UNCG Director of Dance Education, Dr. Mila Parrish and Dance Education students Alexis Brown and Danielle Kinne attended the Arts R4 Life professional development conference at Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C., on September 12th, 2015. Over 400 N.C. K-12 Arts Educators in Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts came together for a day of personalized learning […]
This has been an exciting year for Samee Griffith(DMA, 2015). She and her husband Aaron Mood (who got his MM in piano performance from UNCG a few years ago) opened the Star City Music Studios in Miamisburg OH which has been getting local attention. On April 3rd, 2015, Samee gave her final DMA at Wright […]
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Percussion Ensemble has been named a winner in the Percussive Arts Society’s (PAS) International Percussion Ensemble Competition. Annually, three university percussion ensembles are selected through a call-for-tapes competition, and the UNCG Percussion Ensemble was selected for one of these coveted positions. In the last four years, ensembles from […]
Prof. Gavin Douglas recently published an annotated bibliography on “Buddhist Music” as part of the Oxford Bibliographies series. “Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritatvie research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship […]
Donald Hartmann will be singing the role of Monterone in Piedmont Opera‘s upcoming production of “Rigoletto.” Bob Overman will be singing the title role. Both Donald and Bob studied voice with the late Charles Lynam. This will be the first production these two singers have shared the opera stage since singing in a UNCG […]
Cynthia Ling Lee will present a paper, “Homeland as Beloved: Translating Viraha for (Post)colonial Contexts,” at the World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific Conference at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore, from October 16-18, 2015.
Torrey Laamar (Belcher), senior BFA in Acting, featured in 2014 festival award-winning film, Blackbird.
DMA candidate K. Brandon Ironside was recently offered the position of Assistant Professor of Violin, a full-time teaching position, at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. Brandon is excited to embark upon this next phase of his journey.
Congratulations go to Christen Mack (below left) and Mark Dillon, both and PhD students, as well as Dr. Rebecca MacLeod (left) in the Music Education (MUE) Department. They recently learned their article, titled “Tradition bearers as educators: A multi-case study of the teaching behaviors and beliefs of three old-time musicians”, went into print and is officially in press in the […]
Department Head and Professor of Dance Janet Lilly traveled with fourteen UNCG dancers to Italy in late July. “Dancing in the Heart of Italy” was a a two week long study abroad opportunity, giving the students a chance to learn in residence at the Pieve International School located near the historical Medieval hill town of […]