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two aerial performers
Jul 11, 2018
Arts and Culture

We hope you’ll join us for our 42nd season of exciting artists.

detail shot of marimba
Jul 10, 2018
Arts and Culture

Project transcends academic disciplines and engages students and colleagues across continents in the process of creating an instrument with wood that sings.

geometric design with letter X
Apr 27, 2018
Arts and Culture

This compilation album sponsored by College of Fine Arts Dean Nancy Uscher is in celebration of UNLV's 60th anniversary.

illustration of a crown
Apr 6, 2018
Arts and Culture

This interdisciplinary musical includes the School of Music and department of dance and is dedicated to the memory of NCT founder Robert Brewer.

Portrait Stephen Caplan with student Jairo Pulido
Mar 29, 2018
Arts and Culture

Much like athletes, professional musicians, dancers, and artists are prone to career-ending injuries. Music professor Stephen Caplan explains.

conductor in front of symphony
Mar 19, 2018
Arts and Culture

The concert features Jeremy Denk, piano, and Ludovic Morlot, music director.

closeup of saxophone
Mar 8, 2018
Arts and Culture

This is the ninth consecutive year UNLV Jazz has been invited to the festival that draws top student musicians from around the world.

Beam Music Center building
Mar 7, 2018
Arts and Culture

The Performing Arts Center and School of Music celebrate Debussy's centennial with his late Violin Sonata.

Judy Bayley Theatre
Mar 5, 2018
Arts and Culture

This contemporary take on the classic Don Juan story raises the issue of sexual harassment and abuse in present day Hollywood using Mozart’s 18th century operatic masterpiece.

guitar quartet
Mar 1, 2018
Arts and Culture

The winner of the competition will receive a handmade Antonio Picado Model #49 guitar.

actors in pirate costumes
Feb 20, 2018
Arts and Culture

Join this band of swashbuckling buccaneers — combined with a live orchestra — called "opulent... Colorful and inventive" by The New York Times.

string quartet members with instruments
Feb 15, 2018
Arts and Culture

The Washington Post describes the group as performing with "a fire that makes all timeless music forever contemporary."

woman dancing on stage
Feb 13, 2018
Arts and Culture

This Department of Dance and School of Music collaboration promises an exciting program of new music and choreography.

Blocks are laid out during the construction of the James Bailey marimba
Feb 12, 2018
Campus News

A retired master works with UNLV professor on documenting the building of what may be the final instrument of his career.