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#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 … Read more

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 … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Baroque Ensemble

October 23, 2018

MUSC 214.006, UNC Baroque Ensemble The Baroque Ensemble uses baroque violins, violas, cellos, violone, harpsichords, organ, archlute, and sometimes early winds or natural brass. The Department does own some instruments of this type for student use. Occasionally, singers are invited … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: Women in Opera

October 16, 2018

MUSC/WGST 248: Women in Opera                         Operas—from Georges Bizet’s Carmen to George and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess—are multimedia spectacles to which women have contributed both onstage and behind … Read more

“Unraveling Beethoven: Beyond the Canon” Preview

October 12, 2018

By Parth Upadhyaya From the time they were five years old both, Nicholas DiEugenio and Mimi Solomon have been enamoured with composer Ludwig van Beethoven. Now, the husband and wife are paying homage to their idol. Violinist and professor, DiEugenio, … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Wind Ensemble

October 9, 2018

MUSC 211.002 – UNC Wind Ensemble The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Evan Feldman, is composed of approximately fifty-five of the finest wind and percussion performers at the university. Although its members come from many different states and a variety of … Read more

Department Statement on Silent Sam

October 5, 2018

The monument known as “Silent Sam” compromises the principles of light and liberty that guide the mission of our university. The statue’s message and its public display undercut our claims to uphold human dignity and to model our actions for … Read more

#CourseOfTheWeek: UNC Symphony Orchestra

October 3, 2018

The UNC Symphony Orchestra is a 90-member ensemble that rehearses twice weekly throughout the academic year and performs two major concerts each semester. Approximately 50% of the orchestra consists of music majors, but enrollment is open by audition to the … Read more

Meet Tatiana Hargreaves, Lecturer of Fiddle

September 28, 2018

This week we welcome, Tatiana Hargreaves, to our faculty as the new Lecturer of Fiddle! This is a new position and we’re excited to have Ms. Hargreaves leading the way. Her extensive teaching and performing backgrounds will be an incredible … Read more

UNC Music at Bluegrass Conference & Festival

September 25, 2018

This week is the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association conference and World of Bluegrass festival in Raleigh. The department of music is going to have a major presence throughout the conference and festival and we’d love to see you there! … Read more