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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College offers music opportunities for community members

August 19, 2016 | Music
The Mid-Ohio Valley community has been supportive and appreciative of all that Marietta College’s Music Department offers each year. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce that the College has two performance ensembles that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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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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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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College excited to host OPCICA Honor Band Weekend Jan. 28-29

January 19, 2017 | Band
For the first time in the 30-year history of the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA), Marietta College will host the Honor Band Weekend on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29. The concert begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The concert is free and open to the...
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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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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Music Department to host 12 concerts during 2016-17 academic year

September 16, 2016 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct 12 concerts — as well as a piano festival — during the 2016-17 academic year, including the 90th annual performance of Handel’s Messiah.
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College welcoming Director of Choral programs with Meet & Greet on Aug. 26

August 15, 2016 | Music
After nine days and more than 2,300 miles, Dr. Jay Dougherty and his family finally arrived in their new home. Dougherty crossed the U.S. — starting in San Diego — with his wife, Megan, and five daughters, excited to become Marietta College’s next Director of Choral & Vocal Activities and join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of...
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Marietta Children's Choir rehearsal

7:00pm to 8:30pm | Children's Choir
Rehearsal for the 2016-17 Marietta Children's Choir will be held in Hermann 217.
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Fall Choral Concert

7:30pm | Choir
Marietta College's Department of Music is pleased to host the annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, at the First Congregational Church in downtown Marietta. Admission is free and open the public.
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Fall Jazz Concert

7:30pm | Music
Marietta College's Music Department is excited to present the annual Fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 8th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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Junior Fine Arts Recital

2:00pm to 4:00pm | Music
The Department of Music is conducting two Junior Fine Arts Recitals — starting at 2 and 3 p.m.
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Senior Recital: Stella Bargeloh & Michael Reese

5:00pm to 6:00pm | Senior Recital
Marietta College seniors Stella Bargeloh and Michael Reese will perform in their senior recitals at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, November 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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Senior Recital: Morgan Frederick & Tabby Lewis

7:30pm to 8:30pm | Senior Recital
Marietta College seniors Morgan Frederick and Tabby Lewis will perform in their senior recitals. The event is free and open to the public.
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Fall Band Concert

7:30pm | Band
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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90th annual performance of Handel's Messiah

7:00pm | Messiah
Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus will present the 90th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 4th, at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. 
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Merry Tuba Christmas

4:00pm | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will host its 12th annual Merry TubaChristmas at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, December 10th, at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Area tuba, baritone and euphonium players are invited to participate. Merry Tuba Christmas is free and open to the public.
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Christmas with the Concert Choir

7:00pm | Music
Marietta College’s Department of Music is excited to conduct its eighth annual Christmas with the Concert Choir and Orchestra starting at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 11th, at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. Concertgoers will be treated to the same, high-quality Christmas music of past performances.
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OMEA District IX Solo & Ensemble Competition

8:00am to 6:00pm | Music
Marietta College's Department of Music is hosting the annual OMEA District IX Solo & Ensemble Competition from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, January 21st. District IX includes nine counties up Interstate 77 and across Interstate 70. Band, choir and orchestra students — as well as their directors — from 28 high schools will be on...
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Sonatina Festival

8:00am to 6:00pm | Music
The Sonatina Festival gives students of high school age and younger the opportunity to perform before a judge, compete with other students and receive a critique of their performance.
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Choral Concert (with the River City Symphony Orchestra)

7:30pm | Music
The River Cities Symphony Orchestra combines highly skilled musicianship, under Maestro Robert Turizziani’s rousing direction, with a program that appeals to all ages and levels of musical experience. This performance features the Marietta College Choirs, under the direction of Dr. Jason Dougherty. For ticket information: www....
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Honors Solo Recital (high schools)

4:00pm to 6:00pm | Music
Marietta College's Music Department is proud to host high school students for the Honors Solo Recital. This event is free and open to the public.
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