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Monday, August 29th, 2016

Attacca Quartet named first Texas State ensemble-in-residence

The Attacca Quartet will serve as the inaugural ensemble-in-residence for Texas State University’s School of Music during the 2016-2017 season.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Claremont Trio headlines Texas State’s International Concert Series

The well-travelled Claremont Trio will perform at Texas State University on Tuesday, Feb. 23 as part of the School of Music’s International Concert Series.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Manuel Barrueco, important classical guitarist from Cuba, performs at Texas State

Called an “aristocrat of the guitar” by one music critic, Barrueco’s unique artistry has been described as that of a superb instrumentalist and a superior and elegant musician.

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Balinese instruments find new home at Texas State

The Texas State University School of Music has acquired a full set of Balinese gamelan gong kebyar instruments and is inviting all students to attend one of the open workshops being offered to test out the new...

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Texas State’s Hehmsoth awarded New Music USA grant

Hank Hehmsoth, a faculty member in the School of Music at Texas State University, has been awarded a New Music USA grant in music composition for 2012.

Friday, February 11th, 2011

The Weekend: Something for everyone, including … football fans?

We're still waiting for real signs of spring around here, and Valentine's Day is a sign of spring everywhere. Waiting for spring, though, the weekend will have to be good enough, and this isn't going to be...

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Texas State hosts Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration

Texas State will host the Eddie Durham Jazz Celebration Friday with a lecture and a jazz concert at Evans Auditorium. The event is free and the public is welcome to attend.

Friday, November 12th, 2010

Renowned musician Rob Kapilow gives lecture, concert at Texas State

The Texas State School of Music will host acclaimed musician Rob Kapilow for a lecture Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Teaching Theatre and for a concert Nov. 19 at 8 p.m in...

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

School of Music hosts inaugural International Piano Festival

About 24 young pianists from around the world will be selected by a panel of judges to participate in a week of lessons, master classes, recitals, seminars and recreational activities.

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

Feria Del Mariachi Week proclaimed

Feria Del Mariachi Week was proclaimed by the city in honor of the renowned Mariachi festival and competition taking place on the weekend of April 30-May 1 on the campus of Texas State. Several free concerts will...

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