"It gives me a drive to keep going and to create, because in receiving a scholarship, someone's telling you 'we're going to give you money because we think that what you're doing is good. And we see potential in what you're doing.'"
UNCSA has received a pledge of a $2 million planned gift from an anonymous graduate of the School of Music, which will fund merit-based scholarships. It is the largest documented gift from a graduate in UNCSA history.
Internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Tichina Vaughn, who performs in this season's "Porgy and Bess" at the Metropolitan Opera, will return to UNCSA as artist-in-residence in the School of Music.
Follow School of Dance students Daniela and Jacob as they prepare to perform in Marius Petipa's challenging "Raymonda."
UNCSA has awarded two new endowed professorships in piano - the Clifton Matthews Distinguished Professorship to Dmitri Shteinberg and the Eric Larsen Distinguished Professorship to Dmitri Vorobiev - that will help to ensure that top faculty members continue to thrive in the School of Music.
Richard Whittington, co-founder and former managing director of Triad Stage, has joined UNCSA as associate vice chancellor for Advancement, effective Sept. 9.
The transformative $65 million campaign, Powering Creativity: The Campaign for UNCSA, is the largest concentrated fundraising effort in university history.
Kenan Excellence Scholarships, the Sarah Graham Kenan Scholarship and the Elizabeth Harriet Weaver Memorial Scholarship are UNCSA's most prestigious merit awards for new and returning students.