasses, and documentaries, and tune in to special live-streamed events. Content includes performances from the Verbier Festival, Glyndebourne, the Salzburg Festival, and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Access from the Wilson Music Library’s webpage (under “Video… Keep Reading

Music Library Winter Break Hours

Open M-F, Dec. 17-Dec. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1, Jan. 5 Open W-F, Jan. 2-4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Regular hours resume Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019

Music Library Extended Exam Hours

Friday, 11/30: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 12/1: 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Friday, 12/7: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 12/8: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

Music Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Music Library will have modified hours during the Thanksgiving Break period. Nov. 18–CLOSED Nov 19-21–9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 22-24–CLOSED Normal hours resume on Sunday, Nov. 25.

Pre-College Open House, Oct. 25, 2018

Pre-College students and families: You are invited to the Music Library for the Annual Pre-College Halloween celebration on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 4-6 p.m. Featured performers include members of the Blair Children’s Choir’s Training Choir and its Boys’ Choir at 5:15 p.m. Costumes are highly encouraged! Come and learn about everything the Music Library has… Keep Reading

New Acquisitions: Royal Conservatory of Music Celebration Series and Four Star Sight Singing

The Wilson Music Library recently acquired two important series issued by the Royal Conservatory of Music (Canada). The Celebration Series is a graded method of study for piano comprised of two parts: Piano Repertoire (twelve volumes) and Piano Etudes (ten volumes). Four Star Sight Singing is an additional ten-volume series designed specifically for pianists. These… Keep Reading

Getting to Know Your Librarians: Sara Manus

Sara Manus is the Music Librarian for Education and Outreach at the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library, where she has worked since 2005. She provides library instruction to all Blair undergraduate music majors, serves as the main music reference librarian, and coordinates outreach events and social media for the Music Library. Sara is currently adjunct… Keep Reading

Aretha Franklin laid to rest

Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, will be laid to rest today in Detroit. Learn more about her career and accomplishments at Rock’s Backpages. The Wilson Music Library also has many of her recordings available for checkout, including Take a Look: Aretha Franklin Complete on Colombia, call number CD MUS-16299.

Library Catalog Training at the Music Library

Library Catalog Training for faculty and students will be available on the following dates in the Music Library Seminar Room: Wednesday, 8/29, 12:10-1 pm Thursday, 8/30, 3-4 pm Tuesday, 9/4, 12-1 pm Wednesday, 9/12, 12:10-1 pm For further information, please contact Sara Manus at