Workshops & Competitions

School of Music

Workshops & Competitions

The School of Music offers workshops for its students, for students studying music at other campuses or with private teachers, and for practicing adult students. Workshops are opportunities to network, collaborate and to gain exposure to different aspects of your discipline.

2017-18 Workshops & Competitions

Woodwind Day at UNCSA and Solo Competition
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

The woodwind faculty at UNCSA invites you and your students to Woodwind Day: offering workshops and master classes on tone production, reed-making and practice strategies for getting 1st chair. UNCSA is also sponsoring a solo competition for high school students. 

UNCSA faculty will perform an opening concert. Middle and high school bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe and saxophone students are encouraged to attend. Admission is $20, which includes lunch for participants.

9:30 a.m. Registration at Watson Recital Hall on the UNCSA Campus
10 a.m. Opening Concert by UNCSA faculty
10:30 a.m. Individual master classes with UNCSA faculty on tone development, improving technique and practice strategies for getting 1st chair
12 p.m. Lunch (provided for participants) and information session
1-2:30 p.m. Competition Preliminary Round
2-3:30 p.m. Group Workshop
3:30 p.m. Competition Finals and Award Presentation
4 p.m. Group Performance with faculty and all participants


Day of Voice 2018
Saturday, February 3, 9:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Registration for UNCSA's Day of Voice is now open, giving prospective students the opportunity to learn more about studying Voice at the UNCSA School of Music.

  • Meet and greet and Q&A with UNCSA voice faculty
  • Tour of campus
  • Improv with Director Steve LaCosse
  • Mock auditions/feedback from faculty
  • Mini-session "How to feel really nervous about your audition"
  • Opportunity for formal audition (additional application required)
  • Bonus: Free tickets to “La Cenerentola (Cinderella), ossia La Bonta in trionfo” on Feb. 2, 4 or 6.