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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Esbenshade Series features MOMIX’s Opus Cactus on Feb. 17

January 30, 2019 | Esbenshade Series
MOMIX’s dancers will perform Opus Cactus at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, as part of Marietta College’s Esbenshade Series at Peoples Bank Theatre.
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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...
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Annual Student Art Show opens Feb. 24 in Hermann Fine Arts

February 10, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s Art Department continues its exhibition season with “Swag: Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition,” from Feb. 24 to March 24 in the Hermann Fine Arts gallery. An opening reception is scheduled for 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, on the third floor of Hermann.   This juried exhibition features work done between February 2011 and...
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Marietta College receives National Endowment for the Arts grant

September 4, 2019 | Grants
The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding Marietta College a grant of $10,000 to support bringing the quartet, Women of the World, to the campus and Marietta community. “All Americans should have access to the arts,” said Mary Anne Carter, acting chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. “Grants such as this one to Marietta...
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Marietta College Faculty Music Recital scheduled for Feb. 13

February 6, 2018 | Faculty Recital
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is conducting a Faculty Music Recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The recital features the musical talents of four faculty members — Christopher Bowmaster (clarinet), Jordan Reed (saxophone) Merewyn Weinkauf (piano) and Dr. Andrew Francis...
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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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Seven Marietta students selected for OPCICA Honor Band

January 22, 2019 | Music
Seven Marietta College students have been selected by the Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association (OPCICA) to perform in both the Honor Concert Band and Honor Jazz Ensemble on Jan. 26-27. This year’s Honor Band Weekend will be hosted at Capital University Conservatory of Music. The concert begins at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan....
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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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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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New faculty member presenting photo, video exhibition in Gallery 310

August 15, 2019 | Gallery 310
Marietta College’s Art Department is excited to present “Control Series: Discipline and Domination, A Photography and Video Exhibition by Erin Zerbe” in Gallery 310 from Aug. 30 through Sept. 26. An artist reception is scheduled for 5:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center. It is free and open to...
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Marietta College’s Gallery 310 offers new exhibition starting on Feb. 16

January 22, 2018 | Gallery 310
Five years after it opened, Marietta College’s Gallery 310 will host the exhibition, “Painterly Intricacies: Selected Artwork from the Dr. Richard Krause Collection and Visiting Painter, Kaveri Raina.”
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