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Collaborative pianists to gather at UNT for 2017 CollabFest

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-09-11 10:54

<p>They are used to playing second fiddle – or, in this case, piano – to other instrumentalists, singers, dancers and performing artists. Now, collaborative pianists are getting their moment in the spotlight at the University of North Texas College of Music’s second annual CollabFest – the first festival of its type in the nation.</p>

“Deferred Action,” on tour at the University of North Texas, focuses on undocumented youth

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-09-11 09:36

<p>A play inspired by area students and one of the nation’s most hot-button issues will be performed at the University of North Texas.</p>
<p>“Deferred Action,” presented by Cara Mía Theatre in Dallas, will focus on DREAMers, the immigrants who unknowingly came into the United States without documentation. The show will run at 8 p.m. from Sept. 21 to Sept. 23 (Thursday-Saturday) at the University Theatre, Radio, Television, Film and Performing Arts Building.</p>

Experimenting with music accelerates child development in UNT’s Early Childhood Music program

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-08-31 14:51

<p>Studies have shown that the first five years of a child's life are fundamentally important to their growth and learning achievement. Nurturing musical development early maximizes children’s musical learning opportunities and provides them with the readiness needed for music instruction later in life. The University of North Texas College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program exposes young children – infants to age 5 – to a rich, music-filled environment.</p>