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Stephen Page chosen as one of Yamaha's 40 Under 40 recipients

May 23, 2024

Stephen Page, Associate Professor of Saxophone at the Butler School of Music, received recognition as one of Yamaha's "40 Under 40" recipients

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Grant Funds Ecology and Culture Seminar in Xalapa, Mexico

May 22, 2024 | Read More

A four-day symposium took place recently in Xalapa, Mexico, focusing on the interrelationship between ecology and culture in the country’s vibrant Huasteca region, thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin.

HERE BE MONSTERS

May 22, 2024
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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
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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
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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.