UCF Music Department

UCF poet and musician collaborate on emotional choral piece

March 2019

photoBased on a poem by UCF English professor Chrissy Kolaya, music professor Alex Burtzos’ choral piece “Mirabilis” will be performed by the UCF Chamber Singers at UCF Celebrates the Arts.

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Concert Review: Alterity at The Abbey conducted by Laszlo Marosi

March 2019

photoUCF music faculty member, Laszlo Marosi, conducted the Alterity Chamber Orchestra at The Abbey on February 28, 2019. The concert features Alterity’s signature combination of virtuosic ensemble playing and diverse contemporary music. Below is a review of the performance written by Orlando-based composer, Christopher Marshall. — In February 2018 the New York Times reviewed the […]

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10 Arts & Humanities faculty members honored for Women’s History Month

March 2019

photoUCF Faculty Excellence chooses 31 UCF women to honor throughout Women’s History Month each year. For 2019, 10 of the 31 faculty members are from the College of Arts and Humanities.

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Music faculty invited to Yonsei University for master class

February 2019

photoDirector of Bands Scott Lubaroff, associate professor of flute Dr. Nora Lee García and associate professor of bassoon Dr. Yoon Joo Hwang will be presenting master classes from March 13 to March 18 at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.

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“One of the best-kept secrets in Orlando,” A Gift For Music celebrates 20 years

February 2019

photoHelping students discover their own creativity through music and music education, the Central Florida nonprofit program has provided thousands of students with tuition-free music education for twenty years provided by UCF faculty and students.

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Theatre graduate student receives Order of Pegasus

February 2019

photoKate Kilpatrick, a graduate student in the School of Performing Arts, is receiving UCF’s highest student honor, Order of Pegasus.

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UCF saxophone quartet wins regional MTNA competition

February 2019

photoCongratulations to the UCF Knights Saxophone Quartet on winning the southern division of the MTNA Chamber Music Competition! Jade Deatherage, Dylan Hannan, Noah Mosca and Najee Lee will be the first UCF students to advance to the finals of the MTNA competitions, which will be held in Spokane, Washington on March 15-17, 2019. 

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Trombones de Costa Rica stops at UCF

January 2019

photoUCF faculty member Luis Fred is part of the ensemble Trombones de Costa Rica and began their U.S. tour with the UCF School of Performing Arts, culminating with a performance on February 25.

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Bassoon faculty member Yoon Joo Hwang visits top music school in Beijing

January 2019

photoIn December 2018, assistant professor of bassoon Yoon Joo Hwang, DMA, made her last stop abroad at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China. 

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Lineup Announced for 2019 UCF Celebrates The Arts

January 2019

photoThe fifth-annual festival held at downtown Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center will underscore the resilience of humans and the healing power of art.

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Music Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
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