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 […]

April 20, 2021 Dear CVPA Colleagues, Students and Families, and Alumni: I am heartened by the guilty verdict in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Justice has been served in this case, and the police officer who swore an oath to protect has been held accountable for the senseless death of George Floyd while in […]

Long before “nimble,” “flexible,” and “pivot” became the buzzwords of the pandemic, one segment of the workforce already had those things down pat. The career path of an artist is full of twists and turns. Just ask School of Music alumnus James Keith: “There are lots of ways to make the arts a big part […]

NATS Semifinalists

Seventeen students from the Voice Area competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Mid-Atlantic Region’s Conference and Student auditions, and ten of those students advanced to the national online screening round.  They will now compete with other talented student singers from the United States and Canada for a chance to perform in […]