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UNCG’s The Ugly Duckling Approaches Youth Theatre with Innovation

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Theatre.

For over 50 years now, UNCG’s The North Carolina Theatre for Young People has been instrumental in facilitating theatrical productions and educational programming for the youth community statewide. As it is in many cases, such experiences often serve as an introduction to the theatre for local children with limited artistic exposure. Therefore, the productions are […]

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Eric Willie Joins SMTD as Director of Percussion Studies and Assistant Professor of Percussion

Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Music.

GREENSBORO, NC – Percussionist Eric Willie has joined the UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance as Director of Percussion Studies & Assistant Professor of Percussion. Described as a “true musical talent and professional” (Ivan Trevino, Composer), Eric Willie has a varied career as a solo performer, chamber musician, orchestral player, arranger, and teacher. He […]

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Daedalus Quartet to Perform on April 7

Posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Music.

They’ve been called “an exceptionally refined young ensemble with a translucent sound” by The New Yorker, with playing of “such security, technical finish, interpretive unity and sheer gusto it sounded as if these young string players had somehow been performing these works together for a good 50 or 60 years.” (The Washington Post) Don’t miss […]

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UNCG Selected to Perform at National College Dance Festival

Posted on Friday, March 21st, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Dance.

Greensboro, NC — The UNCG dance department has been selected to perform at the American College Dance Festival Association’s 16th National College Dance Festival, June 5-7, 2014 in Washington, DC. This is UNCG’s second invitation to the Festival. This year’s performance will feature MFA in Dance students in alumna Renay Aumiller’s (BA, ’04) evocative and […]

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At UNCG, ‘Ukulele for Two’ plus ukulele for all

Posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Music.

Pass by Room 110 in the UNCG Music Building on a Thursday evening, you’ll hear an unmistakable sound. Ukuleles. Lots of them. It’s called UNCG Ukes. Dr. Sandra Teglas calls it a “y’all come hum and strum.” It’s community engagement with four strings. And no strings attached. Just show up and enjoy. UNCG Ukes is […]

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Rachel Briley Chosen to Join the 2014 Women’s Executive Leadership Program Class

Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014 by Matthew Libera under Theatre.

Rachel Briley, of Greensboro, NC, was selected by the Washington, DC-based Impact Center for its 2014 Women’s Executive Leadership Program after a highly competitive application and interview-based process to find the best and brightest women leaders in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. The eighteen extraordinary women participating in this year’s class come from a […]

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