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Dance Professor Ana Paula Höfling Published in New Anthology

Posted on Thursday, May 28th, 2015 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance.

Assistant Professor of Dance Studies Ana Paula Höfling has recently been published in the new anthology Performing Brazil: Essays on Culture, Identity, and the Performing  Arts, published by the University of Wisconsin Press. The book, edited by Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez, is described on Amazon.com as, “the first book to bring together studies of the many and varied […]

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Elizabeth Keathley Translations to Appear on Thomas Hampson Concert, May 18

Posted on Monday, May 18th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Music.

America’s premier “ambassador of song”  baritone Thomas Hampson will give a concert in Vienna on Monday, May 18, at 7:30 pm Vienna time, 1:30 pm Eastern Daylight time. Hampson will sing songs by Alban Berg, Gustav Mahler, and others. May 18th is the anniversary of Mahler’s death (also one day after Elizabeth’s birthday–happy birthday Elizabeth!). Between […]

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Congratulations 2014-2015 SMTD Graduates!

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Dance, Music, Theatre.

The following degrees were awarded: Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education Chris Edward Haire Morgan Christine Soja Robin Whitener Wilkins Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance Justin Matthew Bunting Mark James Cramer Benjamin Laurence Crouch + Elizabeth Ann Doebler • Andre Charles Duvall • Timothy Lee Ellison Samee Griffith Jennifer Wright Corbell Hough • Jourdan […]

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Music & Dance Librarian, Sarah Dorsey, Receives Linda Arnold Carlisle Research Grant

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Dance, Music.

Sarah B. Dorsey, Music and Dance Librarian has been Head of the Harold Schiffman Music Library for twenty years. She is writing a biography of Louise Talma. This award will support research in New York and New Haven. More info to come.

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BFA Dance Student Selected for National Choreography Intensive

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by Amy Masters under Dance.

BFA Dance and Lloyd Honors College student Kaylynne Leggett has been selected as a choreographer for the National Choreography Intensive. NCI has provided a multi-faceted approach to shaping choreographers and dancers since 1961. This summer, she will travel to the campus of Florida State University to participate in a one-of-a-kind experience, working with fellow choreographers from around the world […]

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Karen Thomas, PhD Student, Hits Some High Notes

Posted on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Music.

Karen S. Thomas is currently a Ph.D. student in Music Education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she also serves as a graduate assistant. Prior to pursing a doctoral degree, she taught middle school general music in Randolph County for one year, elementary general music in Guilford County for two years, and […]

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Guy Capuzzo Appointed to Two Journals

Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Music.

Guy Cappuzo has been appointed to the the editorial board of Music Theory Spectrum (Oxford) and the advisory board of the Journal of Elliott Carter Studies. 

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2015 Tony Award Nominations

Posted on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Theatre.

May 5, 2015–Tony award nominations were announced on April 28. Among the list of nominations are some productions involving UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance alumni: Best Revival of a Musical, On the Town: Bonnie Becker , Production Stage Manager ’76; Julie DeVore ’10, Assistant Stage Manager; Stephanie Yankwitt ’00 (Artistic Associate, Barrington Stage Company) Best Original […]

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