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Sixteen UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music students were recognized at this year’s Georgia Music Teachers Association (GMTA) auditions.

Held on April 9 and 16, the event allowed students of various ages and musical disciplines—College Piano, Voice, Instrumental Concerto, Strings, Woodwinds/Brass—to compete for the rating of “OP,” or Outstanding Performer, and the chance to take part in a “winner’s recital” at the state GMTA conference next fall.

“These are a yearly chance for college performers to prepare three solo pieces of their choosing and perform...

The choral program at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music is preparing its final concert of the season, happening in Ramsey Concert Hall on Monday, April 25, at 3:35 p.m.

The concert will feature student conductors, singers, and instrumentalists in a performance of recitatives and arias from cantatas, operas, and oratorios. Each singer will perform selections from large Baroque vocal works.

“This recital is not only a relevant academic exercise for us as student conductors, but also an exciting opportunity to showcase UGA’s amazing singers in a...

The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s final major concert of 2015-2016 brings over 150 students from nearly every area of the School together in Hodgson Concert Hall on Friday, April 22, at 8 p.m.

The UGA Symphony Orchestra, directed by Mark Cedel, will be joined by the UGA Combined Choirs—the Hodgson Singers, University Chorus and Men’s and...

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble (HWE) closes its season with a colorful concert in Hodgson Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 19, at 8 p.m.

Featuring Olivier Messiaen’s “Oiseaux Exotiques” and works from Antonin Dvořák, Steven Stucky, Erik Morales and Bruce Broughton, the performance will feature several special guests from a number of areas in the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

The concert begins with Messiaen’s work. The ensemble will put forth a multi-faceted presentation of “Oiseaux Exotiques.”

In addition to...

The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s music therapy program was well represented at the annual conference of the American Music Therapy Association’s southeastern region (SER-AMTA), held March 31 - April 2 in Macon, Ga.  

The program had 27 students attending the conference at the Marriott Macon City Center, the largest representation of any university in the region.  

Seven of the students participated in the Student Conference, lectures and presentations developed and delivered by students from the participating...

The final concert in the 2015-2016 Second Thursday Scholarship Series puts one of the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s newest and most active ensembles on display, the UGA British Brass Band, in Hodgson Concert Hall on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m.

The program, dubbed “Rhapsody in Brass,” aims to showcase the strengths of the band, collective and individual, by pairing brass band standards with solo features that allow the student performers to shine.

The aforementioned “Rhapsody in Brass” by Dean Goffin, “Sinfonietta” by Gordon Langford, and two...

Brooke Martin, a UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music student, was recently named first place winner for the UGA Libraries’ Undergraduate Research Award in the Senior year category.

Martin, a double major in horn performance and music theory, will be honored at the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities’ Symposium on April 4 and 5 at the Classic Center in Athens, in addition to receiving a cash award.

The selection committee for the award noted that despite a record number of applications, Martin’s stood out as an “exemplar” for the award.

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Milton Masciadri, Distinguished University Professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Science’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music, has been named the University of Georgia’s recipient of the 2016 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.

 
The award, which is administered by provosts at the 14 universities in the SEC, recognizes professors with outstanding records in teaching and scholarship who serve as role models for other faculty and students...

The UGA Percussion Ensemble’s spring concert in Ramsey Concert Hall on Wednesday, April 6, at 6 p.m. will go beyond the ensemble’s characteristic high-quality and innovation with performances of a percussion masterwork and a world premiere.

The free concert’s program includes works from Fredrik Andersson, Lynn Glassock, James Romig and Ardean W. Watts, showcasing various configurations of percussionists from the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s percussion area, chaired by Timothy...

A scene from this semester's UGA Opera Theatre production of "Così fan Tutte"

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at the University of Georgia is holding a fundraising gala at the Athens Country Club on Sunday, April 3, at 4 p.m. and the entertainment will be home-grown: opera singers from the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Beginning at 4 p.m. with appetizers, cash bar and a silent auction, the OLLI event will welcome UGA Opera Theatre students at 5 p.m., the latest in a long partnership between the opera and OLLI.

OLLI is encouraging donations during the event to support scholarship awards for the opera students so...

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