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Kick off the season with the Street Faire and keep it going with music, movies and art

The Society for Music Perception and Cognition is a not-for-profit organization for researchers and others interested in music perception and cognition. The biennial in-person meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC 2022) will be held from August 4-7, 2022 at Portland Embassy Suites Downtown, Portland, OR, USA. Join UO Professor Zachary Wallmark for four days of lectures, conversation, and collaboration.

The scholarship rewards research into composers from underrepresented backgrounds

The schedule is packed with choral works, solo performances and five different choruses

The month features new and returned museum exhibits, music, dance and more

Congratulations to the 2022-23 Cykler Song Scholar Winners, Annie Liu (Musicology) and Camila Osses (Piano)!

This award serves to provide financial support and mentorship to graduate students interested in pursuing original research related to song and to encourage the exploration of underexplored song repertoire. Annie and Camila will be provided a $6000 research award and mentorship from Stephen Rodgers, Edmund A. Cykler Chair in Music and Professor of Music Theory and Musicianship, over the course of the 2022/23 academic year.

Musicologist Zachary Wallmark, colleagues are exploring the evolutionary origin of music

New symphony and multimedia show pay tribute to legendary runner Steve Prefontaine

The renowned baritone Kenneth Overton (former soloist with Oregon Bach Festival) returns to Eugene to join the Elsewhere Ensemble in a concert promising to be unique and powerful. The Elsewhere Ensemble has enchanted audiences in Oregon and abroad with concerts which blur the lines between classical music, theater, and stories. Kenneth Overton made his Metropolitan Opera debut this past year and was soloist on a Grammy Award Winning album.

The School of Music and Dance will hold its 3rd Annual UO Pop Voice showcase on Friday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m. The competition will be judged by a panel of industry professionals and UO music faculty in the music building’s Aasen-Hull Hall.