March 31, 2014—On April 18 and 19, the UO Repertory Dance Company (UORDC), composed of the elite student dancers of the University of Oregon, will present culminating works of the academic year at their annual concert on the UO campus. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. both evenings in the Dougherty Dance Theatre on the third floor of the Gerlinger Annex on the UO campus.
Oregon Jazz Ensemble to Travel to Europe
March 27, 2014—Under the direction of Steve Owen, Philip H. Knight Professor of Music, the Oregon Jazz Ensemble will travel to Europe for ten days in July 2014 to perform at leading festivals in Switzerland, France, and Italy. The group of twenty students will also serve as goodwill ambassadors for the UO.
Trumpeter Glausi flies without a net.
March 20, 2014—Assistant Professor of Music Education Frank M. Diaz is profiled this spring in Oregon Quarterly, the magazine of the University of Oregon.
March 18, 2014—Brad Foley, dean of the UO School of Music and Dance, has announced his first sabbatical in thirty-seven years. Dean Foley will be on sabbatical starting April 1, and will resume his duties on September 1, 2014.
Feb. 19, 2014—On Friday, March 7, fans of the traditional folk music of Ireland can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a wee bit early on the University of Oregon campus. Folklorist and performer Mick Moloney will present a concert of Celtic tunes at 8 p.m. in historic Beall Concert Hall, the opening event of Eugene's annual Irish Cultural Festival.