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We hope you’ll join us for our 42nd season of exciting artists.
Project transcends academic disciplines and engages students and colleagues across continents in the process of creating an instrument with wood that sings.
This compilation album sponsored by College of Fine Arts Dean Nancy Uscher is in celebration of UNLV's 60th anniversary.
This interdisciplinary musical includes the School of Music and department of dance and is dedicated to the memory of NCT founder Robert Brewer.
Much like athletes, professional musicians, dancers, and artists are prone to career-ending injuries. Music professor Stephen Caplan explains.
The concert features Jeremy Denk, piano, and Ludovic Morlot, music director.
This is the ninth consecutive year UNLV Jazz has been invited to the festival that draws top student musicians from around the world.
The Performing Arts Center and School of Music celebrate Debussy's centennial with his late Violin Sonata.
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.
The winner of the competition will receive a handmade Antonio Picado Model #49 guitar.
Join this band of swashbuckling buccaneers — combined with a live orchestra — called "opulent... Colorful and inventive" by The New York Times.
The Washington Post describes the group as performing with "a fire that makes all timeless music forever contemporary."
This Department of Dance and School of Music collaboration promises an exciting program of new music and choreography.
A retired master works with UNLV professor on documenting the building of what may be the final instrument of his career.
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Music In The News
Album cover of “Hamilton: An American Musical” (courtesy)"Be Careful, It‘s My Heart," is the song Irving Berlin sings during an interview in Berlin‘s New York office, July 16, 1942.
The sound of music — and the sound of musicals.
They did it again. The students of UNLV’s Jazz Studies program not only were invited back to the Monterey Next Generation Jazz competition, staged March 9-11, but saw their Honors Combo win first place in the College Jazz Combo category. It’s the second victory in as many years by UNLV’s jazz musicians, as Jazz Ensemble I tied for first last year in the College Big Band category (it placed as a finalist during this month’s contest, which also saw Las Vegas Academy of the Arts’ big band compete in the high school division). The Honors trio, meanwhile, has already been asked to return to Northern California to perform during the revered Monterey Jazz Festival in September.
In his legendary career, Leonard Bernstein played many roles: conductor, pianist, TV star, cultural ambassador.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic performs its second Spotlight concert of the season, titled "A Little Romance," on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:30 PM in Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts featuring three of the Las Vegas Philharmonic's principal musicians: Janis McKay (bassoon), Bill Bernatis (horn) and Voltaire Verzosa (piano) performing classical works for duet and trio.
Associate Professor of Music