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UTRGV’s Hunter-Holly named a recipient of the 2018 NATS Emerging Leader Awards

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – MARCH 21, 2017 – Spring Break was in full swing, but Dr. Daniel Hunter-Holly was still in his office helping students. Music clearly plays a major role in the life of the associate professor of music and voice in the UTRGV School of Music, Department of Fine Arts.

UTRGV’s Quantz selected to conduct inaugural All-National Guitar Ensemble

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS -- FEB. 21, 2018 – For the first time, a guitar ensemble will be included as part of the National Association for Music Education’s All-National Honor Ensembles – and a University of Texas Rio Grande Valley professor will wield the baton.

UTRGV Opera

Thrilled to announce that UTRGV Opera Theater has been awarded first place in our division in the National Opera Association Opera Production Competition for our Spring 2017 show, Orpheus in the Underworld! Click Here.

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Hansel & Gretel

Two children’s stories are about to satisfy musical appetites and be brought to life by the UTRGV Opera Theatre.  Catherine Compton, director for the upcoming performances of “Hansel & Gretel” and “Amahl & the Night Visitors,” said the two works tie in together through their theme of food insecurity. Click here for Press Release.  

UTRGV 2nd Summer Saxophone Ensemble

A behind the scenes look at the 2nd Summer Saxophone Ensemble that took place during June of 2017 at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Middle and High School Saxophone players join UTRGV students, faculty, and other members of the band and orchestra community.

Legendary bassist Eddie Gomez and his Jazz Trio to open Patron of the Arts Season at UTRGV

EDINBURG, TEXAS – AUG. 31, 2017 – The Performing Arts Complex on the Edinburg Campus will be filled with the sounds of legendary bassist and two-time Grammy award winner Eddie Gomez and his Jazz Trio, 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11. Read the full release.


Recital by UTRGV music students Cedillo and Rivera a hit with Brownsville audience

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – JUNE 27, 2017 – UTRGV music students Doris Cedillo and Clemente Rivera captivated the audience at the Carlotta K. Petrina Cultural Center on Sunday, June 25, during an early evening recital. Read the full release.

UTRGV Flute Ensemble

UTRGV Flute Ensemble performs at the 2017 National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, MN under the direction of Dr. Krista Jobson and Dr. Brielle Frost

UTRGV Flute Ensemble

UTRGV Summer Trombone Concert set for June 27

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – JUNE 23, 2017 – A group of local high school, UTRGV and TSC students led by Dr. William Haugeberg, assistant professor of Low Brass at UTRGV, are seen here rehearsing for the upcoming UTRGV Summer Trombone Concert, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, at the TSC Arts Center Main Hall, 90 Taylor Ave., in Brownsville. Read the full release.

Students Rehearsing

Mariachi Aztlán

Mariachi Aztlán and Mariachi Juvenil Aztlán ended the semester with a rousing concert in celebration of Cinco de Mayo on Monday, May 1, at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville.

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UTRGV’s Brownlow named to UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Dr. Art Brownlow, UTRGV professor of music, is one of just four UT System faculty members inducted April 11 into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

UTRGV’s Mariachi Aztlán brings its music to San Diego, Chicago, for Spring Break workshops and performances.

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – MARCH 28, 2017 – UTRGV’s Mariachi Aztlán spent Spring Break attending, performing and teaching at two national mariachi festivals.

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The UTRGV Flute Ensemble to perform at the 2017 National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Aug. 12, 2017 – The UTRGV Flute Ensemble will perform in recital by invitation at the 2017 National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

UTRGV Flute Ensemble

The UTRGV Faculty Flute & Guitar Duo “Duo Aldebaran” to Perform In San Antonio and Minneapolis Minnesota

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – FEB. 9, 2017 – The UTRGV Faculty Flute & Guitar Duo “Duo Aldebaran” performed for over 300 delighted audience members at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Aug. 10, 2017 – The UTRGV Faculty Flute & Guitar Duo “Duo Aldebaran” will perform a full recital by invitation at the 2017 National Flute Association Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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UTRGV School of Music students at the Music Festival in Pennsylvania.

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