Fine Arts

TCU Jazz Festival coming up March 20-21

The 38th annual TCU Jazz Festival is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. March 20-21 in Ed Landreth Auditorium, featuring jazz great Paquito D’Rivera. He is a Cuban-born artist on both clarinet and saxophone, celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievements as a classical composer. His numerous recordings include more than 30 solo… Read more »

Theatre, Music performances cancelled

Because the University closed at 11 a.m. Friday due to snow accumulation and adverse driving conditions, Friday night’s opera performance of The Magic Flute and TheatreTCU’s performance of Brighton Beach Memoirs have been cancelled. TCU will remain closed until 5 p.m. Saturday. At this time, Saturday night’s 7 p.m. performances and Sunday matinees will go… Read more »

Theatre TCU presents “Brighton Beach Memoirs” Feb. 24-March 1

Brighton Beach Memoirs is a semi-autobiographical portrayal of growing up in a Jewish-American family in 1937 Brooklyn, told through the eyes of the 15-year-old Eugene. His witty commentary highlights his thoughts on girls, family, and the impending war. It is a coming-of-age story that depicts the overcoming of hard times and shows the importance of… Read more »

CelloFest 2015 schedule

CELLOFEST 2015 SCHEDULE Thursday, March 5 at 7 p.m. Ed Landreth Auditorium OVERTURE Christopher and Elizabeth Adkins Lynn Harrell Namula Bion Tsang and The Longhorns Cellos TCU Cello Ensemble TCU Symphony Orchestra / Germán Gutiérrez Music by Dongqing Fang (US Premiere), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Astor Piazzolla, Maurice Ravel, Giuseppe Verdi and John Williams Friday, March… Read more »

Pieces from TCU’s permanent art collection on display until Feb. 19

From now until Feb. 19, selected pieces from the University’s permanent collection will be on public display for the first time in the Moudy Gallery. Titled “States of the Union,” the pieces represent American history and politics as interpreted by artists, some of whom were employees of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress Administration (WPA), civil… Read more »

TCU wins award for Innovation in International Education

It was announced in New York City today that TCU’s Discovering Global Citizenship program is the winner of an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education. The Institute of International Education sponsors the annual competition to recognize outstanding initiatives in international higher education among its 1,400 member campuses. IIE will present the award at… Read more »

Memorial concert for José Feghali will be Jan. 25

A public memorial concert for piano virtuoso and TCU School of Music professor José Feghali will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25 in Ed Landreth Auditorium, 2800 S. University Drive. There will be performances by the TCU Cello Ensemble, directed by Jesús Castro-Balbi, Ricardo Viega (piano), James Denton (cello), John Owings (piano), Jesús… Read more »

Yuan Xiong Lu: Building Bridges Through Music

Since his arrival at TCU in 2008, Yuan Xiong LU has not only brought international recognition to the university’s School of Music, but he has also developed an outstanding double bass program and festival that attracts world-class artists to Fort Worth. Yuan is a dreamer. Born in Shanghai, Yuan displayed a real aptitude for the… Read more »

Memorial services planned for Paulette Burns and José Feghali

TCU is saddened to share that two beloved members of the Horned Frog family passed away this week: Paulette Burns, dean of Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, and José Feghali, artist-in-residence and piano instructor.   Visitation Service for José Feghali A Brazilian-born pianist and winner of the 1985 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Feghali passed away… Read more »

Kyle Montgomery, theatre major: Setting the Stage for Success

Whether he is singing backup vocals for Josh Groban or Performing with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Kyle Montgomery knows how to captivate audiences with his musical talent. The senior Nordan Scholar has already built a sizable acting resume and will take his first North American tour this December as Hermey the Elf in the… Read more »