Music Technology Draws Doctoral Student to OU

Posted by cservaes on July 19, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Music, "School of Arts and Sciences"

Heather Nelson is a doctoral student at the University of Kansas, but KU did not offer the facilities she needed to conduct a large portion of her research. She was more than a little shocked, and thrilled, to learn that Ottawa University did.

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Bachelor of Music Added to Degree Offerings

Posted by cservaes on July 23, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Faculty/Staff, Music, "School of Arts and Sciences"

As part of the ongoing revitalization of its music programming, Ottawa University has added a Bachelor of Music degree to be offered the fall semester of 2013 at The College. This highly regarded degree program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue various music professions or go on to...

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Born to Lead

Posted by Paula Paine on November 19, 2013 in "Academic Programs", "Current Students", Music, "School of Business", "The College", "Your OU"

If you met Sophomore and Student Body President Michael Jones, you would have the perfect mental picture of an "overachiever." Involved in four sports, four activities and four clubs at Shawnee Mission North High School, as well as being active in community and church events while...

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Concert Choir Hits The Road

Posted by cservaes on June 19, 2012 in "Academic Programs", "Choir Tour", music, "The College"

This winter, the Ottawa University concert choir performed across the state of Kansas, as well as in Nebraska, Wyoming and Colorado. The tour began March 5 and ran through March 16. Before heading across the Midwest, the choir performed in several churches in Ottawa, Lawrence and Osawatomie. Each...

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Do You Have Your Passport To Italy

Posted by cservaes on July 23, 2013 in Alumni, Music

Students, alumni and friends are invited to join the 2014 Choir Tour of Italy. The Ottawa University Choir will be performing March 13-22, 2014, at a variety of venues across Italy, including in Rome, Florence, Venice-Mestre, and Como. The cost of the trip is $3,500 per person, which includes all...

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Giving Voice to the Violin

Posted by cservaes on September 19, 2011 in Alumni, Music

Sang Young Lee is from Busan, South Korea. After many years of study on the piano, her teacher persuaded her to try the violin. She experienced an instant bonding with the instrument. “I loved the violin voice. It really touched my heart,” said Lee. Starting the violin at age 12 is...

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In Memoriam - Joyce Stuermer

Posted by Paula Paine on March 13, 2013 in Alumni, Community, Faculty/Staff, "In Memoriam", "Joyce Stuermer", Music, "Music Professor", "News and Notes", "The College"

Music was at the center of Joyce Stuermer’s life. Her ability to bring the heart out of a music piece, as well as her students was what endeared her to so many during her two-time tenure as assistant professor of music and choir director at Ottawa University (1970-76 and 1989-96). Joyce...

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Mabee Challenge Grant Puts Library/Student Center Within Reach

Posted by cservaes on September 17, 2012 in "Academic Programs", Alumni, Arizona, Athletics, Community, "Current Students", Events, Faculty/Staff, Indiana, "Kansas City", Music, "News and Notes", Online, "Other News", "School of Arts and Sciences", "School of Business", "School of Education", "The College", "Upcoming Events", Wisconsin

On July 10, 2012, the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation awarded Ottawa University a $750,000 challenge grant toward the University’s new Gangwish Library and Gibson Student Center slated as part of its $24.3 million Advancing the Vision Campaign. Having currently raised approximately $6...

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Music

Posted by Paula Paine on February 9, 2011 in choir, jazz, music, orchestra, "The College", Vespers

The Ottawa University Music Department once again ushered in the Christmas season with its annual Christmas Vespers on December 5. Performances by the University Ringers, University Orchestra, and University Concert Choir and Jazz Singers, as well as scripture readings and traditional carols sung...

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OU Choir Sings at Carnegie Hall

Posted by Paula Paine on May 23, 2011 in choir, "Current Students", Events, Music, "School of Arts and Sciences", "The College"

“Excellent, brilliant, fantastic.” That is how internationally renowned composer Karl Jenkins described the U.S. premier of his composition “Gloria” at Carnegie Hall on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Ottawa University Choir joined a number of other choirs from the U...

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