The University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Music has been accredited by the National association of Schools of Music since 1938, but has operated as a professional conservatory since 1921. Besides serving more than 600 music majors, the school is also home to the Society for Music Teacher Education, the Society of Composers, Inc., the International Tuba and Euphonium Association, the International Double Reed Society, the North American Saxophone Alliance, and College Music Society Southeastern Division.
The institution is also distinguished for its annual Summer Music Camp, which is the largest in the country with over 1,800 students participating, as well as its Opera Theatre program, a seven-time winner of the National Opera Competition Award.
University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Music Information
- Venues: Organ Hall, Aycock Auditorium, Recital Hall.
- Admission: Most concerts are $10, general admission; $6, Seniors; $4 Students; And $3 UNCG. Opera theater–$11, general admission; $6, non-UNCG Students/Seniors; $5, UNCG Students
- Programs: CEMT Lecture and Concert Series, Student Recitals, Faculty and Student Composers, Miles Davis Jazz Festival, Luigi Nono Symposium.
- Ensembles: Men’s Glee Club, Women’s Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, Chorale, Chamber Singers, Opera Theater, String Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, University Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, Old Time Ensemble, Contemporary Chamber Players.