UCF Music Department

Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF series amplifies America’s diverse voices

September 2020

photoIn just a few weeks, UCF graduate, Ana Martinez Medina ’19 will direct a free online reading of “Mojada,” a play about a Mexican immigrant family. The work is one of four plays dealing with racial-equality and social-justice issues that the university is presenting under the umbrella title “Amplify, Empower, Illuminate: Four Plays With Many […]

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UCF Alums Surprised with Taylor Swift Album Credit

September 2020

photoAlumni Jonathan Gautier ’06 ’09MA and Jessica (Wigert) ’07 had a whirlwind “August” after learning about engineering credit on Swift’s new album.

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Six faculty members remain with CAH after NSCM reorganization

September 2020

photoWhen the Nicholson School of Communication and Media joined the College of Sciences, six individuals opted to keep their positions in the College of Arts and Humanities.

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Applications open for 2020 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

August 2020

photoThe Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards are $25,000 grants for interdisciplinary projects involving UCF faculty and community organizations.

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Theatre UCF Performs Online This Fall: Series on Social Justice and Much Ado About Nothing Adaptation

August 2020

photoThis fall, Theatre UCF students are bringing the theatre into your home. We are inviting audiences to see what they are creating through free online readings including a series of plays about social justice and a modern translation of a Shakespeare classic.

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Support for our Performing Arts students

August 2020

photoDid you know that singers require special face masks fitted with extra room to allow for their mouth movements and projection, or that clear masks are best for teacher critique? The battle to protect and equip our students to combat the COVID-19 virus reminds us of Les Misérables! The School of Performing Arts is making […]

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Spotlight: Brenna Maginness ’20BFA

August 2020

photoBrenna Maginness ’20, theatre design and technology alumna and BHC Scholar, served as a costume designer for UCF theatre productions during her time at UCF, and wrote an Honors Undergraduate Thesis on lesbian representation in theatre. She will be attending the University of the Arts in London to earn a master’s degree in fashion culture […]

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Alexander Bornstein ’09 Talks Composing for New Netflix Animated “Transformers” Series

July 2020

photoUCF Alumnus Alexander Bornstein ‘09 talks composing music for the new Netflix animated series, Transformers: War for Cybertron.

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WUCF TV: Teaching and Performing During Covid-19 with Thad Anderson

July 2020

photoThad Anderson, percussion, discusses the challenges and solutions to teaching and performing during COVID-19.

UCF Music Professor, Opera Orlando Win Grant to Create New Opera

July 2020

photoStella Sung’s third opera will be a musical adaptation of “The Secret River,” a children’s fantasy book by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

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