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Society for Music Perception and Cognition Conference

The Society for Music Perception and Cognition is a not-for-profit organization for researchers and others interested in music perception and cognition. The biennial in-person meeting of the Society for Music Perception and Cognition (SMPC 2022) will be held from August 4-7, 2022 at Portland Embassy Suites Downtown, Portland, OR, USA. Join UO Professor Zachary Wallmark for four days of lectures, conversation, and collaboration.

Cykler Song Scholar Winners 22-23

Congratulations to the 2022-23 Cykler Song Scholar Winners, Annie Liu (Musicology) and Camila Osses (Piano)!

This award serves to provide financial support and mentorship to graduate students interested in pursuing original research related to song and to encourage the exploration of underexplored song repertoire. Annie and Camila will be provided a $6000 research award and mentorship from Stephen Rodgers, Edmund A. Cykler Chair in Music and Professor of Music Theory and Musicianship, over the course of the 2022/23 academic year.

2022 UO Concerto/Aria Competition Winners

Over the weekend the SOMD hosted the UO Concerto/Aria Competition. Congratulations to the winners!

UO Concerto/Aria Competition Winners:

Jun Yun, Piano

Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.23 - Edward McDowell

Elaine Melanie Martir, Flute

Trail of Tears - Michael Daugherty


Honorable Mention:

Alfonso Keller-Casielles, Violin

Violin Concerto No.1, Op.26 - Max Bruch

Behind the Film Score with Composer Harry Gregson-Williams at the UO School of Music and Dance

One of Hollywood’s most sought-after and prolific composers, Harry Gregson-Williams’s long list of film and television credits underscore his diverse range of talents. His genre-spanning projects include work on Disney’s live-action “Mulan,” “The Meg” directed by Jon Turteltaub, and “The Equalizer 2,” starring Denzel Washington and directed by Antoine Fuqua.


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