Hugh Hodgson School of Music

This week on Athens News Matters, hear: 

Many UGA classes are able to transition more or less seamlessly to online learning, but what if your major requires you to perform music in front of a live audience? Athens News Matters senior producer and longtime musician Martin Matheny talked to music majors and faculty about how online learning has affected their performance.

Listen to the full version of Kathryn Koopman's violin composition here.

Michael Cardin

As the University of Georgia Opera prepares for its performances of Rossini’s "The Barber of Seville," professor Frederick Burchinal gives us a sneak preview of this very popular opera.

Rehearsal picture
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.