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Congratulations to Chris DiMassimo (BM ed, ’11)

Congratulations to Chris DiMassimo (BM ed, ’11), who was recently named the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year at his school! He is in his sixth year of teaching, currently serving as Director of Bands at Gravelly Hill Middle School in Efland, NC.  During the 2015-2016 school year Chris gave presentations about … Continued

Raquel Bruening, Clarinet and Pageant Queen

Wisconsin native Raquel Bruening (MM performance, 2017), has been involved in pageantry for nine years and has held a total of eight titles at the local, state, and national levels. Music has helped her be successful in the pageant world as much as pageantry has helped her in the world … Continued

Charles Williams (MFA candidate)

Charles Williams is exhibiting in the following locations: 2016 • “Lost and Found” – Artspace – Raleigh, NC / Dec 2, – Jan 21, 2017 (solo) Home 2017 • “The World Is A Mirror of My Freedom” McColl Center of Art and Innovation – Charlotte, NC / Jan. 26, – … Continued

Distinguished Alumnus Dr. John Cipolla

Each year, the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts invites one distinguished alumnus from each of the four schools––art, music, theatre, and dance––to the campus to be honored and to interact with our community. This year, clarinetist Dr. John Cipolla was chosen as the music recipient, and as part of his … Continued


Congratulations to Anna Rafalowski (BFA candidate) who was accepted to the Penland Partnership Program for the summer of 2017!

Taos to Tepito – MFA Exhibition @ GPS

Our second year MFA candidates will have their exhibition opening at GPS from 6-9pm Friday November 4th. A Pecha Kulcha presentation will begin at 7:15pm which will detail highlights of their summer expedition as well as reflections and insights into how the trip influenced their artwork.

Masterclass with Tracey Paddock, of the President’s Own

ABOVE: Tracey Paddock articulates a teaching point to Alex Whitehead (BM performance, ’18). The President’s Own Marine Band was in town for a concert on October 29 and since they are having a clarinet audition in November, Tracey Paddock offered a masterclass in the audition material and on the general … Continued

School of Dance alumni featured in Van Dyke theater inaugural performance

From the UNCG Campus Weekly: The 2016 North Carolina Dance Festival, a 26-year-old annual showcase of modern and contemporary choreography by N.C. artists, will bring a meaningful closing performance to Greensboro November 12, after stops in Raleigh and Boone. The performance will inaugurate the Van Dyke Performance Space, a newly … Continued