Recipients, who receive a stipend for research expenses, represent fields across the UO

SOMD Adaptations to Current UO COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

3/29/22 Update: COVID-19 Exposure Scenarios and Guidance for Students and Employees

In line with greater university protocols, the SOMD is no longer requiring face coverings in classrooms, studios, or performance spaces. Masks will be welcome but optional at the UO with some exceptions, such as in health care settings, and as otherwise required by law. Spring instruction and operations are in person.

2022 MTNA–Stecher and Horowitz Two Piano CompetitionSponsored by Melvin Stecher & Norman Horowitz

Edmund A. Cykler Song Scholars

What are the purposes of the program?

to provide financial support and mentorship to graduate students interested in pursuing original research related to songto encourage the exploration of underexplored song repertoire

Who is eligible to apply?

In efforts to increase awareness around student health and wellness, the UO School of Music and Dance is hosting Winter Wellness Weeks for School of Music and Dance students! From February 14th to the 25th the SOMD Faculty and Staff will be hosting various events for students to participate in. Please email Jay Kenton for more information. 

Masks are required at all events. 

Ever wonder what it takes to turn your interest in arts performance, production or management into a career?  Find out at UO’s Music and Dance Networking Fair on Friday, January 21st from 1:00 - 4:00 PM in Aasen-Hull Hall (Room 190) at the Frohnmayer Music Building. 
The event will feature several tables hosted by arts leaders and industry experts from organizations including: The Shedd Institute, Eugene Ballet, The Jazz Station, Sprout City Studios and Lane Arts Council. 

JUST RELEASED: Read the annual publication from the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance! 


As we close 2021 and the fall term, we look back on the accomplishments, news stories, and updates of some of our students, faculty, and alumni.

Aleph Earth is a groundbreaking collaboration between the UO’s Artificial Intelligence Creative Practice Research Group (AICP) and Grammy Award-nominated vocal quartet New York Polyphony that merges art, music, and technology.