College of Music

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...

UNT College of Music jazz students win 8 'DownBeat' Student Music Awards

Fri, Apr 29, 2016 - 8:00am

College of Music jazz students, faculty and ensembles have been honored by the national jazz and blues magazine "DownBeat" with a total of eight student music and outstanding performance awards.

"From a Land Far Away" reunion concert follows founder's 2016 Sherman-Barsanti honor

Thu, Apr 21, 2016 - 8:00am

University of North Texas College of Music student Daniel Pardo has won the $10,000 top prize in UNT's 2016 Sherman-Barsanti Inspiration Awards. Pardo was awarded the honor April 7 for his project.

Baylor University professor to speak on Black sacred music and the civil rights movement

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 - 8:00am

Dan Anderson

Robert F. Darden is professor of journalism, public relations, and new media at Baylor University. He is the director of Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, which is the world's largest initiative to identify, acquire, digitize, catalogue, and make accessible the fast-vanishing vinyl of gospel music's golden age. He is the former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and author of People Get Ready: A New History of Black Gospel Music and Nothing but Love in God's Water: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement, Volume I. He also is also a frequent contributor to...