Congratulations to Mr. Cedel and all the members of the Symphony Orchestra on a job well done in last night's concert.

Bernstein's “Overture to Candide” is a perennial favorite, five or so rollicking minutes that are a workout for the musicians and an effervescent experience for the listener. Given Bernstein's penchant for turning rhythm on its ear, the orchestra, anchored by Cedel's presence on the podium, turned in a performance that...

Hodgson School students and faculty will embark on a tour of Northern italy in November, highlighted by an invitation to perform in Venice, at the venerable Gran Teatro La Fenice opera house....

The Hodgson School of Music Choral Program will present two events for High School students this September, the annual High School Choral Day (Wednesday, September 28, 2011) and the UGA All-State Choir Audition Boot-Camp (Saturday, September 24, 2011).

Our annual High School Choral Day is a wonderful and unique opportunity for your best and most dedicated singers to rehearse and perform in our world-class facilities, to work with and make personal connections with our conducting and voice faculties, and to...

The Red & Black reports on some recent news in the School of Music:

It’s time for the University’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music to toot its own horn.

David Bilger, principal trumpeter for the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra, has joined the ranks of the faculty in the HHSOM as a visiting professor. He will be continuing his role in the the Philadelphia Orchestra for the next two years, and at the same time will act as visiting professor...

It's that time again, to welcome new students and faculty as well as returning students, faculty and staff.

All are invited to please join us for Convocation 2011 at 4:30 pm on Monday August 15 in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall.

A programming note from Doug Moore.

on Tuesday, July 26th, Performance Today will broadcast the following selection from Charlie Albright’s performance at the University of Georgia this past February:

Janacek: Piano Sonata 1. X. 1905, JW VIII/19

Charlie Albright, piano

Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

February 24, 2011

American Public Media's Performance Today is broadcast on 260 public radio stations across the country and is...

The UGA Collegium Musicum performed and attended workshops, discussions, and performances by top musicians during the 2011 Boston Early Music Festival’s Fringe Concert division in June.

The ensembles' performances were reviewed in the Boston press over the course of the festival. From the Boston Globe:

Monday’s three concerts were nicely varied in repertoire and approach. Under the direction of Mitos Andaya, the University of...

This week, the School of Music is hosting the Clarinet Academy of the South, a five day series of clarinet master classes with Robert DiLutis and D. Ray McClellan. Admission is open to college-age clarinetists, professionals, teachers and a limited number of advanced high school students.

The American Chamber Festival, sponsored by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music and the UGA Performing Arts Center, is two evenings and one afternoon of chamber music May 20-22, presented free of charge.


Congratulations graduates (and parents)! The Hugh Hodgson School of Music presents its 2011 Graduation Convocation and Awards Ceremony tomorrow night, May 12, at 7 p.m. in Mahler Auditorium at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.

Plan to come and help us celebrate the accomplishments of our students.