Archives for the month of: March, 2016

Hear James Burch (DMA ’16) this weekend as soloist in the world premiere performances of Graham Reynolds’ “Once Beginning” in Ballet Austin’s production of “The Graham Reynolds Project” at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. “Once Beginning” is scored for solo cello, string orchestra and three drumsets. For ticket, venue and other information, visit

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KMFAClassically Austin KMFA 89.5 FM radio spotlights James Burch (DMA ’16) of Tetractys in his performance of Michael Gordon’s “Industry” at the 2016 South by Southwest festival. To listen to the KMFA Staccato podcast, visit

The 30th year of the South by Southwest festival begins today and runs through March 20. President Barack Obama gives the opening keynote speech at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Also catch Mother Falcon with Diana Burgess (BM ’15) at the Hideout on March 17 or at the Bungalow on March 18 and Tetractys with Matthew Armbruster (MM ’16) and James Burch (DMA ’16) at the Hideout on March 17. For ticket, venue and more information, visit

Tonight, Thursday, March 4, at 7:30 PM, in Bates Recital Hall, Matthew Armbruster (MM ’16) and Daniel Kopp (MM ’17) both appear as soloists with the University of Texas University Orchestra. Matthew performs Ralph Vaughan-Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis and Daniel performs Joseph Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante in B-flat major, Hob.I:105. David S. Platt conducts. For venue, ticket and more information, visit The concert will also be video streamed live online via Ustream.

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