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.
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.
January 26, 2016—The University of Oregon’s Department of Dance will present Dance 2016, the annual faculty dance concert, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 11, 12, and 13 in the Dougherty Dance Theatre in Gerlinger Annex on the UO campus.
January 13, 2016—In Jan. and Feb. of 2016, the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance will offer Willamette Valley music-lovers the Vanguard Workshop and Concert Series.