Jan. 11, 2014—Timothy A. Paul has begun a two-year elected appointment as President of the College Band Directors National Association (CBDNA) Northwestern Division. This position that will afford him the opportunity to provide leadership in the wind band field at the regional and national levels. Responsibilities include organizing the 2014 West/Northwest CBDNA conference in Reno, Nevada and leading a dynamic hub of college directors and the communities in which they serve.
Jan. 10, 2014—This morning, local painter, Helen Hui-ling Liu, was busy installing her original art piece/backdrop for tonight’s Laura Wayte concert, "American Luminosity: Our Poets, Our Composers, Our Art" at Beall Concert Hall. This will mark the second year that Wayte and Liu have collaborated on a project of this kind, where the two women interpret the same idea through the lenses of their vastly different art forms.
Nov. 21, 2013—The University of Oregon School of Music and Dance will present several concerts celebrating the holiday season, both on the UO campus and in the community. The full range of events through the end of fall term is available on our online events calendar, but below you'll find Yuletide evenets highlighted.
Celebrate the holidays with the UO!
Nov. 19, 2013—When it comes to describing what moves her, UO junior Ferena Kagata is quite eloquent.
"Dancing is my passion; it gives me purpose," says Kagata. "When I am performing, there is an exchange of breath with the audience, this translation of energy that I have never experienced off the stage."
Nov. 14, 2013—The University of Oregon’s Department of Dance is pleased to present the 2013 Fall Feature Dance Concert. Entitled "Aspects of the Heart," the concert will feature the Ashland, Ore.-based Dancing People Company.
Nov. 13, 2013—Associate Professor of Music Education Timothy A. Paul has accepted the conductor position with the Eugene Symphonic Band. Paul joins ESB for their 57th concert season and states he is proud to be part of the legacy that was founded by the late Robert Vagner, former professor of clarinet and Director of Bands at the University of Oregon.
Nov. 7, 2013—Beall Concert Hall is undergoing a bit of auditory facelift at the moment. Last week, the first sound diffusion panels were added to the upper quarter of Beall’s stage. This is the first step in a four-part acoustic adjustment to the nearly 90-year old hall aimed at softening the harsher tones produced by larger ensembles.
Nov. 4, 2013—Glenna Unfred, a junior majoring in voice performance, is a profile subject in the latest issue of Focus, the UO's newsletter for charitable estate planning. Here's Glenna's fantastic mini-story.