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UNT’S Child Development Lab expands its research capabilities

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-04-03 14:10

<p>Having recently undergone a move and expansion, the <a href="https://www.unt.edu/">University of North Texas</a>’ <a href="https://childdevelopmentlab.unt.edu/">Child Development Laboratory</a> has increased the opportunities for students to research the growth, development, learning and engagement of children.</p>

UNT College of Music presents rare performance by world-renowned Indian folk singer, activist

Submitted by wdc on Mon, 2017-04-03 08:39

<p>Prahlad Singh Tipanya has been called one of the most compelling folk voices in India today – and he’s bringing his unique style of music to the University of North Texas College of Music Recital Hall, 415 S. Ave. C in Denton, at 8 p.m. April 11. Tipanya, an internationally acclaimed folk musician from the small village of Lunyakhedi in Ujjain District, Madhya Pradesh, sings and embodies the poetry of the15th-century mystic saint Kabir.</p>

UNT student’s long path to citizenship

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-03-30 12:39

<p><span>For as long as Amani Balowa can remember, he considered himself an American. He spent almost his entire life in Grand Prairie, Texas, but knew he was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. What he didn’t know until he started applying for college was that while he felt like an American and was raised as an American, he wasn’t actually an American citizen.</span></p>

UNT’s Early Childhood Music program adds new Maymester session

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-03-30 09:47

<p>Helping young children develop an inherent musical understanding has long been the purpose of the UNT College of Music's Early Childhood Music Program. This fall, the University of North Texas College of Music will continue building upon that goal by offering music classes for children from birth to five years old.</p>

UNT to host Barbara Jordan Media Awards luncheon April 13

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-03-30 09:24

<p><span style="color:#000000;">Named in honor of the Houston native and U.S. congressional representative who gained recognition for her work despite her multiple sclerosis, the awards are open to media professionals and high school and college students who have produced material that accurately and positively reports on or depicts individuals with disabilities. </span></p>

UNT Symphony Orchestra and Grand Chorus present Turandot with faculty, student and guest soloists

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-03-29 12:30

<p>The University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Itkin, and Grand Chorus, directed by Allen Hightower, will present a concert performance of <em>Turandot</em>, Puccini’s final opera set in ancient China where Princess Turandot reigns with an iron fist and a cold heart. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. April 26 (Wednesday) in in the <strong>College of Music</strong>’s Margot and Bill Winspear Performance Hall in the Murchison Performing Arts Center, 2100 Interstate 35E, Denton.</p>

Register now for UNT College of Music’s wide range of inspiring summer workshops for musicians of all ages

Submitted by wdc on Wed, 2017-03-29 09:39

<p>Registration is now open for the University of North Texas College of Music summer workshops and it’s now easier than ever to sign up. Musicians ages 14 and up can participate in a variety of jazz, instrumental and voice classes throughout the summer months, and, for the first time, applicants can enroll online using Acceptd – one of the premier arts application platforms in the country.</p>