Arts at UNC Blog
Professor Andrew Dahlke Featured in Pulitzer Finalist's Work
UNC Professor of Saxophone Andrew Dahlke is featured on a recording of a piece chosen as a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Music. The work is titled The Mechanics: Six From the Shop Floor, composed by CU-Boulder Professor Carter Pann. The Pulitzer Prize in Music is based off of the recording of the work rather than the written score. Pann’s piece was composed for the Capitol Quartet, a saxophone quartet in which Dahlke was a member through October 2014.
April 29, 2016
Student Feature: Jackie Honold
School of Theatre Arts & Dance student Jackie Honold recently received a highly competitive internship for this summer with Seattle Children’s Theatre, one of the top children’s theatres in the country. This interview with Jackie focuses on her experiences at UNC and with Theatre for Young Audiences.
April 04, 2016
Student Feature: Tyler Jensen
Tyler Jensen will take the stage in the lead role of The Who’s Tommy, opening this week on March 2 at 7:30PM in Langworthy Theatre. Jensen is a junior at UNC majoring in musical theatre and minoring in dance.
March 01, 2016
Music Students Develop Educational App Through Spark Initiative
The UNC School of Music has announced the winners of the first annual Spark Initiative. Students Braeden Ayres and Trevor Lovell will receive $1,500 from the Monfort College of Business to continue development of a mobile and web-based app that teaches students rhythmic concepts.
February 26, 2016
Student Feature: Mike Conrad
UNC Jazz composition doctoral student Mike Conrad has received 5 prestigious awards for his original work so far this academic year. Mike’s success has taken him on national and international trips to hear his compositions performed by professional jazz ensembles.
February 12, 2016
Design & Technology Students Receive Surprise Recognition
Three UNC Design & Technology Students, Naomi Gold, Tim Mack, and Patrick Hinchliffe, recently entered a contest put on by the lighting company High End Systems. With help from faculty member Ryan Andrus, they programmed a virtual design using the company’s proprietary software and control systems and were judged on creativity and use of the company’s equipment, all for a chance to win a trip to a lighting design trade show in Las Vegas.
December 16, 2015