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#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

An Interview with Acclaimed Buyoka Umekawa Ichinosuke

March 22, 2019

by Catherine Zachary On March 30 and 31, Japanese classical dance master (buyoka), Umekawa Ichinosuke will perform in Moeser Auditorium as part of UNC Opera’s spring production. Ichinosuke will present a 20-minute dance performance, both as a soloist and in … Continued

Women’s History Month Spotlight: Miriam Makeba

March 20, 2019

Zensi Miriam Makeba, also known as Mama Afrika, was a South African singer, songwriter, actress, and activist. Born in 1932, Makeba started her professional singing career in the 1950s, and after gaining international attention worked extensively with American singer Harry … Continued