UNT Acquires Gene Puerling Collection
The UNT College of Music has received music written by Grammy-winning vocal arranger and renowned vocalist, the late Gene Puerling, along with musical scores, instrumental arrangements and other memorabilia from Puerling’s widow, Helen.
The 2015-16 Presser Undergraduate Scholar Has Been Announced!
Brendon Wilkins [music education (flute), jazz studies (saxophone)] has been selected as the 2015-16 Presser Undergraduate Scholar for the UNT College of Music. Brendon’s major professors are Mary Karen Clardy for flute and Brad Leali for saxophone (Alex Fraile, applied instruction). He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key, and Alpha Lambda Delta honor societies. He was 1st place winner in the 2014 scholarship competition of NANM (National Association of Negro Musicians) at the local and regional levels, and he won 3rd Place in the final round of competition in Los Angeles. Brendon won the DMTA 2015 Woodwind Young Artist Competition and will compete at the state level in Houston in June. Brendon is currently in the Five O’clock Lab Band as lead alto sax.
Early Childhood Music Classes Begin
The UNT Early Childhood Program provides children a rich musical environment in which they can "play with music."
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Announces DSO on the GO: Denton
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) announces its return to Denton for a classical concert on April 2, 2015. DSO on the GO is generously supported by TACA (The Arts Community Alliance), the National Endowment for the Arts and The Ebby Halliday Companies. The University of North Texas College of Music is excited to welcome the DSO back to UNT.
Wednesday Night Jazz Returns to Gateway
Wednesday Night Jazz performances will continue this spring at the University of North Texas highlighting the wide variety of jazz ensembles in the College of Music. Concerts are held from 9 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays in the Gateway Center Ballroom, 801 North Texas Blvd., Denton. Cost is $5 for the One O'Clock performance on Jan. 28 and $4 for all other performances. Payment taken at the door.