Acclaimed musician Tyshawn Sorey to perform at UNT Oct. 28

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:37

What: Tyshawn Sorey Quintet performing at the University of North Texas

When: Oct. 28 (Monday) at 7:30 p.m.

Where: University Union Lyceum, 1155 Union Circle, Denton

Cost: Free for UNT Students; $5 UNT student guest ticket (limit one); $5 for UNT staff/faculty/alumni; $10 for the general public. Tickets at

Tyshawn Sorey’s work has won him a MacArthur Fellowship and praise from The New York Times. 

The multi-instrumentalist and composer will be accompanied by Sasha Berliner on vibes, Morgan Guerin on saxophone and electronic wind instrument (EWI), Lex Korten on piano and Nick Dunston on bass. 

Known for both his composition and improvisation skills, Sorey has released seven albums, the most recent being Pillars. His main instrument is the drums, but he also plays the piano and trombone. He is an assistant professor of music at Wesleyan University.

The concert is part of the Mary Jo and V. Lane Rawlins Fine Arts Series at the University of North Texas.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

Media Contacts:

Trista Moxley