School of Music and Dance

Bach festival banners
February 18

Oregon Bach Festival to stick with virtual program for 2021

The slate of concerts and other virtual experiences will be announced in late March
Ancient music meets AI
January 20

New York Polyphony Marries Ancient Music to AI

Vocal chamber ensemble reimagines ancient music texts with assist from artificial intelligence
Robert Bailey performing with Garth Brooks (Blues John Photography)
January 20

Friends in "O" Places: Robert Bailey on Garth Brooks and Animal House

Singer and UO alumnus details his career that featured Garth Brooks, Animal House, and more
Oregon Marching band and Dane Johnsen
January 20

Duck Tale: Ducks and Musicians Band Together to Beat Stanford

Remembering November 14, 2015, and an upset in Palo Alto set to an Oregon Marching Band soundtrack
Eight panels illustrating 'Mosaic' themes
December 1

OBF to stream new composition about COVID-19 heroes

'An American Mosaic' was created by Grammy-winning composer Richard Danielpour
The Duck in front of a fireplace
November 30

Fight the chill with some warming arts and entertainment

Neither the pandemic nor looming winter mean an end to cultural happenings
New York Polyphony recording session
November 19

Art meets technology in quartet's new take on early music

Group featuring UO's Craig Phillips reimagines ancient music using artificial intelligence
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