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Music and Dance Networking Fair Connects Students with Arts Professionals

Ever wonder what it takes to turn your interest in arts performance, production or management into a career?  Find out at UO’s Music and Dance Networking Fair on Friday, January 21st from 1:00 - 4:00 PM in Aasen-Hull Hall (Room 190) at the Frohnmayer Music Building. 
 
The event will feature several tables hosted by arts leaders and industry experts from organizations including: The Shedd Institute, Eugene Ballet, The Jazz Station, Sprout City Studios and Lane Arts Council. 
 

Announcing Guest Artist in Residence, November 8-12, 2021

Choreographer, Art Director, Performing Artist and Designer Tumelo Michael Moloi was born in 1981 in the notorious apartheid-era township of Katlehong, south-east of Johannesburg, South Africa. Michael displayed an amazing talent for sports, arts and dance at a very young age. He began his dance career at age 16 as a member of the highly acclaimed South African dance company Via Katlehong. Michael and the dance troupe performed a mix of the street dance forms known as pantsula (South African town dance) and gumboot (mine workers). 
 

Remembering Piano Professor Victor Steinhardt

Victor Steinhardt, pianist, composer, and beloved teacher, passed away peacefully at home on July 30, 2021, in Eugene, Oregon. He was born on March 10, 1943 in Los Angeles,  California. His parents, Mischa and Pearl Steinhardt, were music lovers who encouraged Victor to begin piano lessons at age seven.  Victor studied with Salome Ramras, Aube Tzerko and Rosina Lhevinne. At age ten, he launched his composition career by creating “Hot Air on the G String,” inspired by Bach’s Air on the G String and the novelty piece The Hot Canary.

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