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From passion to excellence: Dale Tovar’s lifelong dedication to understanding music

How does a master of anything come to be? Is it through innate, profound talent? Or are countless hours of dedicated practice more crucial in becoming an expert in a specific field? 20-year-old Dale Tovar, who’s set to receive his master’s degree in music theory on June 17, has already …

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Scholarship will honor band member Eric Humphrey’s life

Most students only recall disappointment from the football game on Oct. 2 between University of Oregon and University of Arizona. But the game wasn’t a loss for UO Marching Band members. It was a special game for each of them. It was a tribute. During their routine to open the …

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UO musicology professor wins Noah Greenberg Award

University of Oregon associate professor of musicology Lori Kruckenberg received the Noah Greenberg Award from the American Musicology Society on Nov. 3, according to a UO School of Music and Dance news release. The award recognizes her work on a project entitled “Sounding the Neumatized Sequence,” a fusion of academia …

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Former UO music professor Anne Dhu McLucas honored in memorial service Saturday

McLucas’s long career in music was reflected at the memorial service, both in the music performed and the memories of her family. McLucas’s older sister, Caye Dhu Greer, recalled playing the piano together as young girls and again in recent years.

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University Professor Anne Dhu McLucas's death shocks School of Music and Dance community

When University Professor John Fenn heard the news regarding the murder of Professor Anne Dhu McLucas, he knew instantly the University had lost an irreplaceable individual and intellectual. “My wife got a faculty email and told me what had happened. My initial feelings were shock and disbelief,” Fenn said. “I could not …

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University’s top music and dance students perform in Emerging Artist Series

Thursday night the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance will be putting on a special performance to honor the top talents in music and dance as a part of the new Emerging Artist Series.

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Bernice Johnson Reagon to express experience of Civil Rights Movement through ‘songtalk’

Drawing from her musical experience as well as personal experience, she created a form of musical expression that she calls “songtalk.” This is a combination of song and lecture that covers a number of themes of justice, equality and Civil Rights.

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Emerging Artist Series offers University students musical honor, variety

The University School of Music and Dance’s first annual Emerging Artist Series will host its first free winter concert tonight at 8 p.m. in Beall Hall. The series serves as a showcase of top student performers from the school, featuring a diverse array of undergraduate and graduate students.

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University receives $10 million gift to support EMU renovations, new performance hall

The University announced a $10 million gift from alumni Phyllis and Andy Berwick Thursday afternoon. The gift would fund a new performance hall that is part of the EMU reconstruction proposal.

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Leonardo da Vinci's playlist comes to Beall Concert Hall

Tonight in Beall Concert Hall at 8 p.m., the University’s School of Music and Dance will host “The Da Vinci Codex,” a concert featuring music from Da Vinci’s era.

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