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Meet Lecturer Rusty Smith

September 25, 2023

We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Rusty Smith to the deparment as lecturer of trumpet! Dr. Smith is a North Carolina native with decades of teaching experience at higher education institutions and privately. He’s also an active performer in a variety … Read more

From songwriting class to Spotify

September 15, 2023

“Rather than getting stuck and giving up, MUSC 381 showed me first-hand how it can take weeks for an idea to truly blossom into a comprehensive song.” Alumna Lindsay Meyer, BA 2023 in Dramatic Art with a minor in Writing … Read more

Professor Mark Katz on Sound Expertise

September 13, 2023

Last month, Professor Mark Katz was a guest on the podcast Sound Expertise, hosted by alumnus Will Robin, Ph.D. 2016, in an episode titled “Hip-Hop and Friendship on Death Row with Alim Braxton and Mark Katz.” Katz and Braxton discussed … Read more

Alumni Feature: Courtney Hedgecock

September 8, 2023

“My best advice is to think broadly about all the skills you’ve learned through music and the opportunities out there to apply them. Your training has equipped you with a vast set of unique experiences—teamwork from chamber music playing, discipline … Read more

Summer Adventures: Taking risks and gaining confidence

August 28, 2023

“At Domaine, I became much more comfortable with performing as I was playing in masterclasses every week, and also in recitals I didn’t find out about until the morning of. Taking these risks has helped me to grow more confident … Read more

Ten Tips for New Tar Heels

August 21, 2023

The beginning of a new academic year is always a flurry of excitement, anticipation, and perhaps some nerves. For new students, navigating campus, college classes, and a whole new living situation can add to all of those emotions. To help … Read more

Meet Lecturer of Violin Dr. Eunho Kim

August 18, 2023

We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Eunho Kim as a new lecturer of violin to the department! Originally from Korea, Dr. Kim will teach private lessons to UNC violin students. She has been an avid solo, chamber, and orchestra performer and … Read more