Topic: Music

Big Bands

Big Bands

A look at concerts on Grounds through the decades

Take a look at concerts at UVA throughout the past 70 years, from Fats Domino to Lady Gaga.

April 14, 2017

Radio Music Society

Radio Music Society

Students in UVA’s Radio Music Society arrange pop songs for string quartets. From arrangement to final performance, see one group interpret Major Lazer’s “Be Together.”

Summer 2016

Soul Power

Soul Power

Tracing the African-American experience through popular music

Professor Claudrena Harold’s From Motown to Hip-Hop course traces the African-American experience through popular music.

Summer 2016

Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

News from the Charlottesville Symphony Orchestra and Charlottesville's newest comics and art shop.

Spring 2015

Ringing the Carillon

Ringing the Carillon

How the University Chapel bells keep chiming

If you thought the sounds of the University Chapel's bells are made by an expert ringer toiling inside the steeple, think again.

Fall 2014

The Maestro

The Maestro

Philip Glass Visits UVA

From March 31 to April 2, Glass was in residency on Grounds, working with undergraduate and graduate students.

Summer 2014

Songs In the Key of Life

Songs In the Key of Life

The No Tones are an a cappella group for students who can't sing

The group bills itself as “the premier, the first, the only a cappella group for the musically challenged."

Summer 2014

Your Soundtrack to Spring

Your Soundtrack to Spring

Playlists from Akil Mitchell, the Hullabahoos, Dean Groves and others

Listen to spring playlists from Akil Mitchell, the Hullabahoos, Dean Groves and others—guaranteed to improve your mood.

April 14, 2014

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Beloved professor Ernest Mead, 95, passes away

Ernest Mead, renowned music professor and University alumnus, passed away Thursday evening from congestive heart failure. Mead, a graduate of the class of 1940, was 95.

February 18, 2014

Required Listening

Required Listening

Judith Shatin, composer and UVA music prof., shares her must-hear tracks and compositions.

Fall 2013

New & Notable

New & Notable

Listen to six innovative albums by 15 must-hear alumni musicians.

Spring 2012

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Remembering Ray Bice

Dr. Raymond Bice, UVA’s beloved psychology professor, left us on Dec. 23, 2011, and his memorial was at University Chapel on Friday, Jan. 20. As a student,...

Spring 2012

Shaping the Future

Shaping the Future

One of the energizing aspects of daily life at UVA is the constant exposure to astonishing research, scholarship and other creative activities. Our faculty members are working at the...

Winter 2011

For a Song

For a Song

Two former UVA a cappella singers hit the big time

Two former UVA a cappella singers hit the big time

Winter 2011

Built to Last

Built to Last

The Engineering School celebrates 175th anniversary

Much has changed since 1836, when America needed engineers to build machinery for factories, bridges for roads and locks for canals, and the UVA Board of Visitors created a school...

Winter 2011

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Highlights

Pop-Up Knowledge

Pop-Up Knowledge

Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.

Theatre of the Macabre

Theatre of the Macabre

Jefferson’s Anatomical Theatre gave way to grave robbers, the student Cadaver Society and, eventually, the wrecking ball.

Pigments of Your Imagination

Pigments of Your Imagination

Let our adult coloring book help you find your happy place. We have just the place in mind. A few of them, in fact.

Home to the Struggle

Home to the Struggle

Several UVA alumni were instrumental in the establishment of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Hear their stories.