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Piano Night

Piano Night is an evening of piano students from the Dahlonega campus performing music by a variety of classical composers. The concert will be aired on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. on the UNG Music Department YouTube channel.  Join in for a great evening of piano music presented by some very talented students.

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Piano Night

Piano Night is an evening of piano students from the Dahlonega campus performing music by a variety of classical composers. The concert will be aired on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. on the UNG Music Department YouTube channel.  Join in for a great evening of piano music presented by some very talented students.

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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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Piano Night

This semester’s UNG Chamber Orchestra Spring concert features a wide variety of musical works, some of which is very familiar if you are a fan of movies!  The ensemble will perform Shostakovich’s ‘Waltz no. 2’ from his Jazz Suite, which was featured on the soundtrack to Netflix’s “Bridgerton”.  Also included is the famous theme from the blockbuster film franchise “Jurassic Park”.  The concert is rounded out by a jazzy number called “Jazz Pizzicato” by Leroy Anderson, which is performed completely with by plucking the strings with fingers instead of using bows, and Peter Warlock’s beautiful “Capriol Suite”.  Students of the ensemble are joined by UNG faculty performers Dr. Philip Snyder, cello, Dr. Serena Scibelli, violin, and Dr. Luca Lombardi, bass. The concert will air on Monday, April 26th @ 7:30 pm on the UNG Music Department YouTube Channel.

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Sinfonietta Concert

On April 22, UNG Sinfonietta will broadcast a diverse program in celebration of our graduating concertmaster, Chelsea Shankles. The concert will feature two major works from the string orchestra repertoire: Antonio Vivaldi’s Concerto for Two Violins in a A minor, with Shankles and Katelynn Black as soloists, and Ralph Vaughan Williams’s delightful Charterhouse Suite. Our harpist, Skylar Cibirka, will be featured on several numbers adapted from the vocal repertoire, including the famous “Barcarolle” from Jacques Offenbach’s The Tales of Hoffmann, “Make Our Garden Grow” from Leonard Bernstein’s Candide, and “In Paradisum” from Gabriel Fauré’s beautiful Requiem. Finally, Sinfonietta will perform a selection of familiar themes from major motion pictures, with a surprise finale. Tune in to find out! The video will start streaming at 7:30 pm on the UNG Music Department YouTube channel, and will remain available after the premiere.

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“Going Back to Before” The UNG Musical Theatre Ensemble

UNG’s Musical Theater Ensemble is proud to present “Going Back to Before,” an entertaining evening of songs from various Broadway musicals in which the characters reminisce about their past lives, deal with change, and long for a return to normal. The performance will feature solos, duets, trios, and ensemble numbers from shows including Les Misérables, The Wiz, Ragtime, School of Rock, Hamilton, and many more. The free performance will be live-streamed from Gloria Shott Performance Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. on April 8 and 9, 2021. To view the content, go to our web page for upcoming events at ung.edu/music/music-events.php.

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“Going Back to Before” The UNG Musical Theatre Ensemble

UNG’s Musical Theater Ensemble is proud to present “Going Back to Before,” an entertaining evening of songs from various Broadway musicals in which the characters reminisce about their past lives, deal with change, and long for a return to normal. The performance will feature solos, duets, trios, and ensemble numbers from shows including Les Misérables, The Wiz, Ragtime, School of Rock, Hamilton, and many more. The free performance will be live-streamed from Gloria Shott Performance Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. on April 8 and 9, 2021. To view the content, go to our web page for upcoming events at ung.edu/music/music-events.php.

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A Little Night(Hawk) Music Series: “The Enchantment of Song”

As part of UNG’s A Little Night(Hawk) Music concert series, Arielle Crumley, soprano, and Vivian Doublestein, piano, will present “The Enchantment of Song: A Musical Escape into the Realm of Mythical Creatures, Mystical Landscapes, and the Magic of Spring.” Through the medium of art song, this concert will explore fairy-tale settings, introduce magical characters including fairies, witches, and elves, and visit well-known stories involving magic and fantasy. “The Enchantment of Song” will feature works by Carl Loewe, Ottorino Respighi, Hubert Parry, Claude Debussy, and more! Please join us on Monday, April 5th, 7:30 pm via the UNG Music Department YouTube channel for the magical performance.

 

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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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“Together” Concert

At a time when we have all been cautioned to stay apart, we wanted to show that choral music is still very much a “Together” endeavor. Through the splitting of choirs into smaller groups with less rehearsal time, to the mandate of singing in masks, we have remained and shall remain “Together.” Choral music is alive at the University of North Georgia, and we hope to make this “Together” event a tradition for the choirs. Thank you for supporting our evening “Together.”  Come join us for this virtual performance featuring the UNG Singers, Patriot Choir, Le Belle Voci, and the UNG Chorale on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. via the UNG Department of Music YouTube channel.

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