Vital Sounds is a free streamed concert series showcasing Butler School of Music student performances during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Butler Summer Series: Vital Sounds

Jul 25, 2021

This free, streamed summer series highlights Butler School student performances recorded throughout the pandemic. 


A Butler School student smiles while holding a cello.

Butler Summer Series: New Music Ensemble II

Jul 22, 2021

This free, streamed summer series highlights Butler School student performances recorded throughout the pandemic. 


A closeup of a percussionist striking a timpani with mallets.

Butler Summer Series: Bassoon Studio & Percussion Ensemble

Jul 18, 2021

This free, streamed summer series highlights Butler School student performances recorded throughout the pandemic. 


A woman wearing a black dress and a beaded headband smiles. She poses with open arms.

Butler Summer Series: Opera

Jul 15, 2021

This free, streamed summer series highlights Butler School student performances recorded throughout the pandemic. 


Butler School of Music Symphony Orchestra violinists playing together.

Butler Summer Series: Chamber Strings

Jul 11, 2021

This free, streamed summer series highlights Butler School student performances recorded throughout the pandemic. 


The twenty two members of the trombone choir pose in two rows holding their trombones, while director Nathaniel Brickens stands beside them.

Arts on Alexander: Trombone Choir

Jul 9, 2021

The UT Trombone Choir will perform live at Redeemer Presbyterian Church as part of the Arts on Alexander Series. Featured soloists are Brian Hecht, Atlanta Symphony bass trombonist and Dallas Symphony utility trombonist and Evan Williams, 2021 Butler School alumnus and Richmond Symphony principal trombonist.


A Butler School student smiles while holding a cello.

Butler Summer Series: New Music Ensemble I

Jul 8, 2021

This free, streamed summer series highlights Butler School student performances recorded throughout the pandemic. 


Three Oaxachan musicians stand in front of palm trees wearing black and white shirts and straw hats. They are holding string instruments.

El Primer Gran Foro de la Cultura Huapanguera en Texas

May 16, 2021

Rainwater Innovation Grant Project

El Foro de la Cultura Huapanguera en Texas is a multi-format gathering of artists, academics, activists, and aficionados across the United States and Mexico.


Engage with representatives from performing arts institutions in the U.S. and beyond at the Music Admissions Roundtable.

Performing Arts Virtual College Fair

May 8, 2021

Engage with representatives from performing arts institutions in the U.S. and beyond! All events are free and open to students interested in undergraduate or graduate studies. Zoom meetings will require individual registration for participating schools.


A blind-folded woman in front of the ocean holding two swords that cross in front of her

Small Batch presents: The Two of Swords

Apr 27 – May 1, 2021

By Russell Podgorsek, adapted from a short story by Kelly Luce

Featuring Invoke String Quartet | Page Stephens, mezzo soprano | Lena Gwendolyn Hill, tarot reader | Rachel Holt, tarot card artist