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  • OHIO professor publishes first article that looks at concussion risk in stunt performers

    November 23, 2020

    Dr. Jeff Russell's new paper highlights the risk of concussion for dance, circus, theater and film and television stunt performers, along with guidelines for treatment. This groundbreaking research is the first of its kind being featured in scientific literature. 

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  • Arts Administration Students called to serve in student government and advocacy 

    November 2, 2020

    Master of Arts Administration students and Ohio University College of Fine Arts alumni Devin Sudman, BA ’18 (Music) and Edward “E.B.” Smith, BFA ’20 (Acting), feel a call to serve in the civic arena while pursuing their passion for the arts. 

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  • Grammy Award nominee teaches masterclass for classical voice students 

    October 7, 2020

    The Grammy Award nominee and critically acclaimed American mezzo-soprano who enjoys the moniker “queer girl with a nose ring,” Jamie Barton brought her 21st Century style to classical voice students in the School of Music via a virtual masterclass appearance on September 25.

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  • School of Music alumni panel to offer best practices in engaging communities and building audiences in the arts

    September 23, 2020

    Ohio University’s School of Music hosts an alumni virtual panel, School of Music Convocation: Arts Engagement and Audience Building. The event features three OHIO School of Music alumni who will share their exper

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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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