The UNCG School of Music is pleased to announce that conductor Jonathan Caldwell has been appointed to the faculty as Assistant Professor of Conducting and Assistant Director of Instrumental Ensembles, effective Fall 2019. “Since I left North Carolina in 2009, I’ve always hoped I could come back home,” said Caldwell. “The chance to work at […]
Greensboro, N.C. (April 9, 2019) – The 350-seat recital hall at UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts has long been known as one of the most visually and aurally stunning performance spaces in the Triad. It will now be known as the Tew Recital Hall in honor of Christopher and Laura Braxton Tew, […]
Feb. 12, UNC Greensboro and the Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program received an extraordinary visitor: 14-time Grammy winner, and illustrious visionary in the jazz fusion world for nearly six decades, Herbie Hancock.
The Final Round of the 2019 Student Artist Competition was held Tuesday, January 29. The competition provides an annual forum for exceptional student performers to audition for the opportunity to appear in concert with the UNCG Symphony Orchestra. Auditions are held in two stages: a preliminary round administered by each area of the performance department (keyboard, […]
The UNCG School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of pianist Annie Jeng to the School of Music faculty as Assistant Professor of Piano and Piano Pedagogy. Annie Jeng enjoys a diverse career as an internationally active performer, educator, and arts entrepreneur. She has performed widely in such settings as the Brancaleoni International Music Festival […]
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.