Music Major Advantage Scholarship Program Goes Online

UM department keeps engaging with prospective students

OXFORD, Miss. – Faculty and staff members in the University of Mississippi Department of Music understand that connecting with students is more vital now than ever, so the department is moving its Music Major Advantage Weekend, set for Friday-Sunday (April 3-5), to an online platform. “The Ole Miss family has truly united during this pandemicRead the story …

Teacher of the Year Credits Scholarships for Success

Just four years out of Ole Miss, educator is making a difference

OXFORD, Miss. – Years before she was selected as the Mississippi Department of Education’s 2019-20 Mississippi Teacher of the Year, Hannah Gadd Ardrey was a student with a dream of attending college. A 2013 graduate of the University of Mississippi, Gadd Ardrey has been teaching for five years, all at Lafayette High School and LafayetteRead the story …

Eminent Trombonist to Perform at UM

Abbie Conant stars March 5 in multimedia 'Aletheia'

OXFORD, Miss. – The LOU community will have an opportunity to see a musician at the top of her field Thursday evening (March 5), when trombonist Abbie Conant performs “Aletheia,” a musical theater piece that also includes vocal, piano and electronics, at the University of Mississippi. Presented by the UM Department of Music, the 7:30Read the story …

New Orleans Ensemble Bends Jazz Tradition

Fans have two opportunities to see Skrontch this Wednesday in Nutt Auditorium

OXFORD, Miss. – Composer and clarinetist Byron Asher and his jazz ensemble, Skrontch, will visit the University of Mississippi on Wednesday (March 4) to share their recent project, Skrontch Music. Asher will be a guest on “LMR Live,” an hourlong online talk show with host Nancy Maria Balach, at 1 p.m., and the full SkrontchRead the story …

Living Music Resource Launches Secret Salon Society

Annual giving program to benefit music, arts education

OXFORD, Miss. – Living Music Resource, an innovative music and arts education program housed at the University of Mississippi, has launched the Secret Salon Society as its official annual giving philanthropic initiative. “Those joining the Secret Salon Society will be our partners who will be instrumental in providing the crucial support needed to allow allRead the story …

Cellist to Perform Monday in Nutt Auditorium

UM program features solo works for cello as well as pieces that include piano, flute

OXFORD, Miss. – Christine Kralik will perform music by some of her favorite composers during her recital for cello at 7:30 p.m. Monday (Feb. 24) in Nutt Auditorium at the University of Mississippi. “As a cellist, I love being able to play the amazing writing of the Bach Cello Suites,” said Kralik, an instructor inRead the story …

Music Department Gives Students an Advantage

Prospective majors can audition for full tuition

OXFORD, Miss. – Auditions are a part of life for any music student, but the stakes will be high for students auditioning the first weekend in April to be admitted into the University of Mississippi music program. “This year, we are awarding as many full-tuition scholarship packages as possible through our new scholarship initiative, MusicRead the story …

Black History Month Concert Features Guest Soprano Carline Waugh

Free production includes choirs, symphony and African drum and dance

OXFORD, Miss. – Soloists, choirs, a symphony and an African drum and dance ensemble all come together this week at the University of Mississippi to celebrate the African American spirit and experience in the university’s Black History Month Concert. The concert, set for 7:30 Thursday (Feb. 13) in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for theRead the story …

New Faculty, Old Friends Set to Share the Stage Sunday

First of two weekend recitals in a row scheduled for Nutt Auditorium

OXFORD, Miss. – Two new members of the University of Mississippi music faculty – old friends, actually – are teaming with a faculty pianist to create a perfect way to spend a weekend afternoon: a recital of beautiful chamber music at 3 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 9) in Nutt Auditorium. Flutist Nave Graham and oboist AustinRead the story …

Cellist Performs Free Recital Feb. 4 in Bryant Hall

First Tuesdays noontime music series welcomes Christine Kralik

OXFORD, Miss. – Someone looking for a great way to spend a lunch hour would be hard-pressed to do better than to head to Bryant Hall at the University of Mississippi on the first Tuesday of each month for 45 minutes of live music in a beautiful setting. At 12:15 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 4), ChristineRead the story …