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On Monday, February 18, the University of Georgia Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will present their first concert of the spring semester.  The program features an eclectic array of pieces.  In addition to wind band standards by Alfred Reed, Vincent Persichetti, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, the concert will feature Anatoly Sheludyakovas a guest soloist. This concert is free and open to the public.  Please join us Monday, February 18, at 7:30 p.m. in UGA’s Performing Arts Center’s Hodgson Concert Hall.

 

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The University of Georgia’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble invites you to share your love of music in a Valentine’s Day program: Fireworks & Serenades.  The concert takes place in Hodgson Hall on Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Joining the Wind Ensemble are William F. and Pamela P. Prokasy Professor in the Arts Philip Smith, trumpet, and Sheila Smith, soprano, who will perform music of George and Ira Gershwin.  Reid Messich, Associate Professor of Oboe, is featured in Frank Ticheli’s Serenade for Kristin.  Wind band works by Stravinksy, Sousa, Cuong, Gillingham,...

The University of Georgia Opera Theatre, along with several esteemed guest artists, will be commanding the Fine Arts Theatre stage as they take on the beloved opera Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti. The opera is set to run February 22 and 23 at 7:30 and Sunday, February 24 at 3:00. Don Pasquale epitomizes Italian opera buffa, so audiences should come prepared to have a good laugh.

 

This production will be unique because it is set in the 1950s and not in the original time setting by Donizetti in the early 19th century. Don Pasquale...

World-renowned performer and University of Georgia piano faculty, David Fung, will take the Ramsey Hall stage on February 5 at 7:30 as part of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series. Lauded by TheWashington Post for his “ravishing and simply gorgeous” performances, audiences will want to mark their calendars for this concert.

 

“The program combines my passion and commitment to one of the greatest composers of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, together with the Lunar New Year Celebrations,” says associate professor of...

The Office of Institutional Diversity will mark Black History Month with a documentary screening event featuring the first African American graduate of the University of Georgia.

Mary Frances Early: The Quiet Trailblazer” will be screened Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. in Tate Theatre. The event is free and open to students and the public, but...

The 2019 Piano Symposium will be happening on Saturday, January 26th in Edge Recital Hall at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. This event is free and open to the public!

Special guest Dr. Catherine Kautsky will be teaching courses, as well as performing a recital on Friday, January 25th at 5:30 in Ramsey Hall. Dr. Kautsky, Chair of Keyboard at Lawrence University, is an award-winning pianist and teacher, and the author of Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Époque.

The Symposium Schedule is as follows:

9:30-10:00 Registration

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Six student soloists will join the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s UGA Symphony Orchestra for the much-anticipated annual Concerto Competition Concert. The musicians will take the Hodgson Hall stage January 24 at 7:30 pm as part of the Thursday Scholarship Series. 

 

“This concert is probably the most exciting event that takes place annually,” says conductor and Director of Orchestral Activities, Mark Cedel. Students from all degrees compete to perform with the orchestra and the soloists performing in the concert were selected after advancing through a...

VIOLA call for scores by American women composers- FAST DEADLINE

Maggie Snyder, Associate Professor of Viola at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia, with funding support from the Louisville-based Nora Redman Fund, is pleased to announce a call-for-scores for solo viola works by women composers.

 

Award:

  1. $2,000USD
  2. Performance (world premiere) by Maggie Snyder at the Creative Arts Center of the University of Georgia’s Ramsey Recital Hall in March 2019 
  3. Consideration for inclusion in a 2020...

As a new year rings in, it is only fitting to have a concert highlighting new musical works. The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s composition faculty, along with many guest artists, will continue the Faculty Artist Series on Tuesday, January 15. The start time is set for 7:30 pm in Ramsey Concert Hall.

 

“From the very beginning, our conception of this faculty recital included the idea of writing new pieces for us to perform ourselves,” says Adrian Childs, the music composition and theory area chair at the University of Georgia. The performance will...

We are pleased to announce that the finalists for the position of director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the School and University community.

 

Following a national search, a committee chaired by Martin Kagel, A. G. Steer Professor of German and Associate Dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has identified five finalists for campus visits. The committee was assisted by the UGA Search Group in Human Resources.

 

Each finalist will make a presentation from 1:25...

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