Anatoly Sheludyakov, resident accompanist at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music, performs as part of the Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series. Sheludyakov is an accomplished pianist and composer and was recipient of the title “Honored Artist of the Russian Federation” in 1999.
Hugh Hodgson School of Music
This Hodgson Wind Ensemble performance comprises several exciting 20th century works, including Dana Wilson’s “Trombone Concerto,” featuring special guest soloist Joshua Bynum, associate professor of trombone at the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music.
The internationally-renowned ARCO Chamber Orchestra returns for the first concert of its 2016-2017 season.
Want to know more? Check out this documentary on the ARCO Chamber Orchestra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_7F87DXdp4
An International Trumpet Guild prize winner and the chair of the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Brass area, Brandon Craswell will perform as part of the Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series.
The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s premier wind ensemble returns with a performance featuring David Maslanka’s “A Child’s Garden of Dreams” and Karel Husa’s “Music for Prague” in Hodgson Concert Hall on Tuesday, September 13, at 8 p.m. This concert is free to attend—patrons are encouraged to bring a non-perishable canned food item to be donated to the UGA Food Bank.
The UGA Symphony Orchestra, directed by Mark Cedel, opens its season with another fantastic night of music, featuring some of the best student musicians in the country and the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s renowned Despy Karlas Professor of Piano, Martha Thomas.
David Starkweather, professor of cello, performs works from the cello repertoire, displaying the talent that earned him the praise of famed French cellist Pierre Fournier, who called Starkweather “one of the best cellists of his generation.”
The Thursday Scholarship Series opens with “A Golden Age Band Concert,” assembling UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty and students to create the UGA Golden Age Band and taking the audience on a journey through American band music of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The UGA Hodgson Singers, the UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s premier choral ensemble, will celebrate the completion of its first professional recording project with a concert.
Proceeds from the concert, titled “Grace Immaculate: Prayers and Love Songs from the Heart,” will benefit UGA choral activities.
$10; $5 for students
Sponsored by: Hugh Hodgson School of Music
Contact: Clarke Schwabe 706-542-4752
For more information, visit: music.uga.edu
The UGA Ecotones will hold its fifth annual benefit concert for the Upper Oconee Watershed Network. The Ecotones are a co-ed, eco-friendly a cappella group that performs a repertoire of pop songs, classic hits, indie tunes, rock n’ roll and soulful ballads. $8; $5 for students;
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