Symphony Orchestra Rehearses with Guest Conductor Stefan Standers

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.

Brenda Lilly

Theatre Alum Brenda Lilly Adapts Ibsen’s A DOLL’S HOUSE

Lilly still writes for the screen, but she has also expanded to writing for the stage. She adapted Henrik Ibsen’s 140-year-old drama A Doll’s House and set it in the 1960s. Her play, Dollopens April 19 at the Magnetic Theatre. ‘I looked at it from the point of view from how things had not changed when the play was written, in the 1800s, to the 1960s,’ she said.
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UNCG School of Theatre Alum Cast in The Wanderers

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WANDERERS at The Old GlobePhoto Flash: First Look at THE WANDERERS at The Old Globe:

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UNCG School of Theatre alum Janie Brookshire is a member of this cast. Congratulations Janie!

21st Annual NC Trombone Festival


The 21st Annual NC Trombone Festival will be held Saturday, April 7, 2018! A Spectacular Day of Trombone Performances, Clinics, and Playing in Trombone Choirs for Players of ALL Ages.

The North Carolina Trombone Festival is designed for all levels of players, beginning through advanced. Scheduled are clinics, presentations, mini-concerts, and trombone choir reading sessions concluding with an ensemble performances including all participants at 4:15 pm.

See www.nctrombonefest.org for further information and registration. The event is free and open to the public. Registration begins at 8:30 and the final concert for all participants begins at 4:15 PM.

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UNCG Music Composition Studio Teams up With Greensboro Symphony Orchestra

“Students in area elementary schools have created and recorded short melodies. The melodies and musical ideas have been turned into new, short pieces for full orchestra by well-known composer Alejandro Rutty and his students at UNC-Greensboro, where he is an associate professor of music.”

Read more in the Greensboro News and Record