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Live-stream lauded by Oregon Arts Watch

Oct. 3, 2013—A recent article on the Oregon ArtsWatch website lauds the SOMD for live-streaming numerous events from Beall Concert Hall.

The SOMD's live-stream project, which launched during the 2012-13 academic year, allows users to enjoy many Beall Concert Hall offerings from the their own computer or mobile device, free of charge. The live-stream is linked from the SOMD Concerts and Events calendar webpage.

Philip Frohnmayer

Distinguished Alumnus Philip Frohnmayer Passes Away

Sept. 27, 2013—We are saddened to report that Philip Frohnmayer, MMus 1972, passed away today, Friday, Sept. 27.

A native Oregonian and a Professor of Voice at Loyola University in New Orleans, Frohnmayer was named a Distinguished Alumnus of the UO School of Music and Dance in 2012. More information on the life of Philip Frohnmayer is available on the on the website of The Times-Picayune.

Diaz named Corvallis Youth Symphony conductor

Feb. 1, 2013—Assistant Professor of Music Education Frank Diaz has accepted the conductor position for the Corvallis Youth Symphony of Corvallis, Ore. Diaz's tenure as conductor will start on June 1, 2013. As part of his duties for the CYS, Diaz will rehearse the student musicians weekly, and will conduct two formal concerts annually, as well as the organization's Classical Cabaret each March.


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