Spring concerts feature talent of choirs, bands at Marietta

April 9, 2015 | Bands
Marietta College’s Department of Music is gearing up for its spring concert season, which begins with a Jazz Concert on Tuesday, April 14.
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Marietta College performing Fall Band Concert on November 15th

October 26, 2016 | Band Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Band Concert — “Music of Heaven and Earth” — at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 15th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. The concert, which is under the direction of Associate Professor Marshall C. Kimball, will feature music from the...
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College’s Annual Senior Capstone Art Exhibition opens April 13

April 3, 2012 | news2012
After nearly four years of class, projects and smaller exhibitions, Marietta College’s graduating art students are ready for their biggest show of their careers. Marietta College’s Art Department is proud to present the annual Senior Capstone Exhibition, “Not Formed in a Day.” The exhibition begins with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m.,...
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2007 alumnus lands recurring role on NBC hit

February 4, 2015 | 2015
When a few entertainment websites shared the news that Nick Gehlfuss ’07 had just landed a recurring role on an established NBC show, word spread across the Marietta College campus fast.
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Strong connection between MC, community shines with Esbenshade

October 11, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
Since 1980, Marietta College has been offering free community performances and speakers through the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series. While there have been many memorable moments over the years, those currently involved with the planning and organization of the program believe the series reached a new high before, during and after the Béla...
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College expects exciting evening of jazz at downtown’s Adelphia

October 25, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will be joined by FloodStage to perform an exciting evening of instrumental and vocal jazz music at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8. The show will be at the Adelphia, next to the Galley Restaurant at 203 2nd St., in downtown Marietta.
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Music Department excited to present Fall Jazz Concert on Nov. 18

November 12, 2014 | Music
Marietta College’s Music Department is ready to perform the annual Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18.
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Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn concert sold out

September 22, 2016 | esbenshade
Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, who are also husband and wife, will take the stage at the Peoples Bank Theatre at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 9th, as part of Marietta College's Esbenshade Series.
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Wilcox balanced role of speech/drama professor while serving as Dean of Women

September 29, 2011 | 2011
During the holiday season of 1981, Christmas cards were sent out to former Marietta College colleagues of Ruth A. Wilcox.   Instead of extending her warm wishes for the holidays to the many friends she had still connected to the College, the card contained a letter from Wilcox’s nephew, Jack Haddorff, explaining that his aunt had passed away...
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Marietta College choirs performing Spring Concert on April 28th

April 17, 2017 | Spring Choir Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Spring Choral Concert — Pilgrim Song — at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 28th, at First Congregational Church on Front Street. The concert, which is under the direction of Dr. Jay Dougherty, will feature the Concert Choir, the Women’s Choir...
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Students showcase late alumnus’ artwork

May 1, 2014 | news2014
As a History major, Kristen Onkka ’14 (Brecksville, Ohio) is familiar with the time and effort it takes to fully research a topic.
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Marietta College forges after-school partnership with Ely Chapman

September 15, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Marietta College officials are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship and computer coding skills to area middle school students. As part of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation afterschool program, Marietta College students will be delivering a year-long curriculum to middle school students to...
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2010 graduate’s design selected for President’s Holiday Card

November 30, 2010 | 2010
Each spring, at a time that may be difficult to get into the holiday spirit, Marietta College President Jean Scott holds a contest for students to design her annual Holiday Card.   Steven Hollis ’10 (Little Hocking, Ohio) didn’t have any problems getting into the spirit of things, as his submission was selected and will soon be mailed out by...
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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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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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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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