Arts and Music

09/27/2017 - 2:13pm

The play “Fabulation” begins with its main character experiencing a panic attack. And it’s a roller coaster from there. The University of North Texas’ Department of Dance and Theatre will present the play at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12-14 (Thursday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Oct. 14-15 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Studio Theater, Radio Television Film and Performing Arts Building. The play was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by vickie washington.

09/27/2017 - 8:18am

It’s a year of milestones for University of North Texas Regents Professor of Double Bass Jeff Bradetich. His treasured bass turned 250 years old this year; he celebrated his 60th birthday – 50 of those years have been dedicated to playing bass; he marked 30 years of honing the skills of talented musicians in his summer strings institute; his foundation just celebrated its first decade; and now he plans to commemorate it all by performing at Carnegie Hall 35 years – almost to the day – after his debut in the prestigious venue.

09/20/2017 - 11:23am

Thursday Night Music is back on the downtown square. The series, hosted by UNT on the Square, features jazz and classical music from students and faculty from the University of North Texas’ College of Music. The event is sponsored by the Institute for the Advancement for the Arts, the arm of UNT that supports creative and artistic expression.

09/20/2017 - 8:08am

“Billboard Magazine” has released its list of the “15 Best Music Business Schools in 2017,” and the University of North Texas College of Music has earned a coveted spot.

09/19/2017 - 9:30am

A sabbatical from teaching and a book about the Middle East helped change Matthew Bourbon’s art. Bourbon, associate professor and program coordinator of drawing and painting at the University of North Texas, will present his works during the solo exhibition, “Sense and Reason,” Oct. 6 (Friday) – Nov. 11 (Saturday) at UNT on the Square. A reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 6.

09/14/2017 - 3:31pm

Tunes from “Les Miserables,” “Cabaret,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Wicked” are just a few of the Broadway hits the University of North Texas College of Music will bring to life as part of their annual fundraising gala, this year titled An Enchanted Evening - An Homage to the Leading Ladies of Broadway and sponsored by Independent Bank.

09/12/2017 - 8:52am

The University of North Texas will kick off the fall lineup for the Mary Jo & V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series tomorrow Sept. 13 (Wednesday) with a screening of “True Conviction” and a panel featuring the film’s director and its three stars.

The screening begins at 7 p.m. in the University Union Lyceum. Tickets are not required and there is no charge for this event.

09/11/2017 - 10:54am

They are used to playing second fiddle – or, in this case, piano – to other instrumentalists, singers, dancers and performing artists. Now, collaborative pianists are getting their moment in the spotlight at the University of North Texas College of Music’s second annual CollabFest – the first festival of its type in the nation.

09/11/2017 - 9:36am

A play inspired by area students and one of the nation’s most hot-button issues will be performed at the University of North Texas.

“Deferred Action,” presented by Cara Mía Theatre in Dallas, will focus on DREAMers, the immigrants who unknowingly came into the United States without documentation. The show will run at 8 p.m. from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23 (Thursday-Saturday) at the University Theatre, Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building.

08/31/2017 - 2:51pm

Studies have shown that the first five years of a child's life are fundamentally important to their growth and learning achievement. Nurturing musical development early maximizes children’s musical learning opportunities and provides them with the readiness needed for music instruction later in life. The University of North Texas College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program exposes young children – infants to age 5 – to a rich, music-filled environment.