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#CourseOfTheWeek: Gamelan Nyai Saraswati

November 20, 2018

MUSC 212.004, Gamelan Nyai Saraswati Ensemble The Gamelan Nyai Saraswati Ensemble was founded in 2001 after a donation of the instruments was received in December of 2000. Ever since there has remained a devoted group to this ensemble, both on campus … Continued

UNC Harp Ensemble featured on Carolina Connection

November 19, 2018

Congratulations to the UNC Harp Ensemble on their feature story on Carolina Connection! Click the play button below to hear the full audio story. Click here to read more on the Carolina Connection website.

Professor David Garcia Wins Bruno Nettl Prize

November 19, 2018

Congratulations to Associate Professor David Garcia who was awarded the Bruno Nettl Prize from the Society for Ethnomusicology for his book Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins. Listening for Africa, in April of … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Choral Ensembles

November 13, 2018

This week we’re featuring our Choral Ensembles, MUSC 211, sections 4-7! Carolina Choir, MUSC 211.004 Chamber Singers, MUSC 211.005 UNC Men’s Glee Club, MUSC 211.006 UNC Women’s Glee Club, MUSC 211.007 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Opera

November 7, 2018

MUSC 212.001, UNC Opera UNC Opera performs a wide range of opera, operetta, and musical theater repertory, including both standard and new works. UNC Opera generally presents one mainstage production per semester, often double-cast with orchestra, in Hill Hall Auditorium, … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Composition

October 30, 2018

Musc 166: Introduction to Composition & Music 266: Advanced Composition This semester, Professor Allen Anderson (Chair), is teaching Musc 266: Advanced Composition, and next semester Professor Lee Weisert will teach Musc 166: Introduction to Composition and Professor Stephen Anderson will … Continued

Fauser Receives ASCAP Award

October 30, 2018

The Department congratulates Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Music Dr. Annegret Fauser on being ASCAP’s 2018 recipient of the  Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism for her book Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring. The Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism … Continued