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“Peering Into the Musical Brain” unravels mysteries of musicians’ minds

The Jane and Harry Willson Center for Humanities and Arts will present “Peering Into the Musical Brain,” a lecture reviewing years of musician-centered neurological studies, on Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edge Recital Hall of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. The lecture, presented by Donald Hodges of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is free and open to the public. The presentation represents two decades of work by Hodges, whose career has focused on understanding what happens in the minds of musicians when they perform, study and listen to music. The lecture will include a variety of musical examples spanning from Baroque to contemporary pop. Hodges has authored more than 140 publications…

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Persichetti and Pupils

Albany Records released a CD of twentieth-century American piano music performed by Richard Zimdars, Despy Karlas Professor of Piano in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.  The album is titled Persichetti and Pupils. This recording presents solo piano music by Vincent Persichetti and two of his composition students at the Juilliard School of Music, Marga Richter and Jacob Druckman.  The pieces in large forms of sonata and variations offer a focused look at the early work of three important American composers. Four works receive their first recorded performances. Persichetti's Ninth Piano Sonata and Winter Solstice are included. Marga Richter is the first woman to have received a degree in composition from the Juilliard School of…

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Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

The LDSOA Galleries kick off the 2012 -13 academic year with two shows full of color and mischief. The Real-Fake: Simulation Technology After Photography is an international exhibition featuring four artists using 3D software to create post-photographic cinematography. Minds will be blown in Gallery 101! The third floor gallery (307) presents INSIDE OUTSIDE, an exhibition of figurative paintings by Holly Coulis and Karen Ann Myers, whose work pops off the wall with dynamic patterns and unexpected compositions. On view through 9/13, the opening reception is Friday, Aug. 17 from 7-9 p.m. and open to the public.

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New jewelry and metals studios

In the Fall of 2011, Lamar Dodd School of Art student and faculty in jewelry & metals moved into newly-renovated studio facilities in the Thomas Street complex, on the UGA campus. Area chair Mary Pearse gives a guided tour of the new studios. Video by Alan Flurry for the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. 'The Future Arrives Anyway' theme by Todd Kelly. Photography by Cassandra Wright.

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