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Chicurel publishes musical theatre textbook

September 24, 2008
Steven Chicurel has cowritten Music Theory for Musical Theatre, a textbook published by The Scarecrow Press. John Bell and Steven R. Chicurel explore how musical theatre composers use basic principles of music theory to help illuminate characters and tell stories, while helping the student understand the form, structure, and dramatic power of musical theatre repertoire.

UCF Jazz Festival on NPR

August 21, 2008
On Saturday October 16, 2008, NPR’s JazzSet program features the 2008 UCF-Orlando Jazz Festival with One for All. The Festival, recorded February 23, 2008, broadcasts worldwide. Locally, the program is presented by Orlando’s 90.7 WMFE-FM and on the Web at

Sara Myers takes gold at Drum Corps International Championships

August 12, 2008
Sara Myers, a sophomore music education major, wins first place for High Brass at the Drum Corps Individual & Ensemble Competition held in Indianapolis, IN. The Individual & Emsemble Competition is a highly competitive event during the Drum Corps International Championships. She scored 97 points out of a possible 100.

Potter with Imperial Symphony in Don Giovanni

August 9, 2008
Baritone Thomas Potter sings the role of Leporello in a fully staged version of Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni with the Imperial Symphony in Lakeland, Florida on Saturday, January 24.

UCF Opera Professor Sings in Falstaff

May 1, 2007
Thomas Potter, Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera, sang the role of “Ford” in Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Falstaff with the Indianapolis Opera.