Anna Celenza Interdisciplinary Lectures in the Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts at UNCG is very pleased to announce the inaugural Anna Celenza Interdisciplinary Lectures in the Arts. Made possible through the generosity of Dr. Anna H. Celenza, who holds undergraduate degrees in both music and visual arts from UNCG, these lectures are ...
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Profile of Darkson Magrinelli (DMA, ’20)

The Brazilian clarinetist Darkson Magrinelli is pursuing a DMA degree at UNCG and is developing a research project and dissertation about the Early Choro Ensemble and its influence on the creation of the Choro genre. Before joining the UNCG community, Magrinelli lived in Los Angeles for 6 years ...
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Congratulations to Chris DiMassimo (BM ed, ’11)

Congratulations to Chris DiMassimo (BM ed, '11), who was recently named the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year at his school! He is in his sixth year of teaching, currently serving as Director of Bands at Gravelly Hill Middle School in Efland, NC.  During the 2015-2016 school year Chris gave ...
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Raquel Bruening, Clarinet and Pageant Queen

Wisconsin native Raquel Bruening (MM performance, 2017), has been involved in pageantry for nine years and has held a total of eight titles at the local, state, and national levels. Music has helped her be successful in the pageant world as much as pageantry has helped her in ...
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Distinguished Alumnus Dr. John Cipolla

Each year, the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts invites one distinguished alumnus from each of the four schools––art, music, theatre, and dance––to the campus to be honored and to interact with our community. This year, clarinetist Dr. John Cipolla was chosen as the music recipient, and as part ...
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