Arts and Music
Marta Frey-Clark, a University of North Texas College of Music doctoral student and teaching fellow in music education, has been awarded the 2017-18 Perry R. Bass Fellowship.
The University of North Texas theatre department will take audiences back in time to the sexual revolution and anti-war movement of the late 1960s with its production of “Hair” April 27-30. The musical focuses on a “tribe” of young people who resist the war and live a bohemian lifestyle filled with sexual freedom and pacifist protest.
Baolong Zhang, Graduate Artist Certificate student at the University of North Texas College of Music, has earned first prize in the 2017 Virginia Waring International Piano Concerto Competition, held March 26-April 2. He earned the prestigious honor – and a $10,000 prize – for his performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3.
The University of North Texas College of Music has named Jonathan Thompson the 2017-2018 Presser Graduate Music Award winner and recipient of the $10,000 Presser scholarship.
Seventeen communication design students from the University of North Texas took home top prizes from the Dallas Society of Visual Communicators National Student Show and Conference, the largest student creative competition in the United States.
The final event of University of North Texas’ Mary Jo & V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series season is a world-renowned interactive art exhibit. Luminarium: Architects of Air is dazzling, colorful, walk-through sculpture that has been featured in Australia’s Sydney Opera House and the world-famous Guggenheim Museum in Spain.
Thanks to a fellowship, three University of North Texas faculty members will get to pursue their creative pursuits – studying textiles in Greece, writing a musical about female composers and composing an opera.
Professionals can find new ways to enhance users’ experiences online or on their mobile apps and platforms – by using delight, storytelling and experience mapping – with a new lecture series sponsored by the University of North Texas. Night & Day, An Interaction and User Experience Design Professional Learning Serieswill feature a lecture from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and a workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
Prahlad Singh Tipanya has been called one of the most compelling folk voices in India today – and he’s bringing his unique style of music to the University of North Texas College of Music Recital Hall, 415 S. Ave. C in Denton, at 8 p.m. April 11. Tipanya, an internationally acclaimed folk musician from the small village of Lunyakhedi in Ujjain District, Madhya Pradesh, sings and embodies the poetry of the15th-century mystic saint Kabir.