School of Music and Dance

The UO Marching Band performing at Autzen Stadium
March 10

Sound a horn: ‘Mighty Oregon’ fight song is 100 years old

Create your own version of the venerable UO fight song and enter it for a chance at four tickets to the Ducks’ opening football game or a $100 Duck Store gift...
A Chinese fan dance is an example of the kinds of entertainment at the annual Asian Celebration
February 18

UO helps make 31st Asian Celebration the best fest yet

From martial arts demonstrations to symphonic percussion, UO students and faculty help make the annual Asian Celebration memorable.
Dancers at a recent show by the UO's new Hip Hop Ensemble, one of seven campus groups seeking crowdfunding help.
February 1

Seven new crowdfunding projects go live

The campaigns hope to use the power of crowdfunding to raise money for a variety of programs that serve students and the community.
Janelle McCoy is the new director of the Oregon Bach Festival
December 14

Janelle McCoy named new Oregon Bach Festival director

Formerly the executive director of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, McCoy has deep experience in symphony management.
UO music theory professor Jack Boss won the Wallace Berry Award for his book "Schoenberg's Twelve-Tone Music"
November 17

Music professor Jack Boss wins Wallace Berry Award

The award is presented each year in recognition of a distinguished book by an author of any age or career stage.
Soprano Laura Decher Wayte is a UO voice instructor
October 29

Sight and sound meet in original Beall Hall concert

Soprano and UO faculty member Laura Decher Wayte joins with mixed-media artist Lillian Almeida in ‘Mortal Sphere.’
The combined UO Symphony Orchestra and Eugene Symphony will the largest ever a the Hult Center
October 27

Special deal for big symphony concert is music to Ducks' ears

Students can attend for $10 by showing a valid UO ID card when buying tickets, and UO faculty and staff can get a 10 percent discount.
Vox Resonat
October 16

Vox Resonat marks Day of the Dead at Hope Abbey Mausoleum

The small ensemble of vocal soloists will sing Monteverdi’s “Lagrime d’Amante,” a lament on the death of a  singer who died at age 18.
September 24

Montrose Trio to launch this year's Beall Hall chamber music series

A partnership between the Oregon Bach Festival and the School of Music and Dance, the series kicks off Sunday, Oct. 4.
UO grad Sean Jacob Turner (left, with his father, John) sumitted Kilimanjaro, where he played 'Mighty Oregon' on a tuba
September 3

Mountain-climbing UO grad takes the tuba to new heights

Sean Jacob Turner, with both bachelor's and master's degrees from the UO, packed a tuba to the top of Kilimanjaro and played 'Mighty Oregon.'