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Briefly in DentonTime: Upcoming music events

The UNT College of Music will perform a concert with world-reknown pianist Misha Dichter at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the newly renamed Moody Performance Hall. 2520 Flora St. in Dallas. 

The performance will feature Bernstein's Symphony No. 2 The Age of Anxiety and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5, which will feature Dichter as a soloist. Age of Anxiety is a favorite of Dichter and Maestro David Itkin, who will direct the concert. Dichter and Itkin have worked together for years. 

The College of Music will transport patrons from the UNT campus to Dallas for VIP ticket holders...

Faceoff on bass: World's best double bassists gather for second international contest

For the second time, the world's best double bassists are gathering in Denton for the instrument's definitive solo competition.

Jeff Bradetich, the director of the double bass program at the University of North Texas College of Music, founded the Bradetich Foundation in 2008. It was another step in the professor's longstanding campaign to bring the double bass out from the back of the orchestra pit into the spotlight. Throughout his career, Bradetich meant to show the world that the bass could shine in its own right, like the cello or the violin.

Two years after he established the foundation, the inaugural...

Trucks with aid roll into FEMA hub. Getting aid out is the challenge.

More than 400 trailers packed with water, food, tarps and generators line a vacant airstrip in the farmland just northeast of San Antonio that has been transformed into a bustling logistics hub. Crews from the Department of Defense and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working to dispatch aid to storm victims.


UNT President to speak at annual UNTRA fall brunch

University of North Texas President Neal Smatresk will give a university update at the annual Fall Brunch of the UNT Retiree Association at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the UNT Gateway Center, located at the corner of Eagle Drive and North Texas Boulevard.

UNTRA is the organization of retired faculty and staff members of the university. All retirees are eligible to join UNTRA and they can attend the free brunch and join at the brunch if they are not already members.

The brunch is an annual event to kick off the academic year for the retirees with a full year of activities that include academic updates with visits...

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