School of Music and Dance

Dance class
February 26

President funds new fellowships in the arts and humanities

Up to a dozen awards will be granted each year to support research and creative projects
Josh Deutsch
February 18

SOMD grad brings home a Grammy for Latin jazz album

Josh Deutsch, who returns each summer to teach, won for his work with the Dafnis Prieto Big Band
Microphone on stage
February 7

Music business fair connects students with industry insiders

The UO's first-ever event will be held Feb. 15 in the Frohnmayer Music Building on campus
Painting by Vasily Kandinsky
January 31

Color, comedy and covers mark February arts calendar

Among the month's events are an exhibit of historical inks and bike-themed valentine's gifts
OBF logo
January 18

Oregon Bach Festival announces search for new artistic director

Roger Saydack, an expert in music director searches, has been named search committee chair
Ellie Jakes on guitar at the Umbria Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. Photo by Lance Miller
January 11

Oregon Jazz Ensemble Tours Europe

The ensemble played the famed Montreux Jazz Festival on the shores of Switzerland’s Lake Geneva, and more
MLK images
January 9

University honors the life and legacy of MLK throughout January

Awards, speakers, marches and music are part of the university and community activities
Autumn scene
November 13

Summer fellowships doubled for creative arts and humanities

Tenure-related faculty members will have more opportunities for summer research funding
Dwight Rhoden
November 12

UO dancers leap at chance to work with master choreographer

A visit by world-renowned dance master Dwight Rhoden gives students a chance to swing
Sonia Cummings
November 8

SOMD soprano Sonia Cummings one step closer to the Met

The master’s candidate auditioned at the district level and travels to regional auditions in February

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