College of Music

French studio donates archive to UNT’s CEMI

Tue, May 17, 2016 - 1:35pm

The International Institute of Electroacoustic Music in Bourges, a French electronic music studio, has donated its entire archive of digital music to the University of North Texas College of Music’s Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia.

The 2.2 terabytes of content donated to UNT includes more than 6,600 compositions by nearly 2,000 different composers from more than 60 countries.

The archive includes musical scores, audio and video recordings, biographies, program notes and historical documents related to the institute. UNT is the only location housing this collection in North America.

Briefly in the arts

Sat, May 14, 2016 - 3:35pm

University of North Texas College of Music doctoral student and teaching fellow Michael Chandler was awarded the 2016-17 Perry R. Bass Fellowship, which includes a $5,000 scholarship, which Chandler will use to cover costs of living for the upcoming school year.

Chandler is a former elementary school music teacher who currently presents a music education workshops nationwide.

Music students from UNT and other Fort Worth-area universities who are working on master’s or doctoral degrees are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The fellowship honors the memory of Perry R. Bass, a businessman from Fort Worth whose...

Church series presents tenor

Thu, May 12, 2016 - 8:00am

Tenor Michael Alonzo, a University of North Texas alumnus, will perform a recital at 4 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Bell Ave.

Alonzo performs as part of the church’s free Trinity Series, which has brought several local musicians to the church for intimate performances of classical and folk music.

During his studies at UNT, Alonzo appeared in The Merry WidowLes Contes d’HoffmannLe Nozze di FigaroIl Barbiere di SivigliaCendrillonSweeney Todd and Vec Cage. He’s sung in the chorus at...

UNT Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia receives substantial electronic music donation from French studio

Thu, May 5, 2016 - 8:00am

The International Institute of Electroacoustic Music in Bourges – a French electronic music studio known for holding an annual music festival, international composition competitions and commissioning musicians to compose works – has donated their entire archive of digital music to the University of North Texas College of Music's Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia.

College of Music to offer entrepreneurship courses

Tue, May 3, 2016 - 8:00am

The University of North Texas’ College of Music will offer career development and music entrepreneurship courses starting this fall, and Fabiana Claure, newly-hired director of career development and entrepreneurship in music, will help develop the curriculum.

Claure is a pianist, entrepreneur and co-founder of the Superior Academy of Music in Miami, which opened in 2011 and has been featured on national television.

She said she is looking forward to applying her skills to UNT’s College of Music.

Claure said the classes will be available to undergraduate and graduate students to help them expand their...