Hodgson Wind Ensemble presents "American Guernica" Oct. 6

Posted 1 year 10 months ago
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The October concert by the Hodgson Wind Ensemble is built around a special program drawing on jazz, salsa and gospel:

The concert comprises several exciting and provocative 20th century works, including Dana Wilson’s “Concerto for Trombone,” featuring Joshua Bynum, associate professor of trombone at the School of Music.   The program begins with Ingolf Dahl’s “Sinfonietta,” written in 1961. The Swedish-German composer intended the work to conform to no single classification.   “I wanted it to be a piece that was full of size, a long piece, a substantial piece,” said Dahl. “...

PAC, Hodgson School season kick off with Golden Age Band

Posted 1 year 12 months ago

The UGA Performing Arts Center and the Hugh Hodgson School of Music jointly kick off the performance season next week on August 25 with a collaborative musical journey through American band music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries:

The concert, which is the joint kickoff to the School of Music’s Thursday Scholarship Series and the UGA Performing Arts Center’s (PAC) season, assembles a rare group under the baton of George Foreman, director of the PAC.

“UGA faculty members will be joined by our best students,” said Foreman. “This makes for a fully professional quality 25...

University Theatre presents Sweeney Todd

Posted 2 years 4 months ago
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Music and murder are on the menu for University Theatre’s final production of the season, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler, directed by George Contini. 

Performances will be in the Fine Arts Theatre April 14-15, 20-23 at 8 p.m. and April 17 & 24 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $16, $12 for students, and can be purchased at, by phone at 706-542-4400, or in-person at the Performing Arts Center or Tate Center box office.

Since winning 8 Tony Awards in 1979, including Best Musical, Sweeney Todd has shocked...

Choral Ensembles Second Thursday Concert

Posted 2 years 5 months ago

The March edition of the Second Thursday Scholarship Series at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music brings five of the School of Music's accomplished vocal ensembles to the stage tonight:

"The Choral Showcase will be a celebration of the many styles and sounds of choral music at UGA," said Dan Bara, the John D. Boyd UGA Foundation Professor of Choral Music and director of choral activities at the music school.

Tickets for the performance are $18, $5 with a UGA student ID. Tickets are available at, by calling 706-542-4400 or by visiting the Performing Arts Center box...

CORE Spring Concerts

Posted 2 years 5 months ago
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The dance department's CORE Concert Contemporary and Aerial Dance Company annual spring performances continue tonight and Saturday Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. at the New Dance Theatre in the dance building:

The performance will include the premiere of several new contemporary and aerial arts pieces, a guest performance by members of the Compania Nacional de Danza Costa Rica and several repertory performances.

Tickets are $16, $10 for students and senior citizens. To purchase tickets, visit the Tate Student Center ticket office, go to or call 706-542-4400. Tickets are also...