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UNG Music Department Instrumental Division Presents an Honors Recital

On, Wednesday, April 28, the UNG Music Department Instrumental Division will present an Honors Recital. The students selected were nominated to perform by their respective applied studio professors. They are all music majors from the Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses. The program will consist of solo and chamber literature. The concert begins at 7:30 PM on the UNG Music Department Youtube channel and will be available for a short time on the channel after the event.

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UNG Singers and Le Belle Voci Spring Concert

The UNG Singers and Le Belle Voci, under the direction of Dr. John Broman, UNG Director of Choral Activities, will present their Spring concert on Thursday, March 25, 2021 beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The ensembles will be performing sacred and secular music, accompanied by Mrs. Vivian Doublestein. Everyone is welcome to tune in and enjoy some beautiful chamber music! The performance can be viewed on the UNG Music Department YouTube channel.  For additional information on this and other upcoming events, please visit us at https://ung.edu/music/music-events.php or contact us at 678-717-3930 or music@ung.edu.

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A Little Night(Hawk) Concert Series: “Dedication to my Father”

The A Little Night(hawk) Music Concert Series will open the spring season with a performance entitled a “Dedication to My Father” presented by UNG Faculty member, Dr. Joanna Kim.  The inspiration for this program came after Dr. Kim learned of her father’s diagnosis with stage 3 cancer.  The program illustrates her initial rejection of the news that moved to confusion, anger, and, ultimately, sadness.  It concludes with the final Widmug by Franz Liszt, Song of Love, which is dedicated to her father.  Come join us for this virtual performance via the UNG Department of Music YouTube Chanel on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 7:30pm.  For additional information, please contact the UNG Department of Music at 706-864-1423 or music@ung.edu.

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Virtual Concert: Sinfonietta

The UNG string orchestra located on the Dahlonega campus—will stream a holiday program at 7:30 pm on December 17. The concert will be presented as a YouTube Premiere on the UNG Music Department YouTube channel. In addition to holiday favorites, the program will feature several UNG students. It will begin with Arcangelo Corelli’s Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 12, with performance majors Chelsea Shankles and Katelynn Black on the two solo violin parts, music minor Sarah Gurley on the cello, and performance major Tamara Stroup on the harpsichord. Next, Sinfonietta will be joined by euphonium player and music education major Lauren Brack in Joseph DeLuca’s Beautiful Colorado. As runner-up in the 2019 Concerto/Aria Competition, Brack earned this opportunity to be featured in DeLuca’s virtuosic masterpiece. Then the ensemble will be joined by harpist Skylar Cibirka for Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on Greensleeves. Finally, Sinfonietta will present Leroy Anderson’s Festival of Carols—a ten-minute medley of all your classic Christmas favorites. Lyrics will be provided so that you can sing along at home!  For more information, please visit the Events page on the UNG Music Department Website (https://ung.edu/music) or contact us at 706-864-1423.

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Virtual Concert: Piano Night

Piano students from the Dahlonega campus perform music by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Debussy, and a variety of other classical composers. The concert will be performed before a live audience consisting of UNG music students and faculty. Livestream will be available at ung.edu/music.

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Chamber Chanchers – World Music Concert

Drawing from a variety of repertoire from around the world- from Brazil, to the middle east, from western classical to jazz- Chamber Chanchers fuses an eclectic blend of traditions into an exciting program of interesting rhythms, instrumentation, composition and fiery improvisation. Each member brings with them the treasures of very different musical traditions to create a special blend of music, a sum greater than its parts.  The concert will be streamed on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.  A link for the performance can be found on the events calendar of the UNG Music Department Website and we encourage you to pre-register your attendance for the event

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Virtual Concert: Music Theatre Fall Show

UNG’s Musical Theater Ensemble is proud to present “Together – Apart,” a moving and entertaining evening of songs from various Broadway musicals in which the characters deal with separation and anxiety while striving to stay together in spirit. The performance will feature solos, duets, trios, and ensemble numbers from shows such as Shrek, Les Misérables, Into the Woods, Seussical, Carousel, A Chorus Line, and many more. The free performance will be live-streamed from Shott Performance Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. on November 5 and 6, 2020. A link for the performance may be found on the events calendar of the UNG Music Department Website (https://ung.edu/music/music-events.php) and we encourage you to pre-register your attendance for the event.

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Virtual Concert: Music Theatre Fall Show

UNG’s Musical Theater Ensemble is proud to present “Together – Apart,” a moving and entertaining evening of songs from various Broadway musicals in which the characters deal with separation and anxiety while striving to stay together in spirit. The performance will feature solos, duets, trios, and ensemble numbers from shows such as Shrek, Les Misérables, Into the Woods, Seussical, Carousel, A Chorus Line, and many more. The free performance will be live-streamed from Shott Performance Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. on November 5 and 6, 2020. A link for the performance may be found on the events calendar of the UNG Music Department Website (https://ung.edu/music/music-events.php) and we encourage you to pre-register your attendance for the event.

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A Little Night(hawk) Music Concert Series with Dr. Serena Scibelli, violin

A Little Night(hawk) Concert series returns for the 2020-2021 concert season on Monday, October 5 at 7:30 PM with a program presented by UNG faculty member, Dr. Serena Scibelli.  Entitled “Reflection,” Dr. Scibelli will present a series of old and new compositions written for solo violin. This music was an essential part of her quarantine during the pandemic and helped her to stay connected with composers and her instrument. These selections served as a way for her to reflect about her feelings and the need to stay artistically active in such unique time. The program will feature the premiere five new compositions and will culminate with the release of her solo album at the end of 2020. A link to Dr. Scibelli’s ALNM performance may be found on the events calendar of the UNG Music Department Website and we encourage you to pre-register your attendance for the event.

___ “Reflection: serious and careful thought, something that shows, expresses, or is a result of something. But also, the image of something in a mirror or on any reflective surface, the return of light, heat, sound, or energy.”

University of North Georgia Department of Music
706-864-1423

To Register visit: https://connect.ung.edu/dom/rsvp?event_uid=773c61bda969fa32000bdcc373ff6c01

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12th Annual Art in the Square Music and Art Festival

12th Annual Art In The Square Music and Art Festival, Gainesville GA

Saturday and Sunday, September 19-20, 2015

(Gainesville) The 12th Anniversary of the Art in the Square Festival Saturday, September 19th and Sunday September 20th from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Art In The Square will be in Gainesville’s Historic Downtown Square. Over 100 artists and artisans from all over the southeast will be displaying fine art and fine craft including original oil paintings, unique pottery, hand-made jewelry, wood carvings, photography and more. This event has been made popular with both artists and collectors, a juried art show with only the finest submissions accepted, the winning artist will take home a $1000 prize! Spend your day with working artists; enjoy live demonstrations, plein air painting, raku pottery firings, and the Youth Artist Market hosted by INK (Interactive Neighborhood for Kids).

Live entertainment to include drumming and belly dancing (Alchemy Drumming and Dance), and Lupita Mexican folk dances, chalk art competition and food trucks.

The Art In The Square Association presents this FREE family-friendly event each year for the Northeast Georgia Community through an interdisciplinary partnership between area non-profits including: the Quinlan Visual Arts Center and Interactive Neighborhood for Kids (INK).

For more information go to www.artinthesquarega.com or email the festival director at artinthesquarega@gmail.com.

 

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