Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:50am
CHARLOTTESVILLE, a new work by Timothy K. Adams Jr., the Mildred Goodrum Heyward Professor in Music and chair of the percussion area in the Hodgson School of Music, will be performed during on Wednesday, March 20 from 1:25-2:15 p.m. in Ramsey Hall. This event will feature faculty members Cynthia Johnson Turner as the narrator, Connie Frigo on saxophone and Timothy K. Adams Jr. on percussion. This event is free and open to the public. Students…
Fri, 03/01/2019 - 9:41am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music in UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences features the University of Georgia Symphony Orchestra (UGASO) in the next installment of the school’s Ensemble Series.   The performance will be held in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall in the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.  The concert will open with Jubilation by celebrated American composer, Ellen Zwillich. Commissioned by the University…
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:33am
The Secret Sits Graduate Ensemble, the newest graduate chamber ensemble in The Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will perform on Thursday February 7th at 7:30 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall. The concert program will feature "Piano Quartet in G minor" by Brahms. The Secret Sits Graduate Ensemble, a string trio directed by Professor Michael Heald, consists of the graduate students who display the highest quality of musicianship on each instrument.  This…
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:53am
The Hodgson Wind Ensemble will take the Hodgson Hall stage at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 16th. Conducting the Hodgson Wind Ensemble is Director of Bands, Cynthia Johnston Turner. Joining her will be Graduate Conducting student Emily Eng. The program includes music selections from Joan Tower, Kevin Day, William Grant Still, Omar Thomas, Carlos Simon, and Aaron Copland. Mokah Johnson will be orating the concert. Tickets are $12 for adults and $…
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:41am
Under the direction of Jaclyn Hartenberger, the UGA Wind Symphony will perform the third concert of the 2018-2019 season in Hodgson Concert Hall on Wednesday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m.The program celebrates wind band arrangements of music originally from the Medieval and Renaissance historical periods, with unifying themes of the number three. In addition to wind band standards by Vaclav Nelhybel and Ron Nelson, the ensemble will feature the…
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:32am
The UGA African American Choral Ensemble will perform its fall concert on Tuesday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ramsey Concert Hall at the UGA Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature traditional and arranged African American Spirituals and Gospel selections as well as a few holiday seasonal selections. This performance is presented free of admission.
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:28am
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Thursday Scholarship Series will continue on Thursday, November 15th with an Intergalactic Piano Extravaganza. The University of Georgia piano faculty, along with students, guests, and five grand pianos, will take the Hodgson Hall stage at 7:30 pm, Earth Time.  From solo piano selections, to piano duets, to music for 5 pianos, the star-studded cast of the UGA piano faculty and students will present selections…
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:11am
The theme of this faculty piano recital is "Music Old and New". The three "old" compositions , featuring music by Haydn, Chopian and Albeniz, are all works from Maria Thomas' student days and remain favorites of hers. The three "new" works include compositions by UGA faculty member Emily Koh, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music bassoon professor William Winstead and Pulitzer-Prize winning composer Melinda Wagner. Not only will attendees be exposed…
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:54am
The University Philharmonia will perform first concert of the season on Friday, October 5th at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Hall. Conducted by Jean Gomez, a graduate assistant conductor in orchestral conducting, the ensemble will perform works by Igor Stravinsky and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.    As one of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music's large orchestral ensembles, the University Philharmonia offers an outlet for musical expression to all string players…
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 11:52am
Violinist Qiao Chen Solomon and pianist Hyunjung Rachel Chung will be performing Thursday, October 4 at 6 pm in Edge Recital Hall. The Eureka Duo will perform music by all women composers Amy Beach, Clara Schumann, and Ethel Smyth. Established in 2012, the Eureka Duo have performed regularly in various concert venues and music festivals in the Southeast region. Qiao and Rachel both hold faculty positions at women’s colleges in the metro Atlanta…