Monday, October 22, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
UNCG School of Music


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 Dr. Dennis AsKew, Director of the School of Music
  • Recital featuring current undergraduate music students
  • Informational session where you can learn about music scholarships, University admissions, and financial aid
  • Open classes in music education, music theory, music history, and performance
  • Sit in with our renowned large ensembles, including the Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, 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!

Register Online

October 22, 2018

8:30 – 9:00 AM

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 AM

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

10:00 – 10:50 AM

Class: Jazz Improvisation
Room 111
Dr. Thomas Helfin

Class: Music Theory 1
Room 217
Dr. Jeffrey Ensign

Class: Composition Skills
Room 224
Dr. Alejandro Rutty

Class: Entrepreneurship in the Performing Arts
Room 235
Dr. Jason Wallace

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

11:00 – 11:50 AM

Class: Advanced String Methods
Room 110
Dr. Rebecca MacLeod

Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble II
Room 111
Dr. Thomas Heflin

Class: American Music
Room 217
Dr. David Aarons

Class: Musicology Research
Room 224
Dr. Lorena Guillen

Class: Group Voice Class
Room 226
Prof. Christian Blackburn

Rehearsal: University Chorale
Organ Hall
Dr. Bill Young

12:00 – 12:50 PM

Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble 1
Room 111
Prof. Chad Eby

Rehearsal: Horn Ensemble
Room 154
Dr. Abigail Pack

Class: Instrument Repair
Room 207
Dr. Katie Cox

Class: Musicology Research
Room 217
Dr. Lorena Guillen

Class: History of Western Music II
Room 223
Dr. Bradley Fugate

Class: Beginning Guitar
Room 245
Dr. Brett Nolker

Question and Answer with Composition Faculty and Students
Room 131 (Electronic Music Studio)
Dr. Alejandro Rutty

Meet and Greetwith String Faculty
Prof. Marjorie Bagley, violin              Room 321
Dr. Fabián López, violin                    Room 317
Dr. Scott Rawls, viola                        Room 319
Dr. Alex Ezerman, cello                     Room 315

1:00 – 1:50 PM

Rehearsal: Symphonic Band
Room 111
Prof. Pam Klena and Prof. Ben Jones

Class: Musicology Research
Room 217
Dr. Lorena Guillen

General Information Session on Being a Music Major
Room 221
Dr. Dennis AsKew

Question and Answer with Composition Faculty and Students
Room 131 (Electronic Music Studio)
Dr. Alejandro Rutty

1:45 – 2:15 PM

Meet and Greetwith String Faculty
Prof. Craig Brown, double bass             Room 324

2:00 – 2:50 PM

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

Class: Group Voice Class
Room 226
Prof. Clarice Weiseman

Class: Jazz Pedagogy
Room 235
Prof. Steven Haines

General Information Session on Being a Music Major
Room 221
Dr. Dennis AsKew

Question and Answer with Composition Faculty and Students
Room 131 (Electronic Music Studio)
Dr. Alejandro Rutty

2:00 – 3:15 PM

Rehearsal: Symphony Orchestra
Room 111
Dr. Kevin Geraldi

3:00 – 3:50 PM

Class: Class Piano – Level 1
Room 271
Prof. Stephen Saviola

Rehearsal: Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble
Room 154
Dr. Justin Worley

4:00 – 4:50 PM

Repertoire Classes

Voice

Room 110

Dr. Robert Bracey

Room 226

Dr. Donald Hartmann

Room 235

Dr. Robert Wells

Room 223

Prof. Clara O’Brien

Room 224

Dr. James Bumgardner

Organ  Hall

Dr. Carla LeFevre

Brass and Percussion

Room 111

Trumpet (Prof. Mark Clodfelter)

Room 221

Trombone (Dr. Randy Kohlenberg & Dr. Daniel Rice)

Room 154

Tuba and Euphonium (Dr. Justin Worley)

Room 146

Percussion (Dr. Eric Willie)

Keyboard

Room 332

Dr. John Salmon

Room 352

Dr. Andrew Willis

Did you know? Repertoire Class (“Rep. Class”) is an opportunity for the members of a studio to perform and receive feedback in a safe environment as well as practice the art of performance and deepen student knowledge of pedagogy specific to their instrument.

For further information contact:

Emily Ford-Coates
School of Music
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
100 McIver Street
Greensboro, NC 27412
(336) 334-4850
esfordco@uncg.edu