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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.

Bassoon faculty member Yoon Joo Hwang visits top music school in Beijing

January 23, 2019  In December 2018, assistant professor of bassoon Yoon Joo Hwang, DMA, made her last stop abroad at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China. 

Lineup Announced for 2019 UCF Celebrates The Arts

January 23, 2019  The fifth-annual festival held at downtown Orlando’s Dr. Phillips Center will underscore the resilience of humans and the healing power of art.

UCF Announces New MFA Track in Themed Experience

January 16, 2019  Orlando is known as the land of theme parks — a place that people visit from around the globe to immerse themselves in the most imaginative and fantastic worlds. Located in the international hub of the themed-experience industry, UCF is poised to become a leader in the field. Starting Fall...

Piano professor Yun-Ling Hsu invited abroad for judging and masterclasses

January 14, 2019  Professor Yun-Ling Hsu (DMA) was honored to be invited as a judge for the “2018 American Classical Pianist International Piano Competition,” a masterclass teacher, and an attendee in Sino-American Piano Education Symposium in Guangzhou, China.

Theatre UCF grad Abby Jaros ’14 gets her shot touring with ‘Hamilton’

January 14, 2019  Abby Jaros ’14, a Musical Theatre BFA graduate, performs in the touring company of the smash musical “Hamilton.” She speaks to the Orlando Sentinel’s Matt Palm about her time at UCF and in the production.