(Jan. 23, 2013) -- The UTSA Trombone Choir recently was featured at the AT&T Center, performing the national anthem Jan. 5 at the Spurs game. The performance was aired on the television broadcast of the game.
This marks an eventful year for the UTSA Trombone Choir, which is directed by faculty member Steve Parker. In October, they premiered a monumental work for 80 trombones at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin to an audience of more than 500 and were reviewed by NewMusicBox, Culturemap Austin, Austin American-Statesman and local NPR affiliates.
This month, the trombone choir will travel to Texas Tech in Lubbock to perform as featured artists at the Big 12 Trombone Conference.
This spring, the choir will perform at UTSA with Grammy-nominated trombonist Bradley Kerns and international soloist Abbie Conant, who was featured in Malcolm Gladwell's bestselling book, "Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking." Kerns is a University of Kentucky professor of trombone, who maintains a versatile performing, recording and teaching schedule.
For more information, visit the UTSA Department of Music website.
Join the Center for Military Families for a panel on Politics in the Service of Military Families, featuring Cedric Leighton, David Splitter, Steve Huerta, and the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
UTSA Dance classes will take the stage and share their talents and passion for dance! Come support our growing dance program! $10 admission
Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
This panel presentation will look at the history of the YWCA and the impact the organization has had on women in the San Antonio community.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 2.02.10), Main Campus
The Demography Lecture Series continues with Dr. Barbara Bird of American University. Her topic focuses on Insights Into a Hard to Find Population: Latino Entrepreneurs in Metro Washington, D.C. Event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the pay stall spaces of the Monterrey surface lot.
Monterrey Building (MNT 3.240), Downtown Campus
This video tells the story of four Latina lesbians who fought for exoneration after being wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two girls during the Satanic Panic witch-hunt era of the 1980s and 1990s.
North Paseo Building (NPB 1.114), Main Campus
Tejana/Indígena author Ire'ne Lara Ailva will read from her latest work and discuss her approach to reimagining Tejan@ myths.
Main Building (MB 2.404), Main Campus
Muralist Crystal Arias will discuss her current mural "Cultivate the Past to Prestige" at La India Herbs and themes she utilizes in her other works.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 3.02.26), Main Campus
The UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is a co-sponsor of the CARTA 19th Annual Conference. The group meets annually to exchange educational programs, ideas, and techniques and to network with other teachers of Russian. Registration required.
DoubleTree by Hilton, Downtown San Antonio
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