UGA School of Music doctoral grad joins University of North Georgia faculty

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Luca Lombardi, a recent DMA graduate from the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will join the music faculty of the University of North Georgia (UNG) this semester.

Lombardi will become the Double Bass Instructor for UNG, and he will also teach String Methods, Music Appreciation and Music Fundamentals.

“I am excited to share ideas and experiences, collaborate with and learn from the esteemed faculty of the University of North Georgia,” said Lombardi

A native of Cremona, Italy, Lombardi’s young career is already decorated and expansive. 

In addition to his doctoral degree from UGA, he holds degrees in double bass performance from the Milan Conservatory in Italy. From 2005 to 2011, he taught at the Giuseppe Verdi School of Music in Castelleone, Italy, where he held the position of Director from 2007 to 2011. At UGA, he studied under UNESCO Artist for Peace Milton Masciadri. Lombardi has performed in Italy, France, Switzerland, Russia, Armenia and Kazakhstan.

The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music is a rising national leader in musical education and performance. With over 300 undergraduate and 200 graduate students, the School of Music trains the music performers, educators, scholars, composers and therapists of tomorrow with world-class facilities, unparalleled instruction and hundreds of performance opportunities each year.