Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Redcoats to perform halftime Allman tribute Nov. 4

Posted 3 weeks 1 day ago
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The University of Georgia Redcoat Marching Band will perform a tribute the late Gregg Allman during halftime of the UGA vs. South Carolina football game on Nov. 4.

The Redcoats will perform three songs written by Gregg Allman – “Whipping Post,” “Midnight Rider,” and “Blackhearted Woman” – and one song co-written by Allman and Dickie Betts, “Ramblin’ Man,” which was performed and recorded by the Allman Brothers Band. The famed Georgia-based rock and blues musician passed away on May 27, 2017.

In 2015, UGA Franklin College of Arts and Sciences announced a significant endowment...

Sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts

Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
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The visual, literary and performing arts take center stage beginning November 1 during the sixth annual Spotlight on the Arts festival, which features nearly 100 events and exhibitions over 12 days:

The festival begins Nov. 1 with "Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration," an hourlong showcase of student performances in dance, music, theater and creative writing at 7 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center. Spotlight on the Arts, which continues through Nov. 12, includes art exhibitions and demonstrations, book talks and readings, film screenings and theater, and music...

Kudos, October 2017

Posted 1 month 1 day ago
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New research projects, diversity certificates and a musical premiere highlight accomplishments of faculty, students and staff during October. A sample:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) awarded more than $9 million in grants to explore gaps in knowledge about antibiotic resistance and pilot innovative solutions in the healthcare, veterinary, and agriculture industries. Professor of plant biology and Franklin College associate dean Michelle Momany and assistant professor of microbiology Elizabeth Ottesen are leading two of the 25 funded projects

Plant biology professor...

Concert on the Lawn 2017

Posted 1 month 6 days ago
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The fall tradition continues with this year’s Concert On The Lawn presented by the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. The concert—featuring the Hodgson School’s premier wind band, the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, with special guests the UGA Jazz Ensemble—leans into its proximity to Halloween with a theme of “Witches and Wizards.” Pieces from “The Wizard of Oz,” “The Wiz,” “Wicked” and the “Harry Potter” series join Sousa marches and Karl King’s “Invictus” on the program.

The music begins at 12:30 p.m. on the North campus lawn in front of the Chapel. Bring your lunch and a blanket, and some...

Hodgson students to perform North American premiere of new work

Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago
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The Hodgson Wind Ensemble and the Hodgson Singers in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will perform the North American premiere of a new work from Australian composer Catherine Likhuta when the Thursday Scholarship Series returns to Hodgson Concert Hall Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. "Scraps from a Madman's Diary" brings together a rare pairing of major ensembles for the performances of Likhuta's work, a 35-minute oratorio:

"The piece is unusual in its demands on the choir in that it calls on the choir to be a staged, acting character/characters for the entire duration," said Dan Bara,...

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