School of Music News
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Current Music News
Create, connect, and explore! Join the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art for a day of all-ages art exploration and hands-on creativity.
Celebrate the season with 11-member a cappella group Voctave performing a program of holiday favorites.
The concert is a special celebration of military heroes and first responders.
The performances feature a collaboration with the UNLV Graduate String Quartet.
The concert features musical works by Schumann and her circle, readings, and video by music faculty and students.
The Performing Arts Center this season continues to celebrate 15 years of guitar at UNLV.
Music In The News
As a senior at UNLV, Christina Castellanos earned a chair in the Las Vegas Philharmonic.
The artistic connection between the Neon Museum’s Boneyard Ball at Wynn Las Vegas and “Very Vegas Showcase” at the Smith Center was, oddly enough, The Killers.
Jess here. It's GRAMMY season and I just had the pleasure of listening to LAS VEGAS SUITE, an absolutely amazing album representing a collection of original compositions by Nathan Tanouye. Clint Holmes supplies the lyrics and vocals, and the entire recording is backed by the Las Vegas Jazz Connection; an orchestra comprised of 33 of Las Vegas' finest musicians.
UNLV music students will ring a set of chimes 58 times in honor of the victims of the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting.
Vinny Adinolfi plays a game called, “What would Wayne do?” It’s a reference to big decisions, with Wayne Newton in the pivotal role.
Lady Gaga’s big-band performances at the Park Theater are called, “Jazz & Piano,” but they could be called, “UNLV Jazz & Piano.”