Arts and Music

04/19/2017 - 9:21am

University of North Texas College of Music performance and jazz studies doctoral student Daniel Pinilla has won the $10,000 top prize in UNT’s 2017 Sherman-Barsanti Inspiration Awards. Pinilla was awarded the honor April 5 for his project involving the development of a series of workshops for children in rural Colombia who have been traumatized by armed conflict.

04/18/2017 - 9:48am

Registration is now open for a symposium at the University of North Texas that will tackle education issues through an unusual format. “Education as Experimentation:Possibilities Beyond Outcome-Based Learning,” will take place June 17–18 (Saturday-Sunday) for art educators, artists, designers, museum educators and philosophers, with session leaders coming from as far as the United Kingdom.

04/18/2017 - 8:01am

The University of North Texas College of Music, in partnership with The Czech Educational Foundation of Texas, is hosting a “waltz across Texas.” 

“This will be the first time Stříbrňanka has toured with us in five years,” said Tom Sovík, professor of music theory, pop music specialist and organizer of the nine-city tour. “I couldn’t be more excited to welcome them back for 10 days of celebration Texas Czech style.” 

04/13/2017 - 2:54pm

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.

04/12/2017 - 1:57pm

Diane Guerrero—an actress best known for her work on “Orange is the New Black” and “Jane the Virgin”— will speak at the University of North Texas on April 26 (Wednesday) as part of the university’s Distinguished Lecture Series.

04/12/2017 - 10:26am

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.

04/12/2017 - 8:26am

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.

04/11/2017 - 10:35am

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.

04/10/2017 - 12:12pm

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.

04/10/2017 - 8:28am

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.