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Ten Tips for New Tar Heels

August 21, 2023

The beginning of a new academic year is always a flurry of excitement, anticipation, and perhaps some nerves. For new students, navigating campus, college classes, and a whole new living situation can add to all of those emotions. To help … Read more

Meet Lecturer of Violin Dr. Eunho Kim

August 18, 2023

We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Eunho Kim as a new lecturer of violin to the department! Originally from Korea, Dr. Kim will teach private lessons to UNC violin students. She has been an avid solo, chamber, and orchestra performer and … Read more

Cruising through labor, music, affect

August 14, 2023

Ken Tianyuan Ge studies the labor and capitalism of musicians on cruise ships. Ken Tianyuan Ge is a Ph.D. student and bassist in the Department of Music within the UNC College of Arts and Sciences. His research critiques the “oceanic … Read more

Introducing the Kenan Music Scholars Class of 2027

August 9, 2023

The department is pleased to announce the incoming class of Kenan Music Scholars. These four students were selected from a pool of over 200 applicants and hail from across the country. Their skills and interests are varied and we look … Read more

Senior Taylor Loyd crowned Miss North Carolina 2023

August 3, 2023

“I have some big goals for my year to expand recruitment, retention and inclusion within Miss North Carolina and Miss America, network as an arts ambassador across the state and advocate for the arts through my community service initiative Healing … Read more

Meet music’s newest graduate student cohort

July 31, 2023

One of the most exciting parts about each new academic year is welcoming new students to the Carolina music community. This year, we’re excited to welcome four new graduate musicology students from across the country. These scholars have varied research … Read more

Cultivating creativity through technology and music

July 28, 2023

Graduate student and elementary school music teacher Adam Canosa develops game-based education tool to enhance music learning outcomes for all students. Adam Canosa, a music teacher, student in UNC School of Education’s Master of Arts in Educational Innovation, Technology, and … Read more

Meet Assistant Professor Anna Gatdula

July 25, 2023

We’re excited to welcome Dr. Anna Gatdula as a new assistant professor of musicology to the department! Dr. Gatdula’s scholarly interests lie at the intersection of aesthetic theory and cultural history, and her research centers on 20th-century US and Cold … Read more

Student musicians go from playing to teaching

July 19, 2023

At the UNC Summer Jazz Workshop, recent, current and incoming Carolina music students grow as educators and showcase the music department. By Brennan Doherty, University Communications Originally posted on on Wednesday, July 12th, 2023 To hear Alex Upton tell … Read more