Thursday, September 26, 2013
UNT's HarpBeats announce fund-raising performances
DENTON, Texas (UNT) —HarpBeats, the harp ensemble at the University of North Texas and the largest harp ensemble in Texas, will be playing a set-list this semester that includes hits by Led Zeppelin and Sting as part of a series of performances to raise funds for a conference trip.
The harp ensemble is a part of the College of Music and is led by Dr. Jaymee Haefner,...
Monday, September 23, 2013
P.R.I.N.T Press offers screen printing workshop Oct. 5-6, exhibition at UNT on the Square Oct. 4-31
What: Water-based screen printing workshop taught by Ashley Nason, associate professor of printmaking at Northern Illinois University
When: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6 (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: P.R.I.N.T Press, 1120 W. Oak St., Denton
Cost: $100 for current UNT students; $125 for UNT alumni and faculty, and senior citizens (ages 65 and older); $150 for artists
Contact: Sign up for the class at...
Friday, September 20, 2013
UNT Announces Visiting Writers Series Fall 2013 Season
Thursday, September 19, 2013
UNT Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia celebrates 50th anniversary
What: CEMIcircles, the 50th anniversary festival of UNT College of Music’s Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia. The festival will showcase historic and recent works from CEMI alumni and research affiliates.
When: Events are from Oct. 4 (Friday) through Oct. 6 (Sunday). The full schedule is available at http://cemi.music.unt.edu/cemicircles/schedule.
Where: Events will be held at UNT’s Music Building...
Monday, September 16, 2013
UNT jazz professor Richard DeRosa named chief conductor of Grammy award winning WDR Big Band
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – College of Music jazz composition and arranging professor Richard DeRosa was recently named the new chief conductor of the Grammy award winning WDR Big Band, based in Germany. The appointment starts with the 2014-15 season.
Last fall, DeRosa traveled to Cologne, Germany, and spent 10 days with WDR Big Band while the band prepared and recorded music he had written. The band, which was in need of a new conductor, chose DeRosa because he is an experienced and imaginative arranger who commands a wide range of musical styles. This fits in well with the varied...
Thursday, September 12, 2013
UNT College of Music's Festival Brasileiro to feature Brazilian music
What: Festival Brasileiro is a five-day festival of music of Brazil, including concerts of Brazilian classical, jazz and traditional music. The festival was organized by Trio Vientos Tejanos, made up of faculty members James Ryon, oboe; Kimberly Cole Luevano, clarinet; and Kathleen Reynolds, bassoon.
When: Tuesday, Sept. 24 to Saturday, Sept. 28
Where: Most events will be on the UNT campus at Voertman Hall, Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theater and Winspear Hall, and live streamed at UNTMusicLive....
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
One O'Clock Lab Band releases Lab 2013
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The six-time Grammy nominated One O’Clock Lab Band releases its latest CD this month, an homage to the university town of Denton where jazz has reigned supreme since the program started in 1946 at UNT.
“Lab 2013 is yet another example of the amazingly high level of talent that our students possess. This latest CD pays tribute to our beloved Denton, a town that not only supports our jazz program but continues to provide a welcoming and diverse live music scene,” said Steve Wiest, director of the One O’Clock Lab Band. “We hope that our fans not...
Friday, September 6, 2013
Dallas Symphony co-concertmaster joins UNT faculty, featured in concerts Sept. 16 and 25
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – The College of Music recently welcomed Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s co-concertmaster Nathan Olson as an adjunct faculty member. Olson will perform in concert Sept. 16 and 25 at UNT.
“We are very proud to have Nathan (Olson) join our faculty, and it is a joy to have him perform twice on campus this fall,” said College of Music Dean James Scott. “Simply stated, he is one of the finest young violinists in today’s professional world. The Dallas Symphony is fortunate to have him as co-...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
UNT fall exhibitions explore themes from nature to science, and more
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...