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A Look Back at UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 20, 2022  UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022 featured an incredible variety of creative talent, in events ranging from Shrek to sculptures, cooking to choirs, and oceans to opera.

On the Shared Culture of Food and Music: A Talk With Lidia Bastianich

April 16, 2022  UCF Director of Orchestras Chung Park reflects on a shared a meal with chef Lidia Bastianich during UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022. Bastianich was invited to talk at the annual festival as part of the Neil R. Euliano Speaker Series, hosted by UCF’s Italian Studies program.

WESH 2: UCF Celebrates the Arts Makes Comeback at Dr. Phillips Center with ‘Shrek: The Musical’

April 08, 2022  This year, the 11-day festival known as UCF Celebrates the Arts is back and bigger than ever before.

Thank You Knight Nation for Record-Breaking UCF Day of Giving 2022

April 08, 2022  “We asked for a ‘little help from our friends’ this year, and our friends delivered,” says Jeff Moore, dean of the College of Arts and Humanities.

Using the Arts to Take a Deep Dive into the Sea

April 07, 2022  Pegasus Professor Stella Sung’s composition “Oceana: Sounds of the Sea” will invite patrons at UCF Celebrates the Arts into a story they will never forget.

Broadway World: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to Welcome Back UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022

April 06, 2022  The annual festival brings musicians, theater practitioners and visual artists from the UCF campus to the Central Florida community in an array of offerings including jazz, dance, musical theater, opera, symphony, bands, visual arts, talks, choirs, family events and more.

Love of Korean Pop Music Leads to Research Project at Student Research Week

April 06, 2022  Erika Clippinger presented her findings about South Korea’s music education practices and their impact for Study Research Week.

Orlando Sentinel: Music, Film Draw Attention to the World’s Beleaguered Oceans

April 04, 2022  Composed by Stella Sung, “Oceana” incorporates actual marine-animal sounds and highlights the pollution challenges faced by the world’s water.

Knights Do That: How Music Enhances Your Life

April 04, 2022  Chung Park, director of UCF’s Symphony and Chamber Orchestras, shares his gift and passion for teaching, shares insight on UCF Celebrates the Arts, and how you can learn to purposefully integrate music into your life.

Orlando Sentinel: 2022 UCF Celebrates the Arts: 5 Highlights

April 01, 2022  Started in 2015, UCF Celebrates the Arts continues to grow with this year’s festival. Here, representing various artistic genres, are five key programs at the festival to check out.

UCF Flute Professor Releases New Album ‘Cubatina’

March 25, 2022  Professor of flute Nora Lee García and guitarist Rene Izquierdo have teamed up on a new album, “Cubatina.”

2 Teams Awarded 2021 Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts and Wellness Innovation Awards

March 09, 2022  The winning projects, which received $25,000 each, were chosen for adhering to the year’s theme of strength, resolve and resilience.

NSM Today: UCF Theatre Production Examines Black Womanhood, Self-Worth

March 07, 2022  Janiece Deveaux, who played the lead role of Undine Barnes Calles, said the production explores the power of letting go of the fear that prevents a person from becoming their authentic self.

Apply for a Music Summer Camp Today!

March 04, 2022  This summer, the UCF School of Performing Arts will offer a wide range of summer camps for students of all skill levels.

8 CAH Faculty Members Honored at UCF’s 3rd Authors Celebration

March 03, 2022  Eight faculty members with the College of Arts and Humanities were honored for their works, which ranged from novels to textbooks.

Knight Star Awards Recognize Dedication and Exemplary Service

March 02, 2022  Since 1972, the Knight Star Awards have honored the staff who help make our university a warm, welcoming place to grow, learn and succeed.

We’re Hiring: OPS Assistant Box Office Manager

February 25, 2022  The UCF School of Performing Arts is seeking a part-time assistant box office manager.

UCF Lecturer’s Life Work: Using the Stage to Break Stereotypes, Build a Better Society

February 25, 2022  Roberta Emerson, visiting lecturer and director of New Play Development at Orlando Shakes, lends her talents to teach the next generation of students about the role performance plays in shaping society.

Director of UCF’s Themed Experience Program on Disney’s Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

February 23, 2022  Peter Weishar, director of the themed experience program, spoke with Spectrum News 13 about Disney’s Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.

3 CAH Alumni Named 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Winners

February 21, 2022  This year’s honorees are scheduled to be recognized at a celebratory event May 21.