ARLINGTON - One of the crown jewels in the Dallas Arts District welcomes The University of
Texas at Arlington Department of Music on Monday, April 25, for an enchanting
evening of music and academic excellence.
The Music Department presents the 2011 Spring Scholarship Gala at the Margot and
Bill Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora St. in downtown Dallas. The program
begins at 7:30 p.m.
gala will highlight UT Arlington music students from the Wind Symphony, Jazz
Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra and A Capella Choir.
are $25. Proceeds benefit an endowment for student scholarships.
for scholarships is now, more than ever, a crucial aspect of the mission of the
Department of Music,” said John Burton, music department chair. “The economic
downturn and decreasing state support can be overcome by increasing the funds
available to our students.”
purchase tickets, visit the UT Arlington Department of Music online or call 817-272-3471.
Arlington is among only a few universities ever to host a concert at the Winspear, which
opened in October 2009.
Walvoord, assistant professor of violin and gala committee member, said the
Winspear adds prestige to this year’s gala. “This kind of event raises the
profile of the entire University,” she said.
major ensemble will be led by its principle conductor: A Capella Choir, Karen
Kenaston-French; Tim Ishii, Jazz Orchestra; Symphony Orchestra, Clifton Evans;
and Douglas Stotter, Wind Symphony.
UT Arlington Department of Music is an accredited member of the National
Association of Schools of Music with a world-renowned faculty. Listen to UT
Arlington arrangements at www.uta.edu/music/music/.
University of Texas at Arlington is a comprehensive research institution of
33,800 students in the heart of North Texas. Visit www.uta.edu to learn more.
The University of Texas at Arlington is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.