June 9, 2015—Alexandre Dossin, associate professor of piano performance and piano literature, is one of fourteen UO faculty members selected as recipients of the 2015-16 Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards in recognition of their research, teaching and leadership.
Fund for Faculty Excellence recipients receive a one-time salary stipend of $20,000, or may elect to receive the award as research funds totaling $25,000.
"Since I arrived at the UO in 2006, I have been truly inspired by this beautiful campus, the wonderful concert facilities, and instruments,” remarked Dossin.
“It has been very exciting to work on my research projects and performance activities, and this award will allow me to further develop their scope and outreach,” Dossin added.
The UO Office of the Provost is planning a celebration for Fund for Faculty Excellence recipients in the fall.
The selection committee’s notes on Prof. Dossin’s candidacy include the following:
"After almost a decade of study in Moscow and a Doctorate in the Musical Arts in Piano Performance at UT Austin, Professor Alexandre Dossin joined the UO School of Music and Dance in 2006. He has performed extensively both locally and on the international circuit, where he has also won numerous awards in piano competitions. Since 2010 he has released full-length solo recordings of Bernstein, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Prokofiev, and Tchaikovsky, with six more major recordings planned and scheduled for the next two years. His university and profession service includes founding the Oregon Chapter of the American Liszt Society and judging the International Liszt Competition, as well as membership in the UO Senate, the Graduate Council and the Faculty Advisory Council.”
More information on the 2015-16 class of Fund for Faculty Excellence awardees is available in a recent article on the UO's Around the O news website.