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The UGA Steel Band will perform tonight at 8 p.m in Ramsey Concert Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. For a complete list of today's recitals and concerts, please visit here.

A batch of recitals today in the Hodgson School of music, featuring a few of the school's many great students on the saxophone, piano, cello and oboe. Come and enjoy these remarkable performances and support student achievement. Admission is free. ****** And if you are near Atlanta on Sunday the 28th, don't forget the Collegium Musicum Palm Sunday performance at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Ga. Music begins at 4...

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The Red & Black published a very nice feature story on the music therapy program in the Hodgson School of Music yesterday....

Today, members of UGA Concert Choir will perform a short sneak preview of their Monteverdi Vespers concert tomorrow night during the class change in the Miller learning Center. 1 p.m. Pictures later. ***Update - here's the video.

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The  UGA Opera Ensemble's performance of Lehar's The Merry Widow continues for a second evening tonight, 8 p.m. Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall.

Tickets ( $15/$7 for UGA students with ID) are available through the Performing Arts Center box office, 706-542-4400.

Tonight at 8 p.m. the UGA Opera Ensemble presents Lehar's "The Merry Widow" in a fully staged performance at Hodgson Concert Hall.

Congratulations to all the students and professor Burchinal for the hard work they have put into making this an unforgettable performance. The large cast will share the stage with a small chamber orchestra, conducted by Gary DiPasquasio. The various dance sequences were choreographed by Denise Posnak, a visiting lecturer in the department of dance.

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Om March 18 in Edge Recital Hall beginning at 9:30 a.m. the Musicology/Ethnomusicology Area of the Hodgson School of Music and the Musicology Ethnomusicology Student Association (MESA) present the 2010 Music Research Symposium.

The day of speakers, panel discussions and presentations shows the diversity of expertise in school of music and will be a point of interest for music scholars as well as casual observers. The symposium is free and open to the public.

A full list speakers and topic is available at ...

The music continues today with recitals and an early evening concert.

At 5 p.m. in Edge Recital Hall, Ryan Booth and Matthew Everhart will present their saxophone recitals.

At 6 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall, the UGA Mallet Ensemble, under the direction of Scott Pollard, will present a concert that was originally scheduled for two weeks ago but was 'snowed out'.

The performances are free and open to the public, so come out and enjoy while you support our students and colleagues....

The Hodgson Community mourns the passing of one of its very young, wonderful staff members. From the Director, Dale Monson:

Daniel Mammola, an IT technician in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, was in a scooter accident early Monday morning. Tragically, he passed away yesterday afternoon from his injuries. St. Brendan's Catholic Church in Cumming, GA (see address below) will be holding Mass for him tomorrow at 11 a.m. All are invited to attend.

http://www.stbrendansatl.com/

The University of Georgia and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will host a memorial service celebrating the life of Dr. Kenneth Fischer on Saturday, March 6 at 2 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall at the Performing Arts Center.

From an article in the Athens Banner-Herald, on Thursday, March 4:

Fischer taught the sax at UGA for 30 years and led the school's saxophone quartet to national competitions. He toured the country, Europe and Asia playing both the alto...

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