Hugh Hodgson School of Music

UGA Opera Theatre presents Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro

Posted 1 day 14 hours ago
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UGA Opera Theatre will complete its trifecta of Mozart's three most famous operas created with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte in their production of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) this weekend:

This energetic period production juxtaposes side-splitting comedy with biting social commentary, all illuminated through Mozart's ingenious score. It’s no surprise why Le nozze di Figaro is one of the most famous and beloved operas of all time.

Performances will take place in the UGA Fine Arts Theatre on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24 at 8:00pm, and on February...

UGA hosts Southeast Horn Workshop

Posted 2 weeks 1 day ago
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The Hugh Hodgson School of Music and the horn studio host the 2018 Southeast Horn Workshop, with master classes, performances, competitions, lectures, and exhibits beginning today and running through the weekend:

This annual event is held at a different college campus each spring. 

Students, professors and professionals will enjoy three days of master classes, performances, competitions, lectures, and exhibits.  There is a special day for high school students on Saturday. 

Featured Artists for the event are Joy Hodges Branagan, Acting Fourth Horn of the Baltimore...

Concerto Competition Winners, UGA Symphony Orchestra, to Perform Thursday Concert

Posted 3 weeks 3 days ago
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Soloist winners of the annual Concerto Competition, a longstanding tradition of the Hodgson School of Music, will perform with the UGA Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, February 1st at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Hall for the next installment of the Thursday Scholarship Series:

“What makes [the program] a challenge is you never know what the winning selections are going to be. It can make for some very challenging programming,” says Mark Cedel, Director of Symphony Orchestra and one of the conductors of the Concerto Competition Program. Two of the pieces will be conducted by conducting...

Hodgson School unveils renovated recording control room

Posted 3 weeks 4 days ago
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Great story celebrating a longtime faculty member, a revamped facility that will directly benefit students, and the enduring power of philanthropy:

A recent renovation of the recording control room at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music features improved recording quality and more opportunities for performers and engineers. The renovation was made possible by a donation from the late Cora Nunnally Miller, the stepdaughter of the school’s namesake, Hugh Hodgson.

Performances in the HHSOM take place in three venues—Hodgson Concert Hall, Ramsey Concert Hall and Edge Recital Hall—...

UGA Holiday Concerts 2017

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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Beginning this evening, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music Holiday Concerts, a longstanding Athens tradition, usher in the holiday season at the Hodgson Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m.:

The annual concerts, which are part of the Thursday Scholarship Series, will feature the UGA Symphony Orchestra, Hodgson Singers, Collegium Musicum, University Chorus, the Men’s and Women’s Glee Clubs and the UGA British Brass Band.

“This concert is one of the largest concert productions of the school year, incorporating the UGA Symphony Orchestra, over 200 singers from five UGA choirs, the UGA...

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