UWG Music: Part of Your Community

The Music Program is engaged with the Carrollton and wider west Georgia communities and produces concerts and events throughout the year. All concerts are open to the public! In addition to our concerts, we actively engage with neighboring schools and organizations to promote music throughout the region, including providing guest artists, master classes, and unique opportunities to up-and-coming musicians. Don't miss your opportunity to experience these exceptional live performances—we look forward to seeing you in the audience!


Concert Calendar

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Friday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.
UWG Faculty Concert
Carrollton Center for the Arts

The UWG Music Faculty opens the 20th season of the Carrollton Center for the Arts with a program featuring our artist faculty as soloists on chamber repertoire from Mozart and Brahms to our alumnus Katahj Copley. $15 Adults/$10 Youth (12 and under)/$10 UWG Students with ID

Tuesday, September 13, 7:30 p.m.
Wind Ensemble
Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center

The UWG Ensemble presents “Back by Popular Demand(s),” featuring pieces and composers requested by the students. The program features John Mackey’s A deep reverberation fills with stars (2022), Gustav Holst’s First Suite in E-flat (1909), Björk’s Overture to “Dancer in the Dark” (2000), the southeastern premiere of Viet Cuong’s Heart on Fire (2022), and David Maslanka’s short symphony, Give Us This Day

Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.
UWG Chamber Singers and Concert Choir
Townsend Center Mainstage

"How Can I Keep from Singing?" Celebrating the joy of singing, this concert will include works of the choral canon with selections by Jan Sweelink and Tomás Luis de Victoria. The concert will also feature contemporary selections by Elaine Hagenberg, Joseph Martin, and David Dickau as well as the spiritual “I’m Gonna Sing Because I’m Happy,” arranged by Rollo Dilworth. The Chamber Singers’ portion of the concert will be a preview of their performance at the Georgia American Choral Directors Association conference. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased through the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts. UWG students are admitted free. 

Thursday, October 27, and Friday, October 28, 7:30 p.m.
Opera Workshop Presents: Twenty Four or the Cure for Love
Townsend Center Mainstage

A new opera/pastiche in two acts, based on The Twenty-Four Italian Songs & Arias of the 17th & 18th Centuries, conceived by Tony Boutté.

Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
UWG Wind Ensemble
Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center

The UWG Ensemble presents its annual “Go West” series, featuring student concerto winners along with the world premiere of The Remains, a work written by composer and orchestrator Jamie Thierman (Bridgerton, Us, Outlander, Minions, Green Book, Venom, and Nope with the Tutti Music Partners team), and John Mackey’s symphony, Wine Dark Sea

Friday, November 11, 7:30 p.m.
Tenor/Bass Day Concert
Townsend Center Mainstage

This concert will feature bass and tenors from local middle and high schools in addition to the UWG Concert Choir and Chamber singers. The clinician for the event will be Mr. Gene Seese, Director of Choral Activities at North Forsyth High School. The accompanist will be UWG music program alum, Justin Tarver. The concert is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.
UWG Mixed Chamber Ensemble
Tabernacle Baptist Church

Music’s chamber musicians present "I Made You a Mixtape," featuring a potpourri of works ranging from Bach to the present day. Performed by instrumental ensembles of two to six players, the UWG Mixed Chamber Ensemble is coached by Music’s Chris Mothersole with assistance from graduate student Rachel Breaux. Free and open to the public. 

Thursday, November 17, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo
Townsend Center Mainstage

Take in the creative efforts of UWG student musicians! This semester, Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform music that they have composed, transcribed, and arranged.


Tickets and admission

Admission to all concerts is $5 for UWG students, $10 for all others (except where noted).
All events will be ticketed.


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