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#CourseOfTheWeek: Conducting I

November 21, 2019

MUSC 168: Conducting I Professor Evan Feldman Tuesday/Thursday, 11-12:15 pm Have you always dreamed of conducting an ensemble? Learn how in MUSC 168! This class provides an introduction to the fundamental technical, analytical, and artistic skills of conducting. It is … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: German Diction

November 12, 2019

MUSC 125: Diction for Singers III: German Lecturer Tim Sparks Monday/Wednesday, 10:10 – 11:00 am For the craft of singing, one of the most important aspects, secondary only to consistent vocal technique, is the ability to produce vernacular language sounds. … Continued

Cuba’s USB-driven music scene

November 6, 2019

by Emilie Poplett, University Communications Mike Levine grew up in a seaside community in New Jersey best known as the birthplace of Bruce Springsteen. His dad was a music instructor who played the alto-saxophone and conducted the local concert band. … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Beethoven and His Era

November 5, 2019

MUSC 284: Beethoven and His Era Professor Mark Evan Bonds Monday/Wednesday, 10:10 am – 12:15 pm Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine. -Ludwig van … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Studies in Performance Practices

October 29, 2019

MUSC 233: Studies in Performance Practices Dr. Tim Carter (with Dr. Nicholas DiEugenio, violin) The study of performance practice marks a point where the performer and the musicologist come into direct contact, whether as allies (one hopes) or as enemies … Continued

UNC Opera Brings Mozart to the Moon

October 24, 2019

by Parth Upadhyaya In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, UNC Opera is reimagining a classic. As the culminating event of its Mozart on the Moon series, UNC Opera will perform Scipio’s Dream in Hill … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Beat Making Lab

October 22, 2019

MUSC 156: Beat Making Lab Lecturer Joseph Latterner This introductory hands-on study of the composition of electronic instrumental tracks for hip-hop and dance music. Students make beats, learn about the history and culture of the art form, and examine beat … Continued