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Renowned jazz drummer and composer Carl Allen, left, performs with the UT Jazz Orchestra at the Bates Recital Hall on Feb. 23, 2024.

Carl Allen takes the stage alongside UT jazz orchestras

Isabella Capuchino, General Life&Arts Reporter February 27, 2024

This past Friday, the UT jazz orchestras shared the stage with legendary jazz drummer, Carl Allen. With the concert and two masterclasses, Allen left the students with an incentive to strive for greatness. With...

Austin music scene through eyes of UT musicians

Austin music scene through eyes of UT musicians

Isabella Capuchino, General Life&Arts Reporter February 21, 2024

Home to more than 250 venues and famously crowned the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin's future music scene lies, in part, in the hands of UT musicians. The Daily Texan asked three students...

Conductor Jerry Junkin leads the Wind Ensemble in “Wine-Dark Sea: Symphony for Band” at the 10th anniversary performance at the Bates Recital Hall on Feb. 4, 2024.

UT Wind Ensemble celebrates the 10th anniversary of John Mackey’s ‘Wine-Dark Sea’

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter February 9, 2024

On Sunday, a sold-out Bates Recital Hall honored the 10-year anniversary of UT’s commission of composer John Mackey’s “Wine-Dark Sea.” The presence of notable guests such as Susan and Ernest Butler,...

Usher Albums, Ranked

Usher Albums, Ranked

Tyler Pullum, General Life&Arts Reporter February 8, 2024

As one of the defining artists of the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Usher’s catalog spans eight studio albums and over 80 singles, cultivating the R&B sound dominating the Y2K era. As Usher prepares...

‘Music America: Iconic Objects from America’s Music History’ celebrates American culture

‘Music America: Iconic Objects from America’s Music History’ celebrates American culture

Laura Baker, General Life&Arts Reporter February 8, 2024

Next week, nestled into a U-shaped room, the LBJ Presidential Library will unveil a collection of artifacts representing the spirit and history of American music. Curated by the Bruce Springsteen Archives...

Professor Caleb Hudson (trumpet) of the Butler School of Music performs at Bates Recital Hall to release his new album “Nothing Less“ on Feb. 1, 2024. He plays alongside Tessa Lark (violin), Emi Ferguson (flute), Michael Nicolas (cello) and Gabriel Campos Zamora (clarinet).

Butler School of Music professor premieres solo album ‘Nothing Less’

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter February 6, 2024

Four generations of trumpeters gathered amongst the crowd at Bates Recital Hall on Thursday night, not for a reunion, but to hear a sneak peek of the compositions and arrangements of UT associate trumpet...

February: Austin Live Music Monthly

February: Austin Live Music Monthly

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter February 1, 2024

Austin delivers a stellar live music scene every month, but with some of the most anticipated performances of the year, this February will prove a month to remember. The Daily Texan compiled a list of...

Lizzie Budin performs at Mohawk Austin on Monday.

UT junior performs at the Mohawk, talks upcoming debut EP

Charlotte Karner, General Life&Arts Reporter January 24, 2024

Sitting in her house, UT psychology junior Lizzie Budin pointed at a setlist that she picked up from musician Caroline Polachek’s stage at the Mohawk in 2021. She said she never imagined that she would...

Music-service group Healing with Harmonies impacts community with meaningful performances

Music-service group Healing with Harmonies impacts community with meaningful performances

Riddhi Bora, General Life&Arts Reporter January 23, 2024

As a rendition of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” reverberated through the nursing home, residents clapped and sang along to the classic disco tune. Students playing a myriad of band and orchestra instruments...

Rise, shine, get grooving! A Daily Texan playlist

Rise, shine, get grooving! A Daily Texan playlist

Esteban Elias, General Life&Arts Reporter January 21, 2024

With 2024 starting off on a colder note, warmth and comfort certainly reside at the top of Austinites’ priorities. Whether immersed in one’s main character era or just vibing until meeting someone,...

MockJaw takes on the Austin jazz scene

MockJaw takes on the Austin jazz scene

Isabella Capuchino, General Life&Arts Reporter January 19, 2024

Between bouncing from Swamp House to Mohawk and making an appearance at Hotel Vegas, the off-kilter band MockJaw earned their first nomination for the Austin Music Awards before the release of their first...

Major artists to perform at Moody Center 2024

Major artists to perform at Moody Center 2024

Trinity Orosco, General Life&Arts Reporter January 17, 2024

With vibrant performances and roaring crowds, the Moody Center upholds Austin’s title as the “live music capital of the world.” Sitting at the edge of campus, many students go for its captivating...

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