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UNC Glee Club tours again

February 16, 2023

Until just a few weeks ago, it had been three years since the UNC Glee Club had gone on a multi-city tour. In January 2020, as the group toured the Southeast with a finale concert in Savannah, GA, no one … Continued

New Jeffrey Fuchs Ambassador Scholarship Announced

February 8, 2023

The UNC Bands Alumni Association created a new scholarship in honor of UNC Bands Director Jeffrey Fuchs. The scholarship’s creation was first announced at the Marching Tar Heels’ annual alumni band reunion at Homecoming 2022. Fuchs was stunned when he … Continued

Love musical theater? This new minor is for you!

January 30, 2023

The department is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Department of Dramatic Art to create the Musical Theater Minor! Musicals were something that both departments were missing. Many first-year students come to Carolina having primarily worked on musicals … Continued

Remembering Former Professor Michael Zenge

January 24, 2023

The department is saddened to announce the passing of former professor Michael Zenge. Professor Zenge taught piano, keyboard literature, and the history and interpretation of Lieder in the department for 34 years. His colleagues and students remember him as a … Continued

Alumni Feature: Vivek Menon

January 18, 2023

Alumnus Vivek Menon, B.Mus. 2018, has spent his post-graduation time continuing his violin studies and gaining more performance experience, both traditional and avant-garde. Currently, Vivek is working towards his Doctor of Musical Arts at Stony Brook University. In conjunction with … Continued

Remembering Former Professor Harold Andrews

January 17, 2023

The department is saddened to announce the recent passing of former professor Harold Andrews. His family shared the obituary below, written by Professor Andrews himself. Harold Andrews of Chapel Hill died this week at the age of 94. He had … Continued

First Fridays Rewind: Fall 2022

December 9, 2022

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. These informal concerts allow students, faculty, … Continued

Student Spotlight: Meet J Suddreth

November 17, 2022

Every year, the department looks forward to welcoming new and familiar faces to the spaces of Hill Hall, Person Hall, and Kenan Music Building. We’re so excited to start our new Student Spotlight series to get to know the students … Continued

Alumna Christina Lai on finding her own truth

November 9, 2022

Alumna Christina Lai, BMus 2015, is back on campus this fall for exciting performances within the department, as part of The Process Series, and as a fellow with the UNC Asian American Center. These concerts explore stories of AAPI women, … Continued