Blair Boone-Migura


As well as being a leader in arts administration, Blair Boone-Migura is an educator, classical musician, and was the public radio show host of Singing & Other Sinson Hawai'i Public Radio. He is also a published music and film journalist whose written many reviews and profiles as well as interviewed a wide range of award-winning artists including, Dominick Argento, Matthias Goerne, Fred Hersch, Wyclef Jean, Mark Markham, and Ned Rorem. Blair is a guest lecturer at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in the Music Department, where he teaches a course in French & German song literature, and a part-time teacher of French at Punahou Academy. He has also worked as an adjunct faculty member at The New School, Hunter College, and Queens borough College in New York.

Blair has a bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance (honors) and a master’s degree in French Language, Literature and Culture from Syracuse University. He also studied voice and piano at the Strasbourg Conservatory of Music in Strasbourg, France, and he holds a second master’s degree in Vocal Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, where he graduated with honors. Additionally, Blair is a recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the office of President Barack Obama during his administration for a demonstrated commitment to building a stronger nation through community and volunteer service. In recent years, Blair joined the Board of Directors of the Alliance Fran├žaise in Hawaii, and is married to Dr. Anthony Migura, a critical-care physician at Advanced ICU Care, a pulmonary/critical care Intensivist at Queens Hospital, and an assistant clinical professor with UH Medical School. They divide their time between New York City and Honolulu, Hawai'i with their American Tabby Cat, Jessye.

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