As part of the hybrid course offerings with the large instrumental ensembles this semester, the Bands and Orchestras have organized a series of panel discussions on current issues in music with compelling guests from around the country. These sessions are intended to stimulate meaningful reflection and dialogue within the School of Music. The first in […]

Collage Concert

For the past twelve years, Collage has been an annual celebration of the new academic year for the UNCG School of Music, taking place in early September. Given concerns about the COVID–19 pandemic, the School has decided to postpone the concert until January 30, 2021. We hope that circumstances will be much safer by that time, and that […]

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Office (URSCO) Community Based Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award was presented to four students: Triston Broadway, Gabriel Figuracion, Maguette Seye, and Heather Lofdahl. The team collaborated with Dr. Rebecca MacLeod to write a grant in support of the creation of a diverse online music learning community for young people […]

Wilson Kimber

Distinguished Alumnus Marian Wilson Kimber (BA ’83) was recently awarded the Sight and Sound Subvention from the Society for American Music for her work “In a Woman’s Voice: Musical Readings by American Women Composers.” This project will be a video recording of musical readings for spoken word and piano by women composers, performed by Marian Wilson […]

The UNCG School of Music is proud of the five alumni who have been selected as quarterfinalists for the 2021 Music Educator Award™ presented by the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum®. These graduates span four decades of excellence in the Music Education area. Alisha Cardwell (BM ’17) — Riverside High School, Williamston, NC Jordan Lee (BM ’17) — Western Guilford High School, […]

To our students, staff, and faculty: Like many, I’m struggling to figure out how to respond and appropriate course(s) of action I personally can take during this time. Many of you have probably seen the message from Chancellor Gilliam. I cannot come close to offering anything so powerful, and I encourage you to read it, […]

The School of Music held a livestreamed celebration to announce award winners and honor the Class of 2020 on Friday, May 8, 2020. The video of remarks from Dr. Dennis AsKew, Director of the School of Music, a performance from the 2019-20 Presser Scholar Robert Bohinski, and the names and degrees earned for each graduate […]

We hope that you will be able to visit us on campus very soon. In the meantime, please enjoy this virtual tour of the School of Music! Producers: Brad McMillan, Dennis AsKew Narrator: Anamarie Diaz Music: Beethoven – Choral Fantasy performed by the UNCG Symphony Orchestra and Choirs; Annie Jeng, piano; Voice Faculty soloists

Students from the Middle Eastern Ensemble, Steelpan Ensemble, and a Jazz trio prepared this unique arrangement of the Egyptian tune “El Helwa Di” for a UNCG TEDx event. Each individual group also prepared a selection for the musical interlude. Unfortunately, the event was cancelled due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Special thanks to the ensemble […]