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The School of Music presents a joint concert by the UGA Glee Clubs on Tuesday, March 29 at 8 p.m. in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. Admission to this concert is free and the public is invited to attend.

The Womens Glee Club, under the direction of associate director of choral activities Mitos Andaya , will perform a program that marks the anniversaries of composers Tomás Luis de Victoria (1546-1611) and Franz Liszt (1811-1886). The women will perform Victoria’s “Duo Seraphim” and Liszt’s “Tantum Ergo, as well as original compositions by Andaya, “...

A big slate of recitals and concerts are on the schedule for the School of Music this week.

One of the early week highlights, is David Zerkel's faculty recital on Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall. Zerkel will be joined by Anatoly Sheludyakov on piano for a program that includes works by Giovanni Pergolesi, Eugene Bozza, Ben Miles, Trygve Madsen and Robert Schumann. Admission to this concert is $5.

At week's end is the UGA Choral Association Joy of...

The UGA Wind Ensemble will perform on Tuesday night, March 8, at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall at the UGA Performing Arts Center. The concert date was erroneously listed  in Columns as Wednesday, March 9. We regret any confusion this may have caused.

The Wind Ensemble performance is one of three free concerts this week featuring four of the large ensembles in the Hodgson school of Music. Tonight is the University Band and Concert Band at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. These two groups feature...

The UGA Opera Ensemble, in collaboration with the Department of Theatre and Film Studies and the Department of Dance, presents Strauss' comic operetta Die Fledermaus tonight a 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre on Baldwin Street.

Instead of its traditional Vienna setting, this "Die Fledermaus" takes place in New Orleans in the early 1900s. The Mardi Gras setting lends itself to creativity and collaboration, Burchinal said.

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Over the weekend of Feb. 12 the UGA Wind Ensemble recorded music for a new CD, to be released later this year. Below is a video about the session that includes interviews with Dr. Lynch, Joshua Byrd and two of the musicians, Sarah Hranac and Sarah Lawing.

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First Tony Bennett, Now this:

On February 22, members of UGA's vocal jazz ensemble Classic City jazz (Mitos Andaya, director) spent the evening with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Orchestra. The group was invited to attend the sound check and talk with many of the musicians. Wynton Marsalis, the 8-time Grammy Winner and Pulitzer prize recipient took ample time with CCJ both before and after the concert to answer questions and talk on a number of topics. John newsome, CCJ's Vice...

The Hodgson School of Music presents a special Guest Artist Recital tonight at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall featuring Julia Heinen, clarinet, and Dmitry Rachmanov, piano. Heinen is a Professor of Music at California State University, Northridge (near Los Angeles), who has performed hundreds of recitals throughout the United States and had the distinct pleasure of premiering several works written specifically for her. In February of 2003, she performed a recital including several new works...

As part of an array of summer offerings in the Hodgson School of Music geared toward professional development, Choral director Daniel Bara will launch the UGA Summer Choral Conducting Institute.

The UGA Summer Choral Conducting Institute is an intensive, week-long series of seminars and master classes geared for music educators, graduate-student conductors, church musicians, and other aspiring conductors who wish to grow as artists, teachers, musicians, and leaders.

More information is available on the web...

That's from the title of an article mentioning the American Liszt Society Bicentennial Festival at UGA next week, in the St. Louis Magazine blog.

Don't forget that

The headline event of the festival is the world premiere of a new work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer William Bolcom performed by internationally-acclaimed baritone Thomas Hampson on...

From an article on Steve Dancz's very successful pre-Super Bowl film:

Dancz hopes his score will continue to make an impact after the credits roll on the film. After the game, iTunes users can download "Declaration Anthem," and the proceeds will go to the Wounded Warriors Project.

"There have been 40,000 soldiers injured in our present conflicts, so a lot of help needs to be given," Dancz said. "The Wounded Warriors Project is doing amazing work. It was kind of a light...

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