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The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s jazz ensembles will perform their fall concert, featuring a unique appearance from a faculty soloist, in Ramsey Concert Hall on Thursday, November 10, at 6 p.m. 

The program begins with Jazz Ensemble II, the Hodgson School’s introductory level jazz ensemble, playing a mix of jazz styles from composers including Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard and Antonio Carlos Jobim.

“These are some of our burgeoning young talents,” said David D’Angelo, director...

The City of Light and the Classic City become one when the Thursday Scholarship Series’ November concert, “An Evening in Paris,” comes to Hodgson Concert Hall at the UGA Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 3, at 7:30 p.m.
 
The performance, the fourth in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s flagship concert series, includes works from Paris in the ‘20s and ‘30s, a vibrant era of collaboration and innovation.
 
“I'm excited about the musical program because it's a snapshot of a time in chamber music when popular music styles were blending...

Classics of 19th century Russian music are the centerpiece of “Music from the Golden Age of Russian Culture,” a special Hugh Hodgson School of Music concert in Ramsey Concert Hall on Tuesday, October 25, at 8 p.m. 

Inspired by the “Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects” exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA), this concert focuses on Russian music from that same period, examining another side of art from the era of Romanov rule.

“The Hodgson School is very excited to collaborate with Dr. Asen Kirin from the Lamar Dodd School of Art...

Hugh Hodgson School of Music guest artists Jacob Adams, viola, and Angela Draghicescu, piano, will perform a special recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Tuesday, October 25, at 6 p.m.

The duo will perform works by George Enescu, George Gershwin, Leoš Janáček and Otakar Zich during this admission-free performance.

Praised for “the maturity of his mind and technique” by the Santa Barbara News-Press, Adams is Assistant Professor of Viola at the University of Alabama. Since making his solo debut with the Cincinnati Symphony at age 17, Jacob’s performing career...

UGA’s historic North Campus will play host to midday music when the UGA Golden Age Band performs the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s annual Concert On The Lawn near the Arch on October 21 at noon. 

This free-to-attend event on the North Campus quad will give attendees the chance to combine the sights of one of the country’s most beautiful campuses with the sounds of the golden age of American bands.

“This is a musical trip down memory lane featuring the UGA Golden Age Band, a joint venture with Hodgson Wind Ensemble students and School of Music faculty,...

Jaclyn Hartenberger conducts the UGA Wind Symphony during a performance in Hodgson Concert Hall at the UGA Performing Arts Center on September 19.

The UGA Wind Symphony will guide an audience through a musical tour of a galaxy far, far away when it plays the music of Star Wars for its Saturday Morning Club concert in Hodgson Concert Hall on Saturday, October 22, at 10 a.m.

The second of five concerts in the UGA Performing Arts Center's Saturday Morning Club series, this free-to-attend performance will be led by the conductor of the UGA Wind Symphony, Jaclyn Hartenberger.

“We will be not...

Anatoly Sheludyakov, resident accompanist at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, aims to transport an audience to a café of the early-mid 20th century in his Hugh Hodgson Faculty Series recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Monday, October 17, at 8 p.m.

“Imagine yourself sitting in a café one day in a certain town from the morning until the late night,” said Sheludyakov. “This is a retrospective show of dance genres from the 1920s - 1940’s. Foxtrots, tangos, shimmies: whatever you’d hear inside an old-fashioned café or after...

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The UGA Opera Theatre returns to Hodgson Concert Hall for the Thursday Scholarship Series, performing two one-act comic operas—Mozart's "The Impresario" and Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi"—in two performances on October 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. 

The Opera Theatre will combine with the UGA Symphony Orchestra to stage these opera masterpieces, semi-staged with English supertitles. This is the first time the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s opera ensemble has performed two operas for its...

Award-winning violinist Itamar Zorman comes to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music for a special performance with a faculty ensemble in Ramsey Concert Hall on Thursday, October 13, at 8 p.m.

Joined by Michael Heald, associate professor of violin, Maggie Snyder, associate professor of viola, David Starkweather, professor of cello, and Liza Stepanova, assistant professor of piano, Zorman will perform works from Antonín...

The UGA British Brass Band will perform the music of Joseph Turrin in a special performance featuring Turrin on piano in Hodgson Concert Hall on Monday, October 10, at 8 p.m.
 
The Hugh Hodgson School of Music ensemble will perform compositions by the noted composer, conductor and pianist.
 
The band’s connection to Turrin comes from their bandmaster, Philip Smith, professor of trumpet and the William F. and Pamela P. Prokasy Professor in the Arts.
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