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Rounding out this season’s Thursday Scholarship Series is UGA’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble, led by Director of Bands and conducting area chair Cynthia Johnston Turner. The concert will take place on Thursday, April 19th at 7:30 in Hodgson Concert Hall.

Audience members may need to buckle their seat belts as the program begins with a bang. Under the baton of graduate conducting student Bradley Esau, the Hodgson Wind Ensemble will treat everyone to a brass tour-de-force fanfare by Australian composer Katy Abbott entitled Punch! 

The mainstay of the...

The UGA Symphony Orchestra (UGASO) closes its season with an entire concert program featuring works by Brahms. UGA Choirs will join together with UGASO for part of the program, performing two choral works. The concert is on April 17th, in Hodgson Hall at 8 p.m.

The concert opens with Brahms' Alto Rhapsodie. The score calls for a solo alto voice, men's chorus and orchestra. Magdalena Wór, a graduate student at UGA...

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra will bring rarely performed chamber music to the Hodgson Concert Hall on Tuesday, April 10, at 8 p.m. The concert program features works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Mikhail Glinka, and Franz Schubert.

 

The concert’s program opens with Mozart’s String Duo No.1 in G Major, K.423, which was originally written as a violin and viola duo. Later, a brilliant arrangement was orchestrated for solo violin and orchestra by Russian composer Ruslan Mursyakaev, which is what will be performed. Levon Ambartsumian, the Franklin...

Guitarist and Hugh Hodgson School of Music lecturer Daniel Bolshoy will be giving the final performance in this season’s Faculty Artist Series. The performance will take place on Tuesday, April 3rd at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall.

 

“This is my first solo recital at UGA. I’m looking forward to sharing music that I’ve been playing in recent seasons,” says Bolshoy.

 

Bolshoy has woven together a guitar program filled with music written over the past 200 years. The composers whose works he is choosing to perform are important to Bolshoy for...

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the faculty, students and alumni of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music bring to the stage Woman to Woman, the next performance in the Thursday Scholarship Series, set for Thursday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

 

“Women’s history will come alive in this concert,” says faculty member and harpist Monica Hargrave, who decided last year she wanted to present a concert during Women’s History Month that would showcase UGA faculty and students – performers and composers at a local and global level. “These...

The UGA Wind Symphony performs with guest conductor Jorge Lhez on an entirely South American inspired program on Wednesday, March 28, 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

Recognized as one of the most complete and versatile Argentine orchestral and choral conductors, Jorge Lhez is the former music director of the Symphony Orchestra of Salta, one of the best symphony orchestras in his native Argentina. Under his direction, the orchestra has quickly gained recognition and was ranked this year...

University of Georgia's British Brass Band will be performing Tuesday, March 27th at 8 pm in Hodgson Concert Hall. The band is under the direction of the William F. and Pamela P. Prokasy Professor in the Arts, Philip Smith. The concert is free and open to the public.

The British Brass Band is the newest brass ensemble at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. It is made up of the standard brass band instrumentation seen throughout the world. Their repertoire encompasses a wide variety of styles, including the pieces chosen for the March 27th rogram, entitled "...

Robert Spano, musical director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchstra, will be visiting UGA on Friday, March 23rd for a day of events supported by the President's Venture Fund, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. 

 

Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony will read and rehearse the compositions of the 6 winners of the UGA/ASO Composers Workshop Call-For-Scores. This event will take place in Hodgson Hall from 1:30pm-4:00 pm.
 

This event is free and open to the public!
 

There will be a Pre-...

Recording studios have evolved greatly over the past 50 years, to the point where today’s hobbyist has more tools and tracks than the greatest studios of the 1960’s or ’70’s, with far greater capabilities for fine-tuning a mix, editing, or even removing noises and correcting intonation problems. What hasn’t changed is the necessity for acoustically superior spaces when recording acoustic instruments, and the need to listen to the recording in an environment which is trustworthy and which translates well to other listening environments. Whether it’s a state-of-the-art...

The Thursday Scholarship Series welcomes the UGA Hodgson Singers to the stage on March 22nd. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall located in the Performing Arts Center next to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music (HHSOM).

 

The Hodgson Singers serve as the flagship choral ensemble of the HHSOM and are comprised of UGA’s most gifted and talented vocalists. Membership is contingent upon absolute excellence in musicianship, vocal artistry, and dedication.

 

The choir was recently featured by invitation at the American...

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