On March 1st, Mitos Andaya was honored at the UGA Student Government Association Annual Professor Recognition Ceremony and presented with an award for "outstanding commitment to students and academic excellence at the University of Georgia."  She and 14 other professors were selected for this honor out of the 60 university professors that were nominated by students.

Three school of music graduate students took home top honors at the Southeastern Composers Forum Phillip Slates Memorial Competition.

For first place, there was a tie between MM candidate John Hennecken's Brass Quintet, and MM candidate Brian Kelly's Sonata for Cello. DMA candidate Ashley Floyd's L'esprit de l'escalier, written for bass clarinet, bassoon, and cello was awarded honorable mention.

Two DMA candidates in the tuba studio, David McLemore and Simon Wildman, have advanced in the Markneukirchen International Solo Competition for Tuba, to be held in Germany in May. The competition is open to tubists across the globe, and requires competitors to be prepared to perform 14 different pieces of solo music for tuba.


March 1, 4 pm, room 412. Free and open to the public.

Part of the Musicology/Ethnomusicology Student Association's Colloquium Series.

Dr. Bonnie Gordon of the University of Virginia will present a talk entitled "Music Machines in Seventeenth Century Rome"...

neXt festival of contemporary music: Feb 23, 2012

TICKETS: $10, $5 for UGA students with ID

The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble will present the “...

The Aria Benefit: Friday, Feb. 24, 8 pm, Ramsey Concert Hall

Cost: $15 general admission, $5 students. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Nuci’s Space or at the door.

The Aria Fund promotes music therapy, focusing first in the Athens area and then reaching people throughout the state in need of cognitive, psychosocial, emotional, and expressive outlets through the gift of music.

The fund was founded by University of Georgia graduate Cori Snyder, a music therapist in the Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation...

Performing on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 6:30 pm in Edge Recital Hall. Free and open to the public.

Born in Valencia in 1976, Mariano Garcia Jimenez entered the Advanced Royal Conservatory of Music in...

Classic City Jazz performs on stage at the UGA ChapelSaturday, February 11 at 8pm, UGA Chapel

Classic City Jazz, UGA's vocal and instrumental jazz group, celebrates Valentine's Day with...

Two works by Roger Vogel, a member of the composition faculty at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, were performed recently. On November 13, Vogel's First Light for oboe and piano was performed by oboist Janice Crews and pianist Rocío del Moral in Rio de Janeiro. at the IV Festival Internacional de Sopros at the Centro Cultural Justiça Federal. The Soliloquy for saxophone was performed on November 13 by Farrell Vernon at the Stroede Center for the Arts in Defiance, OH.

Director of Bands John P. Lynch recently guest-conducted the Concert Band of the United States Army Field Band at a concert in Maryland. From the Field Band:

The Concert Band of the United States Army Field Band had a different sound during Friday’s performance at River Hill High School in Maryland. The band performed a challenging program of 20th century American Music, featuring the music of Aaron Copland, John Mackey, and more. But the reason for the unique sound was not due to the difficulty. Instead, it had everything to do with the guest...