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Thursday Night Music on the Square

DENTON, Texas (UNT) – Students and faculty from the University of North Texas' College of Music will perform classical, jazz, world and other genres this fall as part of the Thursday Night Music series at UNT on the Square.

The performances take place from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 10 at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St.

The series has attracted visitors from Denton's historic downtown square who may not otherwise visit the gallery, said Herbert Holl, director... Read more.

UNT Opera presents Don Giovanni

DENTON (UNT), Texas – College of Music students bring to life the tale of the legendary libertine and seducer Don Juan in UNT Opera's production of Don Giovanni, a two-act opera with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

The opera will be performed in Italian with English supertitles at 8 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13 (Fridays) and 3 p.m. Nov. 8 and 15 (Sundays), with a special discounted performance at 3 p.m. Nov. 14 (Saturday) in the Lyric Theater at the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 I-35E Frontage Road. UNT Opera Music Director Stephen Dubberly presents an "In The Know"... Read more.

October highlights from the UNT College of Music

DENTON (UNT), Texas – The UNT College of Music October concert schedule demonstrates the breadth of offerings available in the nation’s largest comprehensive music school.  The month begins with Easy to Love, the College of Music’s annual gala concert, this year celebrating love songs from Broadway. October continues with community favorites, such as the Ninth Annual Instrument Petting Zoo for school children, the biannual Night of Percussion concert featuring some of the best of UNT’s 80 percussionists, and a concert of Mexican folk music by Mariachi Águilas. ... Read more.

Annual Instrument Petting Zoo, 10/24

Each year, future music educators who are members of the North Texas Music Educators Association (NTMEA) host an “Instrument Petting Zoo” designed to help children and their parents explore the instruments of the orchestra. This free event is open to elementary children in Grades 2-5 and begins with a short concert featuring accomplished chamber groups from the UNT College of Music. After the concert, UNT Music Education students guide children in their first attempts to play the instruments. Progressing through the woodwinds, brass, string, and percussion instruments, each participant... Read more.

UNT's Early Childhood Music Program

What: Early Childhood Music Program for children from birth through 5 years old. Parents and guardians participate in the sessions with their children, who experience musical learning through play.

When: Families may register for one of two 10-week sessions held Fridays and Saturdays starting Sept. 18 and 19.

Where: Room 115 in the College of Music Annex, at the corner of Avenue C and Highland in Denton

Cost/Registration: ... Read more.

7 Events You Don’t Want to Miss This Season!

Musicians and music lovers from around the world will flock to UNT’s College of Music this fall for a variety of concerts, events and international festivals. Classical music, jazz, the best of Broadway and holiday classics are on the program this season starting with the 51st annual American Liszt Festival in September and ending with the popular Sounds of the Holidays concert in December, this year featuring choral music.

Be sure to mark these seven big events on your calendar and check our online calendar for all concerts and events happening at the College of Music... Read more.

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