Department of Music

“Indestructible” performed by Charanga Carolina

May 19, 2020

Charanga Carolina reminds us with this performance of Ray Barretto’s “Indestructible” that together, we can do hard things. Together we will overcome. Dear Charanga Carolina community, I am very pleased to announce Charanga Carolina’s music video, “Indestructible” (Ray Barretto), which … Continued

Finding a Refuge in Music

May 18, 2020

by Eli Hornback, Class of 2021 As I left for spring break in New York and Cape Cod, I had no idea that I’d spend the rest of my semester like this. If I had, I would have brought my … Continued

Something magical happened

May 12, 2020

by Scott Jared, The Well, Tuesday, May 12th, 2020 Carolina music professor Jim Ketch talks teaching, performing and basketball as he nears retirement. “Life is like a trumpet. If you don’t put anything into it, you don’t get anything out.” … Continued

Congratulations, Class of 2020!

May 10, 2020

Connect with Your Fellow Music Alumni Join our UNC Department of Music Alumni Facebook Group!To the Class of 2020, we will be together to celebrate one day soon, but until then, we hope these videos will help show you how … Continued

Finding Community in a Unique Ending

May 7, 2020

by Parth Upadhyaya Yadira Rodríguez-Cruz clicked send on the morning of April 20. And that was it. Her final project as a music student-teacher was submitted. She had nothing else to turn in for her last semester at UNC. It … Continued

Carolina Stomp

May 5, 2020

Although we had to finish the year apart, we still found a way to create music together. Thank you to all of our students, faculty, and staff for your hard work in making this project possible! Hark the Sound!

Thank You, Professor Allen Anderson

April 29, 2020

In honor of Professor Allen Anderson’s service as chair of the Department of Music, and in recognition of his exemplary and tireless leadership during this time, the faculty and staff of the department put together the following video and card … Continued