We asked CVPA Faculty to tell us how or when they fell in love with the arts. What was that pivotal moment when they just knew they had to be an artist, arts educator or administrator, designer, scholar, or performer? Here are some excerpts from their responses. If you’d like to share your story of […]

Professor Emerita Eleanor McCrickard, a member of the School of Music’s faculty for thirty years and chair of the Composition, History, and Theory Division for twelve, passed away on Wednesday, January 18th at the age of 82.   A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Eleanor McCrickard attended Birmingham-Southern College where she earned a BA in Music and a BM in […]

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Professor Emeritus J. Kent Williams, a member of the School of Music’s faculty for 42 years from 1970 to 2012, passed away on Monday, January 9th at the age of 79. A native of South Bend, Indiana, Kent Williams attended Butler University’s Jordan School of Music and transferred to Indiana University’s Jacob School of Music […]

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Christopher Fleming, the School of Dance’s Technical Coordinator, passed away over Winter Break. A Minnesota native, Christopher Fleming attended Oakland Community College before serving as studio assistant for a number of artists, including Performance Artist Karen Finley, choreographer Daryl Foster, choreographer Rosy Simas, and Daniel, a Japan-based installation/video artist. He also worked as a Stagehand, […]

Photo of Brianca Robinson '22 BFA Drama: Design and Technical Production

Brianca Robinson has a style that she is ready to share with the world. While earning a BFA in Drama: Design and Technical Production at UNCG, Robinson focused on costume design: “Creating costumes is a big part of helping an actor create a role. It’s the clothing and those nuances like accessories and hairstyles that […]