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North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra Celebrates 25 Years!

August 30, 2018

Come Celebrate with the NCJRO The North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra will celebrate its 25th anniversary season in 2018-2019. Jim Ketch, Director of Jazz Studies at Carolina serves as Music Director of the Orchestra. The orchestra features other UNC faculty … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek: Inside the Song

August 28, 2018

MUSC 381, “Inside the Song: Analysis of Songcraft”   Music 381, “Inside the Song: Analysis of Songcraft”, dives into the traditions of songwriting in the 20th and 21st century, then lets students put theory into practice by honing their own … Continued

Tony Award Winner, Victoria Clark, to Give Master Class

August 28, 2018

  We are excited to announce that Tony Award-Winning actress, Victoria Clark, will give a master class to students of the voice area on Wednesday, August 29 at 3:30 pm in Person Recital Hall. Coordinated by Assistant Professor and Director … Continued

Meet our New Faculty

August 24, 2018

We are thrilled to add five incredible educators to our faculty in the Department of Music this year! Over the course of the next five weeks we will be introducing you to each of them individually. We hope that you … Continued

#CourseOfTheWeek – Intro to Women and Music

August 21, 2018

MUSC/WGST 188: Introduction to Women and Music Throughout the world, women were and are active as composers, performers, publishers, patrons, priestesses, composition and instrumental teachers, concertgoers, concert organizers, musicologists and amateur musicians. Theirs is a rich and diverse contribution to … Continued

Meet Kevin Tillman, Music Major

August 15, 2018

Kevin Tillman is not your average music major. He’s not your average part-time student either. Watch the video to learn a little about Kevin’s incredible story.

#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