UCF Music Department

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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UCF Announces New MFA Track in Themed Experience

January 2019

photoOrlando is known as the land of theme parks — a place that people visit from around the globe to immerse themselves in the most imaginative and fantastic worlds. Located in the international hub of the themed-experience industry, UCF is poised to become a leader in the field. Starting Fall 2019, UCF will offer an MFA […]

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Piano professor Yun-Ling Hsu invited abroad for judging and masterclasses

January 2019

photoProfessor Yun-Ling Hsu (DMA) was honored to be invited as a judge for the “2018 American Classical Pianist International Piano Competition,” a masterclass teacher, and an attendee in Sino-American Piano Education Symposium in Guangzhou, China.

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Theatre UCF grad Abby Jaros ’14 gets her shot touring with ‘Hamilton’

January 2019

photoAbby Jaros ’14, a Musical Theatre BFA graduate, performs in the touring company of the smash musical “Hamilton.” She speaks to the Orlando Sentinel’s Matt Palm about her time at UCF and in the production.

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International Highlights: UCF Conducting Professor, Laszlo Marosi

January 2019

photoUCF Conducting Professor, Laszlo Marosi has been traveling the globe to conduct and teach. Marosi’s travels this fall have brought him to Bilbao, Spain; Sao Pualo, Brazil; and Montevideo, Uruguay. In Spain, he conducted the Bilbao Municipal Music Band at the Euskalduna Palace Auditorium. In Brazil, Marosi taught a master class and conducted a concert at […]

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Theatre UCF shines in Orlando Sentinel’s “Best of Central Florida Theater: 2018 Year in Review”

January 2019

photoIn the Orlando Sentinel’s “Best of Central Florida Theater: 2018 Year in Review,” many UCF creatives were saluted by resident theater critic Matthew J. Palm for their outstanding work in the theater arts. Across the 25 categories, 27 UCF faculty, staff, students and alumni were recognized for their incredible talents. 

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