“What does a white college professor, born in Canada and living in North Carolina, have to say about Southeast Asia?”asks Gavin Douglas with a wry laugh, but quite sincerely.   It only takes a brief look at his university bio to realize that he is being very modest:    “A professor of Ethnomusicology in UNC Greensboro’s School […]

photo of Tim Hagen, Visiting Professor of Flute

College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Tim Hagen as Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute in CVPA’s School of Music. Hagen is an internationally acclaimed flutist, praised for his “technical virtuosity and musical sensitivity” (NewMusicBox) and “real flair” (The Well-Tempered Ear). He has been a prizewinner […]

Announcement from the Weatherspoon Art Museum (June 3, 2021):  The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro  will debut a dynamic mural in its atrium commissioned from artist Sheena Rose. The project will be on view beginning June 12. A homecoming is in the works. The Weatherspoon is excited to announce its commission of a major new artwork by artist Sheena Rose, UNC […]

UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) and the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) are entering into a new partnership to support the scholastic arts in North Carolina. The two organizations will work in partnership to present all NCASA arts activities during the 2021-2022 school year. The following competitions will be […]

Robi Arce-Martinez portrait

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Roberto (“Robi”) Arce-Martínez as Assistant Professor of Movement/Acting in CVPA’s School of Theatre. Arce-Martínez is a Puerto Rican director, actor, educator, and mask-maker who has performed, toured, and led workshops in México, Venezuela, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and the United States. […]

James Stryska came to UNC Greensboro wanting to make music—not just play music—but create it: “I’ve always been interested in composition because I have this astonishment about how music is constructed. As far back as sixth grade band, after we played a piece in class, I would go home and look up the score online […]

It all started in kindergarten. Five-year old Jordan Speas walked into his music class, struck a pose, and joyfully and loudly announced, “This is where we come to sing!” And now, many school years later, Speas is still singing. And dancing. And acting. The spark that started in elementary school has grown stronger with each […]