Topic: Music

Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

May 8, 2014
Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

The iconic American musician donated major portions of his personal collection, including song manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, platinum records and Indian headdresses. An upcoming exhibit is in the works.

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Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

May 8, 2014

Material culture archive to be exhibited on campus, adds to center's music collections

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AUSTIN, Texas  Internationally famous singer-songwriter Willie Nelson has donated major portions of his collection of correspondence, manuscripts, records and awards to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Violin Virtuosos Take Center Stage at UT

Feb. 17, 2014
Violin Virtuosos Take Center Stage at UT

UT hosts the world's best violinists under age 22 for the Menuhin Competition, considered the Olympics of violin competitions. It's the first time the event will be held in North America.

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They Ring the Tower Bells [Watch]

Dec. 11, 2013
They Ring the Tower Bells [Watch]

Go behind the scenes of the university's most exclusive music venue and meet the students who play anything from Baroque to "Bad Romance."

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Join the World's Largest* Jazz Appreciation Class

Dec. 2, 2013
Join the World's Largest* Jazz Appreciation Class

*Ok, we can't actually claim the title definitively, but at 10,000 students and counting, UT's upcoming Jazz Appreciation massive open online course (MOOC) looks to be on top.

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