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100th Anniversary - 1917-2017

Let’s make 2017 a celebratory year to remember! Our centennial year is packed with big plans for the School of Music, it’s faculty, students, alumni & friends! The School of Music will be bringing amazing guest artists to campus, planning big concerts in Athens and New York City, inviting all of you to our centennial alumni reunion on campus, and watching the Marching 110 performing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

 

Save The Dates!

February 7, 2017
Canadian Brass @ Memorial Auditorium, Athens, 7:30 p.m.

Canadian Brass (http://www.canadianbrass.com/) Since 1970, have recorded a discography of over 130 albums and an extensive world-wide touring schedule, the CB are the foremost brass quintets in the world. They will be on OHIO’s campus, and joined by OHIO Brass, choral, and wind symphony for a February 7, Performing Arts Series concert at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. 

February 23, 2017 
Wind Symphony Carnegie Hall Kickoff Concert @ Memorial Auditorium, Athens

7:30 p.m. 

February 27, 2017
OHIO University School of Music @ Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, 8 p.m.
Join us for a Reception and Concert: Register here
Concert Tickets Only: Available on Carnegie Hall website here

The Wind Symphony makes its Carnegie Hall debut in celebration of the Ohio University School of Music’s 100th Anniversary. Under the baton of Director of Bands Andrew Trachsel, the ensemble performs a diverse program that features Broadway star Denée Benton of “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812,” the Canadian Brass, percussionist Roger Braun, and world premieres by composers Dave Malloy and Mark Phillips.

April 6, 2017
United States Navy Band in Concert, Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, Athens, 7:30 p.m.
The United States Navy Band is the premier musical organization of the U.S. Navy. Comprised of six primary performing groups as well as a host of smaller ensembles, "The World's Finest" is capable of playing any style of music in any setting. 

April 21-22
Centennial Celebration - 1917-2017

Full Schedule and Details Here

Friday April 21: Faculty and Alumni Chamber Concert @ Glidden Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
School of Music invites our alumni and friends in the region and all over the world to join us for the Faculty and Alumni Chamber Concert on Friday April 21 at 7:30 p.m., to kick off a weekend of celebration at your Ohio University hometown. 

Saturday April 22: Centennial Celebration @ Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium, 4 p.m.
We’ll make some noise together at the Centennial Celebration starting at 4:00 p.m. This exciting concert will feature virtually every ensemble in the School in a non-stop extravaganza. This is a free event, donations appreciated.

Saturday April 22: Centennial Gala @ College Green, 5:30 p.m.
Please pre-register online here.
An alumni reception on the College Green begins after the concert, at 5:30 p.m. Snacks, drinks and gifts for alumni and friends will be provided, and you will be welcomed by the Marching 110 and serenaded by School of Music student ensembles. You won’t want to miss this. 

Fall 2017
String Event (details coming soon)

November 23, 2017
Ohio University Marching 110
91st Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
New York, New York
9:00 A.M.

December
Holiday Extravaganza (details coming soon)

 

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