OPEN HOUSE for Prospective Music Students

Monday, October 22, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
UNCG Music Building

Dear Prospective Music Student:

students playing celloThe faculty, administration, and students of the UNCG School of Music invite you to attend our annual Open House for prospective music students. The Open House will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018 in the UNCG Music Building.

The Open House is a great way for you as a high school student to learn about how the UNCG School of Music can turn your passion for music into a purpose for your career. You will get to experience a day in the life of a music student at UNCG, including the opportunity to visit a variety of classes, workshops and ensemble rehearsals, attend informational sessions about our degree programs, hear our exceptional students perform, and tour our world-class facilities. Students and parents will also be able meet and ask questions of music faculty and admissions personnel.

Activities begin at 8:30 a.m. and the day will include:

  • Opening welcome session with Director Dennis AsKew
  • Recital featuring current undergraduate music students
  • Informational session where you can learn about music scholarships, University admissions & financial aid
  • Open classes in music education, music theory, music history, and performance
  • Sit in with our renowned Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, University Chorale, or Chamber Singers
  • Informal meetings with music faculty members
  • Information sessions on all of our degree programs

Please browse the schedule for the day through the link on this page, and we hope you will pre-register online. We look forward to seeing you on October 22, 2018!

man singing8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Check-In
First Floor Atrium – Music Building
(We hope you will pre-register online. Please click here to pre-register.)

9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

Welcome Ceremony and UNCG Student Showcase Recital
Recital Hall
Dr. Dennis AsKew, Director of the School of Music

10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Class: Teaching Woodwinds Laboratory
Room 110
Dr. Walter

Class: Choral Music in the Schools 
Room 245
Dr. Nolker

Class: Class Piano Level 1
Room 271
Ms. Muehlbauer

hands playing guitarClass: Instrumental Conducting I
Room 146
Mr. Lake

Class: History of Western Music II
Room 223
Dr. Allen

Class: Composition Skills
Room 221
Dr. Engebretson

11:00 – 11:50 a.m.

Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble II
Room 111
Prof. Haines

Rehearsal: University Chorale
Organ Hall
Dr. Young

Class: Music Theory I
Room 235
Dr. Nelson

Class: History of Western Music II
Room 223
Dr. Rubinoff

Class: American Music
Room 217
Dr. Carr

Class: Advanced String Methods
Room 245
Dr. MacLeod

Class: Class Piano Level III
Room 271
Ms. Arko

students playing saxophones12:00 – 12:50 p.m.

Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble I
Room 111
Prof. Lee

Class: Introduction to Music and Culture
Room 217
Prof. Guillen

Class: Instrument Repair
Room 207
Ms. Choplin

Rehearsal: Horn Ensemble
Room 154
Dr. Pack

“Meet and Greet” with Composition Faculty and Students
Room 131 (Electronic Music Studio)

12:30 – 1:00 p.m.

General Information Session on Being a Music Major #1
Music Library
Dr. AsKew

1:00 – 1:50 p.m.

man playing oboeRehearsal: Wind Ensemble
Room 111
Dr. Locke

Class: Introduction to Music and Culture
Room 217
Prof. Guillen

“Meet and Greet” with Composition Faculty and Students
Room 131 (Electronic Music Studio)

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.

“Meet and Greet” with Composition Faculty and Students
Room 131 (Electronic Music Studio)

Class: Singing Voice in Classrooms/Ensembles
Room 223
Dr. Nolker

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Rehearsal: Symphony Orchestra
UNCG Auditorium
Dr. Geraldi

Class: Foundations of Teaching for Musical Understanding
Room 245
Dr. McKoy

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

woman playing hornDepartmental Information Session #2
Music Library
Dr. AsKew

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Question and Answer Session
Recital Hall
Dr. Dennis AsKew
Representatives from UNCG Admissions and Financial Aid

3:00 – 3:50 p.m.

Rehearsal: Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble
Room 154
Dr. Worley

4:00 – 4:50 p.m.

Repertoire Classes

Room 223 Dr. Bracey
Room 224 Dr. Hartmann
Room 110 Dr. Wells
Room Organ Hall Prof. O’Brien
Room 226 Dr. Walker
Room 235 Dr. LeFevre


Brass and Percussion
Room 111 Trumpet (Prof. Clodfelter)
Recital Hall Horn (Dr. Pack)
Room 221 Trombone (Dr. Rice)
Room 154 Tuba and Euphonium (Dr. Worley)
Room 146 Percussion (Dr. Willie)


Room 332 Dr. Salmon
Room 334 Dr. DiPiazza
Room 336 Dr. Lim
Room 352 Dr. Willis

For further information contact:

Dr. Dennis AsKew
UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts – Open House
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
100 McIver Street
Greensboro, NC 27412
(336) 334-5002