Thursday, August 12, 2021
UNT Professor Earns Fulbright to Teach Jazz Improvisation in Egypt
Improvisation, or the act of composing melodies in real time, is the cornerstone of jazz. The most celebrated jazz musicians are praised for the way they can “converse” fluently with their fellow bandmembers through the music.
But the teaching of jazz improvisation is at a crossroads, according to Dave Meder, assistant professor of jazz piano in the UNT College of Music.
“Jazz academia as a whole has bought into a method of teaching improvisation that has certainly been helpful to the proliferation of the art form, but has not always been grounded in the true spirit of the...
Friday, June 18, 2021
UNT Art History Professor Nada Shabout earns 'Arab Nobel Prize'
Thursday, April 8, 2021
UNT Theatre presents free virtual performance of student-written and -directed play 'The Goose'
What: UNT Theatre performances of The Goose: A Play Most Foul
Friday, March 26, 2021
Fashion in Residence: UNT Texas Fashion Collection makes return to NorthPark Center with at-home styles through the decades
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many facets of our lives – including the way we dress.
In the last year, comfort has been...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
CVAD students work with city of Lewisville to design, fabricate public art
Christopher Novinski has learned a big lesson about sculpture — it takes a lot of problem solving.
The senior studio art major in the ...
Thursday, February 11, 2021
UNT Dance virtual concert 'Awakened' reflects on pandemic, sociopolitical climate
UPDATE: This concert originally scheduled for Feb. 18-21 was postponed due to the winter storm. New concert dates have been added below.
Monday, February 1, 2021
UNT professor's neon light sculpture acquired by Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
UNT alumni and faculty nominated for Grammy Awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Continuing the legacy of creative excellence, more than a dozen University of North Texas alumni and faculty have earned nominations or collaborated on projects nominated...
Monday, December 7, 2020
UNT symposium honors famed jazz producer and Voice of America broadcaster Willis Conover
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
UNT Opera honored with National Opera Association award
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas Opera has once again received a top honor from the National Opera Association.