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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

Lucas Meachem: Big Star with a Big Heart

January 25, 2019

by Catherine Zachary Lucas Meachem may be a big star, but he also has a big heart and loves reaching out his fans – especially the up and coming young singers. Even with his busy schedule of performance, Meachem manages … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: University Band

January 24, 2019

University Band: MUSC 213, section 4 Only offered in the spring semester, The University Band is composed of approximately one-hundred students and performs a variety of literature ranging from orchestral transcriptions and original works for winds to popular music. Conductor … Continued

Karaoke Gave Lucas Meachem His Big Break

January 18, 2019

by Catherine Zachary There aren’t many opera stars who can credit their big break to a karaoke performance, but Lucas Meachem can do just that! As the Wall Street Journal recounted in 2015, Karaoke led to his big break in … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Music Theory I

January 17, 2019

Our Course of the Week is MUSC 131: Music Theory 1! Music Theory I is the jumping off point for almost all of our music majors and minors into the world of melody, counterpoint, rhythm, meter, notation, aural skills training, … Continued