Retired EOU Professor Emeritus honored

Posted on July 13, 2023

Retired EOU Professor Emeritus honored A retired Eastern Oregon University (EOU) music faculty member was recently named by a state teachers organization as the 2024 Oregon Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Foundation Fellow nominee.  Dr. Matt Cooper, who was a faculty member for 31 years, will be recognized at an annual conference in 2024. “It’s […]

EOU’s 2023 Teacher Excellence Award recognizes a long-time music faculty

Posted on May 31, 2023

EOU’s 2023 Teacher Excellence Award recognizes a long-time music faculty LA GRANDE, Ore. – The 2023 Teacher Excellence Award committee presented long-time Eastern Oregon University (EOU) Professor of Music Peter Wordelman with the distinguished Teacher Excellence Award, recognizing his efforts and outstanding accomplishments in teaching and mentoring both in and out of the classroom. The […]

Students at RENT Act I Rehearsal

EOU theater finishes out the year with ‶Rent″ May 19

Posted on May 9, 2022

EOU Theater finishes out the year with a production of “Rent” on May 19

Performing arts building debuts with high-tech upgrades

Posted on March 30, 2022

Loso Hall is set to reopen in April with state-of-the-art facilities in McKenzie and Schwarz theatres.

Concert poster for March 4

Student ensembles deliver Afropop hits, tropical tunes

Posted on February 22, 2022

Jazz, percussion and string musicians will perform Afro-Cuban and Calypso classics March 4.

Song and dance show has ‘Got Your Number’ Feb. 4 and 5

Song and dance show has ‘Got Your Number’ Feb. 25 and 26

Posted on January 25, 2022

From Bruno Mars to “Hamilton,” see the EOU Chamber Choir do it all in McKenzie Theatre this term.

Holiday music festival poster 2021

La Grande performers unite for 29th Annual Holiday Music Festival

Posted on November 23, 2021

Choirs and ensembles will perform Dec. 4 and 5 in McKenzie Theatre. Tickets are available now.

faculty conducts choir

Student performers join worldwide production of “All Together Now”

Posted on November 2, 2021

The medley of Broadway hits premiers in over 2,500 schools and theatres Nov. 12-13.

Music Week May 24-28

EOU hosts outdoor Music Week May 24-28

Posted on May 18, 2021

Members of the university and community are invited to attend free concerts and musicals each afternoon outside Loso Hall.

students record a radio show

Reviving the golden age of radio

Posted on October 27, 2020

Music and theatre students recording audio stories with a spooky theme, airing Oct. 29 and 30.

Bassist Willy Barber performs at a concert

Jazz bassist, Calypso band join EOU students for winter concert

Posted on February 28, 2020

45th Parallel, the EOU Fiddle Ensemble, the African Drumming Ensemble and the Creative Ensemble take the stage March 6.

EOU music student sings on stage as other students dance

Popular music concert declares that ‘Opposites Attract’

Posted on January 22, 2020

Follow the EOU Chamber Choir along the “Highway to Hell” and the “Stairway to Heaven,” on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1!

Nicole Lewis headshot

The business of stardom

Posted on January 3, 2020

Rising country music singer Nicole Lewis returns to her hometown for a Pub Talk at Side A Brewing on Jan. 9. 

Holiday Music Festival 2019

Posted on November 25, 2019

This year’s holiday concert features steel drums from an Elgin calypso band on Dec. 7 and 8. Tickets are on sale now.

Fall concert features new ensemble

Posted on November 21, 2019

Jazz, drumming and improvisational groups will perform Nov. 22

‘We Will Rock You’ opens Nov. 14

Posted on November 8, 2019

The Queen musical comes to McKenzie Theatre, starring EOU students, Nov. 14-17.

Concert brings unity to Union County

Posted on October 11, 2019

Choirs of the Valley takes place in McKenzie Theatre at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17.

Starting a musical conversation

Posted on August 20, 2019

New improv ensemble opens this fall for enrollment at EOU.

Spring Commencement

Spring commencement June 15

Posted on June 6, 2019

Spring commencement takes place in two ceremonies on June 15 in Quinn Coliseum.

Faculty Recital features retiring professor

Posted on June 5, 2019

Matt Cooper bids farewell to 28 years at EOU with a concert at 3:30 p.m. on June 6.