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Remembering Professor Emeritus Stafford Wing

January 14, 2022

The Department of Music is saddened to announce the recent passing of Professor Emeritus Stafford Wing. Professor Wing served on faculty as a voice professor for 40 years from 1969-2009. As described in his obituary, “he was chair of the … Continued

Hiring: Lecturer of Saxophone

January 11, 2022

The Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a Lecturer of Saxophone who will teach classical saxophone lessons to undergraduate majors, minors, and non-majors. This person will teach individual lessons to 4-12 students … Continued

Alumnus Ebright honored with Kurt Weill Prize

December 14, 2021

The department extends a hearty congratulations to Ryan Ebright, Ph.D. 2014, who received one of this year’s Kurt Weill Prizes from the Kurt Weill Foundation for his article “Doctor Atomic or: How John Adams Learned to Stop Worrying and Love … Continued

Lessons in songwriting and perseverance

November 1, 2021

“I’ve always known this is what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be.” ~Rissi Palmer by Catherine Zachary, B.Mus. ‘10 Singer-songwriter Rissi Palmer visited Professor Jocelyn Neal’s songwriting class in early October, opening up about her journey in … Continued

Finding connection and hope ‘from afar’

October 29, 2021

by Catherine Zachary, BMus ‘10 Trigger warning: suicide At this point, it’s a well-known story. The pandemic hit the Americas in March 2020 and musicians’ gigs were canceled, quarantine began, and connection to others became more valued than ever before. … Continued

First-Year Student Elena Holder Wow’s Broadway

October 28, 2021

by Rey Perez Elena Holder is a first-year student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with an aptitude for singing and acting. This past September, Elena had her Broadway debut performance after winning the Jimmy Awards, a … Continued

Meet the Hill Hall Office staff

October 27, 2021

by Rey Perez Introducing the business assistant, communication assistant, and events managers for the UNC Department of Music! These students work in the main department office helping with administrative tasks, answering student and visitor questions, making content for the department … Continued

Mary Shannon publishes paper on gender and genre

October 25, 2021

The department extends a hearty congratulations to first-year graduate student Mary Shannon on her first publication! Her article “Female Agency in the Chanson de Mal Mariée Genre” was recently published in UCLA’s MUSE Undergraduate Research Journal. MUSE is UCLA’s first undergraduate … Continued

We’re hiring!

October 21, 2021

The Department of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking two full-time positions, an Accounting Technician and a Teaching Assistant Professor in Hip Hop/Audio Production. Learn more about each position below. Accounting Technician We’re seeking … Continued