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March 2017
Free

Guest Artist Recital: Karen Walwyn, piano

March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Guest Artist Recital: Karen Walwyn, piano (Howard University) Piano music of Florence Price and Karen Walwyn

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1842 Pleyel Piano Concert

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The Department of Music presents the third annual concert featuring the Department’s 1842 Pleyel piano. Donated to the Department by Tom Kenan, the restored Pleyel was purchased directly from the the Pleyel piano-manufacturing company in Paris. Pleyel’s instruments were favorites of Frédéric Chopin and many of his nineteenth-century contemporaries, and reflect a touch and sound quite different from the modern grand piano. The concert will feature UNC faculty and students in performances of works hailing from the era of this historic instrument.…

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$15

WSN Series: New Music for Marimba; Juan Álamo, marimba

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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New Music for Marimba by Juan Álamo General admission is $15 ($10 for students and UNC faculty/staff)

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Sonolumen – a multimedia electro-acoustic-video excursion into the concrete and abstract

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flute; Matthew McClure, saxophone; Allen Anderson and Lee Weisert, electronic music

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360ᵒ Jazz Initiative Concert

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Come out to hear the 360ᵒ Jazz Initiative Ensemble perform in its annual concert. The ensemble features UNC jazz faculty and original compositions from the ensemble and from the winners of the 2016 Call for Scores. Winners and scores from the competition can be found here.

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$15

WSN Series: Performing Commemoration: Musical Reenactment and the Politics of Trauma

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This concert will open the 2017 Talking Music Series conference centered around the Defiant Requiem and its legacy. Join us for a William S. Newman Artists Series concert featuring Christine Wilkie Bohlman, piano, Philip V. Bohlman, narrator, and UNC music faculty. There will be music by Debussy, Dessau, Kon, Prokofiev, Reger, Stravinsky, and Ullmann. General admission is $10 ($5 for students and UNC faculty/staff).

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April 2017
Free

Performing Commemoration: Musical Reenactment and the Politics of Trauma (Faculty Performance)

April 2 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring original compositions by Allen Anderson, Stefan Litwin, and Janice Misurell-Mitchell. Music for string quartet, piano, flute, and voice. Free and open to the public.

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New Music from the Composition Studio

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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New Music from the Composition Studio Studio taught by Professor Allen Anderson

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$10

Scholarship Series: UNC Opera

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Opera will perform Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with UNC Baroque Ensemble. UNC Opera is directed by Gene Galvin and the UNC Baroque Ensemble is directed by Brent Wissick. $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door

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AP Music Theory Workshop

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hill Hall, Room 213, 145 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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AP® Music Theory WORKSHOP Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Dictation and Sight Singing Saturday, April 8, 2017 4:00-6:00 p.m. UNC Chapel Hill Hill Hall, Room 213 This workshop is for AP Theory students who want extra help preparing for dictation and sight singing on the AP Theory Exam. The two-hour workshop is free; advance registration is required. Space is limited so sign up early! Students should be currently enrolled in an AP Music Theory course or equivalent course. Students should bring…

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Bass Blast

April 9 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join Robert Anderson's bass studio for a fun afternoon filled with bass music. It'll be a blast!

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$10

Scholarship Series: UNC Opera

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Opera will perform Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas with UNC Baroque Ensemble. UNC Opera is directed by Gene Galvin and the UNC Baroque Ensemble is directed by Brent Wissick. $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door

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Moeser Series: Romantic Quintets of Brahms and Schumann

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Romantic Quintets of Brahms and Schumann Brent Wissick, cello; Clara Yang, piano; Donald Oehler, clarinet; Nicholas DiEugenio, violin $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff) • Tickets available at the door

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UNC Percussion Ensemble

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall, 125 S. Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Percussion Ensemble, directed by Juan Alamo, will perform its spring concert alongside guest artist Nathan Daughtrey, marimba.

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Guest Artist Masterclass and Recital: Mark Sparks, flute

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Mark Sparks, principal flute with the St. Louis Symphony, will give a masterclass and recital. The recital is free and open to the public.

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$10

Scholarship Series: Defiant Requiem – Verdi Requiem at Terezín

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 140 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Get Tickets Now Hosted by the UNC Department of Music and Co-sponsored by the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies April 20, 7:30 pm Memorial Hall Defiant Requiem: Verdi Requiem at Terezín UNC Symphony Orchestra, Carolina Choir, Chamber Singers, Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs, soloists Louise Toppin, Mary Gayle Greene, Timothy Sparks, Marc Callahan,actors Vivienne Benesch and David Whalen, and guest conductor Murry Sidlin $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff) The UNC campus will host the signature concert of The…

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Guest Lecture: William Cheng, Dartmouth College

April 21 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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William Cheng, Dartmouth College, will give a lecture titled "The Prince and the Pauper: The Purpose of Sounding Great" as a part of the Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture series.

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Carolina Bluegrass Band

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Carolina Bluegrass Band, directed by Russell Johnson

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Charanga Carolina

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Come out for Charanga Carolina's spring concert, directed by David Garcia.

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UNC Guitar Ensemble

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Guitar Ensemble, directed by Billy Stewart

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$15

UNC Wind Ensemble and Triangle Wind Ensemble

April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Meymandi Hall, 2 E South St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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UNC Wind Ensemble and Triangle Wind Ensemble $15 general admission ($5 students) • For ticket information, visit www.trianglewind.org

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University Band

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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University Band, directed by Jeff Fuchs

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$10

Scholarship Series: UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 140 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Get Tickets Now UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band Evan Feldman and Arris Golden, conductors $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff)

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University Chamber Players

April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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University Chamber Players

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UNC Jazz Combos with Alexis Cole, vocalist

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The UNC Jazz Combos will perform in a concert along with Alexis Cole, vocalist. This is part of the Fred and Gail Fearing Jazz for a Friday Afternoon series.

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UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Person Recital Hall, 181 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols, directed by Brent Wissick

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Jazz Masterclass: Alexis Cole, vocalist

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Jazz Masterclass with Alexis Cole, vocalist

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Scholarship Series: UNC Jazz Band with Alexis Cole, vocalist

April 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Moeser Auditorium, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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The UNC Jazz Band closes out the 2016-17 concert season alongside Alexis Cole, vocalist. $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff) • Tickets available at the door

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