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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Sydney Guillaume

Sydney Guillaume

Guillaume is a Hatian-American composer known primarily for his choral music, but also composes chamber and film scores. He was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and moved to the U.S. when he was 11. Through his music, Guillaume works to share the Haitian culture around the world. He has been recognized in the 1804 List of Haitian-American Change Makers and by the top music school of Haiti for his efforts as an ambassador of the culture. His music is often referred to as ‘challenging yet spirited.’ In his music, you can hear the exciting and unique rhythms and melodies that are catchy yet tonally complex. With much of his music, the listener can’t help but smile and dance!

For more information and a full list of scores, visit his website:

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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: phantom femme

Phantom Femme is a Vegas based singer/songwriter. Their music style is a blend of synth pop and dream pop, influenced by 80's new wave. Their music can be listened to on bandcamp!

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UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Austra


Austra is a Canadian electronic/dark-wave music band featuring Katie Stelmanis, a Latvian-Canadian opera singer, and a live band with no permanent members. Austra recently released its fourth album, which is available on apple music, spotify, and YouTube. For more information, visit their website!

UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Cameron Calloway

UNLV Music Library Artist Highlight Series: Cameron Calloway

A Las Vegas native, Cameron Calloway’s music is known for its R&B and soul influences. His tenor voice has a smooth feel to guide the fun rhythm of the instrumental music he often sings to. Listening to his music, you can't help but smile and groove a little. This upcoming artist has been named The "Soul Child" by COACHELLA Magazine and performed at the 5th annual Life Is Beautiful Music Festival. You can watch him live on Sunday, May 24th(4:00pm Pacific) as he sings to benefit the non-profit National Alliance for Filipino Concerns in their Bayanihan Virtual Concert Series at the following Facebook link.

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UNLV Music Library Highlighted Artist Series: Germaine Franco

Germaine Franco is a film composer, known for her work in multiple TV shows, VR experiences and big hit films. Franco is the first ever Latina composer to be invited into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences music branch. She is also the first female composer to work for DreamWorks Animation and Pixar. Her work can be heard on films like Coco (2017), Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019), Little (2019), and Toy Story 3 (2010). 

All Information pulled from: 

Spotlight | Latina Composer Germaine Franco

About Germaine Franco (Composer, Songwriter, Orchestrator)

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Introducing the Music Library’s ‘Mood Booster’ Playlist
Written by: Arianna Castro, Journalism and Media Studies 

The UNLV Music Library staff collected some of the most uplifting music for students and faculty that are looking for a “pick me up” playlist, available on Spotify and Apple Music.

Looking to discover new music? Or want to dive back into some timeless hits? The UNLV Music Library staff has collected more than 10 hours of music for UNLV students and faculty to enjoy while social distancing at home. 

To make the playlist, student assistants from the Music Library were asked to pick their favorite songs that uplift them and boost their mood. Jade Vandruff, a double major in Music Education and Music Performance, said that the songs they picked out have personal memories connected to them. 

This playlist is comprised of artists like the Bee Gees, Neon Trees…Read More

UNLV Music Library is currently CLOSED

The UNLV Music Library is currently Closed.

All of the UNLV Libraries are currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Access to physical collections is unavailable. Remote Consultation and Reference Services Are Available.
If you need to contact the Music Library send an email to and please expect there will be a delay in responding.
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2020 Grammy Albums

Did you know the music library has more than recorded classical music available for checkout?

We have just received the 2020 Grammy nominated albums by Lizzo, Khalid, Post Malone, Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, and…Read More

New Resource: Medici.Tv! broadcasts over 100 live events a year from the most prestigious venues: Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Concertgebouw, Teatro alla Scala, Berliner Philharmonie, Salle Pleyel, Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Verbier Festival, Salzburger Festspiele, and more. also provides access to a large collection of classical music and dance videos, with 1500 original programs available on demand and with unlimited access, plus hundreds of new films each year.

Find This New Resource On The UNLV Music Library Website!

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Quiet Study Room

The UNLV Music Library and the UNLV School of Music have partnered to offer a quiet study room within the Music Library. 

The Arnold Shaw Center is now a quiet zone within the Library. The area is intended for quiet study ONLY. Groups working in the Library should reserve the Music Library Group Study Room.

Please report any noise issues within the Quiet Study Room to the Music Library staff. 

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