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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
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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.

February 2019

Valentine’s Jazz Concert

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring students from Duke, NCCU, and UNC Selections by Duke Ellington, Scott Arcangel, Thad Jones, Cedar Walton, Bob Mintzer, and more! $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door.

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A Weill*Brecht*Blitzstein Cabaret

February 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring guest artists Lisa Vroman, soprano, and William Sharp, baritone, and Shane Schag, piano. Directed by Joseph Horowitz. Join these star performers on stage for an intimate and provocatively timely multi-media evening posing the question “What is Art for?” “Can it change the world?” Created by Kim Kowalke and Joe Horowitz; visual track by Peter Bogdanoff FREE

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UNC Faculty Jazz Sextet

February 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring guest artists Bryan Carter, drums, and Roland Barber, trombone. Music by Irving Berlin Gene de Paul Miles Davis Herbie Hancock Frank Foster & John Coltrane This concert is part of our 2019 Carolina Jazz Festival.

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UNC Jazz Combos

February 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Come hear our incredible student Jazz Combos! Featuring guest artists Bryan Carter, drums, and Roland Barber, trombone, with music by Irving Berlin Ben Robinson Wayne Shorter Cole Porter Antonio Carlos Jobim & more! This concert is part of our 2019 Carolina Jazz Festival.

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UNC Jazz Band

February 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring Guest Artists Bryan Carter, drums, and Roland Barber, trombone, with music by Thad Jones Christian McBride Duke Ellington Bobby Watson and more! $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door. This concert is part of the Carolina Jazz Festival and Scholarship Benefit Concert Series.

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Noh Theatre Workshop

February 18, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:30 pm, repeating until February 19, 2019

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

Come observe as sensei Shingo Katayama works with UNC Opera students on the art of Noh Theatre. NOTE: Please silence all devices before entering the auditorium for this class and please refrain from talking so that the artists may work. And please join us on March 30 and 31 for UNC Opera's production of Kurt Weill's "One Who Says Yes."

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UNC Symphony Orchestra with Concerto Competition Winners

February 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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A concert featuring this year's concerto competition winners Andrew Huang, clarinet, and Susannah Stewart, soprano. Mozart: Overture to Idomeneo, K. 366 Fauré: Suite from Pelléas et Mélisande Debussy: Première Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra (Andrew Huang, clarinet) Donizetti: “Par le rang…Salut à la France,” from La fille du régiment (Susannah Stewart, soprano) Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door. Scholarship Benefit Concert.

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Lucas Meachem, Baritone

February 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Raleigh native and Grammy winner Lucas Meachem has been hailed as a rock star of opera, with a career that sees him in leading roles around the world, at the Metropolitan Opera, Semperoper Dresden, San Francisco Opera, and more. For this “homecoming recital,” the baritone singer, accompanied by his wife Irina, will bring a selection of Old American Songs by Copland, operatic arias from a few of his signature roles, German Lieder by Schumann (which he calls “personally beloved”) and Mahler, and,…

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In Storm and Sunshine, UNC Symphony Band 2.26.19

UNC Symphony Band

February 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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With Myron Massey and Bunker Hill High School. Conducted by Dr. Erin Cooper. Featuring musical selections, In Storm and Sunshine by John C. Heed Cloudburst by Eric Whitacre Colorado Peaks by Dana Wilson and Conga del Fuego Nuevo by Oliver Nickel Part of the Scholarship Benefit Concert Series. $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Tickets available at the door.

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Learn from Lucas Meachem

Guest Artist Masterclass: Lucas Meachem, baritone

February 27, 2019 @ 2:35 pm - 4:20 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Watch Artist-in-Residence, baritone Lucas Meachem, give a masterclass to UNC Voice Students Susannah Stewart, Madeline Lillich, Caroline Stanton, and Jack Carmichael. Selections by Donizetti, Gounod, Verdi, and Mozart. This masterclass is free and open to the public.

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March 2019

Ensemble Ascolta

March 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Guest Artists Ensemble Ascolta perform a program curated by Professor Stefan Litwin. Johann S. Bach (1685-1750) /arr. Andrew Digby (b. 1967) | “Ricercare” from the Musical Offering Eiko Tsukamoto (b. 1986) | La suite en écart Allen Anderson | Music to Hans Richter’s “Filmstudie” Olga Neuwirth (b. 1968) | Symphonie Diagonale (2007) to the film by Viking Eggeling Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967) | Composition in Blue (1935) to Otto Nicolai’s score “The Merry Widows of Windsor” Alberto Posadas (b. 1967) | Anklänge…

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Scharoun Ensemble

March 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Founded in 1983 by an octet of members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the Scharoun Ensemble is acclaimed as one of the world’s foremost chamber music groups. MOZART . Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K.581 SEAN SHEPHERD . Octet (2008) SCHUBERT . Octet in F Major, D.803 Tickets for this concert are sold through CPA. Click here or call (919) 843-3333 for more information.

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Guest Artists Recital: Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers, piano

March 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Free

Pianists Marina Lomazov from Eastman School of Music and Joseph Rackers from the University of South Carolina perform a program of duets. Sonata in C major, K. 521 | W.A. Mozart Dolly Suite, op. 56 | Gabriel Fauré Variations on a Theme by Paganini for two pianos | Witold Lutoslawski Intermission Fantasie in F minor, D. 940 | Franz Schubert Three Movements from Petrushka | Igor Stravinsky

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Guest Artists Master Class: Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers, piano

March 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Professors of Piano Marina Lomazov (Eastman University) and Joseph Rackers (University of South Carolina) give a joint master class to the UNC Piano students.

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Music and Black Politics

Music and Black Politics

March 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Aaron Harcus, concert curator This curated concert explores the diverse roles that music has played in the production of black political projects in the United States in the 20th Century. Such projects include the struggle over representations in the public sphere, the creation of strategic forms of solidarity in the long civil rights era, as well as what English and Literary scholar Bertram Ashe describes as an exploration of the boundaries of blackness on behalf of black people. These themes…

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Senior Voice Recital

March 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Free
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Susannah Stewart presents her Senior Recital.

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One Who Says Yes

UNC Opera: “One Who Says Yes”

March 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Opera presents Kurt Weill's One Who Says Yes, based off of the Japanese Noh play Taniko. Featuring guest artist Umekawa Ichinosuke. Ichinosuke will perform solo and in collaboration with UNC Opera Director Marc Callahan, bass-baritone, and pianist Keiko Sekino for Franz Schubert’s “Wasserflut” from Winterreise. After a brief intermission, UNC Opera will present Kurt Weill's One Who Says Yes. Guest Artist Umekawa Ichinosuke One Who Says Yes by Kurt Weill (UNC Opera's production will be sung in English. Duration 30 minutes.) Synopsis…

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One Who Says Yes

UNC Opera: “One Who Says Yes”

March 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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UNC Opera presents Kurt Weill's One Who Says Yes, based off of the Japanese Noh play Taniko. Featuring guest artist Umekawa Ichinosuke. Ichinosuke will perform solo and in collaboration with Professor Brent Wissick, cello, and pianist James Rice for the second movement of Kurt Weill’s Cello Sonata. After a brief intermission, UNC Opera will present Kurt Weill's One Who Says Yes. Guest Artist Umekawa Ichinosuke One Who Says Yes by Kurt Weill (UNC Opera's production will be sung in English. Duration 30 minutes.)…

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April 2019

Senior Piano and Composition Recital

April 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Free
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Andrew Zalesak presents his Senior Recital.

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Senior Voice Recital

April 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Free
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Sophia Barsanti presents her Senior Recital.

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Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers

April 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Come hear Carolina Choir and Chamber Singers perform a program of exquisite music. Featuring selections such as, Byrd Mass for Four Voices MacMillan Strathclyde Motets Parry Songs of Farewell & the World Premiere of Stephen Anderson's Two Hymns $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door. Scholarship Benefit Concert.

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UNC Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs

April 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring selections by Pavel Chesnokov, Gabriel Fauré, Alberto Favero, Joseph Gregorio, Franz Schubert, Sid Robinovitch, Laura Alexander, Moses Hogan, Stephen Paulus, Sue Klausmeyer (former conductor of UNC Women's Glee Club), Alexandru Pascanu, Pärt Uusberg, Giovanni Martini, and more! UNC Women's Glee Club | Laura Alexander, conductor UNC Men's Glee Club | Dan Huff, conductor $10 general admission ($5 students and UNC faculty/staff). Tickets available at the door. Scholarship Benefit Concert.

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“I Too, Sing America: Celebrating American Composers” featuring LaToya Lain, soprano & Casey Robards, piano

April 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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“I Too, Sing America: Celebrating American Composers” features Professor of Voice LaToya Lain, soprano, and Casey Robards, piano. Selections include, “When I Crossed That Line to Freedom: Songs of Harriet Tubman” by Nkeiru Okoye “Four Songs for Soprano, Cello, and Piano” by André Previn with Professor of Cello, Brent Wissick “Sonnets from the Portuguese” by Libby Larsen “Cantata” by John Carter LaToya Lain, soprano, and Casey Robards, piano   This faculty recital is part of the William S. Newman Artists…

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Junior Piano Recital

April 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Luke Knudsen presents his Junior Recital.

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Carolina Bluegrass Band

April 25, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Featuring selections such as, Road To Columbus | Bill Monroe I Still Miss Someone | Johnny Cash, Roy Cash Standing On The Mountain | Alton Delmore Dear Old Dixie | Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs Big Sandy River | Kenny Baker, Bill Monroe Jolene | Dolly Parton High Lonesome Sound | Vince Gill $10 general admission, $5 students and UNC faculty/staff. Tickets available at the door. Scholarship Benefit Concert.

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UNC Jazz Combos

April 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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with Scott Wendholdt, trumpet Featuring the UNC Jazz Studies student combos. Scott Wendholt is an articulate, passionate, and lyrical trumpeter who approaches music with energy and spirit. He communicates to audiences with sincerity and ease. Born in the mid-sixties and nurtured in the Mile High City (Denver), this young veteran left for Indiana University and subsequently moved on to Cincinnati, Ohio. Still feeling a pull from farther East, he, like so many other musicians, migrated to New York City and…

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UNC Jazz Band

April 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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with Scott Wendholdt, trumpet Featuring three original compositions by Mr. Wendholt, Times Line Beyond Thursday & What Goes Unsaid as well as, Stablemates | Benny Golson Count Me In | Billy Byers Chu Cho | Paquito D'Rivera Little Karen | Benny Golson; arr. Quincy Jones Mean What You Say | Thad Jones Checkpoint Charlie | Oliver Nelson; arr. Bob Curnow Always and Forever | Pat Methany; arr. Bob Curnow Whisper Not | Benny Golson Scott Wendholt is an articulate, passionate,…

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Faculty Recital: Clara Yang, piano, with Peng Li, cello

April 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Associate Professor Clara Yang, piano, performs with Peng Li, Assistant Principal Cellist of the North Carolina Symphony. Suite Italienne, for cello and piano | Igor Stravinsky, arranged by Gregor Piatigorsky Cello Sonata, Opus 6 | Samuel Barber -Intermission- Cello Sonata No. 2, Opus 58 | Felix Mendelssohn Peng Li has been with the North Carolina Symphony as the Assistant Principal Cello since the fall of 2008. Prior to moving to North Carolina, he was a member of the San Antonio…

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May 2019

Senior Piano Recital

May 9, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
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Jakob Hamilton presents his Senior Recital.

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Senior Piano Recital

May 10, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Free
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R. Isaac Boulter presents his Senior Recital.

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Department of Music Graduation Ceremony

May 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Celebrate the Class of 2019 music graduates at our Departmental Ceremony!   Pierce Freelon, founder of the Afrofuturism digital makerspace "Blackspace" in Durham, NC, will give the commencement address. And if you can't make it in person, join us via livestream on our YouTube channel. Click here to go to our YouTube channel homepage.

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June 2019

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The David Arons Opening Faculty Concert (Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop)

June 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Come hear the faculty of the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop perform works by Mozart and Poulenc! This performance is part of the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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The Omer Quartet

The Omer Quartet (Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop)

June 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Come hear featured guest artists, The Omer Quartet, perform works by Haydn, Webern, and Brahms. Distinctive among today’s young string quartets, the Omer Quartet won First Prize in the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, and it makes debuts during the 2018-2019 season in New York at Merkin Concert Hall and in Washington, D.C. at the Kennedy Center. The quartet came into prominence in 2013 when it received Grand Prize and gold medal at the Fischoff National Competition. It has…

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Chapel Hill Chamber Music Players (Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop)

June 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Hear the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Players in concert! This concert is part of the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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An Afternoon Musicale (Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop)

June 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

Come hear our workshop participants in recital! This concert is part of the Chapel Hill Chamber Music Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Opening Concert – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Jim Ketch, trumpet Aaron Hill, saxophones Jerald Shynett, trombone Stephen Anderson, piano Jeff Campbell, bass (Director of Jazz Studies at Eastman School of Music) Dan Davis, drums This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Kate McGarry/Scott Sawyer Quartet – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Kate McGarry, voice Scott Sawyer, guitar Jason Foureman, bass Kobie Watkins, drums This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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La Fiesta Latin Jazz Band

June 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Gregg Gelb, saxophone, clarinet Stephen Anderson, piano Andy Kleindienst, bass Beverly Botsford, percussion Ramon Ortiz, drums This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Kobie Watkins Grouptet – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring Kobie Watkins, drums Ryan Nielsen, trumpet (faculty at Utah Valley University) Aaron Hill, sax Stephen Anderson, piano Jeff Campbell, bass This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Student Combos Concert – Summer Jazz Workshop

June 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Featuring combos groups from the Summer Jazz Workshop. This concert is part of the Summer Jazz Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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July 2019

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Faculty Recital – UNC Music Workshop

July 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Come hear the faculty of the 2019 UNC Music Workshop live in concert! Repertoire TBD.   This concert is part of the 2019 UNC Music Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Faculty and Staff Recital – UNC Music Workshop

July 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Come see the talented faculty AND staff of our 2019 UNC Music Workshop perform! Repertoire TBD.   This concert is part of the 2019 UNC Music Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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Workshop Cabaret Talent Night – UNC Music Workshop

July 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Our 2019 UNC Music Workshop students take to the stage and perform a variety of selections from the musical theater and classical worlds. Repertoire TBD. Tickets required | $6 general admission This concert is part of the 2019 UNC Music Workshop and is open to the public.

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All-Participant Finale Concert – UNC Music Workshop

July 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

See all of our participants join together in chorus for a beautiful finale concert! Selections by soloists will be performed as well. Repertoire TBD.   This concert is part of the 2019 UNC Music Workshop and is free and open to the public.

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August 2019

Harry Pickens

Guest Artist Lecture: Harry Pickens, jazz pianist and professional speaker, “From Stage Fright to Standing Ovation”

August 28, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Renowned jazz pianist and professional speaker Harry Pickens discusses overcoming stage fright in "From Stage Fright to Standing Ovation: How to Transform Performance Fear into Rock-Star Confidence." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZLWJWYDYiQ This event is part of Harry Pickens' residency and is free and open to the public.

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Harry Pickens

Guest Artist Concert: Harry Pickens, jazz pianist with UNC Faculty and Students

August 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Renowned jazz pianist Harry Pickens performs with UNC Jazz faculty and students. This event is part of Harry Pickens guest artist residency and is free and open to the public.

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September 2019

Guest Artist Residency: Factory Seconds Brass Trio

September 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free

The Factory Brass Trio at Severance Hall. The Factory Seconds Brass Trio, from the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra Jack Sutte, trumpet Jesse McCormack, horn Richard Stout, trombone Presenting 11:00 am - 1:00 pm: Chamber Music Coachings 3:30 pm: Kenan Music Scholars Masterclass & 5:00 pm: Factory Seconds Brass Trio Concert   To learn more about the trio, visit http://www.factoryseconds.org/. All events of the day are free, open to the public, and will take place in Moeser Auditorium. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIqnN_c9D_o

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Guest Artist Concert: The Mark Tonelli Quartet

September 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
UNC Jazz Faculty Trio

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, 2019 @ 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 musical theater selections! Works by Henri Duparc, Benjamin Britten, John Musto, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, & more! 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…

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Guest Artist Masterclass: Justin John Moniz, tenor

September 28, 2019 @ 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. Performing works by Florence Price, Rafael Gastón Pérez, Gaetano Donizetti, and Lionel Bart, Sanya Shah, soprano Carson Gartner, tenor Nijah Poteat, soprano Mackenzie Smith, mezzo-soprano 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,…

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October 2019

UNC Jazz Combos

October 4, 2019 @ 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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UNC Jazz Band performs on Moeser Auditorium stage.

UNC Jazz Band

October 5, 2019 @ 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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Guest Artists Concert: Matthew Burtner and EcoSono

October 12, 2019 @ 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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Guest Artist Masterclass: John Parker, trumpet

October 14, 2019 @ 3:30 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, 2019 @ 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. Works by Ernest Bloch, Joaquín Rodrigo, Joseph Horovitz, Benjamin Britten, Anthony Plog, Henry Purcell, & more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B75BPO8t7CQ

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November 2019

Guest Artist Masterclass: Peter Frankl, piano

November 4, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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

Verona Quartet – The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle’s String Quartet-in-Residence

November 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Presented on the William S. Newman Artists Series in collaboration with The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle 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). Here in the triangle this fall as the string quartet-in-residence with The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle.…

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Guest Artist Recital: Peter Frankl, piano

November 8, 2019 @ 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 with UNC faculty Mimi Solomon, piano, and Nicholas DiEugenio, violin, and UNC music students. Featuring the music of Brahms, Schumann, and Mozart. 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, 2019 @ 2:00 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 and Terry Rhodes, sopranos, Susan Klebanow, keyboard, and the UNC Cello Choir. Featuring the music of, Allen Anderson Benjamin Britten Harrison Birtwistle & Hector Villa-Lobos.

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UNC Opera performs Mozart’s Il Sogno di Scipione (Scipio’s Dream)

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

November 16, 2019 @ 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 Scipione (Scipio's Dream). Performed in Italian with English supertitles. We meet our hero, Scipione, as he is getting ready for bed—milk and cookies in hand, sitting down to read his favorite book on the universe. As he drifts off to sleep, he wakes up in a dream, encountering the Goddesses Fortune and Constancy. He is told that he must chose only one of them to worship throughout his life on earth, but first,…

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UNC Opera performs Mozart’s Il Sogno di Scipione (Scipio’s Dream)

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

November 17, 2019 @ 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 Scipione (Scipio's Dream). Performed in Italian with English supertitles. We meet our hero, Scipione, as he is getting ready for bed—milk and cookies in hand, sitting down to read his favorite book on the universe. As he drifts off to sleep, he wakes up in a dream, encountering the Goddesses Fortune and Constancy. He is told that he must chose only one of them to worship throughout his life on earth, but first,…

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Javier Martínez Campos, cello, and Clara Yang, piano

November 21, 2019 @ 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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Carolina Choir and UNC Chamber Singers: Music of Peace, War, and Remembrance

November 23, 2019 @ 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. To view the live stream of this concert, visit https://www.youtube.com/c/UNCDepartmentofMusic. To see the full pdf of the program, click here. 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, 2019 @ 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! Works by Brahms, Carrillo, Palestrina, Smiley, & more. Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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University Chamber Players

November 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
University Chamber Players

Student chamber ensembles, coached by Professors Nicholas DiEugenio, Brent Wissick, Tonu Kalam, Mimi Solomon, and Laura Stevens, in performance. Program Trio in G Major | Haydn Trio in E-flat, Op. 1, No. 1 | Beethoven Trio for Flute, Violin, and Piano | Rota Neue Liebeslieder | Brahms Concerto a Tre | Dahl Sonata for Violin and Cello | Ravel Eight Pieces, Op. 83 | Bruch Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44 | Schumann

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December 2019

Susannah Stewart performs with the UNC Symphony Orchestra

UNC Symphony Orchestra with Annual Concerto Competition Winners

December 3, 2019 @ 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. 2019-2010 UNCSO Concerto Competition Winners Lila Dunn, soprano, performing arias by Verdi and Donizetti Bradley Barefoot, baritone, performing songs by H. Leslie Adams & Cody Qiu performing Movement III of Scriabin's Piano Concerto in F sharp minor 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, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
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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, 2019 @ 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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UNC Jazz Combos

December 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
UNC Jazz Combos

Student jazz combos directed and coached by UNC Jazz Faculty present their second concert of the fall. Music by Vince Guaraldi, Curtis Mayfield, Nat King Cole, Johnny Mercer, and more!

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UNC Jazz Band: Holiday Concert

December 8, 2019 @ 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! Featuring your favorite holiday songs such as, Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!, The Christmas Song, Nutcracker Overture, Sleighride, Jingle Bells, Winter Wonderland, & more! This is a Scholarship Benefit Concert, tickets are $10 general admission and $5 students, faculty and staff.

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Melody Zhuo, piano

December 10, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
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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
UNC Men's Glee Club

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

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

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
Clarinet

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

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). Program Franz Danzi | Bläserquintett g-moll, Op. 56, No. 2 Paul Juon | Divertimento for Piano and Winds, Op. 51 Francis Poulenc | Sextour pour piano, flute, hautbois, clarinette, bassoon, et cor Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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CANCELLED: 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

THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. Student jazz combos, directed and coached by UNC Jazz faculty, with guitarist Dave Stryker and saxophonist Steve Wilson. Featuring four student combos performing works by Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Charlie Parker, Nick Sengstaken (Class of 2020), Alex Upton (Class of 2023) and more! This concert is part of the 43rd Carolina Jazz Festival, February 20-22, 2020.

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UNC Jazz Band performs on Moeser Auditorium stage.

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. Featuring music by Dave Stryker, Steve Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Cedar Walton, Billy Strayhorn, and more! 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, post-performance clinics, and concerts. Participating High School Jazz Bands and Combos include Middle Creek HS from Apex, NC Panther Creek High School from Cary, NC Triangle Youth Jazz Ensemble from Cary, NC Triangle Youth Jazz Orchestra from Cary, NC West Forsyth High School from Clemmons, NC Durham Jazz Workshop from Durham, NC Jordan High School from Durham, NC White Oak High School from Jacksonville, NC Enloe High School  from…

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The Doppler Effect: Music for Two Flutes and Piano

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, piano. PROGRAM Jean-Louis Tulou | Grand Solo Concertant, Op. 83 Franz Doppler | Sonata for Two Flutes and Piano, Op. 25 intermission W.A. Mozart | Sinfonia Concertante, K. 448 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, 2020 @ 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

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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2019 Spectrum Concert

Annual Spectrum Concert

February 29, 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. Featuring the UNC Violin Studio, Carolina Bluegrass Band, Marching Tar Heels, UNC Piano Studio, UNC Glee Club, UNC Opera, UNC Harp Ensemble, UNC Wind Ensemble, Carolina Choir, a brass quintet, a string quartet, a flute ensemble, a graduate research presentation by Meg Orita, and more!…

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March 2020

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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 LaToya Lain, soprano, and Stefan Litwin, piano. Works by Schubert Brahms Wagner Nietzsche Sibelius Ives Antheil & more 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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UNC Opera Open Rehearsal: ATLAS

March 5, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
ATLAS

During this rehearsal, the audience will have the opportunity to watch the performers “stumble through” the opera in its entirety. Oftentimes, we use the term “stumble through” to indicate a stage in the process where we work to run all of the scenes together for the first time. During this session, UNC Opera collaborators Susan Harbage Page and Tarish Pipkins (AKA “Jeghetto”) will calibrate both film and puppetry skills to help us more clearly tell our story. This open rehearsal…

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UNC Opera: ATLAS Workshop

March 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
ATLAS

For Monk’s opera ATLAS, UNC Opera has reconfigured the musical score and devised their own narrative to tell a story of a boy and his dog as they make the journey from El Salvador to the US-Mexico border. In this open session, the cast of ATLAS will demonstrate several exercises that they have been working on in the classroom that are inspired by those used by Monk, herself. These include exercises that help the actor use their voice as gesture…

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Society for Ethnomusicology, Mid-Atlantic Chapter Annual Meeting

March 7, 2020 @ 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
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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, 2020 @ 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
Logo image, text is: "University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Music"

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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CANCELED: Contours

March 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
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PLEASE NOTE: This concert has been canceled. 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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CANCELED: Guest Artist Masterclass: Jon Nakamatsu, piano

March 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
Jon Nakamatsu

This event has been canceled. 1997 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, Jon Nakamatsu, presents a masterclass for the students of UNC Piano Studies. 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…

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CANCELED: Guest Artist Recital: Jon Nakamatsu, piano

March 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
Free
Jon Nakamatsu

This event has been canceled. 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…

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CANCELED: 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 This event has been canceled. 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

RESCHEDULED: 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

This event has been rescheduled to a digital premiere in December 2020 and outdoor performance in Spring 2021. UNC Opera presents Meredith Monk's ATLAS: Excerpts. Originally 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…

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RESCHEDULED: 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

This event has been rescheduled to a digital premiere in December 2020 and outdoor performance in Spring 2021. UNC Opera presents Meredith Monk's ATLAS: Excerpts. Originally 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…

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CANCELED:Guest Artist Recital: SSG James Miller, flute

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

This event has been canceled. 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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CANCELED: 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

This event has been canceled. Directed by Allan Friedman   Tickets are $10 general admission, $5 students/UNC faculty and staff. Tickets available at the door.

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CANCELED: 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

This event has been canceled. 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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CANCELED: 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

This event has been canceled. University Band, directed by Jeff Fuchs, present their spring concert.

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CANCELED: 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

This event has been canceled. 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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CANCELED: 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
A student jazz combo performs on Moeser Auditorium stage.

This event has been canceled. Student jazz combos, directed and coached by UNC Jazz faculty, present their final concert of the year.

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CBB in Memorial

CANCELED: 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

This event has been canceled. 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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May 2020

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POSTPONED: Department of Music Commencement Ceremony

May 10, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall, 135 E. Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Please check back for the updated time and date soon. Join us in honoring the Class of 2020! Reception to follow in Hill Hall 107

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