Viola Professor holding UCLS program with Josh Bell on the Cover

Viola Professor Scott Rawls Talks About His Friendship with Joshua Bell and Previews the Upcoming UCLS Performance

“His playing was something so special.  Really an old soul kind of playing for someone who was so young.  It was no surprise when things took off for him.” That is what UNCG Viola Professor Scott Rawls thought the first time he heard GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell—who ...
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image of Professor Mark Engebretson with student

Pop Tech: Expanding the Repertoire

After a century of excellence in classical music and jazz, the UNCG School of Music is adding a new degree concentration in Popular Music and Technology or “PopTech” as the students call it. Composition Professor Mark Engebretson, who is also a member of the band The Difficulties, says ...
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Dean bruce mcclung handing out cookies to first-year students

CVPA Welcomes New Students, Faculty, and Staff

The College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) at UNC Greensboro has admitted the largest freshman class since 2018—275 in the Class of 2026—plus transfer and graduate students for a total of 451 new students. Dean bruce mcclung and the Directors of the Schools of Art, Dance, Music, ...
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Music major Anna Vtipil with Gracie Zielinski, Hanna Fishastion, Lora Mouna, and Clara Lampkin

Spartans Win Spot in North Carolina Folk Festival

A group led by a School of Music student has won a spot to perform in the North Carolina Folk Festival this fall. Anna Vtipil is a composition student under Professors Mark Engebretson and Alejandro Rutty. Her group is made up of two other UNCG students – Gracie ...
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Headshot of Rotem WeinbergVisiting Assistant Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestras

Rotem Weinberg Named Visiting Assistant Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestras

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Rotem Weinberg as Visiting Assistant Professor of Conducting and Director of Orchestras in CVPA’s School of Music. Rotem Weinberg is an Israeli conductor known for his profound musicality, creative programming,and polished performances. He ...
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