Tuesday, September 19, 2017
UNT on the Square exhibition shows new facets in UNT art professor Matthew Bourbon’s work
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- 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.
Bourbon’s art has...
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Grammy-nominated franchise and Broadway tunes create “An Enchanted Evening” at UNT College of Music gala
What: The annual University of North Texas College of Music Gala, this year titled An Enchanted Evening - An Homage to the Leading Ladies of Broadway, is presented by Independent Bank and will feature a concert showcasing the UNT Symphony Orchestra and select student vocalists under the direction of David Itkin. The performance is open to the public. The Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band, directed by Alan Baylock, will perform for guests of the reception and dinner to follow at UNT Gateway Center.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
UNT kicks off Fine Arts Series September 13
Monday, September 11, 2017
Collaborative pianists to gather at UNT for 2017 CollabFest
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- 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.
“Collaborative pianists are trained as partners and love to work with others. Though well able to...
Monday, September 11, 2017
“Deferred Action,” on tour at the University of North Texas, focuses on undocumented youth
What: “Deferred Action,” a play presented by Cara Mía Theatre of Dallas at the University of North Texas’ Department of Dance and Theatre, focuses on an immigrant who unknowingly came into the U.S. without documentation, and is torn on the issue of immigration during a presidential election.
When: 8 p.m. Sept. 21-23 (Thursday-Saturday)
Where: University Theater, Radio Television Film and Performing Arts...
Thursday, August 31, 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 session held Fridays from Sept. 8 – Nov. 10 and Saturdays from Sept. 9 – Nov. 11.
Where: Room 115 of the Music Annex Building, at the corner of Avenue C and Highland in Denton (1630 W. Highland St.).
Cost: The cost...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
UNT Symphony Orchestra takes their talents to the Dallas Arts District
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Music is engaging a broader audience by taking their talents to the newly renamed Moody Performance Hall, located at 2520 Flora St. in Dallas. The UNT Symphony Orchestra will kick off this semester’s journey south at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21.
The performance will include Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2 The Age of Anxiety and Prokofiev’s Symphony No. 5 with world-...
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Texas Fashion Collection examines history of comfortable clothing in new exhibition
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Free weekly lab band & jazz ensemble concerts at UNT Union Syndicate
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Music kicks off Jazz at the Syndicate at 9 p.m. on Sept. 12 (Tuesday). The free evening and lunchtime jazz performances will be held in the University Union Syndicate, 1155 Union Circle.
The weekly concerts are open to the UNT community and the general public. Performances showcase the UNT College of Music’s variety of jazz ensembles at noon on Thursdays and Fridays and 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Grammy-nominated One O’Clock Lab Band will...
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Internationally known artists to discuss work as UNT determines public art for new Art Building
What: Public Art and Grant Writing Symposium, a three-day event featuring internationally known artists who are finalists to create public art for the new Art Building, sponsored by the University of North Texas’ Art in Public Places program and the College of Visual Arts and Design.
When: Keynote panel discussion, 10 a.m. to noon, Sept. 8 (Friday); Percent for Art Finalist Lectures, 1-6 p.m. Sept. 8 (Friday) and...