Rupert & Drexler’s new release climbs jazz album charts
The latest album from UCF's esteemed jazz faculty has been well received following its release on January 6. Imagination, a live duo recording from Rupert & Drexler, debuted at #16 during its first week on the CMJ chart, made the Top 50 on the Roots Music Report, and landed on CMJ and JazzWeek’s ‘Most Added’ charts.
Potter to sing opera in Lakeland
Thomas Potter, UCF voice teacher and opera director, will sing the lead baritone role of “Tonio” in Leoncavallo's famous opera Pagliacci (the clowns) with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra at the Branscomb Auditorium in Lakeland, FL on Saturday, January 21.
Piano Professor Reviews Student Auditions in Beijing
Piano professor Yun-Ling Hsu has been invited to review live piano auditions in Beijing, China in January.
UCF Music professor Laszlo Marosi lauded
Laszlo Marosi, associate professor at UCF, has been honored with several prestigious music awards from international organizations over the past year.
García performs at International Flute Convention near Paris
Associate professor Nora Lee García recently performed at the 5th International Flute Convention hosted by the Maurice-Ravel Conservatory in Levallois, France.
Welcome SPA Faculty Member: Si-Yan Darren Li
The UCF School of Performing Arts is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Si-Yan Darren Li to the Music faculty. Li will be leading the cello studio at the university.
Tremon Kizer Will Oversee UCF Athletic Bands
As the University of Central Florida's new Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands, Tremon Kizer will oversee all aspects of the athletic band program and teach courses in music education.
Music Professor Rupert Honored by UCF Board of Trustees
Music Professor Jeffrey Rupert has been honored as a "foremost scholar" by the UCF Board of Trustees and has been granted one of eight "Trustee Chair" awards.