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The Faculty Artists Series continues its season with Brass Area Chair Josh Bynum on trombone and Anatoly Sheludyakov on piano. The concert takes place on Tuesday, March 6th at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Hall.

 

The concert features pre-dominantly American composers and has a great mix of styles that pay tribute to both the classical and jazz traditions of the trombone. Audiences can expect to hear everything from Moon River to a mashup of American blues and Arabic drones, and everything in between.

 

“My program has a balance of music originally...

As part of “A Gathering at the Hugh: Celebrating the Composition and Commissioning Process, Wind Ensemble and Saxophone,” the Hugh Hodgson School of Music (HHSOM) will be hosting international saxophone virtuoso Arno Bornkamp from Holland. The international artist concert will feature Bornkamp, along with guest pianist Casey Dierlam. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, March 4th at 3 pm in Edge Hall.

 

“The audience will hear unforgettable artistry paired with his charismatic and captivating stage presence.  Arno is one of the most revered classical...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music will be hosting “A Gathering at the Hugh: Celebrating the Composition and Commissioning Process, Wind Ensemble and Saxophone,” a weekend-long event which will be held March 2nd through 4th. 

 

“This gathering is an opportunity to showcase the collaborative process that takes place between various artists to bring a new piece of music to life from its commission/inception to its world premiere,” says Connie Frigo, University of Georgia professor of saxophone.

 

Throughout the event, composers, conductors,...

UGA Opera Theatre will complete its trifecta of Mozart's three most famous operas created with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in their production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) happening February 23, 24, and 25. This energetic period production juxtaposes side-splitting comedy with biting social commentary, all illuminated through Mozart's ingenious score. It’s no surprise why Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most famous and beloved operas of all time.

 

Performances will take place in the UGA Fine Arts Theatre on Friday,...

Music and nature are two things known to soothe the soul.

 

It’s only natural the two have come together for Pickin’ at the Garden, an interactive workshop and concert series produced by the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the Terry College of Business and the State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

 

The next workshop and concert is Thursday, Feb. 22, in the Day Chapel at the garden.

 

Assisted by students in the Music Business Program at the Terry College, with local musicians selected through the Athens Music Project at the...

The Music Therapy students will be hosting their annual Musicale on Tuesday, February 20 at 8:00 PM in Edge Hall. This event is free, kid-friendly, and open to the public.

The Music Therapy Musicale will feature presentations by students in the Music Therapy Program. The students share activities and songs that they have used in their clinical assignments, teaching the audience about music therapy as they get to participate and share in the music-making experience.

TThe masterclass will be held in Edge Hall on Monday, February 19th from 1:30-4:30PM and is free and open to the public. Although Emmanuel Pahud is a flutist, this class should be of interest to all musicians, not just flutists. Pahud's wisdom can be applied to all instrumentalists and musicians. 

As part of this masterclass, six performers have been selected to perform based on the results of the "Competition to Perform in a Masterclass with Emmanuel Pahud." College students from UGA and surrounding states’ schools competed for a chance to perform with Pahud...

Two Hugh Hodgson School of Music professors, Levon Ambartsumian (violin) and Evgeny Rivkin (piano), join together to deliver the sounds of Russia in Ramsey Hall on Thursday, February 15th at 8 p.m. The program features music by Glinka, Alyabyev, Khachaturian, and Schnittke. The order of the program will progressively depict the musical styles from the 19th Century to the modern era.  

Both professors joined the...

UGA Opera Theatre will complete its trifecta of Mozart's three most famous operas created with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in their production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) happening February 23, 24, and 25. This energetic period production juxtaposes side-splitting comedy with biting social commentary, all illuminated through Mozart's ingenious score. It’s no surprise why Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most famous and beloved operas of all time.

 

Performances will take place in the UGA Fine Arts Theatre on Friday,...

Misha Galaganov (viola) and John Owings (piano) will be performing Monday, February 12 at 6 pm in Ramsey Recital Hall. Their program will include music by Chausson, Inghelbrecht, and two pieces by Kunc.
 
Dr. Misha Galaganov is Professor of Viola and Chair of Strings at Texas Christian University (TCU). Before accepting a full-time teaching position at TCU as viola and chamber music professor, he had worked with the New Orlando Quartet in Amsterdam, Holland and had been engaged by Young Artists International for concerts in the USA. Galaganov is...

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