User:Anne Potter Wilson Music Library

"The Anne Potter Wilson Music Library at the Blair School is exceptional and likely one of the finest music libraries serving an exclusively undergraduate student body in the nation. . . . The size and scope of the collection is first-rate and the record of expenditures for music acquisitions admirable." -- National Association of Schools of Music Visitors' Report (2004)


Our Mission

"The mission of the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library is to support the curricular needs for research and performance of the Vanderbilt student, faculty and pre-college communities, provide access to print and electronic resources relating to music in a variety of formats, empower users with the information-seeking skills necessary for the lifelong pursuit of learning, and offer high-quality service in a positive, relevant, and up-to-date learning environment."

Location and Hours

The Music Library is located on the second floor of the Blair School of Music, on the southern edge of the Vanderbilt campus at 2400 Blakemore Avenue. During regular fall semester hours, the library is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am until 10:00 pm; Fridays from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm; select Saturdays from 12:00 until 5:00 pm; Sundays from 2:00 until 10:00 pm. For a complete list of the library's hours, including Vanderbilt break and Saturday hours, click here.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Anne Potter Wilson Music Library

2400 Blakemore Avenue

Nashville, TN 37212

Campus Mail Address: Vanderbilt Post Box 6320, Station B

Telephone (Service Desk): (615) 322-7695; Fax: (615) 343-0050


Holling Smith-Borne, Director of the Music Library

Sara J. Beutter Manus, Music Librarian for Education and Outreach

Jacob Schaub, Music Librarian/Cataloger

Michael Jones, Circulation Coordinator

Robert Rich, Reference Assistant