College of Music

UNT College of Music student selected for Disney band
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Thu, Mar 31, 2016 - 8:00am

UNT College of Music jazz studies and music education student Brendon Wilkins has been selected to perform in the 2016 Disney All-American College Band on saxophone and piccolo. 

Ensemble to perform diverse program
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Thu, Mar 31, 2016 - 8:00am

The Nova new music ensemble from the University of North Texas College of Music performs a free concert of contemporary classical music at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Voertman Concert Hall, in the UNT Music Building at 415 Ave. C.

Director Elizabeth McNutt said the concert includes highly varied pieces.

“I like to develop programs that show diversity of styles for both those playing and those listening,” McNutt said. “For this program, on one hand, we’re doing a fairly conservative song cycle by American composer John Harbison, but on the other hand, we’re doing this brand-new set of songs by a UNT composition student that’s...

UNT’s McNutt awarded a grant
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Sat, Mar 26, 2016 - 10:15pm

University of North Texas College of Music’s Elizabeth McNutt, flute principal lecturer and director of the Nova new music ensemble, has been awarded a grant by the Earle Brown Music Foundation that will allow her to highlight UNT’s diverse musical and cultural programs at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Grant funds must be used to support the performance of music by Earle Brown, a leading composer of modern music, and longtime Brown colleague Morton Feldman.

The grant covers two concerts, one in 2016 and one in 2017, and has provided her with what she is calling the perfect opportunity for a collaboration with the DMA....

UNT College of Music offers a wide range of stimulating summer workshops
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Tue, Mar 22, 2016 - 8:47am

The University of North Texas College of Music is registering musicians for their summer workshops – and you don't have to be a college student to attend. This year, there will be a variety of jazz, instrumental and voice classes for musicians ages 14 and up.

Violist and pianist team up for final free concert
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Thu, Mar 10, 2016 - 8:00am

Josip Kvetek, viola, and Hando Nahkur, piano, will be the featured performers at the final International Chamber Series concert of the Lewisville Lake Symphony’s (LLS) 2015-2016 season.

Josip started his violin education at the age of seven in the town of Osijek in his native Croatia.  He later switched to the viola. He has performed numerous recitals throughout his homeland, as well as in Austria, Serbia and Italy.

He has won numerous national and international competitions and most recently placed second in the LLS International Competition for Strings.  He was winner of the UNT Concerto Competition and...