Chérie Rivers Ndaliko Receives Merriam Prize

November 16, 2017

At its most recent annual meeting, the Society for Ethnomusicology awarded the Alan Merriam Prize to UNC’s Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, an assistant professor in the Department of Music. The award is given annually to the author of the “most distinguished … Continued

UNC’s Voice Area places at NATS Auditions

November 6, 2017

Last Friday and Saturday at Meredith College, members of UNC Music’s Voice Area represented the Music Department at the North Carolina National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Musical Theatre Auditions. The following students placed and qualified for Regionals in multiple … Continued

Tim Carter Receives Top Honor From RMA

October 23, 2017

Tim Carter, the David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music, was recently named an honorary member of the Royal Music Association in the United Kingdom. The RMA is the professional association for musicologists in the U.K. and the British equivalent of the … Continued

UNC Jazz Hosts Trombonist Andre Hayward

October 13, 2017

By Parth Upadhyaya UNC jazz students will perform this weekend for the first time in the 2017-18 year alongside guest artist Andre Hayward. Hayward is an internationally-renowned trombonist and the Jamey Aebersold Visiting Jazz Artist. The UNC Jazz Combos will kick … Continued

UNC’s Biennial Festival on the Hill Returns

October 11, 2017

By Parth Upadhyaya The UNC Department of Music is hosting its biennial conference, the Festival on the Hill, this week on October 12-13, 2017. The theme of this year’s festival is “A Century of Movement: Russian Culture and Global Community Since 1917.” The … Continued

Marching Tar Heels Reimagine The Halftime Show

October 4, 2017

By Parth Upadhyaya Over the years, the Marching Tar Heels have been known for cheering on UNC athletic teams, spelling out Carolina in cursive, and leading 60,000 fans in “Hark the Sound.” This year, the Pride of the ACC is … Continued