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#CourseOfTheWeek – Music and Politics (MUSC 291)

August 14, 2018

What do we learn about listening from politics? What do we learn about organizing voices from music? These are some of the questions we ask in this lecture course, which gives students the opportunity to undertake a range of creative … Continued

Welcome, Kenan Music Scholars Class of 2022!

August 13, 2018

Ayman Bejjani, violin Ayman Bejjani (violin) is a first year student from Holly Springs, N.C. Ayman started playing the violin at the age of 4 and has studied with several distinguished teachers including Yoram Youngerman, Eric Pritchard, and Dovid Friedlander. … Continued

Adjunct Faculty Position: Fiddle Lecturer

August 3, 2018

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adjunct Faculty Position: Bluegrass Fiddle Lecturer The Music Department of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill solicits applications for a faculty member to teach fiddle, starting August 2018. The Music Department … Continued

2018-2019 Incoming Graduate Students

August 1, 2018

The Department of Music is excited to announce this year’s incoming class of graduate students. There are seven new students in total from all across the country interested in unique and exciting research topics. Professor David Garcia, Director of Graduate … Continued

Carolina Bluegrass Band featured in Bluegrass Unlimited

August 1, 2018

We’re getting good vibes from Bluegrass Unlimited! The article below is published in the August edition of the magazine, Bluegrass Unlimited. Congratulations to the Carolina Bluegrass Band and their director, Russell Johnson! This article is published here courtesy of Bluegrass … Continued

Fall 2018 Ensemble Auditions

August 1, 2018

Some ensembles require auditions that will happen during the first week of classes in August (8/20-8/25/2018). See below for more information on how to sign up to audition for those ensembles. Carolina Bluegrass Band Auditions will be held for the … Continued

UNC Voice Students at NATS National Student Auditions

June 28, 2018

The National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Student Auditions occur annually all over the country, beginning with Chapter Auditions at the local level. After Chapter Auditions the qualifying singers proceed to the Regional Auditions. In 2014, the first National … Continued

Richard Luby Symposium Events

May 7, 2018

The Department of Music is excited for the 2020 Richard Luby Violin Symposium, an annual workshop named in honor of the founder of the workshop. This year marks the Symposium’s 13th Anniversary. We are thrilled to welcome violinists Minna Pensola … Continued

Gina Bombola Awarded Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

April 22, 2018

Gina Bombola (PhD ’17) has been awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award of the University of North Carolina for her dissertation “Can’t Help Singing: The Modern ‘Opera’ Diva in Hollywood Film, 1930–1955.” The honor “highlights original and innovative work” across … Continued