College of Music

College of Music lecturer uses grant to showcase UNT's talents at the Dallas Museum of Art
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Tue, Mar 8, 2016 - 8:00am

The UNT 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 is allowing her to highlight UNT's diverse musical and cultural programs at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Ground Control
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Mon, Jan 11, 2016 - 8:00am

by Sarah Larson

Henry Hey met David Bowie in 2012, when the producer Tony Visconti asked him to play some keyboard parts on Bowie’s album “The Next Day.” It went well. “I was told that David asked for me back,” Hey said recently. “I think we had a good rapport.” Hey, now the music director of the Bowie-driven musical “Lazarus,” at New York Theatre Workshop, was sitting on a chaise longue in the theatre’s basement, an hour before curtain, surrounded by wilted bouquets, prop gin bottles, and bags of inflated balloons. He wore black. Hey has curtains of wiry dark...

Maniacal 4 expands range of trombone
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Mon, Mar 7, 2016 - 8:00am

by Kay Jonson

The trombone quartet Maniacal 4 will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the Glencoe City Center, 1107 11th St. E. The concert is free for those who have a Hutchinson Concert Association membership or a Glencoe Concert Association Series membership.

Don’t have a membership? No problem. Tickets are available at the door for $20.

Memberships for the 2016-17 Glencoe Concert Association Series will be available for purchase at this concert. If you are a first-time member purchasing a season ticket, you may also attend this concert at no charge.

What makes M4 special? The four musicians...

Texas Camerata concert builds to a stormy end
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Tue, Feb 23, 2016 - 8:00am

by Punch Shaw

Texas Camerata’s performance at First Presbyterian Church on Sunday began quietly enough — but in ended in a storm.

The early music ensemble’s presentation of “Feste Italien — Masterworks of the Italian Baroque” offered works by a wide range of composers (including several obscure ones) from the 16th through 18th centuries. Many of the selections featured guest artists Cynthia Roberts on violin and Paul Leenhouts on recorder — two well-traveled and highly lauded artists with ties to the University of North Texas.

The concert opened with works by Giovanni Battista Vitali and Filippo Vitali (who...

UNT College of Music student takes home win from Coeur d'Alene Symphony
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Tue, Feb 23, 2016 - 8:00am

College of Music doctoral student Laura Pillman, who is a flute performance major, received a trophy and will perform with the Coeur d'Alene Symphony Orchestra on March 11 and 12 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.