The UGA Percussion Department has one of the finest collections of professional level instruments in the country as well as state of the art performance facilities and an abundance of dedicated practice space for percussionists.

We have a total of 8 dedicated practice spaces for our students:


UGA Symphony Orchestra

The University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra (UGASO) is one of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music's premier performing ensembles, showcasing some of the university's finest players performing traditional orchestral repertoire in a series of dynamic concerts.


Founded in 1988 as an offshoot of the Women's Glee Club, Noteworthy is the University of Georgia's only all-female a capella group.  The ladies of Noteworthy come from a variety of musical backgrounds, informing their varied choice of repertoire.  The ensemble sings everything from jazz to popular music, to madrigals and sacred music.

T-TH: 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
MUSI 2700, 4700

(Large Ensemble)
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UGA Choir Website

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Lineage Percussion, coached by Timothy Adams Jr. and Ms. Kimberly Toscano, was founded in 2014 by Trevor Barroero, Lauren Floyd, and Wesley Sumpter in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia. 

The Kenneth Fischer Saxophone Quartet

Founded in 1988, the Kenneth Fischer Saxophone Quartet is a resident faculty ensemble at the University of Georgia Hodgson School of Music. The quartet maintains an active performance schedule, performing community outreach and championing new works for saxophone quartet.  The ensemble’s repertoire includes various styles of music, from transcriptions to avant-garde to jazz.  Time-and-again, the quartet has been called upon to represent UGA at meetings of the World Saxophone Congress and the North American Saxophone Alliance.

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The University of Georgia Horn Choir is an active performance opportunity for both horn majors and non-majors at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Directed by Dr. Jean Martin-Williams, the Horn Choir explores traditional horn choir repertoire in addition to newer music and transcriptions.

The Horn Choir performs frequently at the Southeast Horn Workshop and has received numerous invitations to perform at the International Horn Society Annual Conference.  The ensemble also performs on campus and at venues in the Atlanta area.

The Hodgson Wind Ensemble has earned an international reputation for its artistry, precision, sensitivity, and musicianship. Membership, determined each semester by blind audition, includes the most accomplished graduate and undergraduate UGA music majors. Employing flexible scoring, the Wind Ensemble (one musician per part) performs chamber works as well as large scale compositions, fresh ink and classics, and music from around the world.