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#CourseOfTheWeek: Intro to World Musics

February 19, 2019

MUSC 146: Introduction to World Musics In this course, students learn how to form and articulate sophisticated ideas about the social practice of music in several contexts throughout the world. In this age of globalization, prevailing understandings of music making, … Continued

Only One More Week Until Lucas Meachem’s Residency!

February 15, 2019

by Catherine Zachary The time is almost here! There’s only one more week until baritone Lucas Meachem, with wife Irina on piano, presents his homecoming recital in Moeser Auditorium with Carolina Performing Arts on Sunday, February 24, and begins his weeklong residency … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Music of South Asia

February 12, 2019

MUSC/ASIA 164, Music of South Asia MUSC/ASIA 164 explores the music of South Asia, focusing mainly on the contemporary nations of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The entire spectrum of musical genres is covered, from popular to folk to classical music. … Continued

Lucas Meachem: Home Grown in NC

February 8, 2019

by Catherine Zachary North Carolina can claim a handful of established and rising opera stars, but how many come from Whispering Pines, NC? The only one that we know of: Lucas Meachem. Although he’s traveled the country and globe for his … Continued

Vroman, Sharp, Schag, and Horowitz in Residence

February 8, 2019

by Catherine Zachary Next week the Department of Music is thrilled to host world-class performers Lisa Vroman, soprano, Wiliam Sharp, baritone, Shane Schag, pianist and producer and director Joseph Horowitz for three incredible events centered around the life and music of … Continued

Jason Richmond Nominated for Grammy Award

February 6, 2019

by Catherine Zachary Department Recording Engineer, Jason Richmond, was the engineer for The Subject Tonight is Love by Kate McGarry, nominated for Best Jazz Vocal Album at the 2019 Grammy Awards! Jason has worked with Kate McGarry numerous times, and other … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: French Diction

February 6, 2019

MUSC 124: Diction for Singers II, French 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. Since singing is a powerful communicative art, it … Continued

Grammy Talk: Lucas Meachem

February 1, 2019

by Catherine Zachary It’s every musician’s dream to be recognized for their work and win something as big as a Grammy Award. In 2017 Lucas Meachem did just that. Los Angeles Opera recorded (live) their 2015 production of John Corigliano’s … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Marching Tar Heels

January 30, 2019

MUSC 213.001: Marching Band/Pep Band   Directed by Jeff Fuchs and Erin Cooper, the UNC Marching Tar Heels consist of around 275 students every year, and is open to all UNC students and counts for 1 credit towards graduation! The … Continued

3rd Annual Spectrum Concert to Serve Musical Munchies

January 25, 2019

By Parth Upadhyaya When James and Susan Moeser Auditorium at Hill Hall was unveiled in February of 2017, the UNC Department of Music decided to host an event that would showcase the wide range of talents housed within the department. … Continued