In The News: School of Music

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
March 28, 2022

Conducted by Ukrainian-born Taras Krys, UNLV Symphony Orchestra performs "For Ukraine" concert on March 27.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
March 28, 2022

 According to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas's website, the UNLV Symphony Orchestra will play a concert titled, "For Ukraine," that will be conducted by Ukrainian-born Taras Krysa. The orchestra will perform works by Martinů, Skoryk, and Strauss.

Las Vegas Sun
March 14, 2022

The Las Vegas Sinfonietta, which is conducted by Ukrainian-born Taras Krysa, is hosting a benefit concert at 4 p.m. tonight at the Clark County Library Theater, 1401 E Flamingo Road. Tickets are $28.

Las Vegas Weekly
March 11, 2022

Las Vegas Sinfonietta had been planning to celebrate Mozart in its next performance, originally set to coincide with the composer’s birthday in January before it was postponed due to COVID. And then, after it was rescheduled for March 13, something far more significant happened, artistic director Taras Krysa explains.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
March 4, 2022

UNLV music leader, half Ukrainian and half Russian, shares thoughts on war

Casino.org
March 3, 2022

A series of heartfelt gestures and formal gatherings are underway in Southern Nevada to show solidarity for the people and government of Ukraine given the Russian attack. Famed ice skater Oksana Baiul is scheduled to appear at a 3 pm rally on Saturday at the steps of Las Vegas City Hall

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
February 24, 2022

Earlier this month, FOX5 heard from a University of Nevada, Las Vegas professor who was born and raised in Ukraine and still has family and friends there. On Wednesday night, he learned Russia had launched a military operation in the country.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
December 20, 2021

A local duo featuring violin and cello debuted with a live performance at an east Las Vegas community center on Sunday.

Las Vegas Sun
December 20, 2021

As students in the UNLV Jazz Ensemble settled into their practice, their temporary stage, a classroom-studio on the second floor of the Ham Fine Arts building, was replete with stiff music stands and plastic chairs.

Las Vegas Sun
December 13, 2021

Dave Loeb, Director of the Division of Jazz and Commercial Music at UNLV, conducts his players during a rehearsal Friday, Dec. 10, 2021.

Las Vegas Weekly
December 9, 2021

Jazz at Lincoln Center, which runs one of the world’s largest jazz education program networks, has tapped UNLV to compete in the Jack Rudin Jazz Championship on January 10-11 in New York City. Only nine other colleges were chosen to participate.

KSNV-TV: News 3
December 2, 2021

The UNLV Jazz program has been selected to compete in a two-day competition at Lincoln Center in New York.