April 21, 2014—The year 2014 marks an important milestone for the School of Music and Dance: it has been five years since the 2009 renovation and expansion of the MarAbel B. Frohnmayer Music Building.
April 18, 2014—Frank M. Diaz, assistant professor of music education, has been elected as the next president of the Oregon Music Education Association (OMEA).
April 14, 2014—In 2013, the UO’s gospel program turned thirty, and to celebrate, program director Andiel Brown introduced his ensemble’s joyful noise to a whole new stage: the People’s Republic of China.
Ziyi Pan, who graduated from the UO in 2012 with a bachelor of arts in music and a minor in business, was instrumental in smoothing the way for Brown and his students to make the trip.
April 11, 2014—For the first time ever, a work by a University of Oregon dancer will be honored with inclusion in the biennial American College Dance Festival, the highest possible honor in adjudicated collegiate dance.
April 10, 2014—Donor Gary Ferrington and SOMD alumnus Brandon Scott Rumsey '12 were recently profiled on the UO development website.
April 9, 2014—The University of Oregon School of Music and Dance has announced the fifth round of performers in the prestigious Emerging Artist Series (EArS). The honorees will perform in a winter showcase concert at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 in Beall Concert Hall on the UO campus. Admission is free.
April 8, 2014—The 2014 issue of Ledger Lines, the school's annual magazine for alumni and friends, has been released.
April 7, 2014—In 2013, the UO’s Community Music Institute (CMI) celebrated two decades of providing high-quality string instruction to students ages four and older in Eugene and the surrounding community.