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Maria Menendez '23 DMA Music

Commencement Profile: Maria Menendez

Maria Menendez  DMA-Music  Hometown: La Habana, Cuba  What was it that led you to pursue a life in the arts?  In Cuba I studied piano and choral conducting. Before I left my country, I was already working as a music teacher. I went to the University of Miami in Coral ...
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Ethan Everhart '23 BM Music Pop Tech

Commencement Profile: Ethan Everhart

Ethan Everhart  BM-Performance: Popular Music and Technology  Hometown: Lexington, NC  What was it that led you to pursue a life in the arts?   I went to my older sister’s band concerts when I was in elementary school, and I knew that I wanted to play an instrument when I got ...
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Aubria Battle '23 BFA Dance

Commencement Profile: Aubria Battle

Aubria Battle BFA-Dance, Choreography/Performance, Minor in Psychology Hometown: Wake Forest, North Carolina What was it that led you to pursue a life in the arts? I’ve been an artist for the majority of my life, so it only made sense for me to pursue an education in the fine arts ...
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GRAMMY Award-Winning Jazz Trumpeter Chris Botti at UNCG Auditorium

GRAMMY award-winning jazz trumpeter and composer Chris Botti will take the stage at UNCG Auditorium on Friday, November 3rd, for a spectacular start to the UNC Greensboro Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS).  Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD, When I Fall In Love, Botti has become the largest-selling American ...
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School of Theatre Alumnus Coming to Greensboro in “Aladdin”

The magic carpet has taken J. Andrew “Jordan” Speas (‘21 BFA Theatre) to hundreds of cities in the United States and Canada, and on October 31st it will bring him to the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Speas is on the North American Tour ...
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Celebrate Spooky Season with CVPA

If anyone knows how to embrace a theme it’s an artist, so you can bet there are Halloween happenings at UNCG’s College of Visual and Performing Arts. Here are some performances with varying degrees of chills and thrills to help you celebrate the Spooky Season.    Night of the Living ...
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Hugh Hysell '88 BFA Theatre holding Tony Award

Tony Award-Winning Alumnus Teaching “The Business of Show”

“I want to teach my students to say ‘yes.’ Life will give you opportunities, and we need to be open to that. If you say ‘no,’ this is your path that you decided on from the start then you might miss the opportunities. If you say ‘yes,’ there might be ...
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Promo Still from Film 8 AM

Alumni Film Explores Artistic Choices

What happens when the dreams you cultivate come into conflict with the real responsibility of life? Many people find their greatest talent cast aside in the face of life’s daily pressures and discover there’s rarely an easy answer forward. —Tagline for the film 8 AM  It’s a question that’s all too ...
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Cover of 2003 Alumni Magazine

From 2003 Alumni Magazine to 2023: Where are They Now?

Twenty years ago, Chrissy Fiorilli-Ellington, Jenny Greer, and Samson Baker were featured on the cover of the UNC Greensboro Alumni Magazine, smiling and striding across a New York City street, full of hopes and dreams for what might become their role in the world of theatre.  It was the spring ...
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shostakovitch score

School of Music Professor Receives National Humanities Award

Joan Titus (Professor of Musicology, cross-appointed in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) has been named a Fellow of the National Humanities Center for academic year 2023-2024 for work on her third book project Dmitry Shostakovich and Music for Thaw-Era Cinema. Titus is one of 34 scholars chosen from 541 applications ...
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