Skip to main content

Person Recital HallThe UNC Music Research Forum hosts invited lectures by distinguished music scholars from around the world and informal research presentations by members of our department and colleagues across campus. It serves as an intellectual hub for the department and is open to all. The Forum is held on the final Friday of each month during the semester from 3:30-5:00 pm in Person Recital Hall.

2024 – 2025 UNC Music Research Forum


  • August 23: A Lightening Round of Summer Research and Beginning of the Year Happy Hour
  • September 27-28: Music Research Workshop
  • October 25: Fall Conference Presentation Run-Throughs
  • November 22Dr. Imani Mosely, University of Florida


  • January 31
  • February 28
  • March 28
  • April 25

The department also regularly hosts conferences and public events with lectures, which will be advertised on the event calendar and here as they are scheduled. Further, as part of the Conversations in New Music Series, artists give talks that support their concerts.