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Stephen Anderson’s “Drones” featured on new album

June 17, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Stephen Anderson on his composition “Drones” being selected for classical pianist Jeffrey Jacob’s latest album, Contemporary Eclectic Music for the Piano, Vol. 18! Last year, classical pianist, Jeffrey Jacob, held a competition inviting composers to submit new … Continued

First Fridays 2021-2022 Call for Musicians

June 11, 2021

About First Fridays Created in Fall 2019 by Arts Everywhere and the UNC Department of Music, First Fridays is a concert series that features pop-up performances by different student and chamber ensembles on the first Friday of each month in … Continued

Faculty Features Recap

June 1, 2021

For eight Fridays this past semester we highlighted the work of our faculty! Through short interviews, we learned more about their teaching, upcoming courses, and got to know them better. Take a look back at this series via the links … Continued

Shining a light on music’s graduate students

May 28, 2021

The department celebrates some of our graduate musicology students’ many accomplishments from this past academic year. We’re constantly impressed by the work that these students do! Please join us in congratulating all of our graduate students on their accomplishments this … Continued

Book Notes: Dr. Christi Jay Wells & Between Beats

May 27, 2021

In the final edition of our May mini-series, Book Notes, we’re featuring alumnus Dr. Christi Jay Wells and their book Between Beats: The Jazz Tradition and Black Vernacular Dance, published by Oxford University Press on April 16, 2021. Christi Jay … Continued

Congratulation, Class of 2021!

May 16, 2021

The Department of Music faculty and staff send their best wishes to all of this year’s music graduates. We are so proud of all you have accomplished during your time at Carolina and look forward to hearing about your future … Continued

Book Notes: Dr. William Robin & Industry

May 13, 2021

This new weekly series, Book Notes, will feature recently released books by a handful of our musicology graduate alumni each Thursday in May. This week, we’re featuring Dr. William Robin and his recent book, Industry: Bang on a Can and … Continued

The Other Side of the Podium

May 11, 2021

[Note: This entry was originally posted on Endeavors’ website.] Conducting classes in the UNC Department of Music offer students the opportunity to learn what it’s like behind the podium — gaining valuable insight into conducting methods while improving their skills … Continued

Adventures in music and nature

May 10, 2021

by Audrey Ladele UNC alumnus Nate Trappe’s most recent venture, Adventure Nerds, is making strides to make the outdoors more accessible through “inspiration and resources.” Part of this project has included creating a podcast called the Adventure Almanac that features … Continued