Hugh Hodgson School of Music

UGA Holiday Concert Dec. 4 and 5

Posted 2 years 9 months ago
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The great tradition afforded by a campus symphony orchestra and dynamic choral program returns with the UGA Holiday Concert preformances Dec. 4 & 5 in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall:

The concert brings together hundreds of student musicians from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music for an evening of seasonal selections by the UGA Symphony Orchestra, British Brass Band, Jazz Band and choirs.

"These concerts are one of the events that usher in the holiday season here in Athens," said Dale Monson, Hodgson School director. "They occupy a special place in our hearts and in university...

Concert on the Lawn, Oct. 17

Posted 2 years 11 months ago

The Concert on the Lawn has become a fall tradition on North campus, and the Hodgson Wind Ensemble will present the fifth installment this Friday, Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m.

Enjoy an hour of good fellowship and fun at this free concert by the Hodgson Wind Ensemble and director of bands Cynthia Johnston Turner!

Begun in 2010, the program includes light classics, patriotic numbers, and beloved marches in the style of old-fashioned band concerts in the park. This year's repertoire includes Glinka's overture to Ruslan & Ludmilla; American classics such as Whistler and His Dog, The...

2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series

Posted 3 years 4 weeks ago
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The Hugh Hodgson School of Music revs up the fall semester with the first concert in the 2nd Thursday Scholarship Concert Series on Thursday Sept. 11, with a new start time at 7:30 p.m.:

Pianist Damon Denton will appear as featured soloist with the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra on Sept. 11 in Hodgson Concert Hall.

In addition to Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major “Eroica,” one of the most beloved compositions in the Western music canon, the UGA Symphony Orchestra—directed by Mark Cedel—will showcase Denton during its performance of George Gershwin’s “...

Flutissimo 2014

Posted 3 years 3 months ago
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The Hugh Hodgson School of Music will hold an intensive flute workshop that includes three recital concerts in Ramsey Concert Hall beginning Monday June 23 at 7:15 pm:

Each concert features members of the Flutissimo! faculty:

Carol Wincenc, Professor of Flute - The Juilliard School Nicole Esposito, Professor of Flute - University of Iowa Angela Jones-Reus, Professor of Flute - University of Georgia Katherine Isbill, DMA - University of Washington, MM & BM - University of Georgia Victor Asuncion, Professor of Piano - University of Memphis) Akiko Aguchi, Pianist - Athens,...

Hodgson Singers take First Prize in Ave Verum Choral Competition

Posted 3 years 3 months ago

The great news keep rolling in from the UGA Hodgson Singers European tour, where they have won the Grand Prix Aveverum, 1st prize & best interpretation at the International Ave Verum Choral Competition, held in Baden Austria.

Here's the announcement:

 

And now some music:

 

Lots other great features on their travel blog, so check it out. Congratulations to choral director Dan Bara and all of our students.

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