Special Collections and University Archives

October 23 marks the fifty-first birthday of the UNCG Cello Music Collection, the single largest holding of cello music-related materials in the world.  This unique archive, presently representing the collections of eleven cellists, was made possible by the generosity of countless donors, but founded through the support of Friends of the Libraries. UNCG Cello Music […]

Revolutionary composer, Elliott Carter (1908-2012), passed away November 5th, ending an award-winning career as an icon of modern orchestral music. As a two-time Pulitzer Prize winning composer, his contribution to the world of American musical composition is undeniable, but cello music shares a special relationship in the Carter legacy. Elliott Carter’s debut into the realm […]

Bernard Greenhouse, acclaimed cellist and founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio, passed away at his home in Wellfleet, Connecticut on Friday morning. UNCG has the honor of housing his expansive cello music collection in the Cello Music Collection of Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives. On a more personal note, I had […]

The Elizabeth Cowling Cello Celebration March 24-26, 2011 UNCG School of Music, Theatre & DanceGreensboro, NC Honoring cellist and scholar Elizabeth Cowling Cello choir showcases and master class performance opportunities available to registered participants. Direct all inquiries to Alexander Ezerman / 336 334 5518 Event WebsiteElizabeth Cowling CollectionCello Music Collection

Among the most distinguished cellists of the 20th and early 21st centuries, Bernard Greenhouse, now in his 95th year, continues to teach at his home on Cape Cod and to inspire music lovers the world over, largely through his many recordings with the Beaux Arts Trio. As the founding cellist of this legendary trio, Greenhouse […]