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Maggie Snyder, the strings area chair for the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will be giving a special faculty viola recital during Women’s History Month that celebrates women composers.  On the program she will be performing pieces by both male and female composers, living and historical.  The first piece on the program is by Mozart- a trio for Viola, Clarinet and Piano called “Kegelstatt Trio, K. 498.”  Second is a piece by Maria-Theresia von Paradis called “Sicilliene.”  Interestingly, it was mostly likely for Maria-Theresia von Paradis that Mozart wrote his “Piano...

The Hodgson Singers, University of Georgia’s premiere choral ensemble, take the Hodgson Hall stage in the second to last Thursday Scholarship Series concert of the 2018-19 season. Joining them will be the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, a professional, early-music orchestra. The date of the concert, March 21st, is significant as it is Bach’s birthday and the concert will feature one of his most lauded works.

 

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Johannes Passion BWV 245, or St. John Passion, is a dramatic work that recounts Christ’s arrest, trial, and...

The Music Research Symposium, happening Thursday, March 7th at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, brings together undergraduate and graduate students from a diverse range of disciplines to present new research on a broad range of musical topics.  We are very excited to welcome Dr. Alexander Stefaniak of Washington University who will be giving a keynote address on “The Creative Agency of the Werktreu Pianist: Clara Schumann’s Compositional and Performing Voice.”

 

The Schedule:

(All events will take place in Edge Hall.)

 

Panel 1, 9:...

Associate Professor of Violin at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Michael Heald will take the Ramsey Concert Hall stage on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. for the next concert in the Faculty Artist Series at The University of Georgia.

 

Heald’s performance career began in England where he was a member of the English String Orchestra for three years, recording with Nimbus. Among numerous other tours and accolades, Heald has performed many solo and chamber concerts with critical acclaim across the United States and Europe, collaborating with many great...

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music in UGA’s Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will feature 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 of Georgia for the opening of the Performing Arts Center, an exuberant world-premiere performance of the...

On Monday, February 18, the University of Georgia Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will present their first concert of the spring semester.  The program features an eclectic array of pieces.  In addition to wind band standards by Alfred Reed, Vincent Persichetti, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, the concert will feature Anatoly Sheludyakovas a guest soloist. This concert is free and open to the public.  Please join us Monday, February 18, at 7:30 p.m. in UGA’s Performing Arts Center’s Hodgson Concert Hall.

 

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The University of Georgia’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble invites you to share your love of music in a Valentine’s Day program: Fireworks & Serenades.  The concert takes place in Hodgson Hall on Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Joining the Wind Ensemble are William F. and Pamela P. Prokasy Professor in the Arts Philip Smith, trumpet, and Sheila Smith, soprano, who will perform music of George and Ira Gershwin.  Reid Messich, Associate Professor of Oboe, is featured in Frank Ticheli’s Serenade for Kristin.  Wind band works by Stravinksy, Sousa, Cuong, Gillingham,...

The University of Georgia Opera Theatre, along with several esteemed guest artists, will be commanding the Fine Arts Theatre stage as they take on the beloved opera Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti. The opera is set to run February 22 and 23 at 7:30 and Sunday, February 24 at 3:00. Don Pasquale epitomizes Italian opera buffa, so audiences should come prepared to have a good laugh.

 

This production will be unique because it is set in the 1950s and not in the original time setting by Donizetti in the early 19th century. Don Pasquale...

World-renowned performer and University of Georgia piano faculty, David Fung, will take the Ramsey Hall stage on February 5 at 7:30 as part of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series. Lauded by TheWashington Post for his “ravishing and simply gorgeous” performances, audiences will want to mark their calendars for this concert.

 

“The program combines my passion and commitment to one of the greatest composers of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, together with the Lunar New Year Celebrations,” says associate professor of...

The Office of Institutional Diversity will mark Black History Month with a documentary screening event featuring the first African American graduate of the University of Georgia.

Mary Frances Early: The Quiet Trailblazer” will be screened Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. in Tate Theatre. The event is free and open to students and the public, but...

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