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Tonight at 8 pm in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, The UGA Symphony Orchestra kicks off another year of the 2nd Thursday Scholarship Series:

The symphony orchestra, under the direction of Mark Cedel, will present a program that includes the Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor by Ludwig van Beethoven and the Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler. Tickets for the concert, $15 for the general public and $7 for UGA students with a valid ID, are available through the Performing...

Violinist and Hugh Hodgson School of Music alumna Danijela Zezelji-Gualdi is the subject of a feature story in The Beat Magazine.

Today, Danijela has lived in the United States well over a decade. After completing her Master’s at Carnegie-Mellon and her Doctorate in Violin Performance at the University of Georgia in 2006, she accepted a part-time faculty teaching position at...

Essentials, by the late Kenneth Fischer, with Martha Thomas on piano, is reviewed on the Sequenza 21 contemporary classical music blog:

Surprising to think at this late date that the saxophone should still be looking for respectability as a solo classical instrument, at least in some circles. You would certainly have gotten an argument on that score from the late Kenneth Fischer (d. December 9, 2009) whose masterful, virtuosic performances on the present program make the...

The University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra begins the 2010-2011 2nd Thursday Scholarship Series on Thursday Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall at the UGA Performing Arts Center. The symphony orchestra, under the direction of Mark Cedel, will present a program that includes the Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor by Ludwig van Beethoven and the Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler. Tickets for the concert, $15 for the general public and $7 for UGA students with a valid ID, are available through the Performing Arts Center Box Office at 706/542-4400...

The University of Georgia Musicology/Ethnomusicology Student Association will host the first annual Southern Graduate Music Research Symposium August 27-28, 2010 at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music. The two-day symposium will begin with a panel on Friday, Aug. 27 at 5:30 pm in Edge Recital Hall in the Hodgson School of Music; all symposium events are free and the public is invited to attend.

A collaborative event organized by and for graduate students, the mission of the symposium is to support graduate student research in music and to...

The Hodgson School of Music will host an All Student Convocation on Monday, August 16, from 4:30 to 5:30 in Ramsey Hall at the Performing Arts Center. The agenda will include introduction of new faculty, curricular changes and a message from Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Dean Garnett Stokes, among other items.

Immediately following the convocation there will be a pizza picnic in the second floor lobby for all students faculty and staff. This will be an excellent opportunity to welcome those new to the HHSOM family and to celebrate the opening of the new...

Starting this semester, UGA students can register for private lessons for credit through OASIS. For more information, visit http://www.music.uga.edu/lessons/

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The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble under the direction of John Lynch, UGA Director of Bands, toured Argentina recently from May 10 to May 17 as an invited performing ensemble for the nation's 200th bicentennial celebration.  The travelling party of 60 included students and faculty including Dale Monson, Director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and faculty soloists Angela Jones-Reus (flute), Amy Marinello (bassoon) and Scott Pollard (percussion).

The Wind Ensemble was based in the heart of Buenos Aires, one of South America's most...

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The 2011 ALS Bicentennial Festival will be held at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, February 17-19, 2011. New festival website is here. Watch for added details in the coming weeks, but the registration form is updated and ready to submit.

The title of this year's festival is...

On March 23 of this year, the UGA Concert Choir and the Collegium Musicum, under the direction of Mitos Andaya, performed the Vespers of 1610 by Claudio Monteverde. The concert performance in Hodgson Hall involved many guest singers and musicians, including alumnus Derek Chester, who has performed this piece, and others, in several highly-renown venues this year.

Production has just been completed on a video of the rehearsals for the...

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