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 […]

The UNCG School of Music is extremely proud to announce that two outstanding alumni have been selected as finalists for the 2021 Music Educator Award™ presented by the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum®. Ten music educators from 10 cities across 8 states were advanced to the final round of the Music Educator Award. In total, more than 1,989 initial […]

The UNCG School of Music is extremely proud to announce that two outstanding alumni have been selected as semifinalists for the 2021 Music Educator Award™ presented by the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum®. Both seminfinalists have undergraduate and graduate degrees in music education from the UNCG School of Music. Both are well-respected teachers at Northwest Guilford High School […]

Adam Jones

School of Music freshman Adam Jones (BM ’24, Cello Performance) was recently named a winner of the 2020 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge from the American Theatre Wing and the National Endowment for the Arts. This national contest provides each winner with a two-person coaching team—a mentor and a music director—to hone an original song into […]