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Make plans to join us tonight in Hodgson Hall at 8 p.m. when the Symphony Orchestra plays Grofe' and Barber, featuring violin soloist Shakhida Azimkhodjaeva.

Tonight's free concert will be filmed for broadcast, so please come and support the orchestra and the Hodgson School of Music as we embark on this new venture to bring great music to a wider audience.

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The recitals in HHSOM continue today, with Composition Recitals in the Dancz Center for New Music taking center stage.

Recitals in the Dancz center begin at 5:30 today, free and open to the public.

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A reminder about the free UGA Symphony Orchestra concert tomorrow night at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Hall. Make plans to attend and be a part of music history at UGA, as this concert is filmed for broadcast.

Tonight's Wind Symphony concert features conductors Gregg Gausline, Nikk Pilato and Josh Byrd, and as guest artist, HHSOM assistant professor Amy Marinello, bassoon.

The program will include works by Paul Richards, William Schuman, Chen Yi, Fracois Gossec, Carl Maria von Weber and Percy Grainger.

The free concert begins at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall and the public is invited to attend.

If you haven't been to the Hodgson School for any of the spring recitals, you're missing a treat. The high-level of musicianship by HHSOM students and faculty is a point of pride for the whole university community, and you can come be a part of that, for free, on most any afternoon and evening during the week. Today's recitals and concerts are headlined by two performances in particular: String Chamber Music at 6 :30 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall. And the Symphony Band, under the direction of Dr. Michael...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music 2010 Convocation and Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday May 7, 2010 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

Students who plan to participate should confirm their attendance and reserve their number of tickets by email, hhsom.rsvp@gmail.com

Further information here, Web convocation letter and instructions 2010.

Congratulations to our graduates.

The April issue of The Instrumentalist magazine features an interview with Hugh Hodgson School of Music Director of Bands and professor of music John P. Lynch.

Dr. Lynch also graces the cover.

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Not really. But we do have three flute recitals today in Edge Recital Hall at 3:30 p.m., as HHSOM students Allison Carroll, Lindsay Welch and Caitlyn Delinsky perform today.

Then at 5 p.m. in Edge Hall (3rd floor, HHSOM), catch the senior voice recital by Ryan Tucker. You'll remember that Ryan was terrific as Bob in Menotti's opera "The Old Maid and the Thief" back in February. Hodgson School singers and musicians consistently perform at a very high level and these...

New Horizons Music programs have one simple message: You're never too old to learn how to play a musical instrument. The Community Music School, part of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, in conjunction with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (UGA College of Education) will be launching a New Horizons Center in the Athens in Fall 2010. If you are interested in participating, submitting comments or receiving additional information throughout the planning stages for this new CMS initiative, send an email to...

At 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall, the Hodgson String Quartet performs a free concert.

The program:

Quatuor à cordes                                                            Maurice Ravel(1875-1937)

I.               Allegro moderato – Très doux

II.             Assez vif – Très rythmé

III.           Très lent

IV.            Vif et agité

Intermission

String Quartet in F Major, Op.59 No.1            Ludwig van Beethoven(1770-1827)

I.               Allegro

II.             Allegretto vivace e...

Tonight's 2nd Thursday Scholarship Series Concert promises to be a real treat.

The ARCO Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Levon Ambartsumian, presents From England to Siberia.

The concert features faculty soloists D. Ray McClellan, David Zerkel, Levon Ambartsumian and guest conductor Dan Kaplunas performing the music of English and Russian composers of the 2oth century.

The program begins at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Hall. Tickets are $15...

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