Composition Studio

Composition Studio

The Composition program at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is dedicated to giving you the tools and opportunities you need to develop your language. Nestled in a community that values a vibrant arts culture and on a campus where the focus is nothing but the arts, UNCSA is a haven for creative innovation.

Happening Now

SATURDAY 3 FEBRUARY
Winston Salem Symphony: Concert for the Community
Jessica Morel leads the orchestra in a performance of Thomas Little’s Teton Pass.  3:00 pm, Wait Chapel, Wake Forest University.

WEDNESDAY 7 FEBRUARY
Performance Hour: Cello Ensemble and Wind Ensemble
Christopher James Lees and Mark Norman conduct premieres of music by Alicia Bachorik, Jessica Buford and Algernon Robinson.  2:00 pm, Crawford Hall.

FRIDAY 9 FEBRUARY
Deadline: Vocal Works
Send PDFs of vocal works for recording session with Lindsay Kesselman and Daniel Pesca to Dr. Dillon by 4:00 pm.           

FRIDAY 9 FEBRUARY
Horn Studio in Concert
UNCSA Horn studio performs music by Jan Bach, Lawrence Dillon, Eric Ewazen, Oliver Glynn, Thomas Little, Anthony Plog, Christopher Pyle and Coby Schoolman.  7:30 pm, Watson Hall.

WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
Composition Seminar: Shaw Quartet
Guest ensemble Attacca String Quartet presents Caroline Shaw’s Blueprint.  10:30-12:30, Hood Recital Hall. 

WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
Graduate Recital: Mellissa Littlepage
Oboe Recital includes the premiere of Nia Franklin’s Never Had a Man (Love Me Like You).  7:30 pm, location tba. 

WEDNESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
Recording Session: Attacca String Quartet
The Attacca String Quartet records music by Alicia Bachorik, Tyson Davis and Nicholas Karr.  7:30-9:00 pm, Watson Hall.

FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY
Attacca String Quartet
String quartet performs new music by Caroline Shaw and the premiere of a new work by a UNCSA composer.  Ovation Studios, time TBA.  Admission charged.

SUNDAY 18 FEBRUARY
Graduate Recital: Thomas McMillan
New music includes performances of Steamed Up, God Says Yes, July Midnight, Loops and Lines, Tin In It, Little Bird Sketches and anyone lived in a pretty how town.  7:30 pm, Watson Hall.

MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY
Deadline: Orchestra Scores
Send PDFs of orchestra scores to your major teacher by 4:00 pm for consideration for the April orchestra concert.

TUESDAY 20 FEBRUARY
Senior Recital: Kyrie Antoinette
New music includes performances of When you breathe in, L’eclat, Des querelles et des resolutions, Lié, Old news, Virage, Requin polychrome and allez-?.  7:30 pm, Freedman Theater.

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