"Phil it Up" Appreciation Knight: Steve Owen

'Phil It UP' Video: Steve Owen, Philip H. Knight Professor of Music

A composer, conductor and saxophonist, Steve Owen is also a Philip H. Knight Professor of Music and director of the University of Oregon's award-winning Jazz Studies Program.

As part of the University of Oregon’s “Phil it UP” Appreciation Knight on Feb. 1, 2014, honoring Nike co-founder Phil Knight on his 76th birthday, UO students, faculty and administrators who have been touched by the Knight family’s generosity wish him a happy birthday and thank him for being one of the university’s greatest alums.