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Cross Brandon named winner of Ouachita's 2020 McBeth Concerto Competition

December 01, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Cross Brandon was named the winner of the 2020 W. Francis and Mary McBeth Wind and Percussion Concerto Competition on Nov. 20. Brandon is a junior music industry major from Little Rock, Ark.

McBeth Recital Hall
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Crawley to present senior flute recital Nov. 6

October 30, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University will host Bethany Crawley for her senior flute recital in McBeth Recital Hall on Friday, Nov. 6, at 11 a.m. Due to limited capacity guidelines for COVID-19, the recital will be livestreamed for the public at livestream.com/obu and will have limited seating available for the Ouachita community.

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Bayless to present senior voice recital at Ouachita Oct. 30

October 26, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Katelyn Bayless in her senior voice recital on Friday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Seating in the hall is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to COVID-19; the recital also will be available via www.livestream.com/obu.

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Burer to perform senior trombone recital at Ouachita Oct. 30

October 26, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Michael Burer in his senior trombone recital on Friday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Seating in the hall is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to COVID-19; the recital also will be available via www.livestream.com/obu.

Caitlin Jones
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Ouachita to host guest percussionist Caitlin Jones in recital featuring world premiere Oct. 28

October 20, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host percussionist Caitlin Jones in a solo guest artist recital on Wed., Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. Seating in the hall is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to COVID-19, but the performance also will be available at www.livestream.com/obu.

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Shourd to perform senior recital Oct. 23

October 20, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Abby Shourd in her senior voice recital on Friday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Seating in the hall is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to COVID-19; the recital also will be available via www.livestream.com/obu.

Ouachita theater student performs with mask due to COVID-19 precautions
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Ouachita's fall concerts and theatre productions available online

October 15, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts has made adjustments to its fall concert and theatre season to both allow students to continue their performance education and allow viewers to experience their art safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ryan Lewis
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From the "Ouachitonian": Ryan Lewis

March 18, 2020

Dr. Ryan Lewis is the associate professor of percussion at Ouachita Baptist University. Percussion is Lewis’ primary instrument. He has performed in many different professional symphony orchestras and made appearances with various music groups. Originally from South Carolina, Lewis started his music career at a very early age.

ethan kuntz
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From the "Ouachitonian": Ethan Kuntz

March 09, 2020

For Ethan Kuntz, a sophomore music industry major from Murfreesboro, Ark., while one opportunity didn’t work out, it ultimately led to the opportunity of a lifetime: beginning his music career.

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Ouachita's Dr. Geoffrey and Catherine Durbin to present dual recital March 3

February 24, 2020

Ouachita’s Division of Music will host Dr. Geoffrey Durbin, visiting assistant professor of music, and Catherine Durbin, adjunct instructor of music, in a faculty recital on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall located in Mabee Fine Arts Center.

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