Georgia College made its debut on the Carnegie Hall stage this month in a bold and gutsy way – premiering two songs never before heard with choir, piano or orchestra. They’d only been imagined in the creative, silent depths of the composers’ minds.
Nora Ellen Wadford
Ten music majors have immersed themselves in pre-Civil War culture to prepare for an upcoming recital. They learned how women were expected to be modest and fashionable in the 1800s – with impeccable manners and musical talent to boot.
As the U.S. election season races to a climax – with presidential candidates spending millions of dollars to present visual and written images – a unique website at Georgia College examines the subtle role music plays in shaping public opinion.
Two Georgia College student researchers are working to track all music used during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Since his freshman year, Cannon McClain has been a member of the Max Noah Singers. He is an accomplished composer and arranger, having original works premiered by Max Noah Singers and Milledgeville First Presbyterian Church Choir and an arrangement premiered by the university’s Women’s Ensemble.
With their suitcases packed with necessities for their two-week trip to the Czech Republic, a group of 14 Georgia College students also have an extra carry on— their instruments.
In fall 2014 semester, Department of Music Chair Dr. Sergio Ruiz and Staff Pianist Dr. Kaju Lee toured and tested pianos at the Steinway & Sons Factory in New York City in search of the ideal concert grand.
Senior Bri Neves’ poem “When the Cold Awakens” is the fifth movement and title of internationally-recognized composer David Hamilton’s new multi movement piece, which will have its world premiere at the Holiday Concert.
The Georgia College Department of Music has a new Steinway piano to add to their collection.