College of Fine Arts News

The blood antiquities funding ISIL

Monday, November 10, 2014   |  Al Jazeera

The sale of illegal antiquities is now estimated to be ISIL's second-largest revenue stream after oil.

Butler School's new director talks music

Sunday, October 12, 2014   |  Austin American Statesman

Mary Ellen Poole, director of the Butler School of Music talks music with the Statesman's Jeanne Claire van Ryzin.

Legendary UT band director Vincent DiNino dies

Wednesday, September 10, 2014   |  Austin American Statesman

Vincent DiNino, retired band director who built the Longhorn Band and a near-constant campus presence for more than a half-century, died Tuesday night in Bay City. 

Renaissance Raven

Sunday, September 7, 2014   |  Baltimore

Whether he’s splitting the uprights or singing arias, COFA alumni (BSOM '11) Justin Tucker puts on quite the performance.  He delivered the commencement address to his alma mater, the University of Texas College of Fine Arts, this spring. 

Rude Mechs' Method Gun Heads to UT

Wednesday, September 3, 2014   |  arts+culturetexas

A play about the ecstasy and excesses of performing, the dangers of public intimacy and the incompatibility of truth on stage and sanity in real life, the Rude Mechs’ widely acclaimed work The Method Gun returns to Austin, September 10-14.