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UTSA Department of Music presents new Holiday Stroll concert series Dec. 2-5

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(Nov. 29, 2010)--The UTSA Department of Music invites the UTSA and San Antonio communities to the start of a new holiday tradition with the Holiday Stroll concert series Dec. 2-5 on the UTSA Main Campus. The series will feature five musical performances in the Arts Building Recital Hall and on the University Center paseo.

The Holiday Stroll concerts are opportunities to see talented music majors perform in more then a dozen voice and instrumental groups and ensembles.

Scheduled performers include the UTSA Wind Ensemble, Flute Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Woodwind Quartet, String Quartet, Chamber Singers, Men's Chorus, Women's Choir, University Band, Pep Band and Symphonic Band.

UTSA Arts Building Recital Hall concert tickets are $5 for Thursday, Dec. 2 and Friday, Dec. 3. Admission is $10 for Saturday, Dec. 4 and Sunday, Dec. 5.

For tickets, contact Cindy Solis at 210-458-5685 or 210-458-4354.


UTSA Holiday Stroll Concert Series Dec. 2-5

Thursday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
Holiday Band Concert
UTSA Wind Ensemble and Band
$5 admission

Friday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
Holiday Band Concert UTSA Pep Band and Symphonic Band
$5 admission

Saturday, Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m., University Center paseo
Stroll the South Paseo
Performances by UTSA Chamber Singers, String Quartet,
Woodwind Quartet, Flute Ensemble, Men's Chorus, Women's Choir, Percussion Ensemble and
more. Free admission

Saturday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
"La Fiesta de la Posada" by Dave Brubeck
Performances by UTSA Orchestra, Men's Chorus and Women's Choir, and
Texas Children's Choir $10 admission

Sunday, Dec. 5, 4 p.m., Arts Building Recital Hall
Handel's "Messiah" Sing Along
UTSA Men's Chorus and Women's Choir with Organ
$10 admission



Oct. 5, 6 p.m.

Film Screening: The Head of Joaquin Murrieta by John Valadez

The Mexican American Studies Program will host a screening of this irreverent, entertaining and often disturbing tale that uses both fiction and documentary story telling devices to tear open a painful and long ignored history: the lynching of Mexican Americans in the southwest.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 6, 3 p.m.

State of the University

Join President Ricardo Romo as he gives his address to the UTSA community.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (UC 1.104), Main Campus

Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.

The Impact of the 84th Texas Legislative Session on Public Schools: Any Rain in Sight or Are Those Smoke Clouds on the Horizon?

Join the College of Education and Human Development's Center for Educational Leadership, Policy and Professional Development for a discussion about what passed and what didn't in the last legislative session and what it means for Bexar County Public Schools. 
Durango Building Southwest Room (DB 1.124), Main Campus

Oct. 8, 10 a.m.

Graduate Fair

Graduate School representatives from across the country will provide information on options after earning a bachelor's degree. Students, alumni and community members are welcome.
University Center Retama Galleria, Main Campus

Oct. 10, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

UTSA CITE Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Kickstart your career as an entrepreneur at The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.
Business Building, Richard S. Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02), Main Campus

Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Architecture as Rendered Society

The UTSA College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, in partnership with AIA San Antonio’s Latinos in Architecture, presents architect Andrés Jaque, founder of the Office for Political Innovation, an architectural practice dually based in New York and Madrid.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 20-21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

SECC Book Sale

Looking for a good read? Shop for yourself or for gifts and help change a life at the same time. Browse and buy children’s stories, novels and more at the 2015 SECC Book Sale.
Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus

Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m.

Lecture by Composer Larry Groupe

The UTSA Music Department presents Emmy-award winning Composer Larry Groupe. Groupe has composed music for films such as "The Contender," "Straw Dogs" and "Miami Vice," and TV shows such as "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Ren and Stimpy" and "American Gladiators." Lecture is free and open to the public.
Arts Building (2.03.15-18), Main Campus

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