Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present its spring production of Little Women: The Musical with the opening performance to be held on Thursday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. Performances will continue April 16-17 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance on Sunday, April 18, at 2:30 p.m. The production is open to Ouachita faculty, staff and students with limited seating to allow for social distancing, and streaming tickets are available to purchase for the general public at obu.edu/boxoffice.
Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will release an adapted version of the opera "Gianni Schicchi" by Giacomo Puccini in an online, pre-recorded format beginning Sunday, Jan. 31, which can be viewed for free at obu.edu/opera2021.
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.
Ouachita Baptist University’s Wind Ensemble will present its spring concert on Monday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus. The concert is free and open to the public.
The Ouachita Baptist University Symphonic Band will perform in concert on Thursday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center on Ouachita’s campus. The concert is free and open to the public.
Clay Mobley, a senior music industry major from Wylie, Texas, won first place in Ouachita Baptist University’s 22nd annual Mary Shambarger Competition for Singers held on Tuesday, Feb. 25. This year’s competition featured arias from opera and oratorio.
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.
Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music and Vocal Studies Program will host professional singer and actor Robert Edwin for a lecture and performance on Thursday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The event is part of Ouachita’s Birkett Williams Endowed Lecture Series and is free and open to the public.
Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host the Jazz Band’s spring concert on Monday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Pep rallies, classes, the freshman beanie ceremony – these are a few of the many Ouachita events held in the ampitheater outside of McClellan Hall. Often called “the amp” by current students, the Rachel Fuller and Ouachita Singers Memorial Ampitheater has great significance to Ouachita’s recent history.