Music, Department of

Event    Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Monday, Nov. 8 Georgia College’s annual Fall Chamber Music Ensembles concert will be at 7:30 p.m. in Max Noah Recital Hall. The university Jazz Combo and Flute Trio ensembles will be featured, along with the Saxophone Quartet performing “Heliotrope Bouquet” by Scott Joplin and Louis Chauvin. Other selections include “Living in the Body” by Lori Laitman and “Mark Flood Miniatures” by Joel Love. A $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds benefit music scholarships or the GC Department...
Please join us Nov. 8 for this concert.
Announcement    Monday, November 1, 2021
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4-5 Georgia College’s Jazz Band presents its annual concert “What is Hip?” at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium. Performing what’s often called “Mini Big Band,” the group­­––directed by Dr. Cliff Towner––will rock the house with classic repertoire from great jazz performers like Bill Holman, Freddie Hubbard and Frank Foster, along with some more contemporary offerings by Greg Yasinitsky. Mini Big Band provides the harmonies and orchestration of Big Band sound,...
Event    Thursday, November 4, 2021
Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4-5 Georgia College’s Jazz Band presents its annual concert “What is Hip?” at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium. Performing what’s often called “Mini Big Band,” the group­­––directed by Dr. Cliff Towner––will rock the house with classic repertoire from great jazz performers like Bill Holman, Freddie Hubbard and Frank Foster, along with some more contemporary offerings by Greg Yasinitsky. Mini Big Band provides the harmonies and orchestration of Big Band sound,...
Please join us either Nov. 4 or Nov. 5 for this Jazz Concert.
Announcement    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Monday, Nov. 1 Georgia College will host a faculty recital, “Sing a New Song: A program of 21st Century American Art Songs,” at 7:30 p.m. in Max Noah Recital Hall. This program will also be livestreamed online. Guest pianist R. Timothy McReynolds joins university faculty and soprano Jennifer Piazza-Pick to perform songs written in the past 21 years by American composers like Rosephanye Powell, Jocelyn Hagen, Melissa Dunphy and Ben Moore. Another featured composer is Georgia College’s...
Event    Monday, November 1, 2021
Monday, Nov. 1 Georgia College will host a faculty recital, “Sing a New Song: A program of 21st Century American Art Songs,” at 7:30 p.m. in Max Noah Recital Hall. This program will also be livestreamed online. Guest pianist R. Timothy McReynolds joins university faculty and soprano Jennifer Piazza-Pick to perform songs written in the past 21 years by American composers like Rosephanye Powell, Jocelyn Hagen, Melissa Dunphy and Ben Moore. Another featured composer is Georgia College’s...
Please join us Nov. 1 for our faculty recital.
Event    Saturday, October 30, 2021
Saturday, Oct. 30 Georgia College’s three choral ensembles will present music about darkness, light and humanity's triumph over adversity at 7:30 p.m. in First Baptist Church on Liberty Street. “Darkness to Light” features works spanning over 250 years that include pieces by composers like George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johannes Brahms, Edward Elgar, Daniel E. Gawthrop and Morten Lauridsen. The Women’s Ensemble, University Chorus and Max Noah Singers will perform...
Please join us on Oct. 30 for this concert.
Announcement    Friday, October 22, 2021
Thursday, Oct. 28 Georgia College’s Wind Symphony presents “A Jazzy Affair” at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium. Directed by Dr. Cliff Towner, this concert aims to lift the heavy and tiring weight of the pandemic with fun, light and uplifting music. Influenced by American jazz, there will be harmonic style and some improvisation––similar to a Pops Orchestra concert on a breezy summer evening in Atlanta. Songs dating back to 1927 will be featured, like “Latte Macchiato” by Naoya Wada;...
Event    Thursday, October 28, 2021
Thursday, Oct. 28 Georgia College’s Wind Symphony presents “A Jazzy Affair” at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium. Directed by Dr. Cliff Towner, this concert aims to lift the heavy and tiring weight of the pandemic with fun, light and uplifting music. Influenced by American jazz, there will be harmonic style and some improvisation––similar to a Pops Orchestra concert on a breezy summer evening in Atlanta. Songs dating back to 1927 will be featured, like “Latte Macchiato” by Naoya Wada;...
Please join us on Oct. 28 for this concert.
Announcement    Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Tuesday, Oct. 26 The Georgia College Orchestra, directed by Dr. Bryan Emmon Hall with guest violin and fiddle soloist Dr. Christopher Luther, will be at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium. Lively and soulful works will be performed from diverse American composers: William Grant Still, Mark O’Connor and Soon Hee Newbold. There’ll even be some country and Irish fiddling, as well as non-American selections from Anton Arensky, Antonio Vivaldi and others. Luther will perform O’Connor’s exciting...
Event    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Tuesday, Oct. 26 The Georgia College Orchestra, directed by Dr. Bryan Emmon Hall with guest violin and fiddle soloist Dr. Christopher Luther, will be at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Auditorium. Lively and soulful works will be performed from diverse American composers: William Grant Still, Mark O’Connor and Soon Hee Newbold. There’ll even be some country and Irish fiddling, as well as non-American selections from Anton Arensky, Antonio Vivaldi and others. Luther will perform O’Connor’s exciting...
Please join us on Oct. 26 for this concert.