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School of Music

Ken Womble and Ludek Drizhal,

Professors Ludek Drizhal and Ken Womble engage music and theatre students in a new kind of collaboration at UNC: a short film. The 15-minute production, "Morris," will be shot this April in Greeley and screened in the fall. [READ FULL POST]

Chris Smith, Jazz Drummer

Chris Smith, Jazz Studies DA '12, is a jazz drummer and instructor in New York City. [READ FULL POST]

Angela Parrish, UNC School of Music Alum

Angela Parrish, a UNC jazz studies alum, sings in the opening number of the recent film La La Land. Learn more about her experiences in LA as a singer/songwriter and the process leading up to this opportunity. [READ FULL POST]

Yamuna Meleth, UNC School of Music Alum

UNC Opera Theatre alum Yamuna Meleth stars as Annu, the sister of Mukhtar Mai, in Opera Ithaca’s new production Thumbprint – a contemporary opera inspired by the true story and heroic fight of Mukhtar Mai, the first female victim of gang rape to bring her male attackers to justice in Pakistan. In lieu of a financial settlement, Mai requested the construction of schools for girls, that through education they may be freed of the humiliation of signing their name only with their thumbprint. [READ FULL POST]