40th Carolina Jazz Festival Featured on “Well Said”

February 10, 2017

  Jim Ketch, Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies, appeared on UNC’s “Well Said” podcast to discuss the 40th annual Carolina Jazz Festival happening February 15-18. Below is a transcript of the interview lightly edited for clarity and … Continued

Fall 2016 Ensemble Audition Information

August 1, 2016

Consider joining one of the many student ensembles offered through the Department of Music. We have all sorts of groups: small and large, Western and world music traditions, voice and instrumental. Take a look at the audition information below and come … Continued

Welcome New Music Students!

July 25, 2016

The Department of Music welcomes the Class of 2020 and is excited to meet all of our new students and see all returners. Incoming music majors should plan to attend the Music Department Orientation for First-Year and Transfer Students on Sunday, … Continued

Katz Wins Prestigious Dent Medal

June 3, 2016

Mark Katz, Distinguished Professor of Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, won the 2016 Dent Medal awarded by the Royal Musical Association in London. RMA has given the award annually since 1961 to one recipient … Continued

Summer Workshop Public Events

June 2, 2016

After the Luby Symposium successfully kicked off the summer, the Department of Music is looking forward to the next workshops. Below is a schedule of the public events stemming from the workshops. Events are free and open to the public. … Continued

Richard Luby Symposium Events

May 13, 2016

The Department of Music is excited for the 2017 Richard Luby Violin Symposium, an annual workshop named in honor of the founder of the workshop. This year marks the Symposium’s 10th Anniversary. To commemorate this special anniversary year, the Department is honored … Continued

“Listening With A Purpose” – Michael Tiemann

May 10, 2016

May 8, 2016 Commencement Address, UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Music Thank you to Chair Toppin, eminent faculty, families – especially moms – graduates, and the many friends who have given their support and encouragement to one and all to pursue … Continued

Department Seeking Director For New Bluegrass Band

April 15, 2016

We’re hiring! Help us spread the word about this exciting new bluegrass ensemble, and apply ASAP! The Music Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is searching for an ensemble director for the Carolina Bluegrass Band, a … Continued