Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards
May 22, 2019 Apply for the Pabst Steinmetz Foundation Arts & Wellness Innovation Awards now through October 10. Two winners will be selected and receive $25,000 each. The purpose of the awards is to build sustainable models for arts and wellness innovation both across the community and UCF campus.
Big Read at UCF work highlighted by Arts Midwest
May 17, 2019 The 2019 UCF Big Read was the featured grantee on the Arts Midwest website for the month of May.
Florida Historical Society honors CAH professors and alumni
May 17, 2019 The Florida Historical Society recognized three CAH professors and two alumni for their work preserving and celebrating Florida’s rich history.
Assistant professor Thad Anderson pushes limits of percussion in new album
May 09, 2019 Out May 10, assistant professor Dr. Thad Anderson is releasing an album of original compositions full of guest artists, UCF faculty and alumni, and new spins on percussion.
Fusing theatre and business, Gabriela Mercado ’19 lands dream job making magic on stage
May 08, 2019 Hard work and passion got Gabriela Mercado ’19 “one jump ahead” – she pursued an interdisciplinary double major in theatre and marketing to prepare for her career in theatre management.
Central Florida arts and history champion Judy Duda to receive honorary doctorate
May 03, 2019 Judy Duda has had a 25-year relationship with the UCF Symphony Orchestra and served as chairperson of the College of Arts and Humanities Dean’s Executive Council for more than a decade.
17 CAH faculty members receive promotion or tenure
April 16, 2019 Fostering the success of our faculty and staff is critical to meeting the mission of the College of Arts and Humanities. This year, 17 faculty members received promotions or tenure.
Theatre alumna Abby Jaros ’14 awarded UCF’s 30 Under 30
April 13, 2019 Broadway performer and theatre alumna Abby Jaros ’14 was awarded UCF’s 30 Under 30.
UCF Opera students visit famous Sarasota Opera House
April 04, 2019 Director Thomas Potter took his UCF Opera Workshop students to a dress rehearsal at the historic Sarasota Opera House.
Arts and Humanities faculty members honored for excellence
April 03, 2019 Faculty members from across the college were honored at the 2019 Founders’ Day Honors Convocation, which recognizes UCF faculty members and students from across disciplines for their academic achievements, contributions and tenures.
Three music faculty members perform at top South Korean universities
March 29, 2019 UCF Music professors Dr. Scott Lubaroff, Dr. Nora Garcia and Dr. Yoon Joo Hwang were invited to Yonsei University and Korea National University of Arts in Seoul, South Korea earlier this month. During the trip, the professors taught master classes at the universities to inspire Korean wind ensemble players. Yonsei...
CAH Staff Awards recognize hard work, dedication of staff
March 29, 2019 The 2019 CAH Staff Awards recognized 22 staff members for their years of service, hard work and commitment to making UCF great.
Meet Kate Kilpatrick, Order of Pegasus winner and Theatre UCF graduate student
March 26, 2019 Kate Kilpatrick will soon graduate with an MFA in Theatre for Young Audiences and the Order of Pegasus for her hard work, which includes directing plays for UCF Celebrates the Arts and teaching children about the joys of theatre.
UCF poet and musician collaborate on emotional choral piece
March 15, 2019 Based on a poem by UCF English professor Chrissy Kolaya, music professor Alex Burtzos’ choral piece “Mirabilis” will be performed by the UCF Chamber Singers at UCF Celebrates the Arts.
10 Arts & Humanities faculty members honored for Women’s History Month
March 04, 2019 UCF Faculty Excellence chooses 31 UCF women to honor throughout Women’s History Month each year. For 2019, 10 of the 31 faculty members are from the College of Arts and Humanities.
Music faculty invited to Yonsei University for master class
February 22, 2019 Director of Bands Scott Lubaroff, associate professor of flute Dr. Nora Lee García and associate professor of bassoon Dr. Yoon Joo Hwang will be presenting master classes from March 13 to March 18 at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.
“One of the best-kept secrets in Orlando,” A Gift For Music celebrates 20 years
February 22, 2019 Helping students discover their own creativity through music and music education, the Central Florida nonprofit program has provided thousands of students with tuition-free music education for twenty years provided by UCF faculty and students.
Theatre graduate student receives Order of Pegasus
February 19, 2019 Kate Kilpatrick, a graduate student in the School of Performing Arts, is receiving UCF’s highest student honor, Order of Pegasus.
UCF saxophone quartet wins regional MTNA competition
February 01, 2019 Congratulations to the UCF Knights Saxophone Quartet on winning the southern division of the MTNA Chamber Music Competition! Jade Deatherage, Dylan Hannan, Noah Mosca and Najee Lee will be the first UCF students to advance to the finals of the MTNA competitions, which will be held in Spokane, Washington on...
Trombones de Costa Rica stops at UCF
January 27, 2019 UCF faculty member Luis Fred is part of the ensemble Trombones de Costa Rica and began their U.S. tour with the UCF School of Performing Arts, culminating with a performance on February 25.