UGA hosts a two-week festival for new music from March 25th-April 4th, 2019, featuring premieres by both UGA and guest composers.

Danczfest

March 25: The fall 2018 Dancz Center resident viola studio takes the stage with new works by UGA composers for viola choir, viola quartet, and viola solo conducted by Professor Maggie Snyder. 
6:00 pm / Dancz Center for New Music

March 26: UGA resident ensembles Rote Hund and D@WGBYT3S premiere their first collaborative concert featuring a new commission by guest composer Becky Brown.
6:30 pm / Dancz Center for New Music

March 27: The spring 2019 Dancz Center resident trombone studio will premiere new works for trombone quartet and choir by UGA composers. UGA resident ensemble Safety Second will also be sharing the stage with new premieres for their eclectic flute + voice/percussion + synthesizer duet, breaking many boundaries of a typical contemporary duo.
6:00 pm / Dancz Center for New Music

March 28: The Hugh Hodgson wind ensemble features a premiere by guest composer John Mackey.
7:30 pm / Hodgson Concert Hall

**BONUS EVENT: Guest composer John Mackey will be giving a talk at 1:30pm on Wednesday, March 27th at the Dancz Center for New Music.

March 29: Mathematicians Rob Schneiderman and Marcus Miller demonstrate and explain analogies between the dynamics of the discovery/creation/learning of both music and mathematics.  Hosted with assistance with funding from the Willson Center. More information may be found here.
4:30 pm / Dancz Center for New Music

March 30: Athens-based new music ensemble Incongruency will premiere new works by UGA composers alongside newly-scored silent films. Popcorn will be provided. 
7:30 pm / nimbl new movement + performance space

April 1: New music as fruition of a project by UGA's Ideas for Creative Exploration graduate assistant Ciyadh Wells. Recently awarded a grant from the UGA Office of Sustainability, new works by sophomore composers will be premiered for instruments made from trash and played by Athens community members. More information may be found here.
6:00 pm / Dancz Center for New Music

April 2: The UGA Symphony Orchestra program will feature a new premiere by UGA composer Sydney Doemel, winner of the symphony commission competition.
7:30 pm / Hodgson Concert Hall

April 3: Guest artists Bent Frequency will premiere works by UGA composers as part of their residency for Spring 2019.
6:00 pm / Dancz Center for New Music

April 4: Guest violist and composer Kurt Rohde will perform pieces including a new work by UGA faculty member Dr. Peter Van Zandt Lane.
6:00 pm / Dancz Center for New Music