Jonah Hammett giving the honghorn sign with his fingers

Countdown to Carnegie:  Jonah Hammett’s Journey comes full circle

May 20, 2024

On June 2nd, Jonah Hammett will travel to New York with the Texas Wind Ensemble to perform at Carnegie Hall. 


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Congratulations to Jonathan Gunn, Laurie Scott and Luisa Nardini on Teaching Awards

May 15, 2024


The Butler School of Music is delighted to unveil this year’s recipients of the Teaching Excellence Awards: Laurie Scott and Jonathan Gunn. Additionally, we extend our congratulations to Luisa Nardini for her outstanding achievement in receiving the university-wide Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award.

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Julee Kim Walker (B.M., Woodwinds, 2003) promoted to Full Professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce as Professor of Flute

May 15, 2024
Michael Hung standing with a flute in front of a building

Countdown to Carnegie: Medicine by Day, Music by Night: The Duo Life of Michael Hung

May 13, 2024

Michael Hung gets accepted to the Butler School of Music and plays in Carnegie Hall

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Professor Eric Drott talks about the curious media consumer in the streaming age

May 13, 2024 | The curious media consumer in the streaming age
the Miro Quartet pose with their instruments

Feel, Reflect & Engage with Miró Quartet’s New Album ‘Home’

May 10, 2024 | Feel, Reflect & Engage with Miró Quartet’s New Album ‘Home’

The Miró Quartet presents Home, a new album that explores the many concepts of what the term “home” can mean. Its complexity is woven in a variety of ways into the music: the pieces, all composed by Americans past and present, invite you to feel, reflect, and engage in Miró’s world.

Zongheng Zhang conducts the orchestra for the opera Le faucon

In Austin, a Rare Ukrainian Opera Takes the Stage

May 3, 2024

University of Texas at Austin's Butler school of Music professor Mikhail Smigelski puts on the Rare Ukrainian Opera Bortniansky’s Le faucon.   

A portrait of Russell

Building Manager Mixes Music and Martial Arts

April 24, 2024 | Building Manager Mixes Music and Martial Arts
Violist Roger Myers in a tuxedo playing as a soloist in front of an orchestra, beside a conductor.

Remembering Roger Myers

April 15, 2024

Esteemed professor of viola passed away in February.