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November 9, 2018 • Posted in ,

Music Ensembles To Present Service Of Lessons And Carols

The University of the Ozarks music department will present its annual time-honored Christmas tradition, A Service of Lessons and Carols, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, in Munger-Wilson Chapel. The concert will be preceded by a Community Christmas Reception featuring snacks and refreshments from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the lower level of the […]

Latin American Ensemble
November 2, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Latin American Ensemble To Perform Nov. 12

University of the Ozarks will present the University of Arkansas’ Latin American Ensemble for a concert at 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, in Rowntree Recital Hall. The concert, sponsored by the U of O’s Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, is open to the public and there is no cost for attendance. Rowntree Hall […]

All Hallows Eve
October 18, 2018 • Posted in , , ,

All Hallows Eve Concert Oct. 27

University of the Ozarks’ music department will present the 18th annual All Hallows Eve Concert in Munger-Wilson Chapel, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. The All Hallows Eve Concert is traditionally one of the University’s most popular musical events of the year and will feature music by the U of O music ensembles, […]

Megan Ahne
April 9, 2018 • Posted in

Making Music that Moves

Megan Ahne’s main goal when she sings is to make her audience members feel something. “I want them to feel happy, sad, angry, elated or blissful when they hear me. I want to affect them with my performance,” she said. “I remember after one performance, a mom came up with her little boy and told […]

Choir Concert
April 6, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Songs of the Sea

The University of the Ozarks Chamber Singers will present their annual Spring Concert, titled “Songs of the Sea,” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in Munger-Wilson Chapel. The event is open to the public and there is no cost for admission. The concert is a prelude to the choir’s spring tour, which runs from May […]

Chie Ishii
October 19, 2017 • Posted in , ,

Chie Ishii ’86 In Concert

Chie Ishii, a 1986 graduate of University of the Ozarks who has gained international fame as a classical pianist and composer, will return to U of O for a concert on Thursday, Nov. 9. The concert, which is part of the University’s Walton Arts & Ideas Series, will begin at 6 p.m. in Munger-Wilson Chapel. […]

Jonathan Ledger
September 26, 2016 • Posted in

New U of O choral director eager to share his passion for music

University of the Ozarks’ new assistant professor of music and choral director, Dr. Jonathan Ledger, knows first-hand the powerful life-changing value of a liberal arts education, and he is eager to share those lessons with his students. Ledger, who joined the Ozarks’ faculty in August of 2016, said attending a small liberal arts college, Emory […]

Corbin Sturch
May 12, 2016 • Posted in

Sturch turns love of music into thriving business

Corbin Sturch has found a way to turn his love of music into a lucrative entrepreneurial endeavor. The talented University of the Ozarks rising junior is an accomplished organist, can play 15 different musical instruments and is a member of the University Chamber Singers. But it’s his prowess with tuning pianos that has made him […]

Choir concert
February 28, 2014 • Posted in

Concert gives Chamber Singers a new perspective on music

As a performer, it can be an exciting challenge to tackle a new musical style or vocal technique. Whether you’re an amateur or a seasoned professional doesn’t really matter. It’s a chance to push yourself – to refine your musical skills and to find out more about your vocal capabilities. But what if you had […]

June 14, 2013 • Posted in

Ozarks Abroad trip to Spain exposes students to art, music and architecture

Last month, six students, accompanied by Walton Professor of Music Dr. Sharon Gorman and resident director Jeff Massanelli, spent a week in Spain experiencing firsthand the rich history of Spanish art and music. Gorman, who is also the University organist, taught the Ozarks Abroad: Spain course and was enthusiastic about her students’ drive and commitment […]