Wind Ensemble Collage 2021

The UNCG Bands are proud to announce the UNCG Wind Ensemble’s latest recording project: The Centennial Collection. A celebration of the UNCG School of Music’s centennial (1921–2021), this new collection features 117 tracks totaling over 11 hours of music including digital re-releases from the UNCG Wind Ensemble’s nineteen recording projects between 1995 and 2015 as […]

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College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Jungho Kim as Associate Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestras in CVPA’s School of Music. Dr. Jungho Kim has established an outstanding reputation over the past two decades for his superb musicality and leadership on the podium. He has […]

The UNCG School of Music has been recognized as one of the best schools for online learning at the master’s level by (OMD). UNCG’s music education program earned top honors for overall quality, affordability, and commitment to student success. “Providing students with opportunities to get a master’s online is only part of our rankings,” said Darland. “Top-ranked schools […]

We asked CVPA Faculty to tell us how or when they fell in love with the arts. What was that pivotal moment when they just knew they had to be an artist, arts educator or administrator, designer, scholar, or performer? Here are some excerpts from their responses. If you’d like to share your story of […]

Professor Emerita Eleanor McCrickard, a member of the School of Music’s faculty for thirty years and chair of the Composition, History, and Theory Division for twelve, passed away on Wednesday, January 18th at the age of 82.   A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Eleanor McCrickard attended Birmingham-Southern College where she earned a BA in Music and a BM in […]

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Professor Emeritus J. Kent Williams, a member of the School of Music’s faculty for 42 years from 1970 to 2012, passed away on Monday, January 9th at the age of 79. A native of South Bend, Indiana, Kent Williams attended Butler University’s Jordan School of Music and transferred to Indiana University’s Jacob School of Music […]