School of Music and Dance

Student Alivia Nelson
April 28

A new major helps students make music that pops

New popular music degree offers students the chance to pursue their passion with the flexibility to double major
Brian McWhorter
March 30

UO's Brian McWhorter to perform new piece for parks service

The trumpet professor was commissioned to help celebrate the agency's 100th anniversary
The 360-degree camera in front of the Oregon Marching Band
February 17

New 360-degree videos capture UO game-day experience

Immersive 'virtual reality' videos go to the heart of the action 
Steve Joslin and his musical Hydro Flasks.
December 22

Grad student's one-man jug band gives a new sound to Christmas

When Steve Joslin goes a-caroling, he only needs Hydro Flasks
Robert Kyr (seated) with three students
November 14

UO composer and students pen a new variation on Beethoven

A new work by music professor Robert Kyr and five students will be performed by the Eugene Symphony
Alexandre Dossin
November 7

UO pianist Alexandre Dossin named to list of Steinway Artists

The UO professor is a passionate admirer of Franz Liszt and performs around the world
Actors rehearsing a scene from 'James Joyce's The Dead.'
October 21

University Theatre opens season with 'James Joyce's The Dead'

The Christmas-themed musical offers something 'heartfelt and graceful.'
The Emerson String Quartet
September 16

Emerson String Quartet sets Beall Hall appearance

The group will open the 49th season of the Chamber Music@Beall series
Matthew Halls conducting an orchestra and chorus at the the Oregon Bach Festival.
August 19

Oregon Bach Festival attracts 20,000 people in 2016

The annual celebration of Bach’s work continues to garner international recognition, year after year.
Members of the SOMD low brass DuckTet performing
July 5

SOMD students hit high notes on the international stage

A low brass performing group and students exploring music technology recently earned accolades