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Music Library summer hours begin May 7

The Music Library will move to summer hours beginning May 7: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We will be closed on May 28 for Memorial Day and July 4 for Independence Day.

The Sound of Silent Voices, April 10, 7 p.m.

The Silent Voices Project uses the voices of contemporary children to re-create the voices of children silenced at the hands of the Nazis. Under the artistic direction of Blair faculty member Zachary Ebin, the Toronto-based Ton Beau String Quartet performs trios and quartets by young composers based on poetry written by children of the Holocaust…. Keep Reading

Musicians needed to enter the Edible Book Festival

On April 2, the Libraries will be hosting an Edible Book Festival in the Community Room of the Central Library. Team and individual entries are both encouraged. Entries need not be a cake, it can be anything that is edible. Entries should relate to a book, music composition or film. Fabulous prizes will be given… Keep Reading

Lemonade and Wax Cylinders party — March 22

The Wilson Music Library hosts its annual spring celebration of recorded sound on Thursday, March 22, from 3-5 pm. This year, we are thrilled to host Martin Fisher from the MTSU Center for Popular Music, who will give you the opportunity to record your voice or instrument the old-fashioned way: on wax cylinder! Even if… Keep Reading

Input Needed for Library Website Redesign

The Vanderbilt University Libraries are in the process of developing a new website. Our goal is to gather input from the Vanderbilt Community during the Spring 2018 semester to ensure the site meets the needs of our students, staff, and faculty. Please complete the brief six-question survey by following the links below. If there are… Keep Reading

Music Library Holiday Hours

Closed Dec. 16-17 Open Dec. 18-21, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 1 Open Jan. 2-5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Jan. 6 Normal Spring semester hours begin Sunday, Jan. 7

Music Library Offers Extended Hours

Need more time to study for exams? Take advantage of extended hours at the Wilson Music Library. Fridays, Dec. 1 & 10 open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 2 & 11 open from noon to 5 p.m.

Database Trial: Classical Scores Library

The Wilson Music Library is currently trialing Classical Scores Library, an online database of Western art music scores featuring works from the Middle Ages through the 21st century. Currently numbering 51,000 individual works, Classical Scores Library features editions from a variety of publishers, including Universal, Faber, Boosey & Hawkes, Peters, and A-R. Classical Scores Library… Keep Reading