Philadelphia Orchestra Tubist Carol Jantsch at UNT March 23
DENTON (UNT), Texas — The University of North Texas College of Music will welcome guest artist Carol Jantsch, principal tuba player for the Philadelphia Orchestra and the first woman tubist in a major symphony orchestra.
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.
One O'Clock Lab Band to Headline Allen Jazz Invitational
On Saturday, March 22, the One O'Clock Lab Band headlines the Allen Jazz Invitational with guest artists Dennis DiBlasio, Frank Greene, Stockton Helbing, and Wayne Bergeron. Tickets are $10-$50 and include a day pass for clinics, master classes, and performances by the top high school jazz bands in Texas.
UNT alumni win Grammy Awards
UNT alumni were involved in several groups that took top honors at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2014. Here is a complete list of winners and nominees:
UNT Jazz Singers Perform With Janis Siegel
One of the brightest stars of vocal jazz comes to campus this spring for two performances with the UNT Jazz Singers in Voertman Hall. Best known as the lead singer of The Manhattan Transfer, Janis Siegel has garnered 9 Grammy wins and 17 Grammy nominations. She has generated more than a half dozen solo albums and numerous collaborative projects during her career, and has amassed a large international fan base and earned consistently high critical praise. Performances are April 11 and 12. Tickets are $8/$10 at www.theMPAC.com or by calling 940-369-7802.