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Finding connection and hope ‘from afar’

October 29, 2021

The fact that Desde Lejos, released in July 2021 and currently being considered for the GRAMMY ballot, was recorded, edited, and published during the pandemic is a profound example of perseverance and ingenuity.

Lights on the Hill

January 28, 2021

Lights on the Hill is a monthly photo feature highlighting College of Arts & Sciences people who are putting service at the forefront as they help to keep the University going during the COVID-19 pandemic … and beyond.

Carolina People: Clara Yang

November 4, 2020

Clara Yang, associate professor and head of keyboard studies in the music department, speaks about her work amidst COVID-19.

Diary of a linguist singer: A bittersweet farewell

May 5, 2020

Senior Nicole Gagliardi reflects back on her time at UNC. “I’m so grateful for all the people I’ve met, the friends and memories made, and to the Department of Music staff for their endless support and kindness.”

Bringing new life to a musical treasure

June 28, 2019

This year, music students Barron Northrup and Corbin Bryan teamed up to build a rare and near-forgotten instrument called the octochordon, an ancestor of the viola da gamba and the modern-day cello, using a book from the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library.

Confronting Conflict with Creativity

March 18, 2019

From Chapel Hill to the Democratic Republic of Congo, music professor Chérie Rivers Ndaliko empowers students to come together and use creativity as a touchstone for social change.

Sounds of Revolution

March 16, 2018

A generation under Soviet control made its voice heard on tape. UNC music scholar Andrea F. Bohlman is listening.