School of Music and Dance

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.'
UO professor of piano Alexandre Dossin
August 14

Bernstein piano works performed by UO's Dossin continue to earn praise

Alexandre Dossin's 'Thirteen Anniversaries' highlights short works Leonard Bernstein wrote to celebrate friends, family and colleagues.
Oregon Bach Festival
June 25

Oregon Bach Festival branches out but doesn't forget its roots

The festival's 46th season kicks off June 25 with a performance of Haydn's 'The Creation' at Eugene's Hult Center.