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For his faculty recital, D. Ray McClellan, professor of clarinet, decided to share the spotlight.

To be held Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall, the concert will feature chamber music and performances by violinist Benjamin Sung, and his wife, pianist Jihye Chang. Tickets are $10, $5 for UGA students with ID.

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We're working hard to update things around here, and to that end, there are a lot of things you may have missed.  There's an awful lot to be proud of, from our students to our faculty!

Here's some selected tidbits from April 2012 until now:

  • Following a successful stint in Italy (La Musica Lirica) as La Boheme's Rodolfo, UGA Doctor of Musical Arts candidate Joseph Brent was invited to sing the National Anthem for the San Francisco Giants this summer.  Brent, a graduate of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, can be seen in the titular role of next...

Cello professor David Starkweather will join the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra in performing the masterworks of Antonín Dvořák on Thursday, September 13 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Tickets for the program, which opens the 2012-2013 Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s 2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series, are $18/$5 for students and available via the UGA Performing Arts Center box office at 706/542/4400 or online at www.uga.edu/pac.

Known for the frequent use of folk melodies in his compositions,...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music is proud to announce the 2012 / 2013 All-Events Pass, the easy and cheap alternative to single event tickets. One purchase gives you access to seventeen...

The final chapter of Dr. Roger Vogel's career at the University of Georgia came last spring, when the professor emeritus retired after 36 years of teaching Music Theory and Composition.

On September 6th, however, audiences will be treated to an exciting Epilogue.  Thanks in part to a grant from...

McLemore McLemore

 

In what Professor David Zerkel refers to as an "unprecedented representation of prize winners from one studio," four University of Georgia Tuba-Euphonium students have won top prizes at the Leonard Falcone Euphonium and Tuba Festival...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music is proud to announce the first guest recital of Fall 2012 will be James Ackley, trumpet.  The Hodgson School is always proud to host performances by the world's top musical talent, and this inaugural concert continues a longstanding tradition of bringing high-quality musical performances to our students, school, and community.

From JamesAckley.com
Classical trumpeter, James Ackley, is an internationally acclaimed trumpet solo artist with numerous appearances that have included orchestras, wind ensembles and chamber...

Picture this:  you're eating lunch at Tate, flipping through a copy of the Red & Black and passing the time until your next class.

You've resigned yourself to the fact that it's just another typically gray, balmier-than-it-should-be November afternoon in north Georgia.

Then, with a start, you suddenly notice the music.  Not piped-in muzak, but something startlingly clear and close.  Turning around, you see a student standing on one of the tables, shredding his violin on a blazingly technical Paganini caprice.

This is UGA's Spotlight...

The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble is proud to announce the release of its new recording, Street Song, on the Naxos label. 

The group, under the baton of Dr. John Lynch, recorded the CD last year over the span of several days.  It is the second album produced by the Wind Ensemble since Lynch's arrival in 2007...

Some things are to be expected every time the fall semester rolls around.

Traffic. Classes.  More people downtown.  All-nighters. Football...

... and the Second Thursday Scholarship Series at University of Georgia's Performing Arts Center.

For years, the Second Thursday concerts have been bringing the finest musicianship...

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