Reaching a Crescendo

Feature Stories

Reaching a Crescendo

When Jennifer Holloway came to the University of Georgia in 1996, she planned a career as a music educator. She studied the euphonium and voice, and enjoyed folk music and the drum corps. A few years …

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Let’s get down to business

Feature Stories

Let’s get down to business

It is the first day of fall semester classes, and students in the Music Business Certificate Program are filing into the Chapel to hear a special guest. After a few perfunctory announcements and a brief introduction, …

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Talk about the passion

Cover Story

Talk about the passion

Here’s the short version: the Athens music scene began April 5, 1980,  when an unknown band—that later took the name R.E.M.—played their first gig at a friend’s birthday party. The bash took place at an old …

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Right Click for Local Music

Feature Stories

Right Click for Local Music

Download Athens music—including new songs from Five Eight, Modern Skirts and The Bearfoot Hookers—here. Through June 15, MP3s are available for download from Five Eight, Allison Weiss, Spring Tigers, The Agenda, The Orkids, Venice is Sinking, …

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Fostering future bulldogs

Around the Arch

Three- and four-year-olds at the McPhaul Child Development Laboratory got a special treat in January when UGA …

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Rob Gibson

First Person

Alumni share music memories from their time in Athens

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New West goes East

Alumni Profiles

After stints in L.A. and Atlanta, George Fontaine Jr. is back in Athens promoting local musicians

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