Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Swiss duo to perform compositions of UNT College of Music students, alumni around the world
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- A Swiss contemporary music duo named UMS ‘n JIP – comprised of Javier Hagen and Ulrike Mayer-Spohn – will tour the world performing works of University of North Texas College of Music students and alumni as part of “USA Project 2017.”
“The aim was to create a collaborative environment that would allow the students to experiment and learn a great deal throughout the compositional process,” said Panayiotis Kokoras,...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
UNT on the Square exhibition, inspired by class project, highlights Denton's first settlement of freed slaves
What: Freedman Town 2., an exhibition highlighting Denton’s one-time community for freed slaves, as created by students in Carla LynDale Carter-Bishop's media arts classes at the University of North Texas.
When: Jan. 8 (Monday) to Feb. 3 (Saturday). Panel discussions will take place at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 (Thursday) and at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18 (Thursday).
Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., on Denton's historic courthouse...
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
National Medal of Arts-winning playwright Moisés Kaufman to serve as UNT artist-in-residence
DENTON (UNT), Texas ¾ Award-winning playwright and director Moisés Kaufman will serve as 2017-18 artist-in-residence for the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts at the University of North Texas, bringing in the collaborative process that he created for such plays as “The Laramie Project.”
Kaufman will visit UNT Jan. 16-27 and April 2-13, with a public reception scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 (Friday) at UNT on the Square.
He will work with students in the...
Monday, December 18, 2017
Experimenting with music accelerates child development in UNT’s Early Childhood Music program
What: University of North Texas’ Early Childhood Music program offers music classes for children from birth to 5 years old. The classes are designed to accelerate childrens’ development in song, rhythm and expressivity.
When: There will be a 10-week winter session held Fridays from Jan. 5 - March 9 and Saturdays from Jan. 6 – March 10.
Where: Room 115 of the Music Annex Building, at the corner of Avenue C and Highland in Denton (1630 W. Highland St.).
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
UNT dean named to prestigious national arts board
Thursday, November 30, 2017
UNT faculty and alumni nominated for Grammy Awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- University of North Texas faculty and alumni are part of projects that have received nominations in 10 categories for the 60th annual Recording Academy Grammy Awards. Nominations, which include UNT alumna Maren Morris, who was nominated this year in the Best Country Solo Performance category for “I Could Use a Love Song,” were announced on Nov. 28.
Since 1964, 100 UNT College of Music alumni have worked on projects nominated for Grammy Awards, with...
Monday, November 27, 2017
UNT’s Texas Fashion Collection features ensembles along British art in new exhibition
What: “On Bodies: Highlights from The Goss-Michael Foundation and the UNT Texas Fashion Collection,” an exhibition forming a link between high fashion and British art.
When: Running through Feb. 2 (Friday), 2018.
Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday – Friday.
Where: The Goss-Michael Foundation, 1305 Wycliff Ave #120, Dallas.
Media: Image available for download...
Monday, November 20, 2017
UNT art, design faculty show off studio practices at UNT on the Square exhibition
What: Annual CVAD Faculty and Staff Exhibition, featuring a variety of media created by staff and faculty in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas.
When: Running until Dec. 13 (Wednesday), on Denton's historic courthouse square.
Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St.
Hours: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m....
Monday, November 20, 2017
Ring in the holidays with UNT’s sounds of the season
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- ‘Tis the season for the University of North Texas College of Music to ring in the holidays with UNT Sounds of the Holidays, TUBACHRISTMAS and a special holiday performance of Handel’s “Messiah” by the Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers.
The holiday festivities begin at 8 p.m. Dec. 1 (Friday) when the Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers present “Handl and Handel” at the Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton. The performance...
Thursday, November 16, 2017
UNT dance students tackle tough topics at New Choreographers Concert Dec. 1-3
What: New Choreographers Concert: Unspoken Realities, a showcase of original dance works created by advanced choreography students in the Department of Dance and Theatre at the University of North Texas, directed by Shelley Cushman.
When: 8 p.m. Dec. 1-2 (Friday-Saturday) and 2 p.m. Dec. 3 (Sunday)
Where: University Theater inside the Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building, 1179 Union Circle, Denton, Texas.