Line Upon Line Percussion Keeps the Beat Going

Thursday, May 12, 2016
  |  Austin American-Statesman
Matthew Teodori of line upon line percussion

Alums Matthew Teodori, Cullen Faulk and Adam Bedell of line upon line percussion are the subject of this feature in the Austin American-Statesman.

QuinTexas Takes Silver Medal at Fischoff Competition

Monday, May 9, 2016
  |  Fischoff Competition Website
Fischoff Competition logo

Our own QuinTexas woodwind quintet took home the Silver Medal in the Fischoff Competition's Senior Wind Division. Congratulations to Charlotte Daniel (flute), Freddie Blood (oboe), Nicholas Councilor (clarinet), Laura McIntyre (bassoon) and Rose Valby (horn).

Professor of Ethnomusicology Sonia Seeman Receives Fulbright Scholar Grant

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
  |  College of Fine Arts News Center
Professor Sonia Seeman at a conference

Sonia Seeman, associate professor of ethnomusicology, received a Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research in Turkey for a book project. She plans to write about music as a form of labor, and will explore this issue through conducting research and supplementing already-collected materials on three Romani, or “Gypsy,” professional musician families.

Professor Bob Duke Inducted into UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Thursday, April 14, 2016
  |  UT System News Center
Headshot of Robert Duke

Professor Bob Duke, head of Music and Human Learning at the Butler School, is among three educators who will be inducted into the University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers on April 19. He's also the only University of Texas at Austin professor this year to be inducted.

2016 College of Fine Arts Commencement Speaker Announced

Thursday, April 14, 2016
  |  College of Fine Arts News Center
Alvin Rangel dancing

The 2016 College of Fine Arts commencement speaker is dancer and choreographer Alvin Rangel (M.F.A. Dance, 2012). This year's commencement takes place May 20.

Review: Miró Quartet Looks to the Overlooked Ginastera

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
  |  The New York Times
Miró Quartet at Lincoln Center

The Miró Quartet brought Ginastera's cycle of three quartets to life with fiercely intense accounts at the intimate Rose Studio, reported The New York Times, where they were presented by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in its series of string quartet cycles.

Head Piano Technician Featured in The Daily Texan

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
  |  The Daily Texan
Charles Ball works on a piano

Butler School head piano technician Charles Ball is tasked with the job of tuning and fixing UT’s 220 pianos, which are spread across campus.