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