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Giving voice to the marginalized

April 7, 2020

by Catherine Zachary A graduate student is using digital humanities tools to examine musical recordings from prisons in the American South to bring the true stories of the recordings to light. Emily Hynes is examining musical recordings made in prisons … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Applied Lessons

April 7, 2020

MUSC 100/200/300: Applied Lessons To see a list of applied lessons instructors, click here. Individual instruction for academic credit (private lessons) in piano (classical), organ, woodwind, brass, percussion, string instruments, and voice is available to all University students regardless of … Read more

Lucas Notes: Adjusting to the New Normal

April 2, 2020

I think that it is safe to say that the Coronavirus pandemic has called for lots of transition, adjustment, and reworking. I know this is the case for me. My name is Ashley Lucas. I am a junior music major … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Intro to Women and Music

March 31, 2020

MUSC/WGST 188: Intro to Women and Music Instructor H. Meg Orita (Ph.D. Candidate) | Summer Session I | Monday – Friday, 1:15 – 2:45 pm This course surveys the many roles that women have played in music throughout history … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Music of Frank Ocean

March 24, 2020

MUSC 286: Music of Frank Ocean Professor Michael A. Figueroa Maymester Course, M-F | 11:30 am – 2:45 pm Focusing on the music of Frank Ocean, this course aims to develop students’ critical listening skills through close examination of Ocean’s … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Intro to Black Music

March 17, 2020

MUSC 148: Intro to Black Music Instructor | Aldwyn Hogg Jr. (he/him/his) Summer Session 1| May 5 – June 18 | Monday-Friday 11:30AM – 1:00PM What is black music? What are some of its histories and the histories it can … Read more

CPA Student Spotlight: Kennedy Miller

March 4, 2020

Originally published in Carolina Performing Arts’ program, CONNECT. My passion for opera and classical music marked me as an outsider in my hometown in Eastern North Carolina. As a first-year at UNC, I was thrilled to finally live in a … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Special Studies for Undergraduates

March 3, 2020

MUSC 296: Special Studies for Undergraduates This course is what you make it! Special Studies is available only to music majors by permission of the director of undergraduate studies, Professor Tonu Kalam. This course is designed to be an intensive … Read more