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James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

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135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
9199621039

The former Hill Hill Auditorium has bee renamed the James and Susan Moeser Auditorium to honor two music faculty members who have advanced and championed the arts at UNC for decades. You’ll find the auditorium in Hill Hall next to the rotunda.

January 2020

Guest Artists Recital: Keith Koons, clarinet, and Steven Chicurel-Stein, piano

January 21 @ 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 Donald L. 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…

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February 2020

Carolina Wind Quintet with Molly Morkoski, piano

February 2 @ 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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UNC Jazz Combos

February 20 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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The Doppler Effect: Music for Two Flutes and Keyboard

February 23 @ 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 Jean-Louis Tulou, Franz Doppler, and Wolfgang A. Mozart.   Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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The Stephen Anderson Trio Reunion Concert

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

The Stephen Anderson Trio Reunion Concert featuring Jeffry Eckels (bass), Ross Pederson (drums), with guests Aaron Hill (saxophones) and Jim Ketch (trumpet). Stephen Anderson Jeffry Eckels Ross Pederson Aaron Hill Jim Ketch               Sit in with the rhythm section/open Jam Session following the concert.

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Annual Spectrum Concert

February 29 @ 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. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door. https://youtu.be/OZVyUAnZQzs

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March 2020

Prose, Poetry, and Music from Across the Centuries

March 1 @ 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.              This concert is also part of the Talking Music Series.

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Society for Ethnomusicology, Mid-Atlantic Chapter Annual Meeting

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 8, 2020

James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The 39th annual chapter meeting of the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (MACSEM) will be held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 7-8, 2020. This year's keynote address will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, Professor of Ethnomusicology at the College of William and Mary. Prof. Rasmussen’s broad research interests include music of the Arab world, the Middle East and the Islamicate world, music, and multiculturalism in the United States, music patronage and politics, issues…

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Society for Ethnomusicology, Mid-Atlantic Chapter Annual Meeting

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until March 8, 2020

James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The 39th annual chapter meeting of the Mid-Atlantic chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (MACSEM) will be held at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 7-8, 2020. This year's keynote address will be delivered by Anne Rasmussen, Professor of Ethnomusicology at the College of William and Mary. Prof. Rasmussen’s broad research interests include music of the Arab world, the Middle East and the Islamicate world, music, and multiculturalism in the United States, music patronage and politics, issues…

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Contours

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

A celebration of multimedia works featuring Contours a new multimedia work produced by Brooks de Wetter-Smith with music by de Wetter-Smith, Allen Anderson, Matthew McClure, and Lee Weisert. Also included on the concert is The Dante Quartet, a film score by Lee Weisert (film by Stan Brakhage), among others.

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Guest Artist Recital: Jon Nakamatsu, piano

March 26 @ 6:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

1997 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, Jon Nakamatsu, presents a solo piano recital. American pianist Jon Nakamatsu continues to draw unanimous praise as a true aristocrat of the keyboard, whose playing combines elegance, clarity, and electrifying power. A native of California, Mr. Nakamatsu came to international attention in 1997 when he was named Gold Medalist of the Tenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, the only American to have achieved this distinction since 1981. Mr. Nakamatsu has performed widely in North and…

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Five Piano Premieres: Clara Yang, piano

March 28 @ 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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April 2020

UNC Opera: Atlas

April 4 @ 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 @ 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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Guest Artist Recital: SSG James Miller, flute

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

SSG James Miller of the US Army Band "Perishing Own" presents a recital of flute music by Aaron Copland, Valerie Coleman, and Adolphus Hailstork with pianist Yumi Kita.

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Carolina Choir and UNC Chamber Singers

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

Directed by Allan Friedman   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 @ 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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University Band

April 19 @ 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 @ 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 Jazz Band

April 24 @ 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 @ 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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CBB in Memorial

Carolina Bluegrass Band

April 26 @ 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 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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