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  1. Oakland University student performers to join OSO for 22nd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert

    The Oakland Symphony Orchestra will present its 22nd Annual David Daniels Young Artists Concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10 in Varner Recital Hall on OU’s campus.

    “Named after Professor Emeritus David Daniel in recognition of his distinguished career at Oakland University and sustained commitment to teaching Oakland University’s aspiring student musicians, the concert is always an annual highlight of the OSO season,” said Gregory Cunningham, music director of the OSO and professor of orchestral and wind conducting at OU. Read the rest of this entry »

  2. Feeling the beat: OU INC, Mobilization Zone help Oakland County inventor launch BackBeat

    Feeling the beat: OU INC, Mobilization Zone help Oakland County inventor launch BackBeat — a wearable subwoofer that turns the sound musicians make into vibrations they can feel

    With support from OU INC, a Smartzone Business Accelerator located on the campus of Oakland University, and the OU Mobilization Zone, Novi resident Yerko Sepulveda has taken his idea for a wearable, portable rumble pack and practice amp for bassists from concept to commercialization. Read the rest of this entry »

  3. Feeding the soul: ‘Soul Food’ concert series returns Jan. 27 with inspirational music, words

    The Soul Food Concert Series will return at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27 to Varner Recital Hall on the campus of Oakland University for an event featuring inspirational music and words to nurture the soul and elevate the spirit. Read the rest of this entry »

  4. Oakland University to welcome Aeolus Quartet, clarinetist Franklin Cohen for Jan. 20 concert

    The award-winning Aeolus Quartet will be joined by revered clarinetist Franklin Cohen, former principal of the Cleveland Orchestra, for a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20 at Varner Recital Hall on the campus of Oakland University.

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  5. OU’s World Music, Latin Jazz concerts to feature renowned violinist Regina Carter

    Renowned jazz violinist Regina Carter will be performing as a special guest on Friday, Nov. 30 during the World Music Concert and Saturday, Dec. 1 during the Latin Jazz Concert in Varner Recital Hall on the Oakland University campus. Read the rest of this entry »

  6. OU Brass Band to welcome acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead on Dec. 2

    Internationally acclaimed euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead will join the OU Brass Band for a memorable afternoon of brass music artistry beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 in Varner Recital Hall.

    “Steve’s appearance with the OU Brass Band is a result of conversations we had during his two-day residence here at OU last March,” said Dr. Kenneth Kroesche, an associate professor of music and coordinator of the OU Brass Band. Read the rest of this entry »

  7. Oakland University to present ‘Lysistrata Remix,’ a comedic battle of the sexes

    Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Lysistrata Remix — a comedic battle of the sexes — from Nov. 15 through Dec. 2 in Varner Studio Theatre.

    The production puts a new shell on the Greek comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes. Originally performed in Athens in 411 BCE, Lysistrata tells the story of a woman who makes a vow to withhold sex from her husband, and inspires other women to do the same, until their soldier husbands sign a treaty for peace. Read the rest of this entry »

  8. OU, CMS Detroit partner to bring cellist Antonio Meneses, guitarist Paul Galbraith to campus

    The inaugural tour of a new collaboration between Brazilian cellist Antonio Meneses and Scottish guitarist Paul Galbraith is coming to Oakland University on Sunday, Oct. 28 as part of the Chamber Music Society of Detroit’s new Regional Partner series. Read the rest of this entry »

  9. Oakland University to co-host 23rd annual Michigan Dance Festival

    The Michigan Dance Council (MDC) and Oakland University will co-host the Michigan Dance Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13 in Varner Hall on the OU campus.

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  10. Oakland University goes ‘Into the Woods’

    The Oakland University Department of Theatre will kick off its 2018-19 season on Thursday, Oct. 11 with Into the Woods, a “Once Upon a Time” tale that introduces the hopes and dreams of characters from some of our favorite fairy tales and explores the lengths we go to for our dreams — and the potentially high cost of getting what we want.  Read the rest of this entry »

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