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Richard Luby Symposium Events

May 7, 2018

The Department of Music is excited for the 2022 Richard Luby Violin Symposium, an annual workshop named in honor of the founder of the workshop. This year marks the Symposium’s 15th Anniversary. We are thrilled to welcome violinists Minna Pensola … 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

Q&A: Lee Weisert

September 7, 2017

The North Carolina Arts Council this week named Lee Weisert, associate professor of composition, one of its recipients of the 2017-18 Artist Fellowship Awards in composition. Weisert, who is a composer of instrumental and electronic music and a multimedia sound … Continued

2017-18 Subscription Passes For Sale

September 5, 2017

The UNC Department of Music is once again bringing back the best music bargain in town for the 2017-18 year. Subscription passes for the William S. Newman Artists Series and Scholarship Benefit Concert Series are now on sale in the … Continued

Researching the Brain through Balinese Gamelan

August 30, 2017

By Trevor McPherson Throughout all of my exposure to the niche field of musical neuroscience, I have noted that the vast majority of research centers around western musical culture. Studies are conducted by western-trained musicians, examine the effects of western … Continued

Journal: In which the UNC Sackbuts Search for Musical Clues

August 7, 2017

This is the second and final part of the journal entries chronicling the travels of three members of the UNC Sackbut Ensemble. In Part One, Becca Clemens (BM ’14) described her experience playing in the Salzburg Festival along with Michael Kris, director … Continued

Journal: UNC Sackbuts Play the Salzburg Festival

July 31, 2017

A few members of the UNC Sackbut Ensemble recently traveled to Austria to play in the famous Salzburg Festival. The trio on the trip is made up of Michael Kris, director of the UNC Sackbut Ensemble, Becca Clemens (BM ’14), and … Continued