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Retiring Choral Director, David Brunner, named College Music Educator of the Year

January 17, 2020  Recently, Dr. Brunner was distinguished as the College Music Educator of the Year by the Florida Music Educators Association.

UCF Celebrates the Arts 2020 Features Inspiration from Dorothy Gillespie

January 10, 2020  This year’s community art showcase takes place April 7 – 19, with tickets on sale March 2, and includes pieces that honor the late feminist art movement pioneer.

Motion capture to on-screen acting: Theatre, animation and film programs team up

January 07, 2020  UCF students in acting, animation and film get the chance to collaborate and create while preparing for the future of entertainment.

New violin professor Ross Monroe Winter embraces pedagogy and possibilities

November 14, 2019  New music faculty Ross Monroe Winter brings his varied professional and academic background to UCF.

Veterans honored with world-premiere music at UCF concert

November 04, 2019  Just in time for Veterans Day, a free UCF concert will honor soldiers with a world-premiere piece of music written in Florida and inspired by men who died in battle a century ago.

40 Years — And Counting for the Marching Knights

November 03, 2019  Since 1980, the UCF Marching Knights have been a major force at the university.

From an Off-Broadway John Belushi tribute to an L.A. comedy group – see what Theatre Studies B.A. alumni have been up to

October 29, 2019  See what our Theatre UCF alumni are up to from an Off-Broadway debut of a new comedy to coordinating an outdoor music festival and more.

“The Tech Behind the Magic” begins at universities

October 22, 2019  Orlando companies are leading the way in entertainment innovation used across the globe, says Michael Keller in an article posted on the Orlando Economic Partnerships’ website, and UCF’s Themed Experience program is helping provide their necessary creative workforce.

“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” is full of antics, love and of course… murder!

October 09, 2019  A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder invites audience members to join Theatre UCF for a show full of antics, love and of course… murder.

Submissions for 2020 Pegasus PlayLab open through October 21

October 07, 2019  Submissions are open for Theatre UCF’s summer theatre festival, Pegasus PlayLab, a new play festival at the University of Central Florida dedicated to developing new works by MFA Playwriting candidates or emerging playwrights.

Visiting professor Ayelet Golan teaches students about puppets and play

September 27, 2019  Israeli visiting professor Ayelet Golan is teaching puppetry and object theatre in the School of Performing Arts this semester.

Flying Horse Big Band’s Latest Album Flying High on Charts

September 24, 2019  The band’s sixth album has been on the three major jazz top 50 listings since it was released in July.

Blood, Sweat and Talent: A Look Behind the Set of Sweat with BFA Student Andres Ugarte

September 23, 2019  Theatre UCF student talks about designing the set for Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Sweat.

Two CAH faculty honored as Women of Distinction

September 10, 2019  Two of the three 2019 awardees are from the College of Arts and Humanities.

The Origin Story of UCF’s Fight Song “Charge On”

September 09, 2019  Do you know what year the fight song got its official name? Or which Hollywood film features the song? Assistant Director of bands David Schreier ’02 ’10MA shares the answers and more interesting facts about the fight song.

New faculty members strengthen the arts & humanities

August 26, 2019  Please join us in welcoming our new colleagues in the College of Arts and Humanities.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Woodstock

August 12, 2019  Fifty years after the cultural phenomenon that brought 400,000 people to a farm in upstate New York, associate professor George Weremchuk shares his knowledge about the festival in his “Survey of Rock Music” course.

Members of Youth Bands of Orlando in Partnership with UCF join international tour

July 31, 2019  In June, Dave Schreier, UCF Assistant Director of Bands, was invited to conduct the American Youth Ensemble during their Italy Tour as one of two principal conductors. Members of Youth Bands of Orlando in partnership with UCF’s School of Performing Arts, and other youth bands across the country, came together to...

Theatre UCF celebrates women playwrights in 2019-20 Season

July 24, 2019  Theatre UCF’s 2019-20 season celebrates the history and influence of female playwrights. The season features two Pulitzer Prize-winning plays by women and a play by a 17th century spy turned literary icon. From political to personal, these plays explore a wide array of themes that are a testament to the...

UCF Wind Ensemble selected to perform at College Band Directors National Association Conference

July 17, 2019  The University of Central Florida Wind Ensemble has been selected to perform at the 2020 College Band Directors National Association Southern Division Conference. The UCF Wind Ensemble is one of only seven college and university wind bands invited to perform at the conference, their first such invitation in nearly 20...