Richard Luby Symposium Events

May 7, 2018

The Department of Music is excited for the 2018 Richard Luby Violin Symposium, an annual workshop named in honor of the founder of the workshop. This year marks the Symposium’s 11th Anniversary. We are thrilled to welcome violinist Laurie Smukler, … Continued

Gina Bombola Awarded Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

April 22, 2018

Gina Bombola (PhD ’17) has been awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award of the University of North Carolina for her dissertation “Can’t Help Singing: The Modern ‘Opera’ Diva in Hollywood Film, 1930–1955.” The honor “highlights original and innovative work” across … Continued

David F. Garcia Receives International Book Honor

April 22, 2018

                    David F. Garcia’s Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins has been awarded a Commendation by the British Forum for Ethnomusicology, which “recognizes outstanding … Continued

UNC Welcomes earspace for March Residency

March 21, 2018

  By Parth Upadhyaya The UNC Department of Music will welcome earspace to campus this week. The group held a workshop on Wednesday, March 21 in Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, where they read works written by UNC music students. … Continued

UNC Music Ambassadors Look to Aid Recruitment Efforts

March 21, 2018

  By Parth Upadhyaya The UNC Department of Music has been growing in its size of student body for many years. Events such as Scholarship Days, Marching Band Days and other collaborative efforts with high school music students have aided … Continued

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko Receives Merriam Prize

November 16, 2017

At its most recent annual meeting, the Society for Ethnomusicology awarded the Alan Merriam Prize to UNC’s Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, an assistant professor in the Department of Music. The award is given annually to the author of the “most distinguished … Continued

UNC’s Voice Area places at NATS Auditions

November 6, 2017

Last Friday and Saturday at Meredith College, members of UNC Music’s Voice Area represented the Music Department at the North Carolina National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Musical Theatre Auditions. The following students placed and qualified for Regionals in multiple … Continued