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The UGA Wind Ensemble, under the direction of John Lynch and with special guest conductor George Foreman, presents a free concert on the lawn today on the North Campus Quad, 12:30 pm.

Bring your lunch and enjoy some great music.

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Two guest artists, faculty from the Alessandria Conservatory, UGA's music study abroad partner institution, will play a special recital tonight in Ramsey Hall at 8 p.m.. Claudio Merlo, violoncello, and Giorgio Vercillo, piano, will play a program that includes the Sonata in G minor, op. 65 by Frédéric Chopin and the Adagio e Allegro, op.70 by Robert Schumann.

The concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

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Tonight at 8 pm in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, the UGA Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Mark Cedel, presents a free concert featuring the Symphony No. 4 in D minor by Robert Schumann and the Symphony No. 9 in E flat major by Dmitri...

The Faculty Recital Series at the UGA Performing Arts Center kicks off tonight with Brandon Craswell. Tickets are $5. Craswell, trumpet, will be joined by Janet Craswell on piano.

8 p.m., Hodgson Concert Hall.

Tonight at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall, don't miss a rare event - all three resident faculty ensembles performing on one in the same evening. The Georgia Woodwind Quintet, Georgia Brass Quintet and the Franklin String Quartet all boast new members this semester, as well.

Admission is free. This is a blue card event.

Liana Embovica, who for many years served as staff accompanist in the Hodgson School of Music, passed away on August 18, 2010. Please join us for a memorial service for Liana on Sunday, September 26, at 4 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center. A reception will follow in the Orchestra Room of the PAC.

Just a reminder about the opportunities for great music tomorrow.

The UGA Choral Association (UGACA) welcomes the world-renowned Choir of Clare College, Cambridge (United Kingdom) in its first international choral exchange on campus.  This well-recorded choir will be under the direction of Timothy Brown.  UGACA is delighted to co-sponsor the event with Athens First Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Brown and the choir will present a workshop together with the UGA Collegium Musicum on Thursday, September 16th at 2pm in the church.  The Clare Choir will then...

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...

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