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Butler School of Music Announces Memorial for Gerre Hancock

Event: The Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music will host a memorial to honor the late Gerre Hancock, organ and sacred music professor, who died Jan. 21 due to cardiac arrest. “Celebrating the Life of Gerre Hancock” will include speeches reflecting on Hancock’s life and legacy in addition to musical performances from students, faculty…   » Continue Reading

Celebrated Organist and Sacred Music Professor Gerre Hancock Dies at 77

Gerre Hancock, one of America's most highly acclaimed concert organists and choral directors and professor of organ and sacred music at The University of Texas at Austin's Butler School of Music, passed away on Jan. 21 due to cardiac arrest.  He was 77.