Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Tuesday Tunes at the Georgia Center

Posted 2 weeks 3 hours ago
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The first Tuesday of the month series Tuesday Tunes is an opportunity to enjoy live music at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education featuring UGA student performers:

Join us for this phenomenal and FREE student music series featuring new groups and fresh music each month. 

In August: Jazz Quintet from 5:30-7:30, led by Michael Jarrell.

ALL musicians are students or TAs at UGA's Hugh Hodgson School of Music, part of the UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences! And remember, this is a free event featuring future music superstars, so don't miss the chance to watch...

Scholarship Series subscriptions through July 27

Posted 3 weeks 6 days ago
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Hugh Hodgson School of Music Thursday Scholarship Series and Create Your Own Season subscriptions are available for purchase and renewal now through Friday, July 27th:

Whether you are a long-time patron, or a newcomer to our concert halls, we hope you will join us for what promises to be an outstanding year of classical favorites and exciting contemporary works. From Beethoven to Big Band, our talented students and faculty will inspire.

While you should have received your order form in the mail, I am pleased to share with you that for the first time you may purchase your...

Adams recalls our favorite 'Neighbor'

Posted 1 month 6 days ago
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A great feature on Timothy K. Adams Jr., the Mildred Goodrum Heyward Professor in Music and chair of the percussion area in the Hodgson School of Music, who has the distinction of being the last musician to appear on PBS' “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” in 1999:

“Most people on television have a different persona, and I kind of expected ‘Crazy Freddie’ to come out or something, but he was just that sincere and beautiful as a person when we were taping and when we were taking a break,” said Adams of Rogers, who died in 2003 after a broadcasting career of more than 30 years.

Adams...

Six students named Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars

Posted 3 months 2 days ago
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Only after Cora Nunnally Miller passed away in 2015 did the fact that during her lifetime she anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation. The legacy of those gifts continues to have deeply positive impacts on UGA students today:

Six University of Georgia students have been selected as the inaugural cohort of Cora Nunnally Miller Fine Arts Scholars in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The purpose of the scholarship, made possible as part of a $17 million gift to the university upon Miller’s passing in 2015, is to recognize exceptional...

Hodgson alumnus chosen as LA Philharmonic Resident Fellow

Posted 3 months 1 week ago
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Congratulations to Wesley Sumpter (BMus '17), one of four musicians chosen to be a part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Resident Fellows program:

The cohort of four Resident Fellows will focus on their artistic development through orchestral, chamber music, new music, and education concerts performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and in community settings. They will also have the opportunity to participate in tours with the LA Phil. Mentorship from LA Phil Musicians and assistance with audition preparation are added benefits to prepare Resident Fellows for future...

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