May 29, 2018 by Campus Weekly Staff UNCG School of Music students have returned from Europe, where they performed in Prague, Vienna, Salzburg, and Strobl, a small town outside of Salzburg. Dr. Welborn E. Young was the main organizer of the tour. Young said that he had two major goals when putting the tour and […]
The UNCG School of Music is pleased to announce that clarinetist Andy Hudson has been appointed to the School of Music Faculty as Instructor of Clarinet. “UNCG is an incredible school of music, and I’m simply delighted to be coming on board with their remarkable clarinet studio,” said Hudson. “I will have the opportunity to […]
The UNCG School of Music is pleased to announce that alumna Gretchen Krupp (BM ’15) is a Grand Finalist in The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and will compete on Sunday, April 29 in New York City at Lincoln Center. Krupp, a mezzo-soprano, is just one of 9 singers chosen through a series of district […]
On April 16, Stefan Sanders, music director of the Fayetteville Symphony and resident conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic, was in residence to conduct at rehearsal with the University Symphony Orchestra. Maestro Sanders rehearsed “Capriccio Espagnol” by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov and also participated in a question-answer session with orchestra members.
“Students in area elementary schools have created and recorded short melodies. The melodies and musical ideas have been turned into new, short pieces for full orchestra by well-known composer Alejandro Rutty and his students at UNC-Greensboro, where he is an associate professor of music.”
The UNCG School of Music was well represented at this years Southeast and Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology conference in New Orleans (Mar 16-18). Corey Lohman (recent Ethnomusicology Certificate grad), Grijda Spiri (MM) and Gavin Douglas (Faculty) all presented their latest research. Research details available if interested.
UNCG string education students and music faculty presented at the 2018 American String Teachers Association (ASTA) National Conference in Atlanta, GA from March 7-10. Andrew Beach, Robert Bohinski, Evan Campfield, and Matt Laird were accepted and performed in the Eclectic Styles Masterclass for Mike Block from the Berklee School of Music. Andrew Beach was also […]
Donald Hartmann (School of Music) will star as the British Major in Piedmont Opera’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance.” The show will run March 23, 25, and 27 at the Stevens Center in downtown Winston-Salem. No stranger to Piedmont Opera audiences, bass-baritone Donald Hartmann first sang in a production of “Pirates […]
Alejandro Rutty (School of Music) will release the album “Exhaling Space,” (Navona Records) a collection of new chamber works combining Latin and world music styles with the classical tradition. The album features performances by Pittsburgh-based Beo String Quartet, and a group of prominent North Carolina artists. Rutty’s previous release on Navona “The Conscious Sleepwalker” was reviewed […]