College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Jazz Combo to present Spring Jazz Concert on April 18th

April 12, 2019 | Jazz Combo
The Marietta College Department of Music is pleased to announce the Jazz Combo Spring Concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18th, at the Alma McDonough Auditorium. Under the direction of Jordan Reed, Instructor of Saxophone and Jazz at Marietta College, the music presented will be from 1959-69.  Collaboration also includes the...
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Marietta College choirs performing Fall Concert on October 26th

October 23, 2017 | Fall Concert
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is excited to announce it will conduct its annual Fall Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 26th. The concert, “Musical Joy,” will feature all Marietta College choirs, including Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Floodstage — a contemporary a cappella. Dr. Jay Dougherty will...
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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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Campus choirs to perform Duruflé Requiem on Friday, April 27th

April 23, 2018 | Music
Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is combining all campus choirs, including the Oratorio Chorus, to perform Duruflé Requiem at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 27th. The performance, which is free and open to the public, is at the First Baptist Church, corner of Fourth of Putnam streets.
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Exciting, busy December planned for Music Department

November 22, 2016 | Choir
Every December, Marietta College’s Edward E. MacTaggart Department of Music is busy offering the campus and community multiple opportunities to get into the holiday spirit. This year is no different. On Sunday, December 4th, Marietta College’s Oratorio Chorus will present the 90th performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. The concert...
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College’s Instructor of Clarinet to perform recital April 13

April 10, 2019 | Recital
Christopher Bowmaster, Instructor of Clarinet at Marietta College, will present a clarinet recital at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 13th, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.
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College hosts musicians from the Stone Forest

October 7, 2017 | Manhu
Being able to watch a performance by a visiting band of Chinese folk musicians just before lunch is exactly the type of experiences that Graham Nesselrode ’21 (Vienna, West Virginia) has come to expect at Marietta College.  
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Openings remain for Annual Summer Reading Camp

April 14, 2014 | 2014
There are still openings for the annual Marietta College-Marietta Morning Rotary Summer Reading Camp, which takes place June 9-27. Students meet on the College campus from 9 a.m. to noon each weekday during the three weeks. Participants will work in small groups with trained reading clinic instructors.
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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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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 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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