The Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP) recently released the special report “Arts and Design Alumni Employment and Perspectives on Their Work and Careers,” which found that more than half of the graduates answering the survey have jobs in their fields, and that 75%  of them have arts or design-related job duties, regardless of their […]

Amy Zigler, Assistant Professor of Musicology

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Amy Zigler as Assistant Professor of Musicology.  Amy Zigler is a musicologist and pianist whose research examines issues of gender and sexuality in music, and the socio-cultural implications of (auto)biographical narratives in nineteenth- and twentieth-century music, with a focus on […]

Clair Nguyen, Lecturer in Music Theory

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Clair Nguyen as Lecturer in Music Theory.  Nguyen’s primary research focuses on the intersections of music theory and film studies, and includes films, music videos, video games, and Japanese anime. Her secondary research area centers on Vietnamese popular and traditional […]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce mcclung has announced the roster of artists for the 2024-2025 UNC Greensboro Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS).  UCLS, the longest running concert and lecture series in North Carolina, will present for it’s 112th season:  Brandy Clark: A 16-time GRAMMY® nominee and winner of the 2024 GRAMMY® for […]

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Clarinetist, composer, and educator Dr. Luke Ellard strives for art that continually reaches out, engages thoughtfully with communities, and values authenticity unapologetically.  With a passion for finding intersections between the past and future, Ellard has drawn from their experience as a contemporary and interdisciplinary collaborator with groups such as Bang on a Can All Stars […]

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Janinah Burnett as Assistant Professor of Commercial Voice.  Janinah Burnett’s artistry has carved out a place for her as one of the most versatile and accomplished singers of her generation. Ms. Burnett has performed with many of the opera houses […]

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College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Khristopher Smalling as Academic Professional: Assistant Professor in Music Production and Technology.  Smalling is a second-generation Jamaican American, multi-instrumentalist, classically trained trombonist, electronic music producer, arranger, and educator. He has taught “Electronic Music Production,” “Studio Recording Techniques,” and “Overview of […]

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College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Gerardo “Gerry” Lopez as Assistant Professor of Music Theory.  Lopez is a PhD candidate in Music Theory at The Ohio State University (OSU) who will defend his dissertation, “From Robotic Singing to Singing Robots: Exploring the Construction and Perception of […]

Billie Feather, Lecturer in Commercial Guitar

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Billie Feather as Lecturer in Commercial Guitar.   Feather is a guitarist/songwriter/banjoist/bassist who hails from the Allegheny Mountains of Johnstown, Pennsylvania. She was most recently an assistant professor at Washington State University where she taught “Group Guitar,” “History of Film Music,” […]