Voice Students Win Top Prizes in Regional Auditions

Christian Souza and DeLenn Rumbolo placed in the Mid-Atlantic NATS compeition.
   March 19, 2024

Voice students Christian Souza and DeLenn Rumbolo recently brought home prizes from the Mid-Atlantic NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Student Auditions, held March 7-22 at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Souza, a student of Brian Arreola, was awarded First Place in the Advanced Post-Baccalaureate Classical Tenor, Baritone, Bass division, and Rumbolo, a...

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Music Students Star in Opera Carolina's Touring Education Production

Opera Xpress brings opera to local schools and community centers throughout the school year.
   February 5, 2024

This academic year, five UNC Charlotte music students are getting a taste of the touring life. Nicholas Andruzzi, Nathaniel Corner, Mckeila Ortiz, DeLenn Rumbolo, and Christian Souza have been hired by Opera Carolina for its educational outreach program, Opera Xpress, which each year takes an opera production into local...

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College of Arts + Architecture Announces 2024 Distinguished Alumni

Five Distinguished Alumni will be honored at a ceremony on April 12.
   January 31, 2024

The College of Arts + Architecture (CoA+A) will honor five Distinguished Alumni on Friday, April 12, in the tenth annual celebration of alumni achievement. The award ceremony will take place at 1:00 pm in Rowe Recital Hall and will be open to the public.

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Professors' Loray Mill Strike Musical Receives Cultural Vision Grant

Sequina DuBose and Laura Waringer have assembled a creative team for a new musical.
   December 13, 2023

Professors Sequina DuBose and Laura Waringer have received a Cultural Vision Grant from the Arts & Science Council in support of their project to create a new musical theatre work based on the story of the 1929 strike at the Loray Mill in Gastonia. The $20,000 grant...

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Seven Faculty Receive ASC Artist Support Grants

Music and Dance faculty will use grants to develop new work and receive training.
   November 27, 2023

Seven current College of Arts + Architecture faculty members are among the recent recipients of grants from the local Arts & Science Council (ASC). Professor of Voice and Opera...

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International Education Week Concert Demonstrates the Social Impact of Singing Together

College of Engineering hosted students for a collaborative and multicultural performance.
   November 21, 2023

A recent informal music concert at EPIC, the Energy Production & Infrastructure Center, demonstrated the social impact of singing together. Performing as part of UNC Charlotte’s celebration of International Education Week,...

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Voice Students Win Awards at NATS State Auditions

Nine students participated in the Musical Theatre category competition.
   November 20, 2023

The College of Arts + Architecture had nine students compete in the recent Musical Theatre Student Auditions for the North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Signing (NATS), which took place on November 10 and 11 at Meredith College in...

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Honoring the People Who Worked on the Land

Dance and music students perform African American Ring Shout at historic sites.
   November 10, 2023

On a recent sunny afternoon, a cool breeze blew through the trees, picking up fall leaves and making them dance through the air. As leaves swirled, students in stunningly colorful outfits sang and clapped, encircling a magnificent oak tree in a vibrant ring of music and movement. UNC Charlotte dance and music students had traveled to Historic Rosedale, a former plantation in Charlotte, to...

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University Chorale Performs with Charlotte Symphony and Master Chorale

Concerts will feature Director of Choral Activities Jason Dungee as tenor soloist.
   September 7, 2023

The University Chorale joined the Charlotte Master Chorale and the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra to perform Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms in two concerts, September 28 and 30. Also on the program was The Ordering of Moses, an oratorio by R. Nathanial Dett, featuring Assistant Professor Jason Dungee, tenor, in the role of Moses.

Founded in 1951, the Charlotte...

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College Welcomes New Faculty

Six new professors join the faculty of the College in the 23-24 academic year.
   August 4, 2023

The College of Arts + Architecture is pleased to welcome these new full-time faculty beginning August 14.

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