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The Other Side of the Podium

May 11, 2021

[Note: This entry was originally posted on Endeavors’ website.] Conducting classes in the UNC Department of Music offer students the opportunity to learn what it’s like behind the podium — gaining valuable insight into conducting methods while improving their skills … Continued

Adventures in music and nature

May 10, 2021

by Audrey Ladele UNC alumnus Nate Trappe’s most recent venture, Adventure Nerds, is making strides to make the outdoors more accessible through “inspiration and resources.” Part of this project has included creating a podcast called the Adventure Almanac that features … Continued

Faculty Features: Anderson, Bohlman, Cooper, Davis, and Hudson

May 7, 2021

Welcome back to the Faculty Features series! Every Friday during this eight-week series we’ve shared a short interview with some of our faculty members; highlighting their teaching, upcoming courses, and getting to know them better! Today, in the final installment … Continued

Book Notes: Dr. Naomi Graber & Kurt Weill’s America

May 6, 2021

Welcome to Book Notes! This new weekly series will feature recently released books by some of our musicology graduate alumni each Thursday in May. In this inaugural installment, we’re featuring Dr. Naomi Graber and her recent book, Kurt Weill’s America, … Continued

DWW: Reflecting and looking ahead

May 5, 2021

As we wrap up the 2020-2021 academic year it’s important to reflect upon all that we’ve accomplished this year. The creativity and ingenuity of our students, faculty, and staff have kept us engaged in musical research, performance, and education. This … Continued

Faculty Features: Buxton, Fischer, Johnson, Kalam, and Neal

April 30, 2021

Welcome back to the Faculty Features series! Every Friday during this eight-week series we’ll be sharing a short interview with some of our faculty members; highlighting their teaching, upcoming courses, and getting to know them better! Today we’re featuring Professors … Continued

Exploring the art and culture of hip hop

April 29, 2021

by Ashley Lucas In 2019, Professor Mark Katz helped launch The Carolina Hip Hop Institute at UNC. The Carolina Hip Hop Institute is an 11-day intensive summer program that immerses students into the art and culture of hip hop. As … Continued

DWW: Decolonizing “Intro to World Music?”

April 28, 2021

by Assistant Professor Michael A. Figueroa Where does “Intro to World Music” stand in an era of political crisis, globalization, and technological (post)modernity, when relations between self and other are in constant flux? In this article, I critique the colonial … Continued

Remembering Calvin F. Morrow Sr.

April 22, 2021

The Department extends our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Calvin F. Morrow, Sr, member of the famed B-1 Navy Band. We are humbled by Mr. Morrow and his fellow servicemen and musicians’ service to our country and … Continued