School of Fine Arts
Isabella Owen wins 25th Shambarger CompetitionMarch 13, 2023
Isabella Owen, a senior music major from Jonesboro, Ark., won the 25th Annual Mary Shambarger Competition for Singers held Tuesday, Feb. 21, in McBeth Recital Hall at Ouachita Baptist University. Hosted by the Division of Music in Ouachita’s School of Fine Arts, the competition is named for the late Mary Shambarger, professor emerita of music at Ouachita. Shambarger served on the music faculty for 32 years, teaching voice and directing student choral groups until her retirement in 1998.
Ouachita's Adams Department of Art & Design to host guest exhibits through MarchMarch 10, 2023
Two exhibits featuring a variety of media are on display through March 31 in Ouachita Baptist University’s Adams Gallery of Moses-Provine Hall. The exhibits feature work by guest artists Dean Dablow and Anne Greenwood and are hosted by the Rosemary Gossett Adams Department of Art & Design. The exhibits are free and open to the public.
All-Night Theatre Festival to be held March 12March 07, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present its 23rd annual All-Night Theatre: A 10-Minute Play Festival on Saturday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Verser Theatre. Hosted by the Alpha Psi Omega national college honor society, the festival is entirely student-run. Admission is free.
Ouachita's Wind Ensemble presents concert March 6February 28, 2023
Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music in the School of Fine Arts will present the Wind Ensemble in a spring concert Monday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Cordell Hufstedler to perform junior recital at OuachitaFebruary 28, 2023
The Division of Music in Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present Cordell Hufstedler in his junior vocal recital on Friday, March 3, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public.
Ouachita Band presents Christmas concert Dec. 5November 30, 2022
The Ouachita Baptist University Concert Band will present its Christmas concert Monday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public.
Actor, singer, Broadway performer and Ouachita graduate Jacob Keith Watson fell in love with the university while attending Super Summer camp on campus as a teenager. He was drawn by the discovery that the school had a musical theatre major—the only one in Arkansas at the time.
Ouachita to present "A Service of Lessons and Carols" on Dec. 6November 17, 2022
Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present its 24th annual “A Service of Lessons and Carols” on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The service is free and open to the public.
Ouachita presents 30th annual "A Festival of Christmas" on Dec. 2-3November 14, 2022
Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will present its 30th annual holiday program, A Festival of Christmas, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2–3, at 7:30 pm on Friday and 2:30pm on Saturday in Jones Performing Art Center.
Ouachita's Department of Theatre Arts to present "A Servant to Two Masters"October 31, 2022
Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present “A Servant to Two Masters” from Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 17-19, and Monday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Verser Theatre, 409 Ouachita St. A matinee performance is set for Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2:30 p.m.