News Items from UNC Greensboro

March is Women’s History Month, and UNC Greensboro’s School of Music has several events that feature women performers and music scholars. Jocelyn Neal: “Singing Your Own Songs: How Female Songwriters Navigate Intellectual Property and Public Authenticity.” Irna Priore Music and Culture Lecture SeriesFriday, Feb. 26, 4 p.m.Register for the virtual event here: https://uncg.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMud-uupjwuHdT0VPn5Ofhp7ghXR7HsibY6 Dr. Neal is […]

Cheryse McLeod Lewis ’01 MM has diversified.  The Greensboro native holds a master’s degree in vocal performance from the UNC Greensboro School of Music and has enjoyed a successful singing career, from the Seattle Opera to the 1st National Broadway Tour of The Gershwins’ “Porgy and Bess.” She has performed with fellow Spartan Rhiannon Giddens […]

The College of Visual and Performing Arts continues the 2020-2021 Virtual Master Class Series in February with Jasmine Hearn, a Bessie-Award winning dancer, choreographer, and director, as well as Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In March, the series will feature playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage and visual artist Ann Hamilton. […]

The Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC Greensboro presents the exhibition Xaviera Simmons: Falk Visiting Artist  January 23 – May 29. The exhibition, curated by Dr. Emily Stamey, depicts objects, bodies, and landscapes – both political and geographical – that respond to the gaps and distortions in our understanding of histories. The artifacts and figures that Simmons features show “the […]

UNC Greensboro’s School of Music will host its annual Collage concert virtually on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately 40 students and 20 faculty are featured in the pre-recorded concert. Each performance was recorded on campus in November and December, with appropriate COVID-19 safety measures. In January, all performances were edited together into the […]

UNC Greensboro’s Molly Oldham (BFA Musical Theatre ’23) has been chosen by BYUtv as someone deserving of some extra TLC following her cancer diagnosis and treatment, and her subsequent return to UNCG. The “Random Acts” television show focuses on providing “random acts of kindness” to deserving individuals. The show’s producers determined that the best way […]

On Nov. 12-14, UNCG School of Theatre will present “Hear Our Voices: An Inclusive Celebration of New Musical Theatre.” The production is a brand-new song cycle which consists of unpublished music written and composed by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color), disabled, female and LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Pansexual, Transgender, Genderqueer, Queer, Intersexed, Agender, […]

Of the nearly 2,000 nominations submitted for the eighth annual 2021 GRAMMY Music Educator Award, two UNC Greensboro alumni have been named semifinalists for the award. Brian McMath ’96 BM, ’10 MM and Donald Walter ’94 BM, ’12 MM are among the 25 semifinalists for this national award, representing both North Carolina and Guilford County […]

Next week, the UNCG School of Theatre releases its second production for the season, “Skeleton Crew,” available for streaming Nov. 5-7, with a virtual Frame/Works discussion for ticket-holders on Monday, Nov. 9. The story is set in an automotive plant during the 2008 economic recession, and the characters face challenges such as economic inequality and […]