Hugh Hodgson School of Music

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Morgan Frey

The UGA Opera Theatre, directed by Metropolitan Opera veteran Frederick Burchinal, presents Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor this weekend. Morgan Frey takes us inside the preparations. 

Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty members Cynthia Johnston Turner and David Starkweather talk to WUGA’s Martin Matheny about the upcoming performance season, including a performance commemorating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and one of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s most esteemed works.

If you’re looking for a way so spend celebrate Valentine’s Day, you may want to consider a night at Hugh Hodgson Hall. The UGA’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble is hosting the "Fireworks & Serenades" concert Thursday night.

The University of Georgia’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble invites you to share your love of music in a Valentine’s Day program: Fireworks & Serenades.  UGA Director of bands, Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, is the conductor. She quotes student and performer Elizabeth Harwood in telling us what to expect.

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Paula Poundstone heads to Athens this weekend for a performance at UGA's Performing Arts Center, and WUGA's Chris Shupe caught up with her for a fascinating conversation. Listen below.

The Musical Bridge To Culture

Jan 25, 2018

You might hear the name Athens Tango Project and think it's just another band you might see as part of the vibrant music scene here in Athens....but not only does this band offer a unique brand of music, consistent with the name, it's led by an artist with an equally distinctive sound and story. Feature Reporter Allison Salerno has more about how the band's founder hopes the music will broaden listeners' understanding of Latin American culture.