School of Music and Dance

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.
Burt Bacharach visits UO
June 5

Burt Bacharach talks songwriting with UO music students, faculty

The famed composer, who's son is a UO journalism student, spent a day talking songwriting with students and faculty.
Andrew and Phyllis Berwick
June 3

Oregon Bach Festival will get a new campus home thanks to Berwick gift

Phyllis and Andrew Berwick add to their philanthropy with the lead gift for a new festival headquarters and rehearsal space.
UO doctoral student Nattapol Tantikarn
May 27

UO graduate student chosen for Leeds International Piano Competition

Nattapol Tantikarn will compete in one of the world's most prestigious piano competitions, with a $20,000 prize.
Trotter Visiting Professor Susan McClary
May 18

Visiting professor Susan McClary to speak about biblical story of Salome

Author and music professor Susan McClary will visit the UO May 22 to deliver a talk about the different portrayals of the biblical story of Salome.
UO Chamber Choir
May 1

UO Chamber Choir to perform on campus before trip to Germany

The acclaimed group will perform on campus May 14, then in the Marktoberdorf International Chamber Choir Competition.
April 30

Time to get your tuba on: Friday is International Tuba Day

The annual event gives tuba players a chance to toot their horns and show a little brass.
Brad Foley
April 22

Dean Brad Foley to give public talk April 29 as part of his five-year review

The dean of the School of Music and Dance will provide a retrospective of the past five years and a look ahead.