Marietta College's Department of Music hosting 93rd annual Handel's Messiah on Dec. 8

December 2, 2019 | Messiah
For a 93rd consecutive year, Marietta College’s Department of Music is hosting George Frideric Handel’s Messiah, at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 8th at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption. The concert, which is free and open to the public, features the College’s Oratorio Chorus and a professional orchestra and soloists.
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Marietta College bands to perform at annual spring concert

April 16, 2018 | Spring Band Concert
Marietta College’s Spring Band Concert — “Out of This World” — will be performed starting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre, 222 Putnam St. in downtown Marietta. Marshall C. Kimball, Director of Bands at the Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music, said all of the programmed music will deal with things “we can’t...
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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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Senior Art and Design Capstone Exhibition opens April 5th

March 25, 2019 | Senior Art Show
Marietta College’s Art Department closes out the 2018-19 exhibition season with the annual Senior Art and Design Capstone Exhibition, which features the work of six students. The exhibition, which is titled “Questionable at Best,” is the culmination of the students’ four years at Marietta College as artists and designers. It will be held in...
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‘Dean of Harry Potter Scholars’ to speak at Marietta College

September 14, 2017 | Harry Potter
John Granger, the author of six books and an internationally recognized expert on the subject of J. K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” saga, is giving a talk on “The Seven Keys to Harry Potter,” at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 28th, in the Timothy O. Cooper Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.
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Department of Music opens concert season on Oct. 18

October 11, 2013 | news2013
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music will be adding a taste of culture to the College and community as it begins its 2013-14 concert season. The season will showcase both new and traditional shows, as well as a theatre production and performances alongside professional musicians.
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Downing chosen to participate in History Seminar on ‘The Civil War and American Memory’

April 2, 2018 | history
Marietta College is pleased to announce that Brandon Downing, Assistant Professor of History, is one of a select group of faculty members nationwide chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to participate in a special American history seminar on “The Civil War and American Memory...
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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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Students from Marietta, Shenandoah high schools take top honors at 8th annual Honor High School Solo Recital

March 12, 2019 | Music
Two Marietta High School students and another from Shenandoah High School claimed the top spots in Marietta College’s eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2. Marietta High School’s Christian MesMarteau, a tenor, earned the top spot in the vocal division, while Jodan Weber, marimba, of Scott Kitchen private studio, finished...
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Esbenshade Series opens Sept. 17th with Grammy-winner Giddens

September 1, 2017 | Esbenshade Series
The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College opens with Grammy-winner Rhiannon Giddens at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17th, at the Peoples Bank Theatre. Tickets are sold out, but anyone who is interested in going should check with the Peoples Bank Theatre as the performance date gets closer. Giddens is a vocalist, violinist, banjo player and...
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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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Esbenshade Series features local artist, writer Julie Zickefoose on Nov. 14

November 1, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
Local naturalist, artist and writer, Julie Zickefoose will speak about her book, Saving Jemima: Life and Love With a Hard-luck Jay, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 14th, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series. Zickefoose thinks of herself as an “unsung, minor, rather dirty superhero. Her superpower: saving small, economically...
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Award-winning composer, percussionist featured at Faculty Recital on April 5th

March 28, 2018 | Faculty Concert
Marietta College’s Andy Francis, an Assistant Professor in the Music Department, will be conducting a Faculty Recital at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 5th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. “It is quite an honor to be able to showcase my music at Marietta College,” said Francis, who is an award-winning composer and percussionist. “A number of...
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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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Music Department hosting eighth annual Honor High School Solo Recital on March 2

February 27, 2019 | Recital
The Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music and the Marietta College chapter of National Association for Music Education Collegiate (CNAfME) will host the eighth annual High School Honor Solo Recital at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 2nd.
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Women artists featured at Gallery 310 exhibition that opens Sept. 1

August 7, 2017 | Gallery 310
Serving as an invitational exhibition of multi-generational female artists from around the East Coast, “I Embody...”, the first Gallery 310 exhibition of the fall semester, is sure to be of interest to many throughout the campus and local community. “I Embody...” will be on display in Gallery 310 from Sept. 1 through Oct. 6, with an opening...
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Alumna designs Military Appreciation hockey jersey

January 17, 2013 | Design
Anyone who befriended Christina Moritz ’08 as an undergrad at Marietta College knows she had an affinity for those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
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Marietta College hosts full schedule celebrating Global Awareness Month

October 31, 2019 | Education Abroad
As a student at Marietta College, Norihiro Matsuyama ’23 (Osaka, Japan) is happy to talk with his new friends about his home country of Japan, and looks forward to the many events planned for the campus in November in celebration of Global Awareness Month.
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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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Three faculty members honored with Harness Outstanding Educator Award

February 12, 2019 | Harness Award
Rick Smith believes people remember experiences, whether it’s attending a professional sporting event or his class at Marietta College. “In sports, you can’t sell wins and losses, but you can sell the experience,” he said. Smith, an Assistant Professor of Sport Management, is one of three Marietta College professors receiving the annual...
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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...
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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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Esbenshade Series is back with pianist Daniel Hsu on Oct. 13

September 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
American pianist Daniel Hsu, who captured the bronze medal and prizes for best performance of both the commissioned work and chamber music at the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 13th. Hsu’ performance is the second show in the 2019-20 Esbenshade Series at Marietta College.
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Marietta College freshman selected for regional honor band

March 5, 2018
Marietta College’s Alfonso Ramirez ’21 (Beverly, Ohio) recently participated in the College Band Directors National Association Intercollegiate Honor Concert Band at the North Central Regional Conference at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. “It was thrilling to work with so many students from a wide variety of other schools,” Ramirez...
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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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