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Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 - 13:43

C-SPAN: A panel of scholars and museum officials discusses approaches for addressing “difficult” aspects of U.S. history. They share ideas for how to remember and learn from topics such as lynching or the Holocaust, or about the cultures and experiences of groups such as Native Americans and the More

Wednesday, 8 January, 2020 - 13:37

She Quickened the Pulse of 17th-Century Music

The composer Barbara Strozzi, who turns 400 this year, is still celebrated for vocal music of desire and passion.

By  More

Monday, 2 December, 2019 - 15:48

The Cavalier Marching Band performed a tribute to William Pease, the outgoing Director of Bands at the University of Virginia, at their last home football game of 2019 season, on Friday, November 29th.  The half-time formations commemorated his sixteen year tenure as the Director of Bands at the More

Tianyu Zhang
Friday, 22 November, 2019 - 19:06

The UVA McIntire Department of Music is pleased to announce that Tianyu Zhang, a music and statistics major in the class of 2020, was selected for the 2019 UVA Arts Council Distinguished Artist Award in Music for demonstrating outstanding achievement in his More

Kris Monson
Wednesday, 6 November, 2019 - 21:29

Kris Monson (UVA Music & Systems Engineering 2015) returns to the University of Virginia to present the Charlottesville premiere of his “Suite for Charlottesville”, a reflection on the August 2017 white supremacist uprising and violence. The suite is written for a seven-piece ensemble of More

Tuesday, 8 October, 2019 - 10:11


At this year’s national meeting of the American Musicological Society (AMS), held in San Antonio, UVA’s Bonnie Gordon gave the Endowed Lecture  More

Friday, 27 September, 2019 - 15:16

No matter where Leah Reid goes she’s always listening. That next great sounds is out there – just waiting to be heard.

Reid, who grew up in Jaffrey but now splits her time between Massachusetts and Virginia, where she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia teaching  More

"Revolution's Echoes: Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea"
Tuesday, 17 September, 2019 - 15:56

From the University of Chicago Press website:
The Revolution’s Echoes
Music, Politics, and Pleasure in Guinea
by Nomi Dave
Music has long been an avenue for protest, seen as a way to promote freedom and equality, instill hope, and fight for change. Popular music, in More

Thursday, 29 August, 2019 - 14:42

The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music would like to thank C-VILLE, for supporting the arts and classical music in Charlottesville.  In the first year of the Best of C’VILLE’s new More


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