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  • College of Fine Arts’ Schools of Music and Theater add three world-class musical theater professionals to their ranks 

    September 16, 2020

    The new normal of meeting virtually has allowed both schools to broaden their hiring search for vocal instructors and, as a result, have welcomed world-class Broadway actors-vocalists to their ranks.

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  • OHIO professor receives award from international tuba-euphonium festival

    September 11, 2020

    Dr. Jason Roland Smith, professor of tuba and euphonium in the School of Music, was awarded the 2020 Gold Medallion Award by the Leonard Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Festival during its virtual festival on Aug. 8

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  • Ohio University to receive $29,000 Our Town Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

    June 11, 2020

    Ohio University has been awarded a Research Grants in the Arts award of $29,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts for a project to explore the impact of music-based learning strategies on caregiver stress levels and caregiver-infant social-emotional competence.

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  • Emely Phelps performs the Goldberg Variations

    June 8, 2020

    As populations around the globe navigate the Coronavirus pandemic and, especially in the U.S., witness the demonstrations against police brutality and racial injustice, one faculty member in Ohio University School of Music’s Keyboard Division is offering a virtual live performance of a piece reno

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  • Matthew Talbert’s full plate

    June 6, 2020

    Matthew Talbert likes to keep busy. As assistant professor of music education in the School of Music, Talbert manages the recently launched Master of Music Education (MME) online degree and also leads a music ensemble for older, amateur musicians.

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  • Singing Men of OHIO

    June 6, 2020

    In late March of 2019, a sea of green blazers converged on Ohio University's Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium.

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  • Isabel Courtney Hall

    June 6, 2020

    For nearly seven decades, Isabel Courtney Hall’s passion was educating students about music.

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  • Healing through the art of music

    June 6, 2020

    When Ohio University’s Music Therapy program celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2019, Associate Professor and Director of the program Kamile Geist, PHD ’17, reflected on the program’s history.

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  • New pianos resonate with better sound & student excellence

    June 6, 2020

    In unstable climate controlled environments, the working pianos in Ohio University’s Robert Glidden Hall, home to the School of Music, have been under heavy usage for more than 50 years.

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  • Opening Number

    June 6, 2020

    Alan Patrick Kenny, assistant professor of Theater and head of the School of Theater’s new undergraduate Musical Theater program, is hunting for unicorns. 

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