Arts and Music

02/28/2017 - 12:23pm

University of North Texas College of Music senior, Howard Dietz, won the Buffet Crampon and Julius Keilwerth Saxophone Idol competition and Yamaha Young Performing Artists Program award for saxophone. 

02/27/2017 - 8:57am

Music students at the University of North Texas are invited to create and submit business plans as part of the College of Music’s inaugural Music Entrepreneurship Competition.

Competitors will be eligible to earn cash prizes totaling $18,000, which can be used by the students to launch start-up businesses.

02/23/2017 - 10:10am

The Grammy-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth is bringing their unique sound back to the University of North Texas. The eight-member ensemble that “mines the expressive potential of the human voice” will perform at 8 p.m. March 9 (Thursday) in the College of Music’s Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton. The ensemble is returning to perform their final concert as part of their 2016-17 UNT Institute for the Advancement of the Arts residency.

02/21/2017 - 9:28am

Three writers will be appearing at the University of North Texas for the spring 2017 Visiting Writers Series sponsored by UNT’s Creative Writing Program.

02/20/2017 - 10:02am

University of North Texas student Matt Morton has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship program.

02/16/2017 - 2:01pm

University of North Texas students who are looking to find a job in the visual arts and design field will find tips at the “Jobs in the Visual Arts and Design: Panels and Workshop” from4 to 8 p.m. March 9 (Thursday) at the Art Building, rooms 101 and 223.

02/16/2017 - 10:00am

The University of North Texas HarpBeats will perform at the World Harp Congress, one of the most prestigious honors in the world for harpists. The HarpBeats, a 10-member College of Music ensemble, will travel to Hong Kong in July for the concert.

02/15/2017 - 11:16am

Watbanaland, the newest play presented by the University of North Texas,takes its audience from life to New York City to a poor African country, as the couple at the center debate whether or not to have children.

The Department of Dance and Theatre will present Watbanaland at 7:30 p.m. March 2-4 and 9-10 and at 2 p.m. March 5 and 11 at the Studio Theatre in the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building.

02/15/2017 - 10:17am

The University of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band will kick off their spring season with a performance with world-renowned vibraphonist Stefon Harris, who has been called one of the most important young artists in jazz. Harris is visiting the College of Music as part of the Glenn E. Gomez Endowment concert.

The performance is at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 (Thursday) in Winspear Hall at the Murchison Performing Arts Center.

02/13/2017 - 9:51am

A lecture and reception for the University of North Texas Libraries Special Collections latest exhibit, “The Lost Generation: World War I Poetry from the Donald Thomas War Poetry Collection,” will be held Feb. 23 (Thursday).