November 3, 2015—Since its spring 2015 release, Red Desert’s four world-premiere recordings have garnered numerous positive responses from critics.
October 29, 2015—McWhorter applauded President Schill’s effort to demonstrate the wide breadth of UO scholarship by assembling and displaying faculty-authored books in his office in Johnson Hall, but wanted to ensure the important creative contributions of UO choreographers, dancers, composers, and musicians were also included.
October 28, 2015—On Friday, Nov. 20, the UO School of Music and Dance will offer two free, public events featuring the visiting music scholar Joel Lester.
October 19, 2015—Thursday, Nov. 12 is University of Oregon Night at the Eugene Symphony!
October 15, 2015—On Friday, Nov. 13, the University of Oregon will present a unique mixed-media event incorporating both musical and visual components.
October 14, 2015—During the week of Nov. 2-7, 2015, the accomplished flutist Elizabeth Rowe, a native of Eugene, Ore., will take a break from her position with the Boston Symphony Orchestra to visit her old hometown.
October 12, 2015—Herbert Merker ’62, local jazz enthusiast and an avid supporter of the University of Oregon’s program in jazz studies, gifted $125,000 to the School of Music and Dance in the spring of 2014 to fund the creation of a new ensemble composed entirely of scholarship recipients, the JazzArts Oregon Combo.
October 5, 2015—It’s back! On Sunday, Oct. 25, the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance will present the fifth annual Halloween SpookTastic! low brass concert.