"Sounds of the Holidays" Concert Canceled
Due to inclement weather and the continued closure of the UNT campus, "Sounds of the Holidays: An Evening with North Texas Jazz" scheduled for December 7 has been canceled. Murchison Performing Arts Center staff will be working to contact patrons and refund ticket purchases.
UNT professor publishes book on drum music of West Africa
In his new book, Agbadza: Songs, Drum Language of the Ewes, College of Music Professor Gideon Foli Alorwoyie explains the deeper meaning behind the music, lyrics and the language of the drums that the Ewes in Africa have developed for centuries.
UNT Wind Conductors Honored at State Convention
UNT's three College of Music wind conductors were recognized for their achievements at the Texas Bandmasters Association Convention held in July in San Antonio.
Denton Mayor Proclaims One O'Clock Lab Band Day
On the evening of November 19, 2013, Mayor Mark Burroughs of Denton Texas designated that day as One O'Clock Lab Band Day in an official proclamation ceremony at the Denton City Hall. The current One O'Clock Lab Band as well as Steve Wiest, John Murphy, Assistant Dean Raymond Rowell, Katy Kinard and Craig Marshall were in attendance along with Floyd Graham's daughter Pati Haworth. Graham founded of the Aces of Collegeland, the fore-runner to the One O'Clock. Council person Pete Kamp was instrumental in arranging for the proclamation.
Fall 2013 Keyboard Events Honor Heiberg and Rogers
The College of Music dedicates its fall faculty and guest artist piano concerts to the cherished memories of two former UNT professors who passed away during the summer.