Associate Professor of Music Theory Drew Nobile is the recipent of a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend. The grant will help fund research for his upcoming project, Voicing Form in Rock and Pop, 1991–2020. Nobile's book looks at the relationship between vocal timbre and song form in popular music of the last 30 years, with case-study chapters on Alanis Morissette, early-2000s indie, and Beyoncé.

Events include an Asian heritage month, theater, music, dance, movies and more

Zachary Wallmark explains timbre, a quality that can make music unique for listeners

The Opera department will be awarding three scholarships: the Ann & Wayne Lamon Musgrove Scholarship, the Thomas & Connie Kulick Scholarship, and the Kathleen Lacey Bezinover Scholarship.

Claire Worsey won both mock auditions (high horn and low horn)!

Lauren Griffith, Kayla Wenos, Evan Doster, and Ray Randol won the horn quartet competition!

Over the weekend the SOMD hosted the UO Concerto/Aria Competition. Congratulations to the winners!

UO Concerto/Aria Competition Winners:

Jun Yun, Piano

Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.23 - Edward McDowell

Elaine Melanie Martir, Flute

Trail of Tears - Michael Daugherty


Honorable Mention:

Alfonso Keller-Casielles, Violin

Violin Concerto No.1, Op.26 - Max Bruch

Harry Gregson-Williams offers a multimedia look at his studio and work on April 19

New dance faculty member says program will emphasize both Eurocentric and African dance forms

One of Hollywood’s most sought-after and prolific composers, Harry Gregson-Williams’s long list of film and television credits underscore his diverse range of talents. His genre-spanning projects include work on Disney’s live-action “Mulan,” “The Meg” directed by Jon Turteltaub, and “The Equalizer 2,” starring Denzel Washington and directed by Antoine Fuqua.

World-class oboist and Grammy Award-winner, Alex Klein is the Spring 2022 Trotter Visting Professor. Klein will call UO home for four days in April, culmiating with a performance alongside the UO Wind Ensemble.