#CourseOfTheWeek: Women in Opera

October 16, 2018

MUSC/WGST 248: Women in Opera                         Operas—from Georges Bizet’s Carmen to George and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess—are multimedia spectacles to which women have contributed both onstage and behind … Continued

“Unraveling Beethoven: Beyond the Canon” Preview

October 12, 2018

By Parth Upadhyaya From the time they were five years old both, Nicholas DiEugenio and Mimi Solomon have been enamoured with composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Now, the husband and wife are paying homage to their idol. Violinist and professor, DiEugenio, … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Wind Ensemble

October 9, 2018

MUSC 211.002 – UNC Wind Ensemble The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Evan Feldman, is composed of approximately fifty-five of the finest wind and percussion performers at the university. Although its members come from many different states and a variety of … Continued

Department Statement on Silent Sam

October 5, 2018

The monument known as “Silent Sam” compromises the principles of light and liberty that guide the mission of our university. The statue’s message and its public display undercut our claims to uphold human dignity and to model our actions for … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Symphony Orchestra

October 3, 2018

The UNC Symphony Orchestra is a 90-member ensemble that rehearses twice weekly throughout the academic year and performs two major concerts each semester. Approximately 50% of the orchestra consists of music majors, but enrollment is open by audition to the … Continued

Meet Tatiana Hargreaves, Lecturer of Fiddle

September 28, 2018

This week we welcome, Tatiana Hargreaves, to our faculty as the new Lecturer of Fiddle! This is a new position and we’re excited to have Ms. Hargreaves leading the way. Her extensive teaching and performing backgrounds will be an incredible … Continued

UNC Music at Bluegrass Conference & Festival

September 25, 2018

This week is the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association conference and World of Bluegrass festival in Raleigh. The department of music is going to have a major presence throughout the conference and festival and we’d love to see you there! … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Carolina Bluegrass Band

September 25, 2018

This week we’re excited to feature MUSC 212.006, the Carolina Bluegrass Band! The Carolina Bluegrass Band, performs traditional and contemporary bluegrass, steeped in local tradition and now appealing to a global audience. The Carolina Bluegrass Band debuted in November 2016, … Continued

Remembering Dr. James Haar, 1929-2018

September 21, 2018

The Department of Music is deeply saddened at the passing of W.R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emeritus of Music James Haar (July 4, 1929 – September 15, 2018). Dr. Haar was born in St. Louis, MO and received his Bachelor of … Continued