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Latest news and updates from the College of Visual and Performing Arts

Dance Education Students Attend Arts Conference

Posted on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 by Amy Masters under CVPA, Dance. Tags: ,

UNCG Director of Dance Education, Dr. Mila Parrish and Dance Education students Alexis Brown and Danielle Kinne attended the Arts R4 Life professional development conference at Meredith College in Raleigh, N.C., on September 12th, 2015. Over 400 N.C. K-12 Arts Educators in Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts came together for a day of personalized learning […]

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Alumni Samee Griffith (DMA piano ’15) receiving outstanding praise for new music studio

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music. Tags: , , ,

This has been an exciting year for Samee Griffith(DMA, 2015). She and her husband Aaron Mood (who got his MM in piano performance from UNCG a few years ago) opened the Star City Music Studios in Miamisburg OH which has been getting local attention. On April 3rd, 2015, Samee gave her final DMA at Wright […]

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UNCG Percussion Ensemble wins International Percussion Ensemble Competition

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music. Tags: , , ,

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Percussion Ensemble has been named a winner in the Percussive Arts Society’s (PAS) International Percussion Ensemble Competition. Annually, three university percussion ensembles are selected through a call-for-tapes competition, and the UNCG Percussion Ensemble was selected for one of these coveted positions. In the last four years, ensembles from […]

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Prof. Gavin Douglas Published Online Bibliography of Music and Buddhism

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

  Prof. Gavin Douglas recently published an annotated bibliography on “Buddhist Music” as part of the Oxford Bibliographies series. “Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritatvie research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship […]

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Dr. Hartmann, Professor of Voice to sing with Piedmont Opera and UNCG Alumnus Robert Overman

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music. Tags: , , ,

  Donald Hartmann will be singing the role of Monterone in Piedmont Opera‘s upcoming production of “Rigoletto.” Bob Overman will be singing the title role. Both Donald and Bob studied voice with the late Charles Lynam. This will be the first production these two singers have shared the opera stage since singing in a UNCG […]

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Assistant Professor Cynthia Lee presents paper in Singapore

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Dance.

Cynthia Ling Lee will present a paper, “Homeland as Beloved: Translating Viraha for (Post)colonial Contexts,” at the World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific Conference at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore, from October 16-18, 2015.

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UNCG Theatre Senior BFA featured in film

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Theatre.

Torrey Laamar (Belcher), senior BFA in Acting, featured in 2014 festival award-winning film, Blackbird.

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K. Brandon Ironside to serve as Assistant Professor

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Music.

DMA candidate K. Brandon Ironside was recently offered the position of Assistant Professor of Violin, a full-time teaching position, at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. Brandon is excited to embark upon this next phase of his journey.

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Denise Gabriel facilitates Spontaneous Mindfulness for UNCG Theatre students and alums

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA.

Associate Professor Denise Gabriel will be taking a core group of UNCG Theatre students and alums to the Garrison Institute, Oct. 9-11th to attend a workshop entitled Spontaneous Mindfulness. This retreat is sponsored by the Sensory Awareness Foundation of which Ms. Gabriel is a part of the US East Coast Leader’s Guild. The practice of Sensory […]

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Music Education keeps the research–and the publishing–going.

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 by Jeffrey Aguiar under CVPA, Music.

Congratulations go to Christen Mack (below left) and Mark Dillon, both and PhD students, as well as Dr. Rebecca MacLeod (left) in the Music Education (MUE) Department. They recently learned their article, titled “Tradition bearers as educators: A multi-case study of the teaching behaviors and beliefs of three old-time musicians”, went into print and is officially in press in the […]

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