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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 … Read more

David F. Garcia Receives International Book Honor

April 22, 2018

                    David F. Garcia’s Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins has been awarded a Commendation by the British Forum for Ethnomusicology, which “recognizes outstanding … Read more

UNC Welcomes earspace for March Residency

March 21, 2018

  By Parth Upadhyaya The UNC Department of Music will welcome earspace to campus this week. The group held a workshop on Wednesday, March 21 in Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, where they read works written by UNC music students. … Read more

UNC Music Ambassadors Look to Aid Recruitment Efforts

March 21, 2018

  By Parth Upadhyaya The UNC Department of Music has been growing in its size of student body for many years. Events such as Scholarship Days, Marching Band Days and other collaborative efforts with high school music students have aided … Read more

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko Receives Merriam Prize

November 16, 2017

At its most recent annual meeting, the Society for Ethnomusicology awarded the Alan Merriam Prize to UNC’s Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, an assistant professor in the Department of Music. The award is given annually to the author of the “most distinguished … Read more

UNC’s Voice Area places at NATS Auditions

November 6, 2017

Last Friday and Saturday at Meredith College, members of UNC Music’s Voice Area represented the Music Department at the North Carolina National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Musical Theatre Auditions. The following students placed and qualified for Regionals in multiple … Read more

Tim Carter Receives Top Honor From RMA

October 23, 2017

Tim Carter, the David G. Frey Distinguished Professor of Music, was recently named an honorary member of the Royal Music Association in the United Kingdom. The RMA is the professional association for musicologists in the U.K. and the British equivalent of the … Read more