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Chris Martin, principal trumpet of the New York Philharmonic, will perform a solo recital in Ramsey Concert Hall on Thursday, February 1, at 6 p.m. He will also give a master class in Edge Hall on Wednesday January 31, at 1:25 p.m.  

In September 2016, Christopher Martin joined the New York Philharmonic as Principal Trumpet, The Paula Levin Chair, a distinction formerly occupied by UGA Professor Philip Smith. He served as principal trumpet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) for 11 seasons, and has enjoyed a distinctive career of over 20 years in many of...

Three of the School of Music’s faculty members, along with a guest artist, will come together on Friday, January 26th at 8 pm in Ramsey Concert Hall for an evening of Brahms. D. Ray McClellan (clarinet), Elizabeth Knight (mezzo-soprano), and Liza Stepanova (piano) will be joined by guest artist Edward Klorman on viola. Klorman is an assistant professor at the Schulich School of Music at the McGill University in Montreal. He is both a violist and a music theorist.

The concert will be celebrating the late works of Johannes Brahms who is widely acknowledged to be...

Athens Music and The State Botanical Garden of Georgia will be putting on the inaugural workshop and concert on Thursday, January 25th at the Day Chapel at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia located at 2450 S. Milledge Avenue. The workshop will kick off at 4:30 p.m. and the concert will happen at 7:00 p.m. The concert will feature traditional and folk music by noted performers Art Rosenbaum (banjo) and Tommy Jordan (guitar, banjo, mandolin). Musicians are encouraged to bring their instruments to the workshop and observers are welcome also. Both events are FREE and...

Brian Losch, Grammy Award winning recording engineer, will be in residence as a Willson Center Distinguished Artist on Monday, January 22, 2018.  His residency will conclude with a public presentation on his work in Edge Recital Hall at 5:30 PM on January 22. His presentation, “Recording Live Orchestra for Broadcast” will focus on and feature examples of his recordings. Included in the discussion will be editing and mixing using Classical genre industry standard equipment such as Pyramix Digital Audio Workstation software. Brian has been honored for his work with two...

Hugh Hodgson School of Music professors Liza Stepanova and David Fung will open the 2018 Thursday Scholarship Series on 11 January at 7:30 p.m. with an unforgettable evening of piano performances in Hodgson Hall. The performance features works by Mendelssohn-Hensel, Granados, Bach, Ince, Liszt, Mozart, Villa-Lobos and Ravel, spanning 300 years of piano composition and showcasing their international reputations as concert artists.  Both musicians were newly appointed to permanent, tenure-track positions in piano at UGA this year.

The originally scheduled concert...

Lamar Dodd students will join Hugh Hodgson students to collaborate on a joint research symposium and exhibition on March 8th. The 2018 MARS symposium expands the vision of the Musicology/Ethnomusicology Area’s longstanding Music Research Symposium to include our neighbors and frequent collaborators in the School of Art. This day-long student-run event welcomes submissions from graduate and advanced undergraduate students to present research related to music and/or art. Work presenting an interdisciplinary approach is especially welcome. These presentations may take...

Liza Stepanova

When: 5pm, Friday 12/1

Dancz Center Black Box (Music Building room 264)

Free and open to the public

 

Inspired by her own journey and prompted by recent events, Russian-American pianist Liza Stepanova explores the music of composers who are working in the United States but hail from around the world. The program includes “Tahiri, the Pure” by the Iranian composer Badie Khaleghian and Venezuelan-American Reinaldo Moya’s “The Way North” (2017) (Southeastern U.S. premiere). Additional composers include Lera Auerbach, Anna Clyne, Chaya...

The UGA Hugh Hodgson School of Music Holiday Concerts, a longstanding Athens tradition, will usher in the holiday season at the Hodgson Concert Hall November 30 and December 1 at 7:30 p.m.

The annual concerts, which are part of the Thursday Scholarship Series, will feature the UGA Symphony Orchestra, Hodgson Singers, Collegium Musicum, University Chorus, the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs and the UGA British Brass Band.

“This concert is one of the largest concert productions of the school year, incorporating the UGA Symphony Orchestra, over 200 singers...

The University of Georgia Hugh Hodgson School of Music will present a faculty series concert by Jaclyn Hartenberger, assistant professor of music, conductor and associate director of bands, on Nov. 13 in the Ramsey Concert Hall at 8 p.m.

Hartenberger, often known for innovative and exciting programs with the student Wind Symphony, has performed internationally as an in-demand conductor. She will present a more familiar series of pieces in a chamber ensemble setting, featuring the works of Igor Stravinsky, Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. The concert is meant to...

The UGA jazz ensembles will take the stage for their annual fall concert in Ramsey Concert Hall on Monday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. The performance will feature jazz, swing and Latin pieces from yesterday and today, as well as a faculty soloist on trumpet.

The free program will feature Jazz Ensemble I and assistant professor of trumpet Brandon Craswell as a featured soloist playing pieces from artists such as Johnny Mandel, Sonny Rollins and Freddie Green. The program will also feature Jazz Ensemble II, the introductory level ensemble, playing jazz pieces from artists...

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