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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

The Hodgson Symphony

Contact: Clarke Schwabe 706-542-4752

The Hodgson Symphonic Band will perform. The band, directed by Mike Robinson of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, comprises experienced undergraduate music majors, minors and non-majors. The band focuses on the classic band repertoire and as well as exciting new music. 

Bulldog Brass Society Concert

The Bulldog Brass Society, UGA’s premier graduate brass quintet, will perform a free concert. The ensemble, one of the most active student chamber groups on campus, was created in the fall of 1996 and performs repertoire ranging from Bach to 20th century works as well as more popular music, including home-grown arrangements by their members.

For more information, visit: http://www.music.uga.edu/ensembles/bulldog-brass-society-0

 

 

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