“Students in area elementary schools have created and recorded short melodies. The melodies and musical ideas have been turned into new, short pieces for full orchestra by well-known composer Alejandro Rutty and his students at UNC-Greensboro, where he is an associate professor of music.”
Ibrahim Said makes cover of Ceramics Monthly.
The UNCG School of Music was well represented at this years Southeast and Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology conference in New Orleans (Mar 16-18). Corey Lohman (recent Ethnomusicology Certificate grad), Grijda Spiri (MM) and Gavin Douglas (Faculty) all presented their latest research. Research details available if interested.
UNCG string education students and music faculty presented at the 2018 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) National Conference in Atlanta, GA from March 7-10. Andrew Beach, Robert Bohinski, Evan Campfield, and Matt Laird were accepted and performed in the Eclectic Styles Masterclass for Mike Block from the Berklee School of Music. Andrew Beach was also […]
Donald Hartmann (School of Music) will star as the British Major in Piedmont Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance.” The show will run March 23, 25, and 27 at the Stevens Center in downtown Winston-Salem. No stranger to Piedmont Opera audiences, bass-baritone Donald Hartmann first sang in a production of “Pirates […]
Beth Leavel MFA ’80 (School of Theatre) Beth Leavel MFA ’80 (School of Theatre) returned to campus for a multi-day colloquium for theatre students. Leavel, 2006 Tony winner, heads back to Broadway this fall for the opening of The Prom. Photo: Leavel high-fiving School of Theatre Director John Poole. credit Scott Hoffman/News & Record Suzanne […]
Alejandro Rutty (School of Music) will release the album “Exhaling Space,” (Navona Records) a collection of new chamber works combining Latin and world music styles with the classical tradition. The album features performances by Pittsburgh-based Beo String Quartet, and a group of prominent North Carolina artists. Rutty’s previous release on Navona “The Conscious Sleepwalker” was reviewed […]
Alejandro Rutty (School of Music) Alejandro Rutty is releasing, through Navona Records, a new album featuring music composed by Rutty, with performances by Pittsburg-based Beo String Quartet, and a group of prominent North Carolina artists: Fabián López, Vincent Van Gelder, Inara Zandmane, Jacqui Carrasco, Scott Rawls, Marjorie Bagley, Steve Stusek, Anthony Taylor, Kelly Burke, Adam […]
BFA and MFA Acting Students are preparing for the UNCG New York Showcase presented for entertainment industry producers, agents, and casting directors as an entrée into the acting profession. The students must audition to participate in Showcase and must have a desire to work in NYC in the areas of theatre, film or television. There […]