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...

David TrasoffDr. David Trasoff will be on campus from April 23-27 as part of the Gordhan L. and Virginia B, “Jinx” Patel Distinguished Visiting Professorship. This visiting professorship in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music was created in 2008 to promote the knowledge and experience of Indian Musical arts by bringing in acknowledged...

Tuesday, May 8 at 7:00 pm
Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $5


Professor Emeritus John Corina's composition, "This Endris Night" will be published next spring by Alliance Music Publications. The Alliance reference CD (provided to ensembles who order the score) will include the performance by the UGA Collegium Musicum and flutist Emily Roberts conducted by Mitos Andaya from the 2011 Holiday Concert.

The UGA Center for Student Organization awarded students Casey Bechtold and David Okun of the UGA Choral Association with the 2012 Bulldog Vision Award at the H. Gordon and Francis S. Davis Student Organization Achievement & Recognition (SOAR) Awards on April 11th. One Bulldog Vision Award is given each year to a student or group that has demonstrated outstanding leadership and vision, have helped their organization and community envision the future, identify paths to success, and implement their vision for the betterment of their organization and community....

The US Army Field Band "Capitol Clarinets"
Tuesday, April 10, 6:30 pm
Edge Recital Hall

The "Capitol Clarinets," members of the U.S. Army Field Band clarinet section (including two UGA graduates) visit the Hugh Hodgson School of Music on Tuesday to present a clarinet quintet...

Tuesday, April 3, 6:30 pm, Dancz Center for New Music


Since it was created by flutist Misty Theisen and saxophonist Marc Ballard, Duo Fujin has promoted both traditional and contemporary concert music in its performances across the United States. In addition to presenting pieces from the existing repertoire for flute and saxophone, the duo has also been instrumental in commissioning new works for this unique instrumentation.

For their performance at UGA, Duo Fujin...

Tuesday, April 3; 6:30 pm
Dancz Center for New Music
Presented by the Composition/Theory Area

This concert is free and open to the public.

Duo Fujin, made up of flutist Misty Theisen and saxophonist Marc Ballard, is known for championing new music. On April 3, they will present works by UGA faculty member Adrian P....