Orchestra Next records the soundtrack or The Snow Queen at the University of Oregon School of Music & Dance.

Orchestra Next Breathes New Life Into The Snow Queen

By Steve Fyffe

One of the largest orchestral commissions in Oregon history is about to be performed by a unique chamber orchestra that was created to offer students the rare opportunity to be mentored and perform alongside professional musicians and faculty members from the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance.

It’s a collaboration between Orchestra Next and The Eugene Ballet, along with Portland-based composer Kenji Bunch, on a reimagining of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale "The Snow Queen.”

Music GTF Award Nomination Form

Call for Nominations
Music Graduate Employee Awards for Excellence in Teaching

To recognize the important contributions our music Graduate Teaching Fellows make to the School of Music and Dance, the Dean will present two awards this spring to GEs for excellence in teaching.

One will be for classroom/academic teaching and one for studio/performance/ ensemble teaching. Each will include a letter of recognition, a certificate, and a $200 monetary award.

OJE in PDX Waiting List

Thank you so much for your interest in seeing the Oregon Jazz Ensemble perform in Portland at 7 p.m. on April 27 at Jimmy Mak's! Due to the huge response from our Alums, the RSVP list has completely filled up. However, because we know life happens, and plans change, we are creating a waiting list for those of you who still hope to join us. If you would like to be added to this list fill out the form below and we will be in touch if a slot opens up for this exciting event. Thanks again!


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