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Past Sponsored Events

2015 - 2016

  • Travel funding for Tarleton theatre majors to attend a professional musical production, The Bridges of Madison County, and take a backstage tour at the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas
  • Funding for a painting and sculpture project in Art Appreciation
  • Workshop on textiles by Tiffany Wolf, Assistant Curator of Education at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, for students in Experimental Media
  • Presentation by artist Candace Hicks, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Presentation on careers in music therapy by Susanna Self, flutist with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
  • Travel funding for student vocalists to perform in Carnegie Hall in New York City
  • Travel funding for students in the Tarleton Trumpet Studio to participate in the National Trumpet Competition at Columbus State University in Georgia
  • Travel funding for Tarleton students to perform in Italy, May 2016
  • Scholarships for Tarleton art and digital media studio students to participate in a Landscape Photography course in Iceland, June 2016.
  • Scholarship for a Tarleton music major to perform Rikai, a sonata for trumpet with interactive electronic components
  • Carnatic classical recital-presentation by vocalist Thanmayee Holalkere Krushnamurthy, violinist Vittal Ramamurthy, and percussionist Poovalure Sriji
  • Mariachi concert and lecture by Jose Torres-Ramos and the Mariachi Aguilas de UNT
  • Celtic concert and lecture by Saundra and Tommy O'Sullivan, folk musicians from County Cork, Ireland
  • Performance and lecture on music entrepreneurship by clarinetist Ford Fourqurean and pianist Liliya Ugay
  • Performance and masterclass by clarinetist Patricia Card, Sam Houston State University
  • Concert and masterclass by Jenny Miller, harpist with the Lubbock Symphony, and Valeria Diaz-Navarro, Peruvian pianist
  • Masterclass by clarinetist Madelyn Moore, independent musician
  • Masterclass by Lisa Uhl, vocalist and professor from McClennan Community College
  • Interactive lecture on voice care to Tarleton music majors by Dr. Lesley Childs and Ms. Amy Hamilton of the UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2016 Texas State Junior College Play Festival, held in the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center
  • 2016 Tarleton Brass Day with Tony Baker (trombone, UNT), Rex Richardson (trumpet, Virginia Commonwealth University), and J.D. Shaw (horn, University of South Carolina)
  • 2015 Masterworks Concert with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, the Tarleton Choirs, and the Cross Timbers Civic Chorale

On behalf of the faculty and staff in the Department of Fine Arts, thank you for providing these meaningful and stimulating educational activities for our students.  Your support makes a big difference to the success of the fine arts at Tarleton State University.  We welcome your feedback, questions, and ideas for how to improve our services and enhance the ULTRA Club mission.