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M.M. Student Trevor Barroero’s Featured Performance at the United States Capitol Building

My name is Trevor Barroero and I am currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant at UGA, pursuing my Master of Music in Percussion Performance with Professors Timothy Adams and Kimberly Toscano Adams.  In March of 2018, I auditioned for The National Collegiate Solo Competition hosted by The United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”  With a few hundred applicants each year, I was honored to be chosen as the NCSC winner and was given the special opportunity to perform as a featured soloist with the Pershing’s Own.

The Army flew me out to Washington D.C. last week to rehearse with the band and perform Emmanuel Sejourne’s Concerto for Marimba at their outdoor concert in front of the United States Capitol Building.  It was an absolute privilege and honor to share the stage with such remarkable musicians and it’s an experience I won’t soon forget!

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Horns at the dorms, drums on the quad

As we approach the end of spring 2017, our students are preparing for exams, final projects, juries and the like, but they’re still finding time for a little fun, too. Students from our horn studio and the African Music Ensemble surprised passers-by with a bunch of impromptu performances over the last few weeks in some places you’d never expect. Look below the jump for photos!

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Pylon Reenacment Society (with School of Music faculty & students) will open for Cindy Wilson (The B-52s) at the 40 WATT, Saturday OCT 15/ 8pm.

The Hugh Hodgson School of Music regularly lends its talents to more than just UGA’s East Campus, and a perfect example of that is coming soon!

Pylon Reenactment Society and local band Monsoon will be opening for Cindy Wilson of the B 52’s Oct 15 at the fabulous Forty Watt! Doors open at 8/ show is at 8:30-$10.00 admission. Everyone is welcome! UGA (piano) faculty accompanist Damon Denton is the keyboardist for Pylon Reenactment Society, and School of Music trumpet student Anderson Romero and alumnus Geoff Wood will take part in the performance as well. Come on out and have a great time with Athens most danceable band and recent winner at the FLAGPOLE MUSIC AWARDS. Pylon Reenactment Society includes Vanessa Briscoe Hay (vocals), Jason Nesmith (guitar), Kay Stanton (bass), Joe Rowe (drums) and Damon Denton (Keyboard). PHOTO: COURTESY OF MIKE WHITE and Deadly Designs.

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