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Meet Rachel Niketopoulos, Lecturer of Horn

August 30, 2021

The department is excited to welcome Rachel Niketopoulos as Lecturer of Horn. Professor Niketopoulos is currently the fourth horn for the North Carolina Symphony and has been since 2003. She has performed with the North Carolina Symphony Woodwind Quintet since … Continued

Meet Paul Neebe, Lecturer of Trumpet

August 27, 2021

The department is excited to welcome Paul Neebe to the faculty as Lecturer of Trumpet. Dr. Neebe received a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music from The Julliard School in 1984 and 1985 respectively, and a Doctorate of Musical … Continued

Meet Pablo Vega, Lecturer of Recording Technology

August 23, 2021

The department is thrilled to welcome back alumnus Pablo Vega (BMus 2008) as the new Lecturer of Recording Technology! After graduating from Carolina, he earned professional certificates in audio engineering (2013) from Living Arts College and Berklee College of Music … Continued

Introducing the Kenan Music Scholars Class of 2025

August 13, 2021

Welcome to the newest Kenan Music Scholars, Hylton, Anant, Jordan, and Cindy! We’re thrilled to welcome these four talented musicians to campus this week. Read on to get to know a little more about each of these new UNC musicians. … Continued

Meet the newest graduate students

August 12, 2021

We’re thrilled to welcome the newest cohort of graduate students to campus this week! Danielle Blumhardt, Destiny Meadows, and Mary Shannon come from diverse backgrounds and each has a wide range of research interests. Their knowledge and skills will undoubtedly … Continued

Get to Know the Music Staff

August 9, 2021

Last summer we ran a Get to Know the Music Staff series introducing six of our department staff members and what they do to help keep everything running smoothly. Today we’d like to reshare that series and introduce you to … Continued

Stephen Anderson’s “Drones” featured on new album

June 17, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Stephen Anderson on his composition “Drones” being selected for classical pianist Jeffrey Jacob’s latest album, Contemporary Eclectic Music for the Piano, Vol. 18! Last year, classical pianist, Jeffrey Jacob, held a competition inviting composers to submit new … Continued

First Fridays 2021-2022 Call for Musicians

June 11, 2021

About First Fridays Created in Fall 2019 by Arts Everywhere and the UNC Department of Music, First Fridays is a concert series that features pop-up performances by different student and chamber ensembles on the first Friday of each month in … Continued