Monday, October 21, 2019
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
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 21, 2019 in the 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, performance, and composition
  • Sit in with our renowned large ensembles, including the Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensembles, or Symphonic Band
  • 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 Monday, October 21, 2019!

Register Online

October 21, 2019

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: Teaching Woodwinds
Room 111
Dr. Jennifer Stewart Walter

Class: Ear Training III
Room 224
Dr. Adam Ricci

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

Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble II
Room 111
Dr. Thomas Heflin

Class: American Music
Room 217
Dr. David Aarons

Class: Ear Training III
Room 224
Dr. David Nelson

Class: Group Voice
Room 226
Ms. Detra Davis

12:00 – 12:50 PM

Rehearsal: Jazz Ensemble I
Room 111
Prof. Chad Eby

Rehearsal: Horn Ensemble
Room 154
Dr. Abigail Pack

Class: Instrument Repair
Room 207
Mr. Jonathan Goodman

Class: Musicology Research
Room 217
Dr. Lorena Guillén

Class: Beginning Guitar
Room 245
Dr. Brett Nolker

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

Meet and Greet with String Faculty

Room 321
Room 317
Room 319
Room 315

Prof. Marjorie Bagley, violin
Dr. Fabián López, violin
Dr. Scott Rawls, viola
Dr. Alex Ezerman, cello

1:00 – 1:50 PM

Rehearsal: Symphonic Band
Room 111
Dr. Jonathan Caldwell

Class: Musicology Research
Room 217
Dr. Lorena Guillén

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 Greet with String Faculty

Room 325

Prof. Craig Brown, double bass

2:00 – 2:50 PM

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

Class: Group Voice
Room 226
Ms. Abby Coy

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

2:00 – 3:15 PM

Rehearsal: Symphony Orchestra
Tew Recital Hall – Strings with guest artist Mari Sato
Room 111 – Winds, Brass, and Percussion
Dr. Kevin Geraldi

3:00 – 3:50 PM

Class: Class Piano – Level 1
Room 271
Mr. Corey Clifton

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

4:00 – 4:50 PM

Repertoire Classes

Voice

Room 110
Room 223
Room 224
Room 226
Room 235
Organ Hall

Dr. Robert Wells
Dr. Robert Bracey
Dr. Theresa Bickham
Dr. Donald Hartmann
Prof. Clara O’Brien
Dr. Carla LeFevre

Brass

Room 111
Room 221
Room 154
Room 146

Dr. Garrett Klein, trumpet
Dr. Randy Kohlenberg, trombone
Dr. Justin Worley, tuba and euphonium
Dr. Eric Willie, percussion

Keyboard

Room 332
Room 352

Dr. John Salmon
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:

Brad McMillan
Director of Outreach Programs
School of Music
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
100 McIver Street
Greensboro, NC 27412
(336) 334-5299
bamcmil2@uncg.edu