Not very many people would describe the oratorio masses of Handel and Mozart as “jamming,” or “grooving really hard,” but composition professor and jazz pianist Stephen Anderson readily does.
When senior music major John Parker applied to audition for the role of principal trumpet of the Charlotte Symphony, he was denied on the grounds that he wasn’t an experienced enough player.
Maceo Parker and George Clinton/Parliament Funkadelic will “tear the roof off” of Memorial Hall in the first Carolina Performing Arts show of the season tonight.
This Saturday from 9:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. 18th century European aristocrats will be rolling in their graves.
Steve Forbert, a musician remembered for hit 1980 song, “Romeo’s Tune,” is celebrating the 35th anniversary of his first album “Alive on Arrival,” will be performing at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro tonight.
Memorial Hall will be home to several American symphonic orchestras in the Carolina Performing Arts’ 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons thanks to a $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Chapel Hill’s Flyleaf Books asked people of all ages to spell words like “bazaar,” “Afrikaans,” and “extemporaneous” Friday in its first-ever Adult Spelling Bee, co-hosted with UNC’s Program in the Humanities.
Hill Hall, which served as the University’s first library and now houses the music department, will undergo $15 million worth of renovations starting in 2015.
The University’s student musicians can expect to practice for hours alone, and for hours in large ensembles. But tonight, students will showcase something different.
Jazz piano and composition professor Stephen Anderson said playing the piano was mandatory during his upbringing, but as an adult he is driven by a love of music.
Tonight in Kenan Rehearsal Hall jazz professors Stephen Anderson, Dan Davis and Jason Foureman are putting on a concert showcasing the history of their jazz trio.
When Dr. Allen Anderson became a faculty member of the UNC Music Department in 1996, he was the only composition professor on staff.
Richard Drehoff, a senior music composition and math double major, has built a reputation within the music department as a tireless, but effervescent, student musician.
Earlier today, the UNC Cello Choir, conducted by cello professor Brent Wissick, performed a series of pieces composed by cellists for cellists in the Hill Hall auditorium. The concert’s program, mostly organized by Wissick, aimed to highlight the longevity of the instrument, as well as the musical and technical diversity the cello provides it’s performers.