UCF Music Department

Themed Experience Program Collaborates with VR Pioneer Carolina Cruz-Neira

November 2020

photoPeter Weishar, director of UCF’s Themed Experience program, shares how he and the students in the MFA Theatre – Themed Experience track collaborate with Carolina Cruz-Neira, Agere Chair in Computer Science and creator of the CAVE virtual reality system.

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Deadline extended: Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards

November 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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Reading Hamilton with Donatella Galella: Diving into the politics of the pop-culture phenomenon

October 2020

photoThe Tony Award-winning show Hamilton became a pop culture phenomenon that reaches far beyond the typical Broadway audience. After multiple Broadway tours, over one billion album streams and a recorded cinematic performance on Disney+, the musical that flips the script on one of the lesser-known founding fathers has become a household name. All the show’s […]

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14 Faculty Members Inducted into the UCF Scroll and Quill Society

October 2020

photoThis years’ inductees are experts in methodology, animation, music history, business ethics and other fields.

Venice Symphony announces Ross Monroe Winter as Associate Concertmaster

October 2020

photoThe Venice Symphony announces that violinist Ross Monroe Winter has joined the orchestra as Associate Concertmaster.

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Review Roundup: Florida Rays hits the jazz charts

September 2020

photoOrlando’s own Flying Horse Big Band celebrates the legacy of Ray Charles. On their 7th album, The Flying Horse Big Band, joined by a host of distinguished guest artists, stands on the shoulders of genius. Ray Charles spent his formative years in Florida and went on to forge a long, successful career unique and stunning musical interpretations. […]

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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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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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