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Performer’s Perspective: Dialogues of the Carmelites

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Theatre, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

What makes art relevant?  How can you take a two-hundred year old art form and make it accessible to a 21st century audience?  How as an artist can you find echoes of your own voice in a score written centuries before your birth?  Well, when you dismantle the artifice of expectation and find the voice […]

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Spotlight on: Dr. Joan Titus – New book release & NEH award!

Posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2016 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , ,

  Joan Titus has been awarded the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend for research on her newest book project on the composer Dmitry Shostakovich and his film music for Stalinist cinema (1936-1953).   This current book project is the sequel to her first book on Shostakovich’s initial experiments as a film composer (1928-1936) […]

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Spotlight on: Dr. Aaron Allen and Ecomusicology

Posted on Thursday, October 15th, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , ,

    In light of his most recent success in presenting the conference keynote presentation in Finland, we talked to Dr. Allen to get his take on the work he is doing, and his experience in Sibelius’s homeland… What? – First ever Finnish ecomusicology conference Where? – University of Turku – Turku, Finland When? – […]

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Prof. Adam Ricci to present findings on Fauré at two conferences in 2015

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Uncategorized. Tags: , , ,

  Prof. Adam Ricci to present “‘As Astonishing as They Are Inevitable’: Complex Harmonic Sequences Preceding Reprises in the Late Music of Gabriel Fauré” at two conferences this fall:   “Effable and Ineffable: Gabriel Fauré and the Limits of Criticism” and the Society for Music Theory annual meeting.   Adam Ricci earned a B.A. in […]

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Historical Keyboard Society of North America recognizes UNCG attendees

Posted on Thursday, October 1st, 2015 by Ashley Oliveira under CVPA, Music, Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Robin Morace (DMA Piano Perf, Cert. Early Keyboard Perf. – student of Dr. Willis) and Stephanie Schmidt (DMA Piano Perf, Cert. Early Keyboard Perf. – student of Dr. Willis & Dr. Salmon) represented UNCG in the Annual Meeting of the Historical Society of North America held this past May (2015) at McGill University in Montreal.  This […]

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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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