Walczyk awarded music composition competition prize
Creative Arts

Walczyk awarded music composition competition prize

Dr. Kevin Walczyk, professor of music at Western Oregon University, has been awarded the Big East Conference Band Directors Association 2012 composition competition prize. Walczyk’s work for band, entitled Songs of Paradise, was selected from a field of 55 entries from 12 countries. The work, co-commissioned by Dr. Paul Popiel, director of bands at the … Continue reading

Walczyk won prestigious music composition prize
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences / Creative Arts

Walczyk won prestigious music composition prize

Dr. Kevin Walczyk, professor of music at Western Oregon University, has been named the recipient of the ninth Raymond and Beverly Sackler Music Composition Prize. The competition, organized by the School of Fine Arts, supports and promotes composers and the performance of their new musical works. An international award, the prize offers a substantial recognition … Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences / Creative Arts

Thoroughly Modern Millie to premiere at WOU

MONMOUTH, – Western Oregon University Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to present “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” The production is directed and choreographed by Sharon Oberst, professor of dance, with musical direction by Solveig Holmquist, former professor of music.  “Thoroughly Modern Millie” runs March 1 through 10 at Rice Auditorium on the WOU Campus. “Thoroughly Modern Millie” is a high-spirited … Continue reading