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Classics of 19th century Russian music are the centerpiece of “Music from the Golden Age of Russian Culture,” a special Hugh Hodgson School of Music concert in Ramsey Concert Hall on Tuesday, October 25, at 8 p.m. 

Inspired by the “Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects” exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA), this concert focuses on Russian music from that same period, examining another side of art from the era of Romanov rule.

“The Hodgson School is very excited to collaborate with Dr. Asen Kirin from the Lamar Dodd School of Art...

Hugh Hodgson School of Music guest artists Jacob Adams, viola, and Angela Draghicescu, piano, will perform a special recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Tuesday, October 25, at 6 p.m.

The duo will perform works by George Enescu, George Gershwin, Leoš Janáček and Otakar Zich during this admission-free performance.

Praised for “the maturity of his mind and technique” by the Santa Barbara News-Press, Adams is Assistant Professor of Viola at the University of Alabama. Since making his solo debut with the Cincinnati Symphony at age 17, Jacob’s performing career...

UGA’s historic North Campus will play host to midday music when the UGA Golden Age Band performs the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s annual Concert On The Lawn near the Arch on October 21 at noon. 

This free-to-attend event on the North Campus quad will give attendees the chance to combine the sights of one of the country’s most beautiful campuses with the sounds of the golden age of American bands.

“This is a musical trip down memory lane featuring the UGA Golden Age Band, a joint venture with Hodgson Wind Ensemble students and School of Music faculty,...

Jaclyn Hartenberger conducts the UGA Wind Symphony during a performance in Hodgson Concert Hall at the UGA Performing Arts Center on September 19.

The UGA Wind Symphony will guide an audience through a musical tour of a galaxy far, far away when it plays the music of Star Wars for its Saturday Morning Club concert in Hodgson Concert Hall on Saturday, October 22, at 10 a.m.

The second of five concerts in the UGA Performing Arts Center's Saturday Morning Club series, this free-to-attend performance will be led by the conductor of the UGA Wind Symphony, Jaclyn Hartenberger.

“We will be not...

Anatoly Sheludyakov, resident accompanist at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, aims to transport an audience to a café of the early-mid 20th century in his Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Monday, October 17, at 8 p.m.

“Imagine yourself sitting in a café one day in a certain town from the morning until the late night,” said Sheludyakov. “This is a retrospective show of dance genres from the 1920s - 1940’s. Foxtrots, tangos, shimmies: whatever you’d hear inside an old-fashioned café or after...

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The UGA Opera Theatre returns to Hodgson Concert Hall for the Thursday Scholarship Series, performing two one-act comic operas—Mozart's "The Impresario" and Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi"—in two performances on October 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. 

The Opera Theatre will combine with the UGA Symphony Orchestra to stage these opera masterpieces, semi-staged with English supertitles. This is the first time the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s opera ensemble has performed two operas for its...

Award-winning violinist Itamar Zorman comes to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music for a special performance with a faculty ensemble in Ramsey Concert Hall on Thursday, October 13, at 8 p.m.

Joined by Michael Heald, associate professor of violin, Maggie Snyder, associate professor of viola, David Starkweather, professor of cello, and Liza Stepanova, assistant professor of piano, Zorman will perform works from Antonín...

The UGA British Brass Band will perform the music of Joseph Turrin in a special performance featuring Turrin on piano in Hodgson Concert Hall on Monday, October 10, at 8 p.m.
 
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensemble will perform compositions by the noted composer, conductor and pianist.
 
The band’s connection to Turrin comes from their bandmaster, Philip Smith, professor of trumpet and the William F. and Pamela P. Prokasy Professor in the Arts.
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The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Jazz Ensemble I trades concert hall for coffee bar when they travel to Hendershot’s Coffee for a performance on Sunday, October 9, at 8:30 p.m.

The concert will be a first for Hendershot’s, which normally hosts much more small-scale shows.

“This will be the first performance of a jazz big band at Hendershot’s,” said David D’Angelo, director of the Jazz Ensemble. “The 18-piece ensemble will be playing arrangements from great composers both past...

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble performs its second concert of the season with a Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty soloist in Hodgson Concert Hall on Thursday, October 6, at 8 p.m.
 
The concert comprises several exciting and provocative 20th century works, including Dana Wilson’s “Concerto for Trombone,” featuring Joshua Bynum, associate professor of trombone at the School of Music.
 
The program begins with Ingolf Dahl’s “Sinfonietta,” written in 1961. The Swedish-German...

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