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The Hugh Hodgson School of Music offers over 350 performances a year in state of the art venues with award winning faculty and students. Many of our events are free, and your UGA student ID gets you a discount on most of the rest.

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The University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the American Music Therapy Association.

Home to approximately six hundred students and a faculty of sixty-five, the Hodgson School offers a wide variety of degree programs from baccalaureate through doctoral levels, as well as many opportunities for all UGA students to participate in ensembles and academic classes. Each year the School hosts nearly 350 public performances.  

As one of the rising national leaders in music schools today, the Hodgson School boasts facilities among the finest in the country. The Performing and Visual Arts Complex—which includes the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Performing Arts Center, Georgia Art Museum, and Lamar Dodd School of Art—is located on UGA’s East Campus and reflects the university’s long-term commitment to the arts. The Performing Arts Center draws world-class artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Sir James Galway, and Wynton Marsalis, as well as major international orchestras, including a twice-yearly residency of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

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The University of Georgia Opera Theatre launches its 2022-23 season with “Faust” by composer Charles Gounod and librettists Jules Barbier and Michel Carré. Performances are Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 13 at 3 p.m. in Hodgson Hall at the Performing Arts Center on UGA’s East…
Clare Longendyke, pianist Artist in Residency at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Join Pianist Clare Longendyke for her two-day residency at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Beginning on Thursday, November 3rd from 10 a.m. to noon with a Piano Masterclass in Edge Hall. Friday, November 4th is full…
The Athens Hip Hop Harmonic (AHHH) will perform in concert on Thursday, Oct. 20, featuring an all-star line up of local Hip Hop artists, UGA composers, and UGA ensembles from the Hodgson School of Music.  This FREE concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall of the UGA Performing Arts…

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