Georgia Woodwind Quintet Concert

The Georgia Woodwind Quintet, the faculty woodwind quintet at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform its first concert of 2016.

The Georgia Woodwind Quintet is a resident faculty ensemble in the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Since its founding in 1967, the quintet has maintained an active schedule performing woodwind chamber music from the early quintets of Danzi and Reicha to 20th-century compositions.

This concert will be the quintet's first of 2016 and is free and open to the public.

Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series: Michael Heald

Violin professor and international soloist Michael Heald will showcase his close attention to musical detail and expression during an evening at the Performing Arts Center. Heald will be joined by Timothy Lovelace, Professor of Collaborative Piano at the University of Minnesota. Repertoire will consist of music by Schubert, Brahms, Schumann, and Mendelssohn for violin and piano duo.

$10; $5 with a UGACard

Sponsored by: Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Contact: Joshua Cutchin 706-542-4752

New Year's Eve Concert

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in a brand new way as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra comes to Hodgson Hall for this fun-filled concert. It’s a musical celebration in the spirit of the famous and ultra-popular Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve Gala Concert that is broadcast worldwide to more than ninety countries. The ASO's ninety-minute program begins at 7:00 p.m. so you’ll be out early enough not to miss any of your other traditional activities. Ring in 2016 in style with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

UGA Holiday Concerts

An Athens holiday tradition continues with the UGA Holiday Concerts, held this year on Dec. 3 and 4 in Hodgson Concert Hall at the Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m.

The UGA Symphony Orchestra, directed by Mark Cedel, and the combined choirs of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will perform John Rutter’s “Gloria,” the first suite of Robert Shaw’s “Many Moods of Christmas,” excerpts from Bach’s “Magnificat,” and other seasonal favorites.

Hodgson Wind Symphony

Contact: Clarke Schwabe 706-542-4752

The Hodgson Wind Symphony continues its fall season at the Performing Arts Center with a free concert. One of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music's large wind bands, the Wind Symphony has performed extensively throughout the Southeast and performs the finest standard and new repertoire for wind band.

The UGA Repertory Singers

Contact: Clarke Schwabe 706-542-4752

The UGA Repertory Singers will take to the stage to perform. This choral ensemble is a mixed chamber choir designed to offer laboratory rehearsal and performance experience for graduate-student conductors and upper-level music education students. This free concert will showcase some of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s emerging vocal and conducting talent.

The African American Choral Ensemble

Contact: Clarke Schwabe 706-542-4752

The UGA African American Choral Ensemble will hold one of its two yearly performances. From its beginnings in the early '70s as the Pamoja Singers, the UGA African American Choral Ensemble, directed by Gregory Broughton, chair of the voice area at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, has endeavored to keep concert halls and churches filled with the powerful sounds and wealth of indigenous musical treasures birthed from the African American experience


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