Friday, August 30, 2013
UNT Department of Dance and Theatre features guest artists, prize-winning shows
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The Department of Dance and Theatre's 2013-14 season at the University of North Texas includes a wide range of contemporary, prize-winning productions that examine relationships and the changes they make within oneself and one's world.
"We're excited to present a season that examines the world of mathematical discovery, a post-apocalyptic New York City at war with God, the racial politics of art galleries, and concludes with an opportunity for audiences to participate in a...
Thursday, August 29, 2013
UNT's Innovation Greenhouse to host music hackathon
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas Innovation Greenhouse, located in Sycamore Hall on the UNT campus, will host a North Texas music hackathon beginning at 6 p.m. on Sept. 13 (Friday).
The hackathon, which will last through Sept. 15 (Sunday), aims to bring together anyone interested in unique music applications, including designers, developers, programmers, industry...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Thursday Night Music Returns to UNT on the Square
What: Thursday Night Music Series at UNT on the Square, presented by the University of North Texas Institute for the Advancement of the Arts and the UNT College of Music
When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (with intermission) every Thursday night during September and October (eight consecutive evenings)
Where: UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., on Denton’s historic courthouse square
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
UNT offers two sessions for Early Childhood Music program
What: Early Childhood Music program for children from birth through 5 years. Parents and guardians participate in the sessions with their children, who learn about music through play.
When: 10-week session is every Friday and starts Sept. 13; 5-week session is every Saturday and starts Oct. 26 (age-specific class times listed below).
Where: Room 115 in the College of Music Annex, at the corner of Avenue C and Highland in Denton
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
UNT to host conference on using digital resources in research, teaching
What: Digital Frontiers 2013 — A three-day conference sponsored by the University of North Texas’ Digital Scholarship Co-Operative that will bring together scholars, librarians, students and others who are interested in scholarly activities that take advantage of digital technology
When: Sept. 19-21 (Thursday-Saturday)
Where: Forum on the first floor of UNT’s Willis Library, which is located one block east of Highland Street and...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
UNT College of Music honors professors with fall keyboard concerts
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The College of Music will dedicate its fall faculty and guest artist piano concerts to the cherished memories of two former UNT professors who passed away during the summer.
Bob Rogers, who died May 14 at the age of 91, was a Professor Emeritus of Music and an alumnus. He started at UNT in 1939 when it was North Texas State Teachers College. Known in the Denton community as the “Piano Man,” Rogers...
Friday, August 16, 2013
UNT's On My Own Time exhibition winners head to regional show
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – A University of North Texas graduate who put down his brushes for eight years recently decided to take up painting again – and pursuing this passion led to a Best in Show win.
College of Visual Arts and Design graduate Kenneth Nicholson was named the 2013 Best of Show winner of UNT’s On My Own Time exhibition on Aug. 8. The show included works, both professional and amateur, in a variety of media from UNT employees who create art “on their own time” – that is, not as part of their jobs...
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
UNT's College of Music Fall 2013 season features festivals, guest artists, celebrations and family events
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The College of Music's fall 2013 season is packed with a variety of events, including new faculty debut performances, a Brazilian music festival, the performance of a new edition of a 400-year-old masterwork, the College of Music Gala, anniversary celebrations for the A Cappella Choir and the Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia, and family-friendly concerts.
Two of the first concerts of the season feature Nathan Olson, a new part-time faculty member and co-concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. He will...
Thursday, August 8, 2013
UNT band directors achieve honors at state convention
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – UNT's three College of Music wind conductors were recognized for their achievements at the Texas Bandmasters Association Convention held in July in San Antonio.
Regents Professor of Music Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor of the Wind Symphony, was only the 13th person in more than 60 years to be awarded an Honorary Life Membership to the association. Symphonic Band conductor and College of Music Professor Dennis Fisher was named a recipient of the 2013 Meritorious Achievement Award. And, Dr...
Monday, July 29, 2013
UNT music student wins award at international conference
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – When University of North Texas senior Melissa Hatheway experienced pain while playing clarinet following a performance-related injury, the then-freshman was encouraged by her parents and College of Music professor Kris Chesky to research health issues of band musicians.
Following nearly four years of research, Hatheway was presented the Alice G. Brandfonbrener Young Investigator Award at the July 20-23 Performing Arts Medicine Association annual symposium. The Cedar Park student is only the...