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Longhorn Music Releases Two New Albums

The Butler School of Music

Rebecaa Henderson and Aeolus Quartet release two new albums through UT's record label, Longhorn Music. 

Posted: Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Woodwork: A Hank Schwemmer Collection

Austin Chronicle

After 17 years, playwright (and Texas Performing Arts' master carpenter) Hank Schwemmer is finally getting seen...

Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Visual Arts Center Spring Exhibition Review

Austin American Statesman

Austin Chronicle Review of Diana Al-Hadid exhibition at the Visual Arts Center 

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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Butler School of Music to host 2014 Menuhin Competition

Strings Magazine

International violin competition to be held at UT February 21 - March 2, 2014

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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"Super Sousa Sunday" Austin Symphony Brass Ensembe at Gregory Gym, Free Concert Feb. 5

The Austin Symphony

Get revved up before the big game with a FREE concert celebrating the music of John Philip Sousa. Come hear the Austin Symphony Brass Ensemble play music by America’s “March King” at UT’s Gregory Gym

Posted: Monday, January 23, 2012

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Celebrated Organist and Sacred Music Professor Gerre Hancock Dies at 77

The University of Texas at Austin

Concert organist, choral director and professor of organ and sacred music passed away Jan. 21 due to cardiac arrest. He was 77. 

Posted: Monday, January 23, 2012

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Kirk Lynn Makes Time Out New York's Top 10 Best Theatre of 2011 List

Time Out New York Magazine

Resident playwright and director Kirk Lynn (Rude Mechs) lands on Time Out New York's top 10 best of theater list for "The Method Gun."  Earlier this month, he was honored with a United States Artist Fellowship. Congratulations, Kirk! 

Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Playwright Steven Dietz Receives Creative Research Award

The Austin Chronicle

Department of Theatre and Dance Distinguished Professor of Playwriting receives the Creative Research Award at the Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards

Posted: Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Kirk Lynn Honored as 2011 United States Artists Fellow

The Austin Chronicle

Kirk Lynn, Department of Theatre and Dance lecturer of playwriting and directing, has been honored as one of the 2011 United States Artists Fellows. This prestigious award grants 50 of America's finest artists with individual fellowships of $50,000. 

Posted: Tuesday, December 6, 2011

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Margo Sawyer public art installation in Dallas

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Artist and Professor Margo Sawyer commissioned for public art work, "Synchronicity of Color Receptors 2011" for new Dallas development

Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2011