College of Music in the News

Brad Leali presented with Community Engagement Award

Brad Leali wins UNT Foundation Community Engagement Award

Associate Professor of jazz saxophone, Brad Leali, has won the UNT FOUNDATION COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AWARD. "On behalf of the UNT Foundation and the Office of Faculty Success, we appreciate your service and leadership to the students, the community and the campus. Your dean and department chair were instrumental in your nomination for this award," Linda Holloway, PhD, CRC,  Interim Associate Vice Provost, Office of Faculty Success. 

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Joshua Taylor, adjunct instructor of Sacred Music, publishes article

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: Joshua Taylor, adjunct instructor of Sacred Music, had an article published in the Call to Worship Journal, a quarterly publication of the Presbyterian Church (USA), entitled “And This Shall Be Our Response to Violence: Singing in Times of Trial.” It chronicles his experience planning the music for the interfaith service in Dallas, Texas for the fallen police officers in 2016.

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STUDENTS PRESENT AT STATE CONFERENCE: Three College of Music graduate students presented at the Texas Society for Music Theory Conference in February

Brian Anderson - “Gratuitous Repetition and Formal Function in Scarlatti’s Sonatas”; Bryan Stevens- “Theorizing Sonata Form from the Margins: The Spanish Keyboard Sonata from 1744 to c. 1790”; Levi Walls - “Composing out Notre-dame: How Louise Bertin Musically Represents the Hugolian Themes of Fate and Decay in La Esmeralda”.