Vinnie Franco, pre-medical/guitar freshman, died Dec. 31 in Chicago.
The show is a comedic opera composed by Mozart and based on the play of the same name.
The listening library is a library space in Wanda L. Bass Music Center used to store musical scores, reference books and other performance-related materials.
Based on the 1992 film of the same name, the musical Sister Act centers around an aspiring night club singer, “Deloris Van Cartier.”
Herendeen and Knight both the difference between 20 years was the unification and development of synergy between the arts.
The deans of the Wanda L. Bass School of Music made plans to run construction on the music library over the summer, finishing in time for the Fall 2017 semester.
A world-renowned brass group will open the 2015 Distinguished Artist Series this February.
The first production of the mainstage opera season will open Friday, Nov. 14.The production will differ from past shows, as two one-act operas will be performed on the same evening, instead of one.
One professor on campus is taking “run for your life” to a whole new level.
Dr. Erik Heine, professor of music theory, will run a 24-hour race in October to raise money for the Special Friends Foundation.
Dance Magazine has named OCU one of the top three schools in the country for aspiring triple threat performers. In an article titled “In Training: BFA’s for the Great White Way,” OCU was ranked with Point Park University in Pittsburgh and Roosevelt College in Chicago. The rankings were determined due to the performance opportunity available on…
The Wanda L. Bass school of music will start using HD video streaming during ensemble performances in Petree recital hall.
OCU OPERAtions presents Recollections, a short performance of three one-act operas, this weekend.
OPERAtions will present two new chamber operas, Angry Birdsong and Benedicta, both by Milton Granger, and a better-known opera, The Face on the Barroom Floor, by Henry Mollicone.
Travis Burch, musical theatre sophomore, takes a bow with his accompanist, Jake Johnson, adjunct instructor of music, after performing Rogers and Hart’s The Lady Is a Tramp during Tuesday’s Music Assembly in Petree Recital Hall. Music Assembly takes place every Tuesday and features students and faculty performing their recent musical endeavors.
Photo: James Murphy
The Wanda L. Bass School of Music’s first musical of the semester, 9 to 5, will show this weekend.
The show is an adaptation of the 1980 movie, which starred Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin as frustrated office workers who kidnap their obnoxious, sexist boss and run the company themselves.
The Wanda L. Bass School of Music and Canterbury Choral Society are preparing to present Leonard Bernstein’s Mass.
By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Edgars Boitmanis, political science/economics senior, has been elected the next president of Student Senate. This office also functions as the vice president of Student Government Association. “I say thank you to everyone who supported my campaign and everyone who voted in the SGA elections,” Boitmanis said. Boitmanis said he plans to…
The Wanda L. Bass School of Music is kicking off its production season this year with Legally Blonde, a musical adaption of the popular movie starring Reese Witherspoon.
By Rikki George, Web Editor Former OCU Adjunct Faculty, Dean of Students and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Tom Heggy died on August 17. Heggy worked at OCU for more than 30 years, ending his career with the University in 2001. A celebration of Heggy’s life is scheduled for this Saturday, August 27, at 10:30…
From break dancing, to quotes from 80s songs, sweat bands, big hair, and acid washed denim jeans “The Wedding Singer” is full of ‘80s culture.
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Gothic contours of a landmark Oklahoma City church will reverberate with a musical masterwork of epic proportions as 350 singers and orchestral musicians join forces for the rarely heard Requiem by Hector Berlioz. Musicians from OCU will perform the work at 4 p.m. April 3 at First Presbyterian Church.
The Distinguished Artist Series at Oklahoma City University continues at 3 p.m. Sunday with organist Melissa Plamann performing Bach, Mendelssohn, Eben, Vaughan Williams and Reger. The concert will be held in the Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel. Plamann specializes in 20th and 21st century American works. She presented a recital of American organ concerto premieres…
Senators approved one bill that was on the floor tonight.
The Wanda L. Bass School of Music will premiere an operatic double feature this weekend, a tragedy and a comedy.
The Distinguished Artist Series at Oklahoma City University continues at 3 p.m. Sunday with the enhake chamber trio performing selections from Mozart, Schumann, Bruch, Marshall, Piazzolla and Bartok. The concert will be held in the Petree Recital Hall in the Bass Music Center.