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Six student soloists will join the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s UGA Symphony Orchestra for the much-anticipated annual Concerto Competition Concert. The musicians will take the Hodgson Hall stage January 24 at 7:30 pm as part of the Thursday Scholarship Series. 

 

“This concert is probably the most exciting event that takes place annually,” says conductor and Director of Orchestral Activities, Mark Cedel. Students from all degrees compete to perform with the orchestra and the soloists performing in the concert were selected after advancing through a...

VIOLA call for scores by American women composers- FAST DEADLINE

Maggie Snyder, Associate Professor of Viola at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia, with funding support from the Louisville-based Nora Redman Fund, is pleased to announce a call-for-scores for solo viola works by women composers.

 

Award:

  1. $2,000USD
  2. Performance (world premiere) by Maggie Snyder at the Creative Arts Center of the University of Georgia’s Ramsey Recital Hall in March 2019 
  3. Consideration for inclusion in a 2020...

As a new year rings in, it is only fitting to have a concert highlighting new musical works. The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s composition faculty, along with many guest artists, will continue the Faculty Artist Series on Tuesday, January 15. The start time is set for 7:30 pm in Ramsey Concert Hall.

 

“From the very beginning, our conception of this faculty recital included the idea of writing new pieces for us to perform ourselves,” says Adrian Childs, the music composition and theory area chair at the University of Georgia. The performance will...

We are pleased to announce that the finalists for the position of director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with members of the School and University community.

 

Following a national search, a committee chaired by Martin Kagel, A. G. Steer Professor of German and Associate Dean of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, has identified five finalists for campus visits. The committee was assisted by the UGA Search Group in Human Resources.

 

Each finalist will make a presentation from 1:25...

Get into the holiday spirit with an evening of music thatcelebrates the Holiday Season with a program of sacred and secular music. The University of Georgia’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s annual Holiday Concert will take place on Thursday, November 29th and Friday, November 30th at 7:30 each night on the Hodgson Hall stage. Audiences will be able to enjoy the talents of hundreds of singers and instrumentalists from the choral and large ensembles of the School of Music.

 

“The sheer size and scope of the performing forces make this concert special. ...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music at the University of Georgia is excited to present world-renowned double bassist Milton Masciadri in the next installment of the school's Faculty Artist Series. The performance will be held in Ramsey Hall in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, November 26th at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Masciadri is Professor of Double Bass at UGA’s Hodgson School of Music and has a long, extensive career as a national and international performing artist. 

 

Dr. Masciadri's performance will feature a range of European Romantic composers to American...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Thursday Scholarship Series will continue on Thursday, November 15thwith 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 by favorite composers from Bach to John Williams, with much of the program relating to the "stars." Acting as...

The University of Georgia’s flagship choral ensemble, the Hodgson Singers, will present a concert reflecting on life’s “seasons and sentiments” on Tuesday, November 6th. The performance will take place in Hodgson Hall at 7:30 during UGA’s 7thAnnual Spotlight on the Arts Festival, which is presented by the UGA Arts Council and features dozens of events and exhibitions in the visual, literary, and performing arts. 

 

“I am delighted that our university has begun this initiative to bring greater awareness of our ongoing artistic pursuits to the greater...

To celebrate the opening of the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations on Thursday, November 1st at 7:30 in Hodgson Hall. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art. The event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the UGA Arts Council.

Presented by the UGA Arts Council, the seventh annual Spotlight on the Arts festival features dozens of events and exhibitions in the visual, literary and performing arts. The 11-day festival, scheduled for Nov. 1-11, includes concerts, museum tours, discussions with writers, dance and dramatic performances. The festival kicks off Nov. 1 with student performances all day on Tate Plaza followed by “Kaleidoscope: Spotlight on the Arts Opening Celebration,” which features a non-stop collage of student performances in dance, music, theater and creative writing. The free...

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