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UNC String Project, Jonathan West

The UNC String Project, modeled after the National String Project Consortium, is a community based music education program providing school-aged students with the opportunity to learn violin, viola, cello, or double bass in an orchestra setting. [READ FULL POST]

All Angles Orchestra, New Angle

The All Angles Orchestra, formed at UNC and led by composer Mike Conrad, recently released their new album, New Angle. The group, which specializes in new and original music for their unique mixed instrumentation, is currently performing across the Midwest on a 7-city tour. [READ FULL POST]

Mark Montemayor, Professor of Music Education at UNC

Congratulations to Mark Montemayor, Professor of Music, for being selected as the 2017-2018 Scholar of the Year for UNC’s College of Performing and Visual Arts. [READ FULL POST]

Open Space Festival 2017, Conner Shaw

Another one of the participants for the Call For Scores portion of our 2017 Open Space Festival is UNC’s very own Conner Shaw. He is a Jazz Studies and Composition student at the School of Music, with guitar as his primary instrument. He says, “Composition is introspective spelunking, imaginative trekking, and reactionary commentary, revealed through sound expression.” [READ FULL POST]