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Music Faculty to Present at College Music Society

Seven members of the Department of Music will participate at the national conference.
   October 18, 2019

Faculty from the Department of Music will travel to Louisville, Kentucky, to present at The College Music Society (CMS) 62nd National Conference, October 24-26.

Dr. Mira Frisch, associate professor of cello, will serve as the moderator of the panel Peer Review for the Performer: How to Navigate the...

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UNC Charlotte Musicologist Continues Violins of Hope Presentations

Dr. James Grymes was in residency at Florida State University to discuss music and the Holocaust.
   October 14, 2019

Dr. James Grymes, professor of musicology, recently completed a residency at The Florida State University (FSU), where he a taught a musicology seminar, presented a public lecture, and delivered the keynote address at the annual Remembrance Dinner for the Holocaust Education Resource Council, a fundraising event in support of Holocaust education, on October 10....

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Voice Professor Sings Tenor Lead in D.C. Production of Butterfly

Dr. Brian Arreola is "Pinkerton" in Washington, D.C. production of Puccini's classic.
   September 12, 2019

Dr. Brian Arreola, associate professor of voice, is singing the role of "Pinkerton" in an updated production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly in Washington, D.C. The In Series production, called simply Butterfly, opened September 5 and runs through September 22.

In Series is an experimental opera company that creates innovative and intimate productions. Seeking to remove...

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Jazz Studies Director Featured on New Chris Stamey Album

Dr. Will Campbell, saxophonist, "anchors" ModRec jazz orchestra.
   July 23, 2019

Dr. Will Campbell, professor of saxophone and director of the UNC Charlotte jazz studies program, is a featured performer on the album, New Songs for the 20th Century. The album, released in June, is by the musician, songwriter, and producer Chris Stamey, best known as a founder of the...

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University Chorale to Tour Italy

The University Chorale will study and perform in Italy in July.
   June 18, 2019

The University Chorale will undertake its fifth international tour, July 7-22, with stops in Rome, Venice, and the Italian Riviera. The program will feature a 10-day artistic residency in the Italian coastal region of Liguria, where the students will collaborate in rehearsals and performances with three local music organizations, culminating in three performances in Bordigherra,...

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UNC Charlotte and Queens University Approve Transfer Agreement for Music Therapy Degree

Agreement will assist music students at UNC Charlotte in completing a degree in music therapy
   June 6, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Department of Music and the Queens University of Charlotte Art, Design and Music Department have approved a transfer agreement to assist music students at UNC Charlotte in completing a degree in music therapy at Queens. The bilateral articulation agreement will allow music majors at UNC Charlotte to enroll in courses at Queens in their junior and senior years. As both...

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Alum's Quartet Wins National Competition

Andrew Schoen ('16) is a member of the award-winning Aruna Quartet.
   May 13, 2019

The Aruna Quartet, a saxophone quartet that includes UNC Charlotte alumnus Andrew Schoen, has been awarded the Grand Prize in the 46th Annual Fischoff Competition. Hosted by the Fischoff National Chamber Music Association, the competition is the largest chamber music competition in the United States. The Grand Prize-winning...

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Women's Chorus to Sing Anthem at Knights Game

The Charlotteans will sing the National Anthem on April 25.
   April 23, 2019

The UNC Charlotte women’s chorus, The Charlotteans, will sing the National Anthem this Thursday, April 25, at the Knights baseball game. One of the many music ensembles and clubs at UNC Charlotte, the women’s choir is open to any female student with an interest in singing. We took this opportunity to talk to three graduating seniors who are...

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Voice Students Place in NATS Regional Competition

Four students placed in the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition
   April 3, 2019

Four UNC Charlotte music students have placed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Regional Competition. Founded in 1944, National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) is the largest professional association of voice teachers in the world. NATS celebrates the art of singing through a series of competitions and programs that are designed to...

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Wind Ensemble Welcomes Portuguese Conductor

Guest conductor Simão Francisco will lead April 15 concert.
   April 2, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Wind Ensemble welcomes guest conductor Simão Francisco from Portugal for “An Iberian Celebration,” an evening of Spanish and Portuguese music. The concert will take place on April 15 at 7:30 pm in the Anne R. Belk Theater of Robinson Hall.

An accomplished flutist and conductor, Simão Francisco is chief conductor of the Wind Orchestra of Médio Tejo, the Symphony...

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