Jazz, mariachi and more from UNT will be presented at the NX35 Music Conferette, a first-year music conference March 12 – 15 (Thursday — Sunday) in Denton that the university is helping to sponsor.
What you'll find at NX35
- UNT bands made up of current and former students will take the UNT stage
- Art students will show their works in a booth on the conference grounds
- A UNT expert will talk about indie rock as a cultural and economic force
These UNT activities are part of the conference's 100-plus musical acts, multiple panels and several question-and-answer sessions in 9 venues around the Denton courthouse square.
UNT music will include:
- Four jazz combos made up of College of Music students
- Mariachi Quetzal, a professional mariachi group consisting of UNT students and alumni
- The first-place and second-place winners of the University Program Council (UPC) Battle of the Bands at UNT
Michael Seman, research associate at the UNT Center for Economic Development and Research, will talk about Indie Rock and Urban Redevelopment: How to Connect the Dots at 2 p.m. March 12 (Thursday) at the Denton Civic Center Meeting Room 2.
The Printmaking Association of North Texas Students (PANTS), a UNT student group that promotes printmaking within the Dallas-Fort Worth area, will display student artwork — including intaglio, lithograph, screen, relief and mono-prints — March 12 – 15 in a booth in the Civic Center. Free screen-printing also will be available. Bring an article of clothing to be printed.
The Metals Club, another UNT student art organization, will sell student-made jewelry March 12 – 15 in a booth at the Civic Center.