March 12, 2015—A University of Oregon faculty member has recently adopted an important role on the national stage. Alexandre Dossin, associate professor of piano performance and piano literature at the UO School of Music and Dance, has been named Vice-President of the prestigious American Liszt Society.
March 10, 2015—The UO School of Music and Dance community is saddened to learn of the passing of former UO President Dave Frohnmayer, who died yesterday after a years-long battle with prostate cancer.
February 24, 2015—A new book by Assistant Professor of Musicology Loren Kajikawa is reviewed in the February 22 issue of The Register-Guard.
February 9, 2015—The University of Oregon is honored to welcome Professor Stephanie Jordan of the University of Roehampton, London for a scholarly residency on the UO campus the first week of March.
February 5, 2015—Five SOMD graduate students will participate in the UO Graduate School’s 6th Annual Graduate Student Research Forum, scheduled for Friday, February 20, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Ford Alumni Center on the UO campus.
January 27, 2015—Over the weekend of January 16-17, the Oregon Music Education Association sponsored the Oregon All-State Conference in beautiful Eugene, Oregon. Along with various other venues, the UO SOMD was pleased to offer its facilities to welcome the hundreds of high school and middle school participants.
January 23, 2015—Associate Professor of Flute Molly Barth has been awarded a New Music USA grant during its third round of project grants.
January 20 2015— The University of Oregon’s Department of Dance will present Dance 2015, the annual faculty dance concert, at 8 p.m. on Feb. 12, 13, and 14 in the newly-remodeled Robinson Theatre, part of the Miller Theatre Complex on the UO campus.
January 8, 2015—Rita J. Honka, founder of the University of Oregon’s Dance Africa program, is stepping down from her role as company director.
January 5, 2015—Marian Smith, professor of musicology and music history, tells us about unearthing forgotten choreography.