College of Music

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

Texas Has Several Underrated Music Scenes Nestled In Its Smaller Cities
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Thu, Apr 14, 2016 - 8:00am

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Denton has one of the state’s best yet most underrated scenes; a Texas twenty-something won $3,000 worth of Whataburger; Ethan Couch was sentenced to almost two more years of jail time; and more.

Musician and writer Jeremy Burchard advocated for the underrated music cities in Texas that offer as much talent and heart as the state’s musical metropolises (i.e. Austin, Dallas and Houston) in a recent article for Wide Open...

UNT's Harpbeats
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Tue, Apr 12, 2016 - 8:00am

The University of North Texas College of Music's Harpbeats will have a free concert Thursday night in Denton -- no strings attached. Principal Lecturer Jaymee Haefner said the college has one of the largest harp programs in the nation.