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#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

#CourseOfTheWeek: The Orchestra and Its Music

February 25, 2020

MUSC 288: The Orchestra and Its Music Professor Evan Bonds Tuesday/Thursday, 2:00 – 3:15 pm With an orchestra you are building citizens, better citizens for the community. – Gustavo Dudamel MUSC 288 is a study of the symphony orchestra and … Read more

Spectrum: A Musical “Gold Mine”

February 21, 2020

by Parth Upadhyaya As Gerry Bell walked near McCorkle Place on UNC’s campus on a February 2017 evening, he heard a sound come out of Person Hall that stopped him in his tracks. The UNC Department of Music was gearing … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Hip Hop Diplomacy

February 18, 2020

MUSC 286: Hip Hop Diplomacy Professor Mark Katz Tuesday/Thursday, 2:00 – 3:15 pm Focusing on the period following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, this course explores the U.S. government’s use of hip hop as a form of people-to-people diplomacy, the interaction … Read more