Headshot of Professor Emeritus George Kiorpes

Professor Emeritus George Kiorpes passed away on April 27th. Dr. Kiorpes was Professor of Piano for forty-five years at UNCG from 1965 to 2010. Prior to UNCG, Dr. Kiorpes taught at Greensboro College from 1955 to 1965. Highlights from his UNCG career included serving as head of the keyboard area for twenty years and receiving […]

photo of Miles David Jazz Studies Ensemble I at Jazz Championship in New York

Students and Faculty from UNC Greensboro’s Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program are bringing home some top prizes from the Jack Rudin Jazz Championship in New York, where they competed as one of “ten of the most well-regarded university jazz programs in the country,” at the invitation of jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. The two-day event took […]

Headshot of Daniel Castro Pantoja, Assistant Professor of Musicology

College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Daniel Castro Pantoja as Assistant Professor of Musicology in CVPA’s School of Music. Castro Pantoja is currently a Research Associate at the Center for Iberian and Latin American Music at the University of California, Riverside. A native of Colombia, […]

A project promoting sustainability in the arts is sprouting on campus—literally and figuratively—thanks to the passion and initiative of two CVPA faculty members. Leah Sobsey (Assistant Professor of Photography) and Tara Webb (Lecturer in Costume Technology) are creating a pollinator garden, which will soon be planted on a plot of land near UNCG’s outdoor basketball […]

headshot of Charles Young, new Director of the School of Music

College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Charles Young as Director of CVPA’s School of Music. Young is currently the Associate Dean and Chief Academic Office of Baldwin Wallace University’s Conservatory of Music. Serving in that capacity since 2016, he has worked collaboratively with faculty, staff, […]