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.
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.
December 15, 2015—The University of Oregon is pleased to present one of the most anticipated performing arts events on the Eugene winter calendar: a recital by the esteemed pianist Olga Kern scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 10 in the historic Beall Concert Hall.
November 3, 2015—Since its spring 2015 release, Red Desert’s four world-premiere recordings have garnered numerous positive responses from critics.
October 29, 2015—McWhorter applauded President Schill’s effort to demonstrate the wide breadth of UO scholarship by assembling and displaying faculty-authored books in his office in Johnson Hall, but wanted to ensure the important creative contributions of UO choreographers, dancers, composers, and musicians were also included.