Marietta College’s Spring Jazz Concert scheduled for April 18th

April 11, 2017 | Jazz Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting its annual Spring Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public, however a free will donation will be taken during the concert. The Marietta College Jazz Combo, under the direction of Jordan...
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Spencer Riley ’14

January 31, 2014 | 2014
​Spencer Riley ’14 has loved theatre for as long as he can remember. Growing up, Riley gained an appreciation for theatre, especially musicals, by watching his family’s large collection of old movies.
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Theatre Department opens 2016-17 schedule with Gidion's Knot

August 18, 2016 | Theatre
The Theatre at Marietta College is excited to announce its 2016-17 season in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. The department is offering a season of dramatic and comedic plays that examine the ways personal relationships are defined and shaped by death and tragedy.
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College employees featured in Art Center’s regional exhibition

July 7, 2010 | 2010
Although school may be out for the summer, many Marietta College faculty and staff have been busy submitting art in the Parkersburg (W.Va.) Art Center 2010 Regional Exhibition. The Exhibition, which runs until Aug. 1, has grown to 158 pieces of artwork, which is an increase by 50 from last year. This is the fourth year for the exhibition.
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Annual Honor High School Recital chance for area musicians to shine

March 13, 2017 | Honors Recital
Nine area high school students were recently recognized for their musical talents during the sixth annual Honor High School Solo Recital at Marietta College. Shenandoah High School’s Corey Feldner (tuba) earned first place in the instrumental division, Marietta High School’s Luanna Wriston (soprano) won first place in the vocal division, and...
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'Joe: A Self Portrait' opens Jan. 17 in Gallery 310

January 6, 2014 | 2014
New York City artist Joe Nanashe will exhibit "Joe: A Self Portrait" in Marietta College's Gallery 310 starting Friday, Jan. 17. The exhibition is free and open to the public until March 21. “Joe: A Self Portrait” is the culmination of 29 months of work combing through 144 films that contain character(s) named Joe. Subjectively edited with...
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Director of Ohio Arts Council selected as 2016-17 Leader-in-Residence

August 11, 2016 | LIR
Donna Collins, Director of the Ohio Arts Council and former Executive Director for the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, has been named the 2016-17 Schwartz Leader-in-Residence at Marietta College.
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College art director, SID recognized by CoSIDA for publication work

July 23, 2008 | 2008
Marietta College's sports information director Dan May and art director Ryan Zundell were once again recognized by their professional peers at the annual College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) convention in Tampa, Fla., for their work on publications during the 2007-08 academic year. May and Zundell received three honors in...
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Shaolin Warriors to take stage for March 5th Esbenshade performance

February 28, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The return of the Esbenshade Series this semester brings with it the chance to witness a theatrical production of world-renowned Kung Fu when The Shaolin Warriors take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5th. Tickets for this show are sold out.
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Penne Riffle ’16

September 25, 2013 | 2013
After serving in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years, E-5 Staff Sergeant Penne Riffle ’16 was ready for a new challenge.
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Spring Band Concert moves to Peoples Bank Theatre on April 19

April 4, 2016 | Music
On Tuesday, April 19 the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta will come alive with the sound of music as Marietta College’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble perform for the first time in the renovated venue. The concert, titled John Philip Sousa: Looking Back and Planning Ahead, begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. ...
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Marietta education professor speaking at national disability conference

April 14, 2006 | 2006
Marietta College's Dr. William Bauer, assistant professor and director of the Master of Arts in Education Program, is speaking at the national Americans with Disabilities Conference on April 21 at The Ohio State University. Bauer's topic is "For Cryin' Out Loud!! Can't You Hear ME?", which highlights his life growing up with a severe hearing...
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College welcomes clarinet recital to campus on January 23rd

January 18, 2017 | Phillip Paglialonga
Virginia Tech clarinet professor Phillip Paglialonga is presenting a guest recital at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital is free and open to the public. The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is hosting Paglialonga. The periodical, The Clarinet, describes Paglialonga as “a phenomenal musician … our...
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Alumna to exhibit in Gallery 310 this fall with ‘Making Flippy Floppy’

July 30, 2013 | news2013
The Marietta College Department of Art is pleased to present the second exhibition to be held in Gallery 310, “Making Flippy Floppy,” a solo exhibition by NYC artist and 2001 Art Department alumnae, Jamie Powell ’01.
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Marietta College Music Department announces Faculty Recitals

March 18, 2016 | Faculty
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce two upcoming faculty recitals. On Tuesday, March 22, Dr. Jeff Manchur (piano) will perform “An Ode to J.S. Bach (without actually playing J.S. Bach),” at 7:30 p.m. in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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MC's Theatre Events Coordinator has 'amazing' summer at PICT

August 24, 2005 | news2005
Melissa Grande's fall semester is beginning a little later than everyone else at Marietta College. But when she returns part-time on Aug. 29 the Theatre Events Coordinator is bringing a slew of new ideas to the College's Theatre Department. "It has been an amazing summer," said Grande, who also teaches classes at MC. "I haven't learned so...
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Graphic Design professor teaches former student’s high school class

December 15, 2016 | Outreach
Teaching graphic design to students at Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, Ohio, Sean Kenny ’12 believes many of his pupils have grasped the concepts and techniques. However, he recently turned to one of his former Marietta College art professors — Sara Alway Rosenstock — to provide additional context for the material he has been...
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Juried Art Exhibition opens Feb. 22

February 14, 2013 | news2013
It’s the one time of year that students from all classes get an opportunity to display their artwork during the Marietta College Art Department’s Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in the Hermann Fine Art gallery. The exhibition will remain open to the public until March...
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College to present 7th annual Christmas with the Concert Choir

December 2, 2015 | Christmas
Marietta College’s seventh annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra is going to have a couple new twists on Dec. 13. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances as it begins at 7:30 p.m. in the beautiful Basilica of St. Mary of Assumption. But this year the new Marietta Children’s...
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Merry TubaChristmas returns to campus on Saturday

December 6, 2016 | TubaChristmas
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will be hosting the 12th annual Marietta College Merry TubaChristmas on Saturday, December 10th. Local tuba, baritone and euphonium players wishing to perform are welcome and may register at the Band Rehearsal Hall at the corner of Third and Butler streets from 1:00-1:30 p.m....
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Janet Bland — English

December 10, 2012 | 2012
Dr. Janet Bland prides herself on changing and evolving her class, even if she has taught it for years. She says every good teacher is reconsidering the nature of his or her class content. “If you’re asking students to progress in their creativity and skills, you must be willing to do the same.”
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College to present annual Fall Band Concert on Nov. 17

November 12, 2015 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Music Department will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 17, on Fenton Court.
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Music Department hosting Faculty Recital on Sept. 18

September 24, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College's Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Faculty Recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Marietta College inducts 14 into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

April 30, 2015 | Phi Beta Kappa
  Fourteen Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College. The ceremony was held in the Trustee Conference Room of the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center on Monday, April 27.
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Piano prodigy Gavin George to perform in November 20th Esbenshade concert

November 4, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Ohio native Gavin George, a 13-year-old pianist who made his concerto debut at 7 with the Newark-Granville Symphony, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved through the theatre’s website at peoplesbanktheatre....
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