Division news

The following is a listing of recent accomplishments and activities by students, alumni, and faculty of the UNT composition program. Items are listed in reverse chronological order and may be filtered using the menus below:
Thu, May 01 2008 |

“Forget Not," an album of original jazz compositions by Stephen Anderson (MM 2000; DMA 2005) was released in May 2008 on Summit Records. The album features Anderson's trio with fellow UNT alumni — and former One O'Clock Lab Band members — Jeff Eckels (bass) and Joel Fountain (drums).

Tue, Apr 15 2008 |

Works by the following UNT composers were presented at the 2008 conference of the Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) at the University of Utah (April 2008): Nick Bober and Stephen Lucas (Shattered Images), Camilo Salazar and alumna Jessica Leza (Vejez naciente, Naciente vejez), faculty member Jon Christopher Nelson (Just After the Rain), alumni Mikel Kuehn and Elainie Lillios, and former faculty members Butch Rovan and Larry Austin.

Tue, Dec 25 2007 |

“Urdimbres y Marañas,” an album of original music by Ricardo Gallo (MM 2002) was released in December 2007. This is the second album released by the Bogotá-based Ricardo Gallo Quartet with the collective La Distritofonica.

Sat, Sep 01 2007 |

Works by the following UNT composers were presented at the 2007 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) in Copenhaguen, Denmark (August 2007): Camilo Salazar (Siluetas), alumnus Kazuaki Shiota (Internal Rhythms), and faculty member Andrew May (Ripped Up Maps). Papers were also presented by alumnus John Chow Seymour (“Computer-Assisted Composition in Equal Tunings”), composition student Adam Lockhart (“Cognitive Implications of Musical Perception”), and alumnus Jeffrey Morris (“Feedback Instruments: Generating Musical Sounds, Gestures, and Textures in Real Time with Complex Feedback Systems").

Tue, Feb 07 2006 |

Robert Pound (BM 1992) was featured on NPR's "Morning Edition" (31 January 2006) discussing his orchestral work Irrational Exuberance.

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