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Recent graduate Matthew Svec awarded Fulbright

June 6, 2023

Recent music graduate Matthew Svec, B.A. 2023, has big plans for next year. This spring, Matthew was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to study at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary. In February 2023, Carolina … Continued

Professor Jocelyn Neal named next department chair

June 1, 2023

The department is pleased to announce Professor Jocelyn Neal as the next chair, beginning her appointment on July 1, 2023. Professor Neal specializes in music theory, analysis, popular music, country music and culture,  songwriting, and bluegrass. She has served as … Continued

Lee Weisert releases new album, Recesses

May 25, 2023

Associate Professor Lee Weisert released his latest album, Recesses, in April on New Focus Recordings. The album includes performances and sounds contributed by fellow music department faculty members Allen Anderson, Nicholas DiEugenio, Melissa Martin, and Matthew McClure (former faculty member), … Continued

El Fisseha named College Manager of the Year

April 28, 2023

El Fisseha received the 2022-2023 Award in Management in the College of Arts and Sciences for her outstanding accomplishments in the Department of Music. El Fisseha, business manager for the Department of Music, received the 2022-2023 Award in Management in … Continued

Eduardo Sato Awarded Walser and McClary Fellowship

April 27, 2023

Eduardo Sato, Ph.D. Candidate in Musicology, was recently awarded the Robert Walser and Susan McClary Fellowship from the Society for American Music. This prestigious fellowship provides a generous stipend for the Ph.D. Candidate recipient. According to their website, this fellowship … Continued

Junior Madi Marks awarded Summer Burch Fellowship

April 25, 2023

Junior Madi Marks was one of five students selected this year for Honors Carolina‘s prestigious Burch Fellowship. Billed as the “ultimate ‘go anywhere’ fellowship,” according to their website, the application and interview process for the fellowship is rigorous and the … Continued

Suzi Analogue composes for NPR Music podcast

April 21, 2023

Congratulations to Professor Suzi Analogue on her phenomenal scoring of the second season of NPR Music’s hip-hop podcast Louder Than A Riot! The second season premiered in mid-March and there are currently five full episodes available for listening. The second season … Continued

UNC Glee Club tours again

February 16, 2023

Until just a few weeks ago, it had been three years since the UNC Glee Club had gone on a multi-city tour. In January 2020, as the group toured the Southeast with a finale concert in Savannah, GA, no one … Continued

Remembering Former Professor Michael Zenge

January 24, 2023

The department is saddened to announce the passing of former professor Michael Zenge. Professor Zenge taught piano, keyboard literature, and the history and interpretation of Lieder in the department for 34 years. His colleagues and students remember him as a … Continued