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Life After Carolina

May 3, 2019

by Parth Upadhyaya One hundred seventy-five undergraduate students. Twenty-nine graduate students. All pursuing degrees within the UNC Department of Music. Though all of these Tar Heels frequent the halls of Kenan Music Building, Hill Hall and Person Hall, many lugging … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Music and the Environment

April 23, 2019

MUSC 286 (MUSIC AS CULTURE): MUSIC AND THE ENVIRONMENT This five-week course introduces issues concerning music and the natural environment. Through creative projects, short written assignments, and readings on topics from birdsong in medieval music to Childish Gambino’s “Feels Like … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Richard Luby International Violin Symposium

April 16, 2019

MUSC 112: Richard Luby International Violin Symposium 2019 (Group Lessons in Strings) Named in honor of its founder, violinist Richard Luby, the Symposium offers participants an intensive one-week immersion focused on individual instrumental and musical growth within the context of … Continued

Lilian Pruett Awarded Inaugural Honorary Membership in AMS-SE

April 12, 2019

by Catherine Zachary This past weekend former UNC Department of Music Professor Lilian Pruett was awarded the inaugural Honorary Membership of the South-East Chapter of the American Musicological Society. Numerous UNC Music faculty and graduate students were in attendance for … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: The Work and Power of Tape

April 9, 2019

MUSC 950.002, Seminar in Musicology: The Work and Power of Tape This graduate seminar uses a focus on one media format—magnetic tape—to think about the power relations inherent in sonic practices, especially recording. The focus will shape our theoretical field … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: The Carolina Hip Hop Institute

April 2, 2019

The Carolina Hip Hop Institute: MUSC 156, 157, and 286 Unlike most of our Course of the Week features, this week we’re featuring three at once. All three courses are available in the *new* 11-day program, called the Carolina Hip Hop … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Opera

March 26, 2019

MUSC 212.002: Opera Workshop UNC Opera performs operas, operettas, and scene programs from a wide range of time periods and styles, including both standard and new works. UNC Opera generally presents one mainstage production per semester, often double-cast with orchestra, … Continued