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.

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 Students at ASTA

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

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

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 […]