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 […]

UNCG Percussion Ensemble

The UNC Greensboro Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Eric Willie, has been named a winner of the 2020 Percussive Arts Society’s International Percussion Ensemble Competition (IPEC). The honor is awarded annually to only three ensembles. This is the second time in five years that the UNCG Percussion Ensemble has received the IPEC award. […]

Fall

The American Prize in Opera Performance has announced the 2019-2020 winners, with UNCG Opera Theatre’s production of Falstaff receiving second place in the college/university division, tying with Louisiana State University. Falstaff, Verdi’s last opera, is a revenge comedy based on Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor. The UNCG production, mounted in the spring of 2019 and […]

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 […]

School of Dance Alumna Princess Johnson, founder of Royal Expressions Contemporary Ballet, is taking her company’s Juneteenth Arts Celebration online. “The entire Greensboro community will benefit from watching it as we all seek healing and reconciliation in our varying ways,” Johnson said. Read more in this Greensboro News and Record Article. Photo from News and […]

Downtown Greensboro looks a lot different this month. Vibrantly painted storefronts, challenging quotes from authors and musicians, and art that refers to love, justice, peace, grief, support, and hope. Several Spartan students, alumni, and faculty are among the many on Elm Street proving the power of art. Read the full article here: https://news.uncg.edu/spartan-artists-say-their-names/

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, […]