Dean Emeritus Arthur R. Tollefson

School of Music Mourns Passing of Dean Emeritus Arthur “Art” R. Tollefson

The School of Music was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Arthur Tollefson, Dean Emeritus of the UNCG School of Music. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Brenda, and son, Brian. Arthur Tollefson received his AB (with honors), MA, and DMA from ...
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Collage Concert

Collage Postponed to January 2021

For the past twelve years, Collage has been an annual celebration of the new academic year for the UNCG School of Music, taking place in early September. Given concerns about the COVID–19 pandemic, the School has decided to postpone the concert until January 30, 2021. We hope that circumstances will be ...
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UNCG Percussion Ensemble

Percussion Ensemble Wins Top Honor

The UNC Greensboro Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Eric Willie, has been named a winner of the 2020 Percussive Arts Society's International Percussion Ensemble Competition (IPEC). The honor is awarded annually to only three ensembles. This is the second time in five years that the UNCG ...
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Music brings a family together

Quarantine project by Nick Stubblefield '10 BM - the cover of a tune his parents wrote. Nick says, "It's neat when music can bring generations together. In this case, it brought my parents together with me. I come from a musical family that wrote a number of songs ...
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Fall

UNCG Opera Brings Home an American Prize

The American Prize in Opera Performance has announced the 2019-2020 winners, with UNCG Opera Theatre’s production of Falstaff receiving second place in the college/university division, tying with Louisiana State University. Falstaff, Verdi’s last opera, is a revenge comedy based on Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor. The UNCG production, ...
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