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School of Music

Jokers and Knaves, Fall 2018 Chamber Opera Festival

UNC Opera Students will perform Samuel Barber's 'A Hand of Bridge' Gian Carlo Menotti's 'The Old Maid and the Thief' at the upcoming Chamber Opera Festival on October 13 and 14. [READ FULL POST]

Todd Swingle, Bowling Ball & Electronics

Swingle won the Second Annual Arts Innovation Award for his original composition, Saturn-10 Split, that combines the unusual sounds from a bowling ball with the software Max/MSP/Jitter, which is a visual programming language for music and multimedia. The piece follows the journey as the bowling ball slowly rises away from the surface of Earth into the far reaches of space. [READ FULL POST]

UNC Jazz Studies 2018 DownBeat Student Awards

UNC Jazz Studies students and ensembles are the recipients of 11 DownBeat Student Awards for 2018! [READ FULL POST]

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]