School of Music and Dance

Opera singers wearing masks
October 30

Donor designs a mask that lets UO opera singers perform safely

Connie Kulick also donated masks to opera students, and more are on the way
Pianist Simone Dinnerstein
August 18

OBF commissions new work from Grammy-winning composer

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein will perform Richard Danielpour's 'An American Mosaic'
Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast
August 6

Streamed 'Hamilton' was great theater on the small screen

A Broadway play that 'captured lightning in a bottle' onstage also was a hit on television
Idit Shner and Bettina Cornwell
July 6

Two professors receive appointments as Knight Chairs

The recipients are marketing professor Bettina Cornwell and saxophone professor Idit Shner
Scene from 'The March'
June 29

Pandemic or no pandemic, there's still art to be found

Check out this month's rundown on music, art, museum shows, movies and more
Helmuth Rilling conducting 'Messiah' in 2009
June 22

Oregon Bach Festival airs greatest hits during pandemic pause

A special series of radio shows featuring past performances will air June 26-July 10
Stanislav Ioudenitch
May 28

UO student pianists get an audience with elite performers

With the world’s top pianists quarantined, Alexandre Dossin brought them in virtually
Crystal apple
May 12

Seven faculty members receive Distinguished Teaching Awards

Coronavirus won’t stand in the way of recognizing classroom excellence at the UO
Alexandre Dossin at piano
May 8

New high-tech piano connects UO players with the world

The state-of-the-art instrument puts the SOMD at the forefront of remote teaching
Orchestra performance
April 21

OBF and artistic director appointment postponed to 2021

The 50th anniversay season will be delayed until next year due to the pandemic