Fine Arts

TCU Jazz Festival coming up this weekend

The 37th annual TCU Jazz Festival, featuring legendary jazz drummer Peter Erskine, takes place in Ed Landreth Auditorium this weekend, March 28-29. Erskine has shared his talent with many of the greats in jazz and rock…Stan Kenton Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, Weather Report, Steely Dan, Diana Krall, Queen Latifah and Linda Ronstadt. Friday at 7:30 p.m.,… Read more »

Double Bass Festival on campus this weekend

World-renowned double bass virtuoso Gary Karr will headline the TCU International Double Bass Festival on campus this weekend, March 8-9. Artistic director is TCU music professor Yuan Xiong Lu. Karr will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in PepsiCo Recital Hall, along with Harmon Lewis on piano. Admission is $10 or free with a TCU ID…. Read more »

Vocal jazz pop stars “The Real Group” coming to campus Feb. 16

Acclaimed vocal jazz ensemble “The Real Group” makes its first public appearance in Fort Worth on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Ed Landreth Auditorium on the TCU campus. Based in Sweden, the singers have circled the world with performances and recordings since they first got together in the 1980s. Using voice as their sole instrument, the… Read more »

Newest art professor showing work at Moudy Gallery

Adam Benjamin Fung, newest faculty member in the School of Art will have an exhibition of his latest work Oct. 14-31 in Moudy Gallery. “Volumes, Voids and Vectors” represents a shift from a methodical process of rendering the cosmos into a painted surface, to seeking and searching to describe the volumes of the universe through… Read more »

Internationally-known chamber musicians performing on campus

The Hugo Wolf Quartett of Vienna will be on the TCU campus for four days, teaching master classes in chamber music and performing two free concerts that the public is invited to attend. Those are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, and 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 in PepsiCo Recital Hall. The group has… Read more »

Mimir Chamber Music Festival on campus July 2-7

The 16th season of Mimir Chamber Music Festival arrives this week, featuring an outstanding lineup of performing artists from the world’s leading orchestras and music schools who share their love for chamber music each summer in Fort Worth. Mimir this year features a modified format, with three Artists Concerts and two Young Artist performances given… Read more »

Trinity Shakespeare Festival tickets now available

Tickets are now on sale for the fifth season of the Trinity Shakespeare Festival, coming up June 11-30 in the Hays and Buschman Theatres on campus. This year’s productions will be The Taming of the Shrew and Julius Caesar, presented in rotating repertory. TSF is a professional theatre company housed every summer at TCU and… Read more »

Annual Chamber Music Roundup on campus May 13-18

The 2013 Chamber Music Roundup in Fort Worth, which attracts amateur musicians of all levels, is set for May 13-18 in the School of Music facilities at TCU. The Roundup provides an opportunity for amateurs to play with top professionals who also serve as faculty for the daily workshops. Participants also enjoy working in chamber… Read more »