News

March 30, 2016—On April 15 and 16, the UO Repertory Dance Company, composed of elite student dancers of the University of Oregon, will launch its 18th season.
March 15, 2016—This April, graduate students and faculty members of the musicology area of the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance will facilitate an ambitious academic conference on the UO campus.
 
March 10, 2016—Professor of Musicology Marian Smith has been awarded a Resident Fellowship at the Center for Ballet and the Arts, funded in part by the Mellon Foundation.
 
Together with her collaborator Doug Fullington of Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, Smith will be in residence in summer 2016 at New York University, where the Center for Ballet and the Arts is locat
 
March 9, 2016—In recognition of the centennial of the UO fight song, the Oregon Legislature has proclaimed that tomorrow, March 10, is officially "Mighty Oregon" Day!
 
February 23, 2016—We have just learned that in January of 2016, Pedram Diba, a junior student majoring in composition at the UO, has placed third in the Young Artists-National category of the Golden Key Music Festival.
February 12, 2016—The UO Special Collections and University Archives Blog has published an article covering Nellie Louise Franklin, a University of Oregon music student who was the first documented African American woman to graduate from the university.
February 9, 2016—The National Association of Teachers of Singing Cascade Chapter’s annual Classical Festival proved fruitful once again this year for University of Oregon student singers.
February 4, 2016—UO Opera Ensemble director Karen Esquivel is featured in the Feb. 2016 issue of Classical Singer magazine in a story about professional singers balancing career and family.
February 1, 2016—The University of Oregon’s well-regarded ChamberMusic@Beall concert series continues its winter offerings with two fantastic recitals on the UO campus.
January 27, 2016—The group’s October 2015 debut album, The Clearing, has a very special connection to the School of Music and Dance; Grasso’s original composition “Boundless” is dedicated to former SOMD Dean Anne Dhu McLucas.