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Today is the big day (actually for the whole of UGA, it's tomorrow, when we will welcome Alton Brown to campus to address the class of 2010). Tonight at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Hall, the Hodgson School of Music will honor its graduates and award winners. Our honored guest and speaker tonight is Charles Wadsworth. Congratulations to all of our graduates and their families on this momentous occasion.

It's time to sign up for Summer Music Camps at UGA. Choose from Summer Music Camp,  Summer Music Institute, Marching Band Camp, Step Off and the Summer Twirl and Dance Camp.

Visit the site for more information, dates, registration and deadlines.

This past Saturday night at Lincoln Center in New York, the Accidentals took third place in this year's International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.

“It’s been amazing — the amount of support we’ve gotten this year from other teams throughout the South,” said Tyler Reed, a junior from Lawrenceville, who has been with the Accidentals since his freshman year. “People we had beat in previous rounds of the competition kept sending us stuff...

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The UGA/Athens Twilight Jazz Festival this past weekend was the place to be. If you missed it, check out the many wonderful images from photographer and dear friend of the Hodgson School of Music,...

The UGA Philharmonia, under the direction of Dr. Skip Taylor, conductor, and Thomas Taylor Dickey, assistant conductor, and

the UGA University Band, James Henderson, conductor, John Schnettler, assistant conductor, and Hannah Rudy, undergraduate conducting assistant, present a free concert tonight at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

The program for tonight's concert is here.

Make plans to join us tonight in Hodgson Hall at 8 p.m. when the Symphony Orchestra plays Grofe' and Barber, featuring violin soloist Shakhida Azimkhodjaeva.

Tonight's free concert will be filmed for broadcast, so please come and support the orchestra and the Hodgson School of Music as we embark on this new venture to bring great music to a wider audience.

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The recitals in HHSOM continue today, with Composition Recitals in the Dancz Center for New Music taking center stage.

Recitals in the Dancz center begin at 5:30 today, free and open to the public.

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A reminder about the free UGA Symphony Orchestra concert tomorrow night at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Hall. Make plans to attend and be a part of music history at UGA, as this concert is filmed for broadcast.

Tonight's Wind Symphony concert features conductors Gregg Gausline, Nikk Pilato and Josh Byrd, and as guest artist, HHSOM assistant professor Amy Marinello, bassoon.

The program will include works by Paul Richards, William Schuman, Chen Yi, Fracois Gossec, Carl Maria von Weber and Percy Grainger.

The free concert begins at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall and the public is invited to attend.

If you haven't been to the Hodgson School for any of the spring recitals, you're missing a treat. The high-level of musicianship by HHSOM students and faculty is a point of pride for the whole university community, and you can come be a part of that, for free, on most any afternoon and evening during the week. Today's recitals and concerts are headlined by two performances in particular: String Chamber Music at 6 :30 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall. And the Symphony Band, under the direction of Dr. Michael...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music 2010 Convocation and Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday May 7, 2010 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

Students who plan to participate should confirm their attendance and reserve their number of tickets by email, hhsom.rsvp@gmail.com

Further information here, Web convocation letter and instructions 2010.

Congratulations to our graduates.

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