College of Music in the News

Merril Ellis Intermedia Theater stripped for renovations

Renovation Update: MEIT

April 28, 2020: The UNT College of Music Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre (MEIT) as it's being made ready for renovation scheduled to be complete August 31.


Billboard Magazine Once Again Names University of North Texas a Top Music Business School

NEW RANKING AND MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT: Billboard Magazine has once again named the University of North Texas to its list of Top Music Business Schools – the fourth year in a row. As well and in the same issue, the University of North Texas G. Brint Ryan College of Business and the UNT College of Music announce the creation of a partnership that will offer an MBA in Music Business beginning Fall 2020. See pages 7 and 25.

Billboard Magazine 2020 Top Music Business Schools

Dueling Fundamentals Book Cover

Raquel Samoya Releases New Book

“Dueling Fundamentals for Two Trumpets” was published by Mountain Peak Music. The UNT College of Music assistant professor of trumpet says, "The book challenges and engages two trumpeters when practicing fundamentals in a duet format. The book includes exercises dealing with sound production, flexibility, articulation, finger dexterity, and range." The book also places value on collaborative practice.

UNT College of Music Alumni

Alumni and Friends visit College of Music

L-R - Jim Ed Norman ('68-'69); Philip Dizack, assistant professor of jazz trumpet - improvisation; David Mann; Jamie Hovorka (BM '05); Mike Cottone; Mike Boscarino; Alan Baylock (MM '94), director of the One O'Clock Lab Band® and Tom Evans were in rehearsal of the One O'Clock Monday speaking about their vast and diverse industry experience individually and together and performed.