(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.
The UTSAPD and UTSA Outdoor Pursuits will teach and assist students, staff and faculty in basic bike repair.
Recreation Wellness Center, Outdoor Resource Center, Main Campus
he celebration will feature live music, food and drinks, Fiesta medals and royalty, and plenty of cascarones! The family-friendly event is free and open to the public.
Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus
Brackenridge Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, Shari Huhndorf, Department Chair of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley and specializing in Native American Literature and Culture will present her current work during two public lectures.
John Peace Library Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
A brand new official Fiesta event is sponsored by UTSA and San Antonio Parks Foundation. This live country music festival features artists all day and night, dance lessons, merchants, a mechanical bull, food and drinks.
UTSA Park West Athletics Complex
The winners of the vocal area of the Concerto and Aria Competition will perform accompanied by the UTSA Orchestra.
Arts Building Recital Hall (Arts 2.03.02), Main Campus
President Taylor Eighmy invites all UTSA students to come grab a slice of pizza and introduce themselves to the President. Pizza while supplies last.
Frio Street Building, Food Court Commons, Downtown Campus
The town hall is an opportunity for the campus community to learn more about the President's Initiative for the Downtown Campus, ask questions, and offer perspectives on potential challenges and benefits.
Buena Vista Street Building Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
The UTSA College of Engineering Technology Symposium showcases innovative student projects and research performed across multiple disciplines.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
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