Liz Brooks, ’00 BM Vocal Performance, is featured in a New York Times article about the rigors of rep-style opera, in which a company performs a different opera each night.  Liz is a professional chorister with the Metropolitan Opear, and appears in all performances, which means learning lots of lyrics, multiple languages and many, many […]

David Blalock, BM ’09, recently made his solo debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Pong in Puccini’s Turandot.  He previously appeared at The Met as a member of the chorus in a 2013 production of Wagner’s Parsifal. In addition to his appearances at The Metropolitan Opera, David will also sing the title role in Offenbach’s […]

Elizabeth Keathley

Dr. Elizabeth Keathley, Associate Professor, Historical Musicology and Women’s & Gender Studies and Director of Graduate Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, has a new book. Schoenberg’s Correspondence with Alma Mahler documents a modern music friendship beginning in fin-de-siécle Vienna and ending in 1950s Los Angeles. The correspondence is edited and translated by Keathley and Marilyn L. […]

Connie McKoy and Andrew Willis

The UNCG School of Music is pleased to announce that Dr. Constance McKoy and Dr. Andrew Willis have been appointed Marion Stedman Covington Distinguished Professors in Music for a five-year term, effective Fall 2019. Dr. Connie McKoy is Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the UNCG School of Music, where she teaches undergraduate and […]

Teri Bickham

The UNCG School of Music is pleased to announce that soprano Theresa Bickham has been appointed to the faculty as Assistant Professor of Voice effective Fall 2019. Bickham has been praised for her “fine piano nuances” and “expressive legato line.” She made her European debut in 2007 singing scenes from La Traviata under the direction of Maestro […]

Jonathan Caldwell

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 […]