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Prof. Suanne Blair

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Prof. Suanne Blair, Assistant Professor, Cello / Double Bass
Program/Dept: Music, Theatre and Dance
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: MM, University of Southern California
Contact Info:
Baird Music Hall 251
su.blair@moreheadstate.edu
Phone: 606.783.2494

Bio

Image - Gold Square "Express yourself through music at Morehead State University."

Cellist Suanne Hower Blair has been a member of the Morehead State University music faculty since 1966. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and her Master of Music degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She attended the University of Washington in Seattle for further studies in music. Her teachers include Gabor Rejto, Eva Heiniz and Nona Pyron. Prof. Blair has performed as soloist with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Huntington Chamber Orchestra, and has played numerous solo and chamber music recitals in the Kentucky area and the western United States. She received the Piatigorsky Award at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara and the Outstanding Performance Award while at U.S.C.  Prof. Blair teaches cello, bass, harp, Class Strings and Global Perspectives at Morehead State University, and recently retired as principal cellist with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

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Theatre Major, Simpsonville, KY "When coming to a university, students have a variety of expectations in regards to what a higher-learning environment will be like. Throughout my journey at Morehead State University, my knowledge of theatre has been expanded and I have grown as an artists through the encouragement of my professors and the friendly atmosphere that our department has established. I have been presented multiple hands-on opportunities with acting, design, and management which allows for me to confidently embrace my future as I prepare to embark on the next journey life presents me. Morehead State University's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance not only met my expectations, it exceeded them."

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