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About Steven Sloan

Steven Sloan is a senior Music Composition and Theory major at Vanderbilt University. Hailing from Arlington, Va., Sloan is an avid sports fan, ultimate frisbee player and music enthusiast: He is just as likely to be seen at the Mercy Lounge as he is at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. After graduating, he hopes to pursue a Masters degree in Composition.

Music Review: Violinist Allison Edberg Nyquist leads Music City Baroque on a sonic tour of old Dresden

Music City Baroque took its audience on a spirited voyage to 18th-century Dresden on Sunday afternoon. Guest director Allison Edberg Nyquist and her fellow musicians put together a program centered on Dresden’s extraordinary musical ascendance during the first half of the 1700s. Featuring works by Wilhelm Friedmann Bach, Johann Joachim Quantz, Johann George Pisendel, and […]

Music Review: With bases loaded and a foul ball or two, Blakemore Trio finally hits a home run

The mark of a great pitcher is not the ability to blow opponents away when everything is working perfectly. The majors are overstuffed with guys who can do just that. The thing that truly separates the best from the rest is the capability to dominate a game on a day when their stuff just isn’t […]

Music Review: Beethoven’s bracing ‘Emperor’ Concerto inaugurates Blair’s 50th anniversary season

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, I dragged myself into the Blair School of Music’s Ingram Hall from the pouring rain and was met with an incredible warmth of spirit. Professors, students, alumni, and patrons all embraced one another — a cheerful “Another year!” often served the role usually reserved for “How are you?” or “Good […]