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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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Music Department, CPCC Collaborate to Present Stravinsky Ballet
Percussion Ensemble welcomes CPCC Dance Theatre and special guests for Les Noces.
   April 1, 2019

The UNC Charlotte Percussion Ensemble will welcome CPCC Dance Theatre and special guests for a performance of Stravinsky's ballet, Les Noces ("The Wedding") on Monday, Apr. 8. The work is scored for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, and bass soloists, mixed chorus, and two groups of percussion instruments, including four pianos.

Leonard Bernstein once called Les Noces...

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Dance Alums Headed to Grad School
This fall, three recent dance alumni will attend excellent graduate programs.
   April 1, 2019

The Department of Dance is proud to announce that three recent dance alumni will attend excellent graduate programs in Fall 2019.

Lillian Willis has been offered a position with Transitions Dance Company at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in London, which includes acceptance into the Master of Arts in Dance Performance. Trinity Laban is the United Kingdom’s only...

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Art Professors Win Summer Residency in Tasmania
Professors Maja Godlewska and Marek Ranis will be in residence at the University of Tasmania.
   March 28, 2019

Professors Maja Godlewska and Marek Ranis of the Department of Art & Art History have been announced as the 2019 University of Tasmania Cradle Coast Campus Artists in Residence. They will travel to Tasmania in May to begin their project ...

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SoA Announces 2019 Scholarships in Practice
The School of Architecture announces new Scholarship in Practice awards.
   March 21, 2019

The School of Architecture is pleased to announce the 2019 Scholarships in Practice:

C DESIGN Scholarship in Practice: Mariel Hamer
BB&M Scholarship in Practice: Cameron Day
CLARK NEXSEN Scholarship in Practice: Devin Waddell

The SoA Scholarship in Practice program was established in 2015. Each Scholarship in Practice provides the recipient...

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Theatre Students in "Atkins Out Loud"
Theatre students will perform on April 2.
   March 19, 2019

Students from the Department of Theatre will perform THEATRE SHORTS: Scenes, Monologues and Dramatic Storytelling from the Department of Theatre on April 2 from 5 to 6 pm in the Halton Reading Room of J. Murray Atkins Library. This program, hosted by theatre major Isabel Gonzales, is part of Atkins Out Loud, a program presented by the library each semester.

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UNC Charlotte Appoints New Dean of College of Arts + Architecture
Brook Muller is the next dean of the College of Arts + Architecture.
   March 18, 2019

The UNC Charlotte community is pleased to welcome Brook Muller as dean of the College of Arts + Architecture beginning September 2019.  Muller joins us from University of Oregon, where he is a professor in the Department of Architecture and director of the University of Oregon Portland Architecture Program.

Muller’s leadership experience includes appointments as acting dean and interim...

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Alumnus Named Music Teacher of Excellence
Kevin Brawley is a CMA Foundation Music Teacher of Excellence.
   March 15, 2019

Kevin Brawley, an alumnus of the Department of Music, has been named a 2019 Music Teacher of Excellence by the Country Music Association Foundation. Brawley was one of 30 music teachers nationally who have received recognition “for their commitment to shaping the next generation through music.” He will...

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Theatre Professor Publishes New Textbook
Professor of Theatre Mark Pizzato has a new book.
   March 13, 2019

Professor of Theatre Mark Pizzato's new theatre history textbook, Mapping Global Theatre Historieshas recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan. The book begins its survey of theatre with a look at the development of the brain's "inner theatre" and continues its exploration through ancient,...

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