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September 2019

Earl Scruggs and Foggy Mountain Breakdown: The Making of an American Classic

September 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hill Hall, Room 103, 145 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Come hear Thomas Goldsmith talk about one of the founders of modern bluegrass, Earl Scruggs, and his seminal work, “Foggy Mountain Breakdown.” Thomas (Tommy) Goldsmith is a journalist and musician based in Raleigh. A North Carolina native, Goldsmith worked as a singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer in North Carolina, Tennessee and Texas from the late ‘60s until 1982, remaining active in the field after starting a career in daily newspapers in 1983. As a musician, he worked with artists…

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Guest Artists Recital: Jessie Martin, mezzo soprano, and John O’Brien, piano

September 25 @ 7:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Presenting an evening of Scandinavian Art Song A long established musical collaboration between Jessie Wright Martin and John O’Brien has taken them to universities and concert halls throughout the American southeast and across the country. They have performed numerous recitals together, including Wolf’s Italienisches Liederbuch, Schumann’s Frauenliebe und Leben, and a program of Australian music they performed at Weill Recital Hall in Carnegie Hall. Their newest project is a program of Scandinavian music performed in the original languages. This exciting…

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Guest Artist Concert: The Mark Tonelli Quartet

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Jazz guitarist Mark Tonelli, from Millikin University, with UNC Jazz faculty, Stephen Anderson, piano Jason Foureman, bass & Dan Davis, drums

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Guest Artist Recital: Justin John Moniz, tenor

September 27 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
Justin John Moniz

Join guest artist Justin John Moniz, tenor, for an evening of art songs and more! Program TBA Dr. Justin John Moniz currently serves as Associate Director of Vocal Pedagogy and Music Assistant Professor of Vocal Performance at New York University’s (NYU) Steinhardt School and Voice Center (Langone Medical Center) where he teaches courses in pedagogical theory and practice, applied voice, and supervises the graduate vocal pedagogy program. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Dr. Moniz served as Chair of Vocal…

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Guest Artist Masterclass: Justin John Moniz, tenor

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
Justin John Moniz

Guest artist Justin John Moniz presents a masterclass with UNC Voice students. Dr. Justin John Moniz currently serves as Associate Director of Vocal Pedagogy and Music Assistant Professor of Vocal Performance at New York University’s (NYU) Steinhardt School and Voice Center (Langone Medical Center) where he teaches courses in pedagogical theory and practice, applied voice, and supervises the graduate vocal pedagogy program. Prior to joining the NYU faculty, Dr. Moniz served as Chair of Vocal Studies at Millikin University and…

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October 2019

First Fridays Concert

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hill Hall Rotunda, 145 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Bring your lunch, take a seat, and enjoy some beautiful music in a great space! Featuring the UNC Consort of Viols Please note this First Fridays concert has extended times of Noon - 1:00 pm.

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UNC Jazz Combos

October 4 @ 4:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Student jazz combos perform with guest artist Ricardo Pascal, saxophone.

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Guest Lecture: Dr. Lauron Kehrer

October 4 @ 4:15 pm
Hill Hall, Room 103, 145 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Dr. Lauron Kehrer, Western Michigan University

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UNC Jazz Band

October 5 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The UNC Jazz Band, directed by Jim Ketch, performs with guest artist Ricardo Pascal, saxophone. $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Tickets available at the door and in advance. 

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UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

October 7 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The UNC Wind Ensemble, conducted by Evan Feldman, and the UNC Symphony Band, conducted by Erin Cooper, perform works by, Moncayo Higdon & Brahms $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Please note: Memorial Hall ticket purchases (online, by phone, and at the box office) incur a $2 processing fee per ticket. This fee does not apply to UNC student tickets. Tickets available at the door and in advance. Call (919) 843-3333 for more information.

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Guest Artist Lecture-Demonstration: Matthew Burtner, composer & performer

October 11 @ 4:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Join composer and performer Matthew Burtner and members of the EcoSono collective for a lecture-demonstration. Founded and directed by Matthew Burtner, the non-profit environmental arts organization EcoSono is a collective of environmentalists, musicians and artists working for environmental sustainability and human creativity in collaboration with nature. By involving the arts in environmentalism with the assistance of science, EcoSono hopes to cultivate a close and productive relationship between people and the places they inhabit. The organization pursues commonalities between innovative musical…

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UNC Symphony Orchestra

October 11 @ 8:00 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The UNC Symphony Orchestra, directed by Tonu Kalam Aaron Copland | Appalachian Spring Johannes Brahms | Symphony No. 1 $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Please note: Memorial Hall ticket purchases (online, by phone, and at the box office) incur a $2 processing fee per ticket. This fee does not apply to UNC student tickets. Tickets available at the door and in advance. Call (919) 843-3333 for more information.

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Guest Artists Concert: Matthew Burtner and EcoSono

October 12 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Composer and performer Matthew Burtner and members of the EcoSono collective present "Glacier Music". To learn more about Matthew Burtner and the EcoSono collective, visit http://matthewburtner.com/ecosono/.  

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An Evening of French Romantic Chamber Music

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

UNC Music Faculty and Guest Artists perform French Romantic chamber music on period instruments. Repertoire will include Saint-Saëns Septet for Trumpet, Piano, and Strings and works by Gabriel Fauré. Mimi Solomon, Pleyel piano Brent Wissick, cello Nicholas DiEugenio, violin Suzanne Rousso, viola Robbie Link, bass & Barry Bauguess, trumpet  

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Guest Artist Masterclass: John Parker, trumpet

October 14 @ 2:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Alumnus John Parker (B.Mus. '14) gives a masterclass to UNC Trumpet studio students. John Parker is currently the Associate Principal Trumpet for the Houston Symphony Orchestra. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B75BPO8t7CQ

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Guest Artist Recital: John Parker, trumpet

October 14 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Hear alumnus John Parker, trumpet, in recital with Tim Hudson, trumpet, and Suzanne Polak, piano. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B75BPO8t7CQ

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Scènes du Salon: Songs by 19th-Century Female Composers

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

UNC Music Faculty Jeanne Fischer, soprano, and Mimi Solomon, fortepiano, perform the music of Clara Wieck Schumann, Pauline Viardot Garcia, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel, and more. Jeanne Fischer, soprano Mimi Solomon, piano                       Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Guest Lecture: Dr. Lynn Garafola

October 25 @ 4:15 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Dr. Lynn Garafola (Professor Emerita of Dance at Barnard College, Columbia University)

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Living Art Collective Ensemble (LACE): Corsets unLACEd

October 27 @ 3:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Jacqueline Saed Wolborsky, violin, and Danielle DeSwert Hahn, piano LACE will take the audience on a musical and poetic journey through history to understand the music and circumstance of these 7 magnificent women who broke through extreme barriers so their voices could be heard. Violin Sonata in b minor | Amanda Röntgen-Maier 3 Romances | Clara Schumann D’un Matin de Printemps | Lili Boulanger Midsummer Moon | Rebecca Clarke Pastorale | Germaine Tailleferre Humoresque | Grażyna Bacewicz String Poetic |…

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November 2019

First Fridays Concert

November 1 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Hill Hall Rotunda, 145 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Bring your lunch, take a seat, and enjoy some beautiful music in a great space! Featuring members of the Carolina Bluegrass Band  

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UNC Jazz Band and Combos at Sharp 9 Gallery

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Sharp 9 Gallery, 4608 Industry Ln
Durham, NC 27713 United States

Come tap your toes to the sounds of the UNC Jazz Band and UNC Jazz Combos at Sharp 9 Gallery! • For more information, call: 919-486-5299 or visit www.durhamjazzworkshop.org.

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Guest Artist Masterclass: Peter Frankl, piano

November 4 @ 3:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Pianist Peter Frankl (Professor Emeritus, Yale University) gives a masterclass to Kenan Music Scholars.

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Tres Vidas by Core Ensemble

November 5 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

A chamber music theatre work for singing actress and trio (cello, piano and percussion) based on the lives of three legendary Latin American Women: Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, Salvadoran peasant activist Rufina Amaya and Argentinean poet Alfonsina Storni. Text is by Marjorie Agosin. The show features a wide stylistic range of music, including popular and folk songs of Mexico, El Salvador and Argentina, vocal and instrumental tangos by Carlos Gardel and Astor Piazzolla and new music written especially for the…

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Verona Quartet

November 7 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Hailed by The New York Times as an “outstanding ensemble,” the Verona Quartet—winner of the 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition—has quickly earned a stellar reputation as one of the most compelling young quartets in chamber music today for their “interpretive strength…robust characterization commanding resonance” (Calgary Herald). Jonathan Ong, violin Dorothy Ro, violin Abigail Rojansky, viola Jonathan Dorman, cello Performing Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals, joined in performance by UNC piano faculty Clara Yang and Mimi Solomon and narrated by Playmakers…

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Guest Artist Masterclass: Valerie Coleman, flute

November 8 @ 5:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Students of the UNC Flute Studio perform for and learn from flutist Valerie Coleman.

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Guest Artist Recital: Peter Frankl, piano

November 8 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Professor Emeritus of Piano at Yale University, Peter Frankl performs in a guest artist recital. To learn more about Peter Frankl's illustrious career, click here.

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Brent Wissick, cello, with Jeanne Fischer, soprano, and the UNC Cello Choir

November 9 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

UNC Music faculty Brent Wissick, cello, performs with Jeanne Fischer, soprano, and the UNC Cello Choir. Featuring the music of, Allen Anderson Benjamin Britten Harrison Birtwistle & Hector Villa-Lobos.

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UNC Harp Ensemble

November 14 @ 8:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Join the UNC Harp Ensemble for an evening of gorgeous music!

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UNC Opera: Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio’s Dream)

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Opera performs Mozart's Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio's Dream). Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Scipio (tenor), the conqueror of Carthage, is sleeping in the palace of King Massinissa. In a dream, in order to get through life he has to choose between Fortuna (soprano), or Fortune, who possesses all the riches of the world, and Constanza (soprano), or Constancy, rich in wisdom and worthy of trust. When he proves unable to choose, Constanza presents to him, in his…

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UNC Opera: Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio’s Dream)

November 17 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Opera performs Mozart's Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio's Dream). Performed in Italian with English supertitles. Scipio (tenor), the conqueror of Carthage, is sleeping in the palace of King Massinissa. In a dream, in order to get through life he has to choose between Fortuna (soprano), or Fortune, who possesses all the riches of the world, and Constanza (soprano), or Constancy, rich in wisdom and worthy of trust. When he proves unable to choose, Constanza presents to him, in his…

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Brass Chamber Music Concert

November 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall, 125 S. Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Join us in Kenan Rehearsal Hall for an evening of brass chamber music!

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Javier Martínez Campos, cello, and Clara Yang, piano

November 21 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Guest artist Javier Martínez Campos, cello, and UNC Music faculty Clara Yang, piano, join together for an exciting evening of cello and piano works. Featuring the U.S. premiere of Campos' Cello Sonata with other works by Kodaly, Shostakovich, and de Falla. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t-ASRAPguU Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Faculty Recital: Hank Smith, banjo

November 22 @ 7:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Hank Smith, banjo presents a faculty recital joined by string students Waverly Leonard, Sophie Nachmann, Ian Mayes and Akul Narang, as well as his band, The Current. Repertoire TBA https://www.hankandpattie.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28ys482VtzQ

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Carolina Choir and UNC Chamber Singers: Music of Peace, War, and Remembrance

November 23 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring the premiere performance of Songs of War by Kenneth Frazelle, from poems and diaries of Paul Green, commissioned by the Paul Green Foundation. Also with music of Byrd, Parry, Warner, and Milhaud.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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UNC Glee Club

November 24 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Glee Club in concert!   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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UNC Guitar Ensemble

November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Join the UNC Guitar Ensemble for an evening gorgeous guitar music.

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University Chamber Players

November 24 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Student chamber ensembles, coached by Professors Nicholas DiEugenio, Brent Wissick, Tonu Kalam, Mimi Solomon, and Laura Stevens, in performance.

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UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

November 25 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Wind Ensemble, conducted by Evan Feldman and UNC Symphony Band, conducted by Erin Cooper Featuring guest conductor Francisco Javier Martínez Arcos from Banda Sinfoníca Municipal de Madrid   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Please note: Memorial Hall ticket purchases (online, by phone, and at the box office) incur a $2 processing fee per ticket. This fee does not apply to UNC student tickets. Tickets available at the door and in advance. Call (919) 843-3333…

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UNC Percussion Ensemble

November 26 @ 7:30 pm
Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall, 125 S. Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

UNC Percussion Ensemble, directed by Juan Álamo, presents their fall concert.

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December 2019

UNC Symphony Orchestra with Annual Concerto Competition Winners

December 3 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

In addition to the winning concerto selections, the orchestra will present the premiere performance of Durham composer Maxwell Ramage’s atmospheric tone poem, Taiga.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Gamelan Nyai Saraswati Ensemble

December 4 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
Gamelan Nyai Saraswati

Be sure to stay for the instrument petting zoo after the performance!

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Carolina Bluegrass Band at Spectrum 2019

Carolina Bluegrass Band

December 5 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The Carolina Bluegrass Band, directed by Russell Johnson presents its fall concert. https://www.facebook.com/1263812903660704/videos/1253843778115587/

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First Fridays Concert

December 6 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Hill Hall Rotunda, 145 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Bring your lunch, take a seat, and enjoy some beautiful music in a great space! Performers TBA

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UNC Jazz Combos

December 6 @ 6:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Student jazz combos directed and coached by UNC Jazz Faculty present their second concert of the fall.

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UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols

December 6 @ 8:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols, directed by Brent Wissick, present their fall concert.

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UNC Jazz Band: Holiday Concert

December 8 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Get in the holiday spirit with the UNC Jazz Band, directed by Jim Ketch!

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Melody Zhuo, piano

December 10 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Melody Zhuo presents her junior piano recital.

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January 2020

Men’s Choral Invitational: Final Concert

January 11, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
$5

Organized by Professor Dan Huff. Clinician and repertoire TBA.   Tickets are $5 general admission, available at the door.

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Guest Artist Recital: Keith Koons, clarinet

January 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Guest artists Keith Koons, clarinet, and pianist Steve Chicurel-Stein with UNC Music clarinet professor Don Oehler performing music for clarinet and piano. Richard Rodney Bennet | Crosstalk for two clarinets in B-flat, 1966 William O. Smith | Five Pieces for Solo Clarinet, 1973 Louis Cahuzac | Cantilène pour Clarinette en Si b et Piano Gary Schocker | Sonata for Two Clarinets and Piano, 1966 Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy | Konzertstücke No. 2 für zwei Klarinetten und Klavier, Op. 114, 1833 A native…

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Pruett Lecture: Dr. Nina Eidsheim

January 24, 2020 @ 4:15 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Dr. Nina Eidsheim, University of California at Los Angeles

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Guest Lecture: Dr. T. Carlis Roberts

January 31, 2020 @ 4:15 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Dr. T. Carlis Roberts, University of California at Berkeley

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Women’s Choral Showcase

January 31, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Organized by Director Laura Alexander

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February 2020

Carolina Wind Quintet with Molly Morkoski, piano

February 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The Carolina Wind Quintet performs the music of Poulenc with pianist Molly Morkoski (UNC Music Alumna).   Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Lecture Recital: Madama Europa, the first Jewish Opera Singer

February 4, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Featuring Jeanne Fischer, soprano, with Brent Wissick, cello. This lecture-recital is part of the NC HIP (Historically-Informed Performances) Festival with Mallarmé players.

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Annual Spectrum Concert

February 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Get a taste of the many flavors of UNC Music with performances by many of the department ensembles and presentations by department scholars. Don't miss this delightful evening celebrating the variety that is UNC Music. Date of Concert is TBD, February 8 or 15, depending on UNC Men's Basketball schedule.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Guest Artists Recital: Pedro Maia, violin, and Christina Lai, piano

February 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Violinist Pedro Maia and UNC alumna Christina Lai, piano, present underperformed works, including Szymanowski's Mythes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZmUnri7spg&feature=youtu.be&t=36

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UNC Wind Ensemble

UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

February 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Wind Ensemble, directed by Evan Feldman, and UNC Symphony Band, directed by Erin Cooper Featuring the North Carolina premiere of Peter Van Zandt Lane's Echo Chambers, for winds and electronics.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Please note: Memorial Hall ticket purchases (online, by phone, and at the box office) incur a $2 processing fee per ticket. This fee does not apply to UNC student tickets. Tickets available at the door and in advance.…

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UNC Jazz Combos

February 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Student jazz combos, directed and coached by UNC Jazz faculty, with guitarist Dave Stryker and saxophonist Steve Wilson.   This concert is part of the 43rd Carolina Jazz Festival, February 20-22, 2020.

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UNC Jazz Band

February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Jazz Band, directed by Jim Ketch, performs with Artists-in-Residence Dave Stryker, guitar, and Steve Wilson, alto saxophone.   This concert is part of the 43rd Carolina Jazz Festival, February 20-22, 2020.

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15th North Carolina Regional Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Festival

February 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

A full day of adjudicated big band and combo performances, as well as, as post-performance clinics, and concerts.   This event is part of the 43rd Carolina Jazz Festival, February 20-22, 2020.

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Guest Artists Concert: El Fuego

February 23, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Early music ensemble, El Fuego, performs music from the Spanish and British Golden Age. Salome Sandoval, director To learn more about the ensemble, check out the video below from 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6orO4do7yR4

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The Doppler Effect: Music for Two Flutes and Keyboard

February 23, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring artists Laura Dangerfield Stevens, flute Brooks de Wetter-Smith, flute & Ināra Zandmane, keyboard Performing works by Doppler, Bach, and Mozart.   Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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March 2020

Prose, Poetry, and Music from Across the Centuries

March 1, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Renowned German actor and writer Hanns Zischler with Stefan Litwin, piano   Tickets are $15 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door. 

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Five Piano Premieres: Clara Yang, piano

March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Professor Clara Yang, piano UNC Music piano faculty Clara Yang performs world premieres of solo piano works by Allen Anderson, Stephen Anderson, Peter Askim, Lee Weisert, and Phil Young in a program exploring the impact and meaning of modern technology in our lives.

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1843 Pleyel Piano Concert

March 29, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

The Department of Music presents the fifth annual concert featuring the Department’s 1843 Pleyel piano. Donated to the Department by Tom Kenan, the restored Pleyel was purchased directly from the Pleyel piano-manufacturing company in Paris. Pleyel’s instruments were favorites of Frédéric Chopin and many of his nineteenth-century contemporaries, and reflect a touch and sound quite different from the modern grand piano. The concert will feature UNC faculty and students in performances of works hailing from the era of this historic…

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The Elliston Trio

March 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Elliston Trio (members of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra), Keith Nicholas, cello (UNC Music Alumnus) Erin Hall, violin Matthew Phelps, piano performing Gabriel Fauré | Piano Trio, Op. 120 Joan Tower | For Daniel Ludwig van Beethoven | "Ghost" Trio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_XlQQRpng8 Tickets are $15 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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April 2020

UNC Opera: Atlas

April 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Opera presents Meredith Monk's Atlas (1991). An opera in 3 acts, written for 18 voices and small chamber orchestra. The opera is loosely based on the life and writings of Alexandra David-Néel, and includes wordless songs and text in Mandarin Chinese and English. To get a preview, check out the video below from the Loïc Pierre and Mikrokosmos' production from 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-eFaoVo7TM Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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UNC Opera: Atlas

April 5, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Opera presents Meredith Monk's Atlas (1991). An opera in 3 acts, written for 18 voices and small chamber orchestra. The opera is loosely based on the life and writings of Alexandra David-Néel, and includes wordless songs and text in Mandarin Chinese and English. To get a preview, check out the video below from the Loïc Pierre and Mikrokosmos' production from 2014. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-eFaoVo7TM Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Gamelan Nyai Saraswati Ensemble

April 8, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Hill Hall, Room 107, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Join the ensemble in action after the concert at the instrument petting zoo!

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UNC Percussion Ensemble

April 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Kenan Music Building, Rehearsal Hall, 125 S. Columbia St
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

UNC Percussion Ensemble, directed by Professor Juan Álamo, presents their spring concert.

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Carolina Choir and UNC Chamber Singers

April 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Directed by Susan Klebanow.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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UNC Glee Club

April 19, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Glee Club, directed by Dan Huff and Laura Alexander, presenting their spring concert.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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UNC Guitar Ensemble

April 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

UNC Guitar Ensemble, directed by Billy Stewart, presenting their spring concert.

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University Band

April 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

University Band, directed by Jeff Fuchs, present their spring concert.

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UNC Wind Ensemble

UNC Wind Ensemble and UNC Symphony Band

April 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Wind Ensemble, directed by Evan Feldman, with winners of the Annual Bands Concerto Competition UNC Symphony Band, directed by Erin Cooper   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Please note: Memorial Hall ticket purchases (online, by phone, and at the box office) incur a $2 processing fee per ticket. This fee does not apply to UNC student tickets. Tickets available at the door and in advance. Call (919) 843-3333 for more information.

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UNC Symphony Orchestra

April 22, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Memorial Hall, 114 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Symphony Orchestra, directed by Tonu Kalam, will present the North American premiere of UNC Music faculty Stephen Anderson’s Concerto for Puerto Rico, written for UNC Music percussion professor Juan Álamo, marimba soloist. Also, on the program is Sibelius’ magnificent Symphony No. 2 in D major.   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Please note: Memorial Hall ticket purchases (online, by phone, and at the box office) incur a $2 processing fee per ticket. This fee…

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UNC Jazz Band

April 24, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

UNC Jazz Band, directed by Jim Ketch, with Gabe Evans, piano. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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UNC Jazz Combos

April 25, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Student jazz combos, directed and coached by UNC Jazz faculty, present their final concert of the year.

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University Chamber Players

April 25, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

Student chamber ensembles, directed by faculty coaches Nicholas DiEugenio, Brent Wissick, Tonu Kalam, Mimi Solomon, and Laura Stevens.

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UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols

April 26, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
Person Hall, 181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Free

UNC Baroque Ensemble and Consort of Viols, directed by Brent Wissick, present their spring concert.

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CBB in Memorial

Carolina Bluegrass Band

April 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

yoThe Carolina Bluegrass Band, directed by Russell Johnson, presents their spring concert. https://www.facebook.com/1263812903660704/videos/433492877397418/ Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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