Arts and Music
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The University of North Texas College of Music's choral students and faculty are joining forces this holiday season to present the family-friendly Sounds of the Holidays concert on Dec. 3 (Thursday)
Wind symphonies from Southwest High School in Fort Worth and Flower Mound High School will join the internationally renowned UNT Wind Symphony for a preview concert on Dec. 13.
The College of Music's One O'Clock Lab Band welcomes noted jazz drummer and highly respected composer/arranger and conductor Dennis Mackrel to the University of North Texas.
Guest artists and educators from around the world will collaborate with UNT College of Music faculty and students during a special Christmas-themed festival that includes several events and concerts open to the public, Nov. 15-22.
The fall concert schedule concludes with Mozart's Don Giovanni, a performance by the One O'Clock Lab Band with highly regarded drummer Dennis Mackrel, a night of chamber music presented by the UNT Center for Chamber Music Studies, a tribute to the legendary divas of jazz by the UNT Jazz Singers, and an abundance of holiday music, both in November with a Czech music festival featuring a Czech Christmas mass and in December with two concerts of classic holiday favorites.
A new exhibition, organized by the Texas Fashion Collection at the University of North Texas, will feature a unique collection in which the art adorns the clothing. An Artistic Alliance: Art and Couture by Amy Zerner from the Collection of Torie Gibralter will run Nov. 21 (Saturday) - Dec. 12 (Saturday) at UNT ArtSpace Dallas, 1901 Main St., Dallas. A reception will take place from 12 to 2 p.m. with a gallery talk by curator Myra Walker at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 (Saturday).
Senior dance majors from the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas will present their own choreographic works at the annual New Choreographers Concert.
Works of tenured professors to new faculty members will be displayed at the Annual CVAD Faculty and Staff Exhibition at UNT on the Square. The show will include ceramics, jewelry, metalsmithing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and even fashion design.
Take one spoiled rich woman, three handsome men and a big wedding and you've got <em>The Philadelphia Story</em>, the latest play from UNT's' Department of Dance and Theatre.