June 5, 2015—On Thursday, June 4, University of Oregon music students were treated to a full day of events featuring a legendary composer and performer. Burt Bacharach, six-time Grammy Award-winner and three-time Academy Award-winner, spent the day at the UO School of Music and Dance, engaging with students and faculty.
May 26, 2015—The UO Chamber Choir has placed second in the Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition, a major European choral much festival.
May 22, 2015—On January 16, 2015, the SOMD hosted a reception at the Hilton in downtown Eugene to honor Oregon-based SOMD alumni, and to celebrate the annual conference of the Oregon Music Education Association.
May 19, 2015—SOMD alumna Alison Bjorkedal (BMus ‘03), along with her colleagues in the Los Angeles-based new music Partch Ensemble, was awarded Best Classical Compendium at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on February 8, 2015.
Musical student ambassadors take the UO name global
May 8, 2015—Think fast! Alison Kaufman, a doctoral student in the SOMD’s musicology program (far left in this photo), placed first in the University of Oregon Graduate School's Three-Minute Thesis Competition on Friday, May 1.
May 7, 2015—The University of Oregon is honored to welcome Susan McClary, Professor of Music at Case Western Reserve University, for a scholarly lecture on the UO campus on May 22.
May 1, 2015—Today is International Tuba Day, and the University of Oregon is celebrating with two new videos!