Hugh Hodgson School of Music

Bynum Trombone Recital

Posted 5 years 10 months ago

One of the great young faculty members in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, Josh Bynum, takes the stage for a recital tonight at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall.

Bynum will play a program on the trombone that includes works by Defaye and and Joseph Turrin. More.


Tuba-Euphonium students shine

Posted 5 years 10 months ago

Terrific article in the Athens Banner Herald about the Tuba-Euphonium studio in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music:

“They’re a really, really talented crew. They have really bought into what they’re working on, and they work incredibly hard,” said Zerkel, who narrowly missed out on a chance at a full-time symphony job a few years ago.

It’s no accident that Zerkel sounds like a sports coach sometimes.

“Building a successful studio program is a lot like building an athletic team. You do the best you can to get the best players and do the best you can to get them to the...

Brent's 'Hoffman'

Posted 5 years 10 months ago

A terrific article by the Athens Banner Herald on the Hugh Hodgson School of Music's production of 'The Tales of Hoffman" and DMA student Joseph Brent, who stars as Hoffman:

Compromised is too harsh a description for the UGA Opera Theater’s production of “Hoffman,” as only highlights from the text are offered here, and staging is minimal. Since no true text of “Hoffman” exists, Brent explained they can pick and choose portions from numerous editions, as they do with the final act. Brent, in his second year of a doctorate of musical arts in voice program, is no stranger to the...

UGA Opera Theatre to present 'Tales of Hoffman'

Posted 5 years 11 months ago

In October, UGA Opera Theatre will present a concert performance of Offenbach's Tales of Hoffman:

Jacques Offenbach’s supernatural tale of unrequited love, in a two-night presentation on Thursday, October 11 and Saturday, October 13 at 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Tickets for the program, part of the 2012-2013 2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, are $18/$5 for students and available via the UGA Performing Arts Center box office at 706/542/4400 or online at

The UGA Opera Theatre, under the direction of...

2nd Thursday concerts return with Dvořák

Posted 5 years 11 months ago

Since 1980, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music 2nd Thursday Scholarship Series has offered showcase performances by UGA students and faculty the second Thursday of each month throughout the academic year. Proceeds from individual ticket sales and season subscriptions allow for yearlong academic scholarships and assistantships and present donors the opportunity to sponsor individual students in the music school. What has truly been an innovative link between entertainment for the community and student acheivement continues in September with an all Dvořák program by the UGA Symphomy Orchestra...