UNT College of Music jazz students win five 'DownBeat' Student Music Awards

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-05-09 08:00

<p>Jazz students, faculty and ensembles from the University of North Texas College of Music have been honored by the national jazz and blues magazine “DownBeat”with a total of five student music and outstanding performance awards. The awards, considered the most prestigious in jazz education, will be announced in the June issue of the magazine.</p>

UNT College of Music jazz students win five ‘DownBeat’ Student Music Awards

Submitted by wdc on Tue, 2017-05-09 08:00

<p>Jazz students, faculty and ensembles from the University of North Texas College of Music have been honored by the national jazz and blues magazine “DownBeat”with a total of five student music and outstanding performance awards. The awards, considered the most prestigious in jazz education, will be announced in the June issue of the magazine.</p>

Finding Joy in retirement: former K-9 officer still wants to protect and serve

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-05-04 07:41

<p>Meet Joy. She’s a Belgian Malinois who proudly served the University of North Texas Police Department as a K-9 officer for eight years. On May 4, 2016, Joy retired, but her partner Corporal Bredger Thomason did not, and, since they are still roommates, this created some tension. “I’d put on my uniform and she’d get really excited,” Thomason said. “She’d run around the house wanting to leave with me. In her mind, she was still on the force.”</p>

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