In 2014, OMB Trumpet Section Leader, Eric Humphrey, lost his battle with cancer, but that wasn’t the end to his legacy at the University of Oregon.
January 12, 2016—The University of Oregon School of Music and Dance has offered to the public two distinct crowdfunding opportunities as part of the UO’s new DuckFunder initiative.
October 12, 2015—Herbert Merker ’62, local jazz enthusiast and an avid supporter of the University of Oregon’s program in jazz studies, gifted $125,000 to the School of Music and Dance in the spring of 2014 to fund the creation of a new ensemble composed entirely of scholarship recipients, the JazzArts Oregon Combo.
September 24, 2015—A UO dance education leaves its mark on graduates—just ask the members of the TRANSForm Dance Collective, an ensemble founded by eight successful alumni living in different parts of the U.S.
July 30, 2015—The University of Oregon School of Music and Dance is pleased to announce the receipt of a significant gift of in excess of $374,000 from the estate of emeritus faculty member John Hamilton.
A four-generation Duck family helps make college dreams a reality
Women’s Choral Society Celebrates 80 Years of UO Scholarships
August 1, 2014—A $125,000 gift from Eugene-area arts donors Niles and Mary Ann Hanson will guide students seeking a music degree on their path from community college to a four-year university environment.
June 13, 2014—This July the Oregon Jazz Ensemble, the big band of the University of Oregon, will tour Europe, performing at four prestigious festivals in three countries over the course of just six days.