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As Vice-President of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO), Dr. Mitos Andaya co-organized and presented, with four fellow officers, the Fourth NCCO National Conference at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.  The three-day conference included sessions and performances by internationally-renowned conductor and Bach specialist, Helmuth Rilling; American arranger and composer, Alice Parker; and American composers Libby Larsen and Morten Lauridsen, 16 top collegiate choirs across the nation, literature presentations, and panel...

UGA Percussion Ensemble: 8 pm, Ramsey Concert Hall (Free)

Ionisation (1934)

Edgard Varese

Millet Music (1992)

Matthew Davidson

Different but One Body (2003)

Dajeong Choi

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The Wind Ensemble enlivened an already beautiful Fall afternoon the last Friday in September with its second Concert on the Lawn. The students, Dr. Lynch, guest soloists Michael Heald and Brandon Craswell , and PAC director George Foreman all did a terrific job, as a few more folks on campus discovered the musicianship and precision of the Wind Ensemble. A few highlights, plus some shots of North Campus:

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Nice article about the New Horizons and the Community Music School in the Athens Banner Herald:

The band actually grew out of the University of Georgia's Community Music School, a part of UGA's Hugh Hodgson School of Music, said Kristin Jutras, director of the community music school, which offers private lessons and other musical opportunities to UGA students as well as people in Athens and surrounding communities.

The school also has launched a New Horizons orchestra,...

The Hodgson School of Music, Classic City Jazz and Jazz Orchestra Atlanta present the UGA Jazz Workshop and culminating concert with the New York Voices and Jazz Orchestra Atlanta on Saturday, October 15. UGA Classic City Jazz will be featured at the workshop during the day along with Florida State University...

After its great success with this concert last fall, the Concert on the Lawn is back. The UGA Bands invite the UGA and Athens community to join us on Friday, September 30 from 12:30-1:45 on the Lawn of UGA's North Campus near the Arch. The concert features the UGA Wind Ensemble conducted by John Lynch, Director of Bands and George Foreman,  Director of the Performing Arts Center.  Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy an afternoon of entertaining pops music from Broadway to Hollywood to light classics to patriotic marches!

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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...

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