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Assistant Professor

Evan HargerDr. Evan Harger (Assistant Professor) is thrilled and honored to be appointed as Music Director and Conductor of the UNC Symphony Orchestra at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

An advocate for new music and living composers, Dr. Harger serves as a Staff Conductor for Global Arts United festivals in Sofia, Bulgaria; Vienna, Austria; São Paulo, Brazil; and Brasilia, Brazil. Additionally, he holds the position of Associate Conductor of the Newfound Chamber Winds (formerly known as the Maryland Chamber Winds), an ensemble made up of professional musicians from around the United States and Canada. He is honored to be continuing the tremendous legacy of Maestro Tonu Kalam who has had such an indelible impact on the UNC Symphony Orchestra and its students.

Dr. Harger holds his D.M.A. in Orchestral Conducting from Michigan State University, under the tutelage of Prof. Kevin Noe. Dr. Harger is thrilled to be joining the esteemed faculty and student body at Chapel Hill and cannot wait to arrive on campus this upcoming Fall.

Office: 3123 Kenan Music Building