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.

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Performing arts building debuts with high-tech upgrades

Posted on March 11, 2021

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

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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. 

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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.

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Fall concert features new ensemble

Posted on November 21, 2019

Jazz, drumming and improvisational groups will perform Nov. 22

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‘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.

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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.

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Starting a musical conversation

Posted on August 20, 2019

New improv ensemble opens this fall for enrollment at EOU.

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Spring Commencement

Spring commencement June 15

Posted on June 6, 2019

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

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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.

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45th Parallel gets jazzy

Posted on May 21, 2019

Tunes by Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk and other composers will feature in the May 31 concert.

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Spring Symposium highlights academics

Posted on May 20, 2019

Students from every discipline across campus will present their work at the annual Spring Symposium on May 22.

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‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ opens Thursday at EOU

Posted on May 10, 2019

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” opens May 16 at EOU, and features actors and musicians from campus and the community. Tickets on sale now.

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45th Parallel performs student work

Posted on February 25, 2019

The jazz ensemble holds its winter concert on March 8 in Groth Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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MLK celebration 2019 schedule

MLK exhibitions, concert celebrate Civil Rights Movement

Posted on January 11, 2019

Running Jan. 14-23, the celebration includes art, music and academic study related to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work.

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‘It’s About Time’ for winter song-and-dance show

Posted on December 20, 2018

The EOU Chamber Choir takes its cues from renowned choreographers for second year, premiering Feb. 1.

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concert grand piano

Singing in the season

Posted on November 16, 2018

Hundreds of vocalists and musicians gather around a brand-new concert grand piano on Dec. 1 and 2 for the Holiday Music Festival.

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